Terry Schutz

Terry Schutz is a freelance writer specializing in home renovations, DIY advice, and construction topics. He lives in a small rural hamlet in central Alberta, Canada with his wife of 49 years. When the temperature is not 10 below zero, Terry can be found doing something in the yard such as rototilling–or whatever his wife  tells him to do. Generally, he writes something every day.


Terry has worked in the construction industry for over 30 years—acquiring  knowledge as an installer, manager, salesperson, and business owner. He and his wife have also built 5 houses.

Terry started freelance writing over 20 years ago. He has written for various  magazines and online publications such as Our World 50+, Better Soundproofing,  and Outdoor Happens.

Terry writes home renovation/construction articles, DIY and advice articles,  gardening/farming articles, and politically incorrect social commentary.

  • Expertise: Renovations, Construction, Homesteading/Farming, DIY
  • Location: Central Alberta, Canada

Terry Schutz's Latest Stories

How to Clean Concrete Floor In Basement
How to Make a Basement Warmer
Basement Waterproofing Companies Near Me
How to Add a Basement to a House
Epoxy Basement Floor Coating – Pros and Cons
How to Apply an Epoxy Coating to a Basement Floor
Basement Bedroom Requirements – Rules and Regulations
Basement Drain Tile – Why Your House Needs It
Basement Mold – Find It, Remove It, and Stop It
Basement Floor Drain – Keeping Your Home Dry
Basement Humidity Level – What is Ideal?
Basement Wall Insulation – Does Your Basement Need It?
Basement Ceiling Insulation – Is it a Good Idea?
Water in Basement: How it Gets in and Why It is Dangerous
Basement Flooding: Causes, Prevention, and Cleaning
Basement Waterproofing: Best Methods to Keep Your Basement Dry