Gift Card Giveaway #2


* * This giveaway has ended * * It’s been another fun year of True Value DIY Blog Squadding, and to celebrate one last time, we’re wrapping things up today with a $100 True Value gift card giveaway… It’s good at any participating True Value store. (Click that link to make sure the True Value near […]

House Numbers


I really enjoy looking at blogger’s adoption timelines to see how everything went for them, time-wise. And since I’ve had a few requests to share more information about each step of our adoption process, I just wanted to quickly mention that I’m planning to create a separate page on our blog for anyone who would […]

Sunroom Makeover – Step One


Time for a quick sunroom makeover update! What once was Manchester Tan, is now Simply White. (Note: The existing ceiling fan fixture will soon be replaced with some kind of chandelier.) They’re both Benjamin Moore colors, but we had ours mixed in a semi-gloss finish at True Value. Now that the trim and ceiling are […]

Gift Card Giveaway


One of the best parts of being on the True Value Blog Squad is being able to host home improvement-related giveaways. This week, we’re giving away one of these little guys… It’s got a hundred bucks on it, and it’s good at any participating True Value store. (Click that link to make sure the True Value […]

Ask The Blog Squad (Session #1)

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Just a quick heads up: Kev and I will be on “Ask The Blog Squad” duty over at True Value’s Facebook page tomorrow. (Tuesday, July 17) So if you’d like to throw any home improvement-related questions our way over there, we’ll do our best to answer them for ya! PS- This post is part of […]

This Tool Rocks (Swift Driver by Master Mechanic)


Remember those window treatments I blogged about the other day? Well, part of our 2012 DIY Blog Squad duties involved trying out a new tool from True Value, and since we used it to put those window blinds up, I thought this would be a good time to blog about it. It’s called the Swift Driver, […]