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WNY Handyman has been renovating property since the mid 1990's. We have done a number of renovation projects over the years and often share our experiences or renovation techniques. We have been in the business of flipping for fun and profit and provide advice based on our experiences. Our site is geared toward the weekend warrior and the DIY'er. However, it is our experience that many "professional" contractors could use a little advice now and then.

Before and After Cottage – Siding and Colors

By |July 16th, 2019|Before and After Photos, How To's|

As readers know, I love a good before and after project. The following is from a cottage that didn't look very cottage-like with its beige dutch lap siding that was installed by the prior owner. I knew there were cedar shakes underneath but wasn't sure of the condition that they were in. Fortunately, they were [...]

How I Dealt With Mold In Our Cottage / Cabin / Seasonal House

By |July 16th, 2019|Handyman & DIY Tips, How To's|

Mold! MOLD!! MOLD!!! How do I get rid of mold and the mold smell? Step 1! Everyone will tell you this. Everyone should tell you this. Deal with the moisture coming into the home first! The following is an extensive list of products to help with mold and musty smelling houses. Ours is a seasonal [...]

Ana White | Build a Quartz Tiny House – Free Tiny House Plans | Free and Easy DIY Project and Furniture Plans

By |June 13th, 2016|Exterior Projects|

Free plans to help anyone build simple, stylish furniture at large discounts from retail furniture. All woodworking plans are step by step, and include table plans, bed plans, desk plans and bookshelf plans. Thousands of readers are saving by building their own home furnishings. Source: Ana White | Build a Quartz Tiny House - Free [...]

Lake Erie Cottage Bargain

By |September 30th, 2015|Buffalo Real Estate Bargains, Real Estate|

I occasionally write about real estate bargains throughout WNY.  There are some that perplex me a bit when they sit on the market for a while.  The following listing is located in Portland NY within a small community named "Green Hills".  There are only about 15 or 20 other cottages in Green Hills. This lake [...]