Who We Are
Join us as we introduce our family team! We are a creative family of four, along with our furry companion, who are enthusiastic about exploring and bringing our ideas to life. Sara, our DIY enthusiast and idea generator, and Mark, our tech expert, and detail-oriented problem solver, lead our team. Our two kids, Grayson and Rocklyn, love to build and create, and our beloved Goldendoodle, Orabella, always finds a way to be in the middle of everything we do. As a family, we understand the importance of keeping your home running smoothly, from fixing doors and windows to keeping the outside of your home clean and tidy. We’ll share cleaning and yard-care tips, as well as the best methods and gadgets to help you with your home improvement projects. Our goal is to help you understand what you need and save you time with the best methods.
Meet The Team
Sara is the driving force behind many of our home improvement projects, with an eye for design and a talent for research and planning. With nearly a decade of experience in property management, she has encountered and resolved countless repair and maintenance issues. Growing up on a farm in rural Iowa, Sara is not afraid to get her hands dirty and is always ready to tackle a project. She even keeps a tool bag full of essentials in the back of her van, for that emergency drywall patch or the blinds need re-hung. Her practical approach and can-do attitude make her an invaluable member of our team.
Mark brings his expertise as a computer engineer to our team, where his meticulous attention to detail and remarkable patience shine through. With his keen eye for details, he ensures that our projects meet and exceed the highest standards of quality. As a skilled problem-solver, Mark tackles any challenges that come our way, employing his technical knowledge and analytical mindset to find innovative solutions.
Mark, our tech-savvy computer engineer, knows the value of work-life balance. When he’s not coding or working on the website, he can be found off-roading on his dual-sport motorcycle, finding creative inspiration in thrilling adventures. His diverse interests and dedication bring a unique perspective to our team, making him an invaluable asset.
Grayson is a curious and creative and loves to explore and discover new things. He enjoys taking things apart and putting them back together, always eager to learn how things work. We always joked when he was a toddler that no furniture was safe in our house because he would get his hands on a screwdriver and suddenly we’d be missing a screw (or five). He’s got a knack for fixing things and wants to be a “Builder” when he grows up. Currently his plan is to build a house right next to ours with a secret tunnel between the two so he can visit whenever he wants, but we’ll see how he feels about that in another ten to fifteen years. His attention to detail and love for hands-on activities make him a natural at fixing things around the house and he is always ready to help.
When he’s not busy helping us fix things or building his latest creation, you can find him playing baseball with his friends or practicing his ninja moves in the backyard. He also enjoys the water, and he’s always on the lookout for the nearest pool to test his skills.
Our daughter Rocklyn, or as we affectionately call her, Rocky, is always eager to lend a hand around the house, particularly when it comes to painting and sanding. Despite only being six, she has already shown a keen interest in DIY projects and loves to get involved in any home improvement project we have going on. Whether it’s picking out paint colors or helping to sand down a piece of furniture, she is always ready and willing to pitch in.
Outside of her DIY endeavors, Rocky has a few other passions as well. She is a gymnastics enthusiast and loves to practice her cartwheels on our living room floor. She also enjoys playing soccer and has become quite the little athlete, impressing us with her speed and agility on the field. And when she’s not busy with gymnastics or soccer, you can usually find her in the pool, working on her swimming skills and dreaming of becoming a mermaid. While her interest in helping tends to wane quite quickly, we appreciate her enthusiasm and willingness to get her hands dirty for as long as she’s willing.
Our Goldendoodle, Orabella, always needs to be a part of the action, and you’ll see her make appearances in most of our projects. She especially enjoys outdoor projects and anything that involves sticks. We’re always on the lookout for things that will distract her
What We Offer
At our core, we offer home improvement and DIY inspiration. Our team loves to brainstorm creative and practical ideas to enhance your living space. We believe that everyone should have access to clear and concise guides for all things involving the home, which is why we strive to provide thorough how-to guides that walk you through the process step-by-step. In addition to guides, we share our recommendations for the best products for the job, taking into account quality, affordability, and ease of use.
We also understand that keeping your home clean and tidy is an ongoing challenge, which is why we provide cleaning tips and home hacks to help you stay on top of things. From quick and easy methods to deep cleaning strategies, we cover a range of techniques to suit your needs. We believe that home improvement and cleaning shouldn’t be a chore, but a fun and rewarding activity for everyone in the family. That’s why we share ideas on how to get everyone involved, from kids to adults. Whether it’s a DIY project, a cleaning task, or a simple home improvement task, we want to inspire and empower you to make the most of your living space.
How Do We Do It
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