Category Archives: News

How Scaffolding can Provide Access to Hard-to-reach Areas at Construction Sites

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Don't Lose your Vision for the Development Imagine having a vision but constantly running into roadblocks that keep you from achieving your complex dream. This is the problem that many architects, engineers and construction workers face when trying to develop a building or complete a major renovation that requires creativity not only in the design process ...

A Sustainable Future: Where the Earth Will Be in 2020

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Businesses Move to a Greener Way of Operating There's a growing trend among businesses to become more eco-friendly. They are using methods that are already popular among homes across the world. They have created large recycling centers, cut down on water waste and even incorporated solar energy systems to conserve energy. The green material marketplace has ...

Site news, image problems

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We are working on fixing some database related issues that caused all images and links to other resources in our posts to break. Hopefully this will be resolved within the next few hours.Update: Most problems are solved, the only remaining problem is when you want to see a larger version of an image in our ...

Maintaining the Proper Humidity Levels in Your Home

Maintain the Proper Humidity Levels in Your Home We have to make sure that our house has the proper humidity level especially during the winter when the heaters are working in full steam. In many cases, furnaces can remove too much of moisture from the air and generate static electricity as well. If the air is ...

Magnetic Knife Block From Henckels

We usually don\'t post that much news here at DIY Guides but this knife block from J.A. Henckels is just too cool not to mention. Since magnets are pretty much the ugliest thing you can find we applaud everyone who tries to make great design out of a knife block.This beauty will be available later ...

More How to Guides

In order to get a better focus on what we do here on DIY Guides we have started a more general "how to" site called Guidezee. On Guidezee we will be much broader in the terms of questions we try to help you out with, we are doing a slow start over there but at ...

Activities for Christmas

It\'s nearly that time of the year again. The time of this season for giving and receiving, of course, Christmas today is as much a traditional holiday as Chinese New Year, Eid and Diwali as well as a commercially-driven celebration such as Valentine\'s Day. Here\'s a list of activities to do during this joyous time ...

Cool Kitchen Designs

So lets kick start with some amazing kitchen design that hopefully will inspire you in some way.Valcucine:The first kitchen to be made completely out of aluminum and glass.Antoine Lebrun:A rather unique concept by Antoine Lebrun were they have created an eco friendly kitchen environment. Don\'t expect to be able to buy this anytime soon though ...

New writer, Julie

Hi everyone, new writer here, my name is Julie Black and I thought I would give diy-guides.com a bit more female touch :). So whatever that might imply I will focus on writing about news, helpful tools, interesting things I see and read about. My next post will be coming along shortly.Take care,Julie