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How to Plan for Outdoor Kitchens – Important Tips and Facts

Building outdoor kitchens has become an extremely popular idea, homeowners often preferring to create a natural, elegant and hospitable setting to...

on Oct 14, 2014

Proper Swimming Pool Maintenance

Pools are not just holes in the ground that are then filled with water. They are complicated areas of your property that require a lot of care and...

on Oct 14, 2014

Are You a Homeowner? Six Things You Must Know about Plumbing Maintenance

When you own a home, you want to keep it in the best shape possible. Routine maintenance and taking care of small problems before they get big are...

on Sep 30, 2014

Finding a Local Contractor for Your Glass and Mirror Needs

When it comes to adding a bit of sparkle to your home, your choice of windows and mirrors are absolutely crucial. A beautifully whitewashed house...

on Sep 29, 2014

The Timeless Toaster: A Curious History of the World's Most Common Kitchen Appliances

A toaster doesn’t seem like a very interesting appliance, but it has a long history and even a niche market that collects them. If you dig beyond...

on Sep 23, 2014

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Structural Designing: Creative Art of Building Structures

Structural Designing: Creative Art of Building Structures

by Guest on Jan 19, 2010

Structural engineering is a field of civil engineering that involves the study of building safe and stable structures. The property of a structure being stable and secure is analyzed by structural civil engineers. Structural designing is a creative and complicated field that takes much proficiency and expertise to do site investigations and build structures on them. Continue reading →

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Worry-Free Home Additions

Worry-Free Home Additions

by Guest on Feb 3, 2010

So you’ve had your architect-designed home addition approved for construction and are now ready to engage a builder to do the work. Putting on first floor home additions is for many people one of the largest single investments they will make, second only to the purchase of the house itself. Using the right builder can make the difference between a smooth worry-free experience, and 12 months or more of pure stress. Continue reading →

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Remodeling your Home to Go Green

Remodeling your Home to Go Green

by Jessica Ackerman on Mar 26, 2010

Creating a home that is friendly to the environment is very important, especially when those ideas save money and energy. Projects like this pay for themselves, which is important during these times of uncertainty, and protecting our environment is a key issue for many people worldwide. Remodeling your home to go green does not have to be extremely expensive, and will add value, beauty and functionality to the home. Continue reading →

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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 Much a Remodeling Project Costs

How Much a Remodeling Project Costs

by Guest on Jul 11, 2010

How much a kitchen renovation costs? That depends on the scope of the renovation. A small scale remodel of an outmoded 200 Sq Ft kitchen costs as much as $21,411, whereas an extensive remodel costs $57,215 and an upscale remodel costs $111,794. What is your return? What other project cost pricing is available for Remodeling projects around your household? - the question that most usually follows is how much a remodeling project will cost. HERE are the answers! Continue reading →

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Home Improvement Precautions

Home Improvement Precautions

by Guest on Jul 16, 2010

Home Improvement Precautions : If you’re partaking in a little DIY or other work around your home, there are a huge number of things you should consider before you grab the angle grinder. This guide is a quick checklist of questions you should ask yourself before you start – if not for your safety, then for the safety of others. 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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