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At BLINQ.com, we celebrate the handy men and women who roll up their sleeves and get things done. Find DIY tips and inspiration to improve your home, your garden and anything in between.

5 Must-Haves for Effortless Outdoor Entertaining

Summer is here, which means it’s time to celebrate the influx of outdoor get-togethers coming your way. If you’re hoping to take advantage of the weather and throw your own party this season, we have our top must-haves for outdoor entertaining. Host without breaking a sweat and impress your guests to boot with these five items: Bluetooth Speaker… Read More »

Ditch the Disposable & Better Your BBQ

Disposable plates, utensils, and cups are so tempting to use and that’s why they’re subsequently at every summer BBQ you attend. Yes, they cut back on dishes to wash. Yes, they are cheap and come in large quantities. And, yes, they are incredibly uninspiring and seriously pollute our landfills. It’s time they lost their place at the table.… Read More »

Home Repair: When to DIY and When to Call a Pro

I have been on my own for a while now, and I pride myself on being able to do the dirty work when it comes to home repair and maintenance. Do-it-yourself, or DIY, home improvement projects can seem overwhelming but there’s nothing you can’t learn by watching a YouTube video these days! However, before you start envisioning yourself as… Read More »

How to Buy Curtains: A Step-by-Step Guide

Whether you’ve just purchased a new house, or are looking to update a current room in your home, buying curtains is one of the best ways to elevate your home’s style with ease. Not only can curtains give your space a new look and feel, they’re practical, too! With a few tips and tricks, you can even save… Read More »

How to Reduce Your Summer Electric Bill

It’s summer and that means it’s time to crank the air conditioning and stay out of the heat! At least until you see the havoc it might wreak on your electric bill. Staying cool and comfortable in the summer months can be a challenge, especially if you’d rather stay in and binge-watch Netflix instead of going for a swim… Read More »