How much space does one person really need to live a happy and comfortable life? While some prefer all of the luxuries of a large and lavish home, others prefer the comforts of a cozy, average sized house. Still others are turning to what’s known as alternative living; a way of life unconventional to the…
Did you hear the one about the man who lived in his van? No, really. Did you hear about the man who converted his old cargo van into a mini-mobile apartment? He stripped it, remodelled it and now lives the life of a modern day nomad,
to stop wherever he pleases.
Pallets are a huge part of the shipping and distribution industry. And they’re used for everything! On-line tutorials, home network channels and do-it-yourself enthusiasts utilize pallets for all sorts of creative projects, including as a great cost-effective resource for building tiny homes, tree houses and backyard cabins.
Over the years, it seems to have become the norm for the population to live beyond their financial foothold. It’s a fine line between having a massive mortgage and trying to make ends meet to pay the bills that keep piling up each month, and living within a budget, making sure to stay on the path to financial sustainability.
With house prices on the rise and affordable living becoming more difficult to come by, people are taking matters into their own hands as they find a way to live within their means.
Some are taking measures to the extreme as they build unusual, albeit relatively inexpensive, ways to live a life of simplicity and affordability.
You’ve probably heard of moulding and trim but do you know what it’s true purpose? While most people choose to spend the biggest chunk of their home renovation budgets on the larger aspects of the construction job, you should set aside some money for the accessories that will complete the over-all look of your home…
When you’ve completely renovating a room in your house, changed it into something totally different that you barely recognize it as the room you started with — trim may seem like an afterthought but you need to install base and door trim at a minimum but don’t forget trimming your windows as well. All the…
Running out of space in your garage? Only 30% of people actually store their cars in the garage. Why? – Too much clutter. If your garage is cluttered and you don’t have a lot of space for your stuff- try ceiling storage.
For the most part, what you hear coming from the garage is pretty standard. Car engine revving, garage door opening and closing, power tools buzzing, hockey slap shots and basketball jump shots but let’s not forget the sweet sounds of music — namely Garage Rock!
The definition of a garage is a building or shed for housing a motor vehicle or vehicles — so why is it that some garages aren’t used for that purpose at all? The problem with garages is that they are very convenient places to dump everything!