DIY Projects that Solve a Problem

Gene and Katie Hamilton
Gene and Katie Hamilton

When I look at the recent popular Pins on our boards I see a strong tendency toward two improvement jobs that solve problems. Suspended ceilings are common in many homes and I’m guessing that’s why grid covers for the metal rails that support the tiles is popular. The old metal grids can become discolored and this quick coverup is a solution  Suspended Ceiling Grid Covers.

The Age Proofing a Home board has lots of good ideas like a shelf grab bar for the bathroom Shelf Grab bar and a pull down closet rod Pull Down Rod for the bedroom. Both are solutions to make any home a safe and convenient place to live.

Visit us at to find the cost of hundreds of home and garden projects to make your home the best that it can be. Katie and Gene Hamilton



Gene and Katie Hamilton are authors of 20 home improvement books and creators of, a website that compares the DIY and contractor costs of hundreds of repair, decorating and remodeling projects. Their weekly column Do It Yourself or Not is syndicated by Tribune Content Agency.

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