Welcome do-it-yourselfers and fixer-uppers! We understand your feelings that if you want a job done right you’ve got to do it yourself. Not to mention the money you save and the feeling of accomplishment you get when relaxing on the porch or deck you built yourself, watching your kids play in a home-made tree house or playground, or enjoying freshly grown produce from your garden.
Home Improvement Overview
Find everything you need for your home improvement and repair projects. House Sumo’s articles and how-to’s include step by step instructions on simple jobs such as fixing a leaky faucet or caulking your bathtub and other home repair projects. Or for the devoted do-it-yourselfer, find home plans and designs, articles on adding additions, remodeling your basement, building a porch or deck and other home improvement projects.
Tackle your own interior design and decorating with House Sumo’s DIY guides, how-tos and project ideas. We’ll bring you from start to finish with ideas and inspiration on paint colors, choosing paints, flooring and lighting for the rooms in your home. Find ideas and inspiration on choosing a color scheme for your living room and getting the right paint brushes and tools to do the job professionally. Learn how to paint trim, hang wallpaper, arrange your furniture, choose and hang lighting fixtures and all the other tips and tricks to making your house a home.
Lawn & Garden Overview
Save money and live healthier by doing your own yard work and growing your own produce. House Sumo’s collection of DIY articles and how-to’s include info on how to harvest your own vegetables, maintain a green, weed-free yard and other landscaping plans & projects. Learn how to plant a vegetable garden, homemade pest control methods, build birdhouses, bird feeders and fountains, plant trees and flowers and other DIY projects for a beautiful backyard.