Over a month ago, I tried to get 50 paving blocks for free through Freecycle.org, but unfortunately someone else beat me to it. That would have saved me hundreds when it came time to add onto my current driveway and create a walkway to our … [Read more...] about Freecycle worked for me!
Over this past weekend, I began work on the first of 3 planned retaining walls at our home. The first wall is a "practice run" since it's small (about 50 bricks) and easier to pull apart and put back together. However, it's not going to be a cheap … [Read more...] about Buying Bulk Gravel
I admit it. In January 2005, I chose Vonage as my home telephone service shortly after moving into my (our) new home. No, that's not what I'm admitting. The problem was when I decided to try and close the wiring loop inside the home, which numerous … [Read more...] about Clever Do-It-Yourself Tip: Rewiring your home telephone network
Ok, so I admit I'm a beginner at wireless technology, but I have found a few simple methods for securing my own wireless internet connection via the router admin console that would benefit anyone using wireless. This article assumes you have the … [Read more...] about Securing your wireless home internet connection