How to Easily Refinish Old Furniture to Look Brand New

How to Easily Refinish Old Furniture to Look Brand New

Indoor Projects, Random Projects
New furniture can be expensive, which is why we choose to flip an older piece instead. It can be simple as some new paint and hardware or you can upgrade the old outdated style by add new trim for a whole new look. Check out this farmhouse desk project to see how easy it is to refinish old furniture into more modern pieces with only trim, paint, and new hardware. How to Easily Refinish Old Furniture to Look Brand New I found this old mass-produced 70's student desk buried in a garage under piles of old papers and junk. Since we were looking for a small desk, I decided to give it a makeover to save it from the landfill.   You Might Also Like: 5 Important Tips You Need…
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Top Five Features: Cub Cadet Ultima ZT1 46

Top Five Features: Cub Cadet Ultima ZT1 46

Landscaping, Outdoor Projects, Random Projects, Reviews
When we started looking for a good zero turn mower, I couldn't have been more frustrated. After reading tons of mixed reviews we decided on the Cub Cadet Ultima ZT1 46" and we don't regret the decision.   Top Five Features of the Cub Cadet Ultima ZT1 46 inch Zero Turn Mower The Cub Cadet Ultima ZT1 46" is an awesome piece of equipment that anyone in the market for a zero turn mower should consider. The mower is designed to mow up to 2 acre lots at an incredible speed with an exceptional quality cut. Here are my top 5 favorite things about the Cub Cadet Ultima ZT1 46". Related Article: Review of the Double Cub Cadet Ultima Bagger #1: Aeroforce Deck All Ultima models from Cub Cadet have their…
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How to Create the Perfect Landscape Edge

How to Create the Perfect Landscape Edge

Landscaping, Outdoor Projects
When it comes to mulching there are so many things that need to be done before "just mulching." Edging your landscaping helps keep the mulch where it's supposed to be, increase curb appeal, and make mowing so much easier. How to Create the Perfect Landscape Edge Here are a few tips I use to create a PERFECT landscape edge easily and without paying a landscape crew. #1  Outline Your Edge When edging your landscaping you want it to be crisp and smooth. Outlining your landscaping with a hose or rope can help you achieve perfect curves by allowing you to move and edit your edge. Then once you have it outlined perfectly can begin edging with your shovel against your guide. #2 Keep the Shovel Head Perpendicular When keeping the…
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5 Important Tips You Need to Power Wash Concrete

5 Important Tips You Need to Power Wash Concrete

Outdoor Projects, Random Projects
Powerwashing your driveway and other concrete around your home can give it a completely new feel. After years of ignoring your concrete, it can collect and build up tons of dirt and grime making it look older than it has to. 5 Helpful Tips to Power Wash Concrete Use these simple 5 tips to improve your curb appeal and show everyone what they're missing with clean, bright concrete. Tip 1: Spray Off Any Loose Dirt and Debris To get down to the tough dirt and grime use a normal 45 degree angled nozzle with your power washer to get rid of anything on the surface. If you don't have a powerwasher, find your most generous neighbor (hopefully he's the one with the good machine) and borrow it for a few…
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How to Install a Mailbox: Quick and Easy Tips

How to Install a Mailbox: Quick and Easy Tips

Outdoor Projects
If your mailbox looks anything like ours, then it's time to replace it. (No you can't just keep duct taping it.) How to Install a Mailbox: Quick and Easy Tips Replacing your old mailbox is a great beginner project that is relatively easy. Here are 5 helpful tips to make your new mailbox install go smoothly. #1 Buy a Plastic Mailbox Post Cover If you're looking for a low maintenance option, then plastic is the way to go. Plastic sleeves have come a long way from looking like a Step 2 kids product. They come in an array of colors and styles and there's very little maintenance after you install them. #2 Make Sure Your Post is Level and Square with the Road or Curb As much as I love…
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