DIY

Why You Should Make a Custom Foam Kayak Seat

Standard kayak seats leave a lot to be desired. They are designed in a one-size-fits-all fashion, but rarely live up to that ideal. As a result, many kayakers find themselves stuck with a seat that doesn’t conform well to their backside or hips; that angles their body in a way that inhibits control and stability; […]

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Cover Fabric for Your Outdoor Foam Cushions

A few months ago we gave you some ideas for choosing the right type of foam for your outdoor cushions. We told you about the different properties of dryfast foam, closed cell foam, and polyurethane foam, and recommended some applications for each. But choosing the best foam is only half the battle when it comes […]

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Great Foam DIY Projects to Make for Kids

Kid-sized furniture and accessories are wonderful to have in the home. But even the tiniest chair or foam sack can be rather expensive, especially when emblazoned with Disney princesses, Marvel superheroes, or pro sports team logos. To cut down on the expense and bring a more personal touch to each piece, we recommend taking a […]

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Acoustic Foam 101

The average room in an ordinary home has terrible acoustic properties. Due to the different materials used in the floor, walls, and ceiling, as well as the presence of windows and furniture, sound waves are bounced, reflected, and absorbed in varying and unpredictable ways. This leads to a tremendous amount of distortion in untreated rooms, […]

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Tips for Designing a Fun and Kid-Friendly Family Room

The family room is one of the most important rooms in your entire home. It’s where everyone gathers to hang out, relax, watch TV, and generally spend quality time together. As such, you want to create a space that’s cozy and inviting for everyone, including young children and toddlers. Toward that end, here are some […]

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How to Safely Pack and Move Glass (Panes)

As a homeowner, renter, or DIY enthusiast, you might find yourself in the position of having to pack and move glass panes. This could be due to repairing a broken window, transporting a new window from the hardware store, or moving house and wishing to take a decorative stained glass piece with you. No matter […]

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Fun DIY Halloween Decor and Crafts

  Halloween decorations and crafts play a huge role in making your home, yard, or event more enjoyable for visitors. Trick-or-treaters approach a decorated home with much greater anticipation and excitement than an undecorated one, and partygoers are much more likely to get into the right spirit when surrounded by themed crafts and decor. Although […]

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