Surviving Without a Kitchen

Learning how to survive without a kitchen is an adjustment. Whole kitchen renovation is a home improvement project that affects everyday living. Creating a temporary replacement kitchen alleviates some of the inconvenience.


A Fast Kitchen Makeover With Quartz Counter Overlays

Find out how I updated my tired and shabby kitchen with a super-fast, minimum-disruption, small-budget change of worktops. Quartz counter overlays are the ideal solution for a fast update. They are hygienic, easy to clean, and durable. As a bonus, there's no need to change the original tiling.


DIY Step-by-Step Guide to Remove Shower Doors From a Bathtub

Old shower doors can be just awful: caked with crud and gummy with black soap scum and gunk. But they are so easy to remove and replace with a crisp, fresh shower curtain that will also make your bathroom appear bigger and brighter. Here's a step-by-step guide, with lots of photos, showing you how to do exactly that!


How to Install a Hand Pump

Photos and text show how we installed 2 manual pitcher pumps in our home--one for kitchen, and one for bathroom. Includes tools and supplies list, instructions, and analysis of hand pumps and our experiences with them.