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Home Energy Efficiency Key To Battling Climate Change

Home energy efficiency is the act of reducing the wasted energy used in houses. This could involve a building survey on a property in order to...

on Mar 24, 2017

Can I Clean My Home’s Air Ducts Myself?

As a DIYer we love to save money and do things just like the pros do. So what about HVAC systems? Is it possible to clean your own air ducts,...

on Mar 24, 2017

Tips for Excellent and Cost-Saving Home Repairs and Glass Works

When was the last time you did major repairs to the house you spend most of your days in? You know that prevention is better than cure, right? So,...

on Mar 21, 2017

Top Things You Should Prepare Before a Big Remodeling Project

Starting a home remodeling project is always exciting. You have a new design in mind and you are eager to get the project started. You have a team...

on Mar 16, 2017

How Large can I Build a Structure in my Backyard?

If you are really asking how big you can build without having to worry about permits and paperwork, that is a different issue than having an...

on Mar 16, 2017

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Reviewing Home Test Kits for Asbestos

Reviewing Home Test Kits for Asbestos

by Guest on May 23, 2010

If you have an older home, you might be at risk of asbestos exposure due to some of the building materials that were commonly used when building homes. Many homes and structures that were built in the 1970's and 1980's often had asbestos in many of the building materials used, including roofing materials, piping wraps, tiles, and insulation. Asbestos was used to add strength to building materials, as well as to provide fire resistance and insulation. Continue reading →

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How to Repair the Seat in a Cane Chair

How to Repair the Seat in a Cane Chair

by Guest on May 25, 2010

For the handy do-it-yourself homeowner, repairing the seat in a cane chair is a task that can be completed relatively easily with some basic instructions. However, for those who do not excel in home repairs, crafts or do not enjoy doing such activities, it may be wise to outsource the repairing of a cane chair. Cane chairs are usually quite comfortable and can last from generation to generation. The six steps below describe the basic process for repairing a cane chair. Continue reading →

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How You Can Organize Your Home

How You Can Organize Your Home

by Guest on Sep 22, 2010

4 Necessities For Organizing Your Home! After a long day of work it can be over whelming to think about cleaning the house. You want to relax from work not start a second job. The information below will help you get a routine in place to keep your house looking great. Continue reading →

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How to Restore Chipped Furniture

How to Restore Chipped Furniture

by Guest on Dec 14, 2010

Wooden furniture may be chipped while in the process of moving or as a result of extensive use. Furniture brought home from garage sales or used furniture stores more often than not have suffered a few dings on the surface. There are several ways with which you can restore your furniture, depending on the type and extent of damage. Continue reading →

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10 Home Repair Projects Anyone Can Do

10 Home Repair Projects Anyone Can Do

by Guest on Dec 14, 2010

Although some home repair projects take careful thought, planning, and sometimes even an expert, there are plenty of small home repair projects that anybody can do. These projects will not only improve your home, but many of them will also help save energy and money, too. Continue reading →

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Your Husband and Home Repair Projects

Your Husband and Home Repair Projects

by Guest on Dec 15, 2010

How many times have you heard your husband say he can fix the toilet when it starts to run or the sink when it starts to leak? You tell him before he even walks into the bathroom with his toolset that you think you should call a professional. Chances are he spends hours in the bathroom taking apart the toilet or the sink and talking to you about what the problem is (or the what he thinks the problem might be). Then he gets up in the middle of the project and realizes that he can’t fix the problem – and now your bathroom has been torn apart and you have wasted valuable time that could have been spent with a professional fixing the problem. Continue reading →

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Helpful Hints Homeowners Should Know

Helpful Hints Homeowners Should Know

by Guest on May 15, 2012

With the cost of real estate and repairs always growing in expense, it is good money savings to practice preventive maintenance that will later as you avoid costly repairs! This article was prepared to minimize your house upkeep costs and maintains the value of the property with preventive maintenance before repair costs escalate. Continue reading →

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Understanding the Ins and Outs of Getting Your Home Repaired

Understanding the Ins and Outs of Getting Your Home Repaired

by Guest on Jan 31, 2013

Choosing the right professional is half the battle in home improvement. If you're not a savvy do-it-yourselfer, consider hiring a local professional that can help you save time and money on your home improvement projects. First of all, you should know exactly what you want before you start your search for the right person to repair your home. You will not go to a repair shop when you need office space. There are dedicated stores/service centres for every kind of job. Continue reading →

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Sheds That are a Work of Art: Three Designs That Look Amazing

Sheds That are a Work of Art: Three Designs That Look Amazing

by Charlie Brown on Jul 30, 2013

One of the biggest knocks on sheds has always been that they are horrible eye sores that no one wants to have in their yard unless they have no other choice. Over the last several years the design of sheds has changed, and modern shed designs are much more sophisticated and they actually do a great deal to compliment the exterior of the home, rather than detracting from it. Of these designs, three truly stand out as works of art that look good in the back yard and add value to any home. Continue reading →

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Roadmap to Good Home Insulation and Energy Saving

Roadmap to Good Home Insulation and Energy Saving

by Mia Farrel on May 8, 2014

If you walk through your home and catch a chill on a fall day, it's time to consider the structure's insulation. Insulation provides a literal blanket against cold and heat from the outside. Commonly stuffing walls, ceilings and some floors, proper insulation reduces energy loss and saves money on monthly electrical bills. There are several factors to weigh when you want to improve your home insulation and energy savings. Continue reading →

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