Author: Jake Harrison

From the craft-rich streets of Asheville, NC, Jake Harrison brings a blend of mountain-inspired creativity and practical know-how to Fireside Hacks. With his roots deeply planted in the DIY culture of his hometown, Jake is a master of turning the mundane into the extraordinary, be it in a garden or a toolshed. His expertise in landscape design and home repairs, paired with a penchant for sustainable practices, makes his articles a treasure trove for DIY enthusiasts. At Fireside Hacks, Jake doesn’t just share tips; he invites readers into a world where every home project is an adventure in creativity and resourcefulness. When he's not busy weaving magic into homes and gardens, Jake captures the essence of Appalachian beauty and DIY spirit through his photography.

Mastering Caulking Basics: A Beginner’s Guide to Professional Results

Caulking basics might seem like a minor detail in home improvement projects, but its importance…

How to Solve Shower Problems

As a homeowner, you know the frustration of dealing with a malfunctioning shower. Low water…

The Ultimate Guide to Sump Pump Maintenance

As a homeowner, one of your top priorities is protecting your home from water damage.…

15 Kitchen Storage Hacks to Simplify Your Life

If you're like most people, your kitchen is the heart of your home -- but…

Empower Yourself: Fixing Common Leaks Made Easy

Leaky faucets, dripping showerheads, and mysterious puddles on the floor – leaks are a common…

Under-Bed Storage on a Budget: Affordable Solutions for Maximum Impact

Living with limited storage space can be a constant struggle. Whether you're in a cozy…

Building Closet Organizers: Tips & Techniques for Every Skill Level

Okay, let's be honest from the start: building closet organizers isn't a weekend warrior quick…

DIY Storage Made Simple: Creative Ideas to Declutter Your Home

Living in a small space often feels like a constant battle against clutter. But here's…

Understanding & Using Plungers: Unclog Drains & Save Money

Clogged drains have a way of striking at the absolute worst possible time. Just when…

How to Fix a Hose Bib Leak

Listen, leaky hose bibs (those spigots where you attach your garden hose) are annoying. That…