Fixing the blinds in a Simonton patio door takes less than 5 minutes. Theresa loves every kind of home repair and DIY fix, so when she was asked by Simonton to share some easy window and door fixes in a new video series that you’ll find on … see more
When trick-or-treaters come to your front door this year on Halloween, greet them with a special candy wreath for the holidays. And, once Halloween is over, change out that wreath for a decorative autumn accents wreath. “The main entryway of the home presents an ideal location to showcase seasonal wreaths … see more
Curb appeal is more than just creating a pretty face in the neighborhood, it’s a good investment in your property. see more
Our friends at Therma-Tru are celebrating Door Do-Over Week with daily tips to help us get to know our entry door a little better. see more
Home styles are different from block to block, even house to house. But one thing they all have in common—and we all use every day—is a door. And whether it’s for looking through or for walking through, a dialed-in door is all about more. A great door is a thing … see more
When it comes to windows, I want what I call: “a lot and not.” Whether it’s an awning window, bay window, casement window; double-hung, single-hung, new construction or replacement window I like a window with the best balance of design features, durability and cost. From the “lot” standpoint, I want … see more
The thing about “modern” design is that it’s been around a while. A sizzling hot, easy-to-build style in houses, its rectilinear sensibility throws off the visible structural elements of the Craftsman Style, the complicated hips and jerkins of the American Four Square and the blandness of a rowhouse box. … see more
Owning a home means giving constant attention to the building products that go into protecting the structure of your house. While we’d like to believe items like our roof, siding and windows will last forever, that’s not the case. Click here to read more tips on evaluating your home’s exterior.
Theresa Coleman, interior designer and host of MyFixitUpLife, offers low-cost suggestions on how homeowners can create engaging autumn holiday door decorations. Experts at Fypon and Therma-Tru provide tips on properly attaching wreaths to doors.
Not that every month here at MyFixitUpLife isn’t national home improvement month, but for the record National Home Improvement Month is May. And while I’ve roofed in February (and July) and had windows out of the house in winter (and doors in summer), May is a good time to take … see more