Home Improvement Projects and Inspiration

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Tool Time is the sitcom answer to This Old House but with more hijinks and accidents. This was probably the first time I had heard of Tim Allen, before he was Buzz Lightyear in Toy Story and Mike Baxter in Last Man Standing. I don’t know if this was an Emmy contender but it’s still good.

Originally, the project’s proposed title was Hammer Time, both a play on the catchphrase made popular by artist MC Hammer and the name of the fictional fix-it show within the series, which was also called Hammer Time. By the time ABC committed to the project in early 1991, Allen and his team had already changed the title to Home Improvement. The show hosted by Tim Taylor in the shooting script for Home Improvement was still called Hammer Time when the first pilot with Frances Fisher was filmed in April 1991. The catalyst for the series’ name change was to represent the aspect of fixing problems within the family and home life, as well as the use of mechanics and tools. Once the second phase of the pilot was produced, with all the actors that made the final cut into the series , Tim Taylor’s Hammer Time became Tool Time. Doing home improvement projects makes it less likely that you’ll have to pay for expensive repairs down the road.

Meanwhile, angle grinders help to alter metal and masonry materials, like tile. Hammers are sufficient for lots of smaller projects, but a nail gun is useful if the task involves a lot of nails or if they have to be driven into hard materials. The initial focus of the company was on natural therapies until the co-founders realised the potential their services had in the home improvement sector.

Get in touch with real resources for each room in your home. We cover basements, bathrooms, bedrooms, family rooms, home offices, home theaters, kitchens, living rooms, closets, mud rooms, laundry rooms, dining rooms, and kids rooms. Some home improvement loans have high APRs, which may cost you thousands of dollars in interest. Be sure to check that any lender you’re considering will allow you to use your loan for the purpose you’re intending.

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Tim Allen offers some hints about how his Fox comedy Last Man Standing will incorporate his Home Improvement character, insisting it was very clever. The money you repay will return to the fund to help other homeowners with repairs. Here, several stylists explain how to use them to get these popular, volume-boosting looks.

As we segue into the cooler autumn weather, which calls for warmer layers, many of us are simultaneously dressing up our homes in a similar fashion—which you can luckily do with a few easy DIY projects. Take inspiration from falling autumn leaves and warmer neutral hues to help guide your homemade décor choices; A rich, welcoming tablescape can be achieved with velvet pumpkins and leaf-printed table runners. Plus, plunging temperatures means we have the perfect excuse to break out some of our cozier furnishings and make new homemade throw blankets and pillows. Looking for a way to supplement your time at pumpkin patches and football tailgates this autumn? Stay busy with our creative fall décor crafts that can double as festive decorations all season long.