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8 Effective Ways to Keep Mosquitoes Away This Summer

Backyard barbecues, playing catch with your child, relaxing by the pool… These summer activities are so close to perfect, but it only takes...

on Jun 22, 2018

Top Tips For Choosing The Best Type Of Roofing For Your New Home

When you are in the process of choosing a new roof for your home, there are a lot of different things that should influence your decision. There...

on Jun 21, 2018

Should I Try To Tackle Resurfacing My Pool On My Own?

The pool becomes a gathering place where your friends and family get together to enjoy the evenings. In fact, you have invested so much energy and...

on Jun 21, 2018

5 Reasons Why You Must have a Porch Swing

When you think of a porch swing, you would think of a nice decorative piece for your house. However, a lesser known fact is that these swings...

on Jun 15, 2018

5 Major Benefits of Home Security Alarm Systems

We all fret from thinking about home security alarm systems as we all know of the costs that come with it. However, we must also keep in mind what...

on Jun 15, 2018

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How Do I Use Natural Cleaning Products?

How Do I Use Natural Cleaning Products?

by Guest on Apr 10, 2010

One of the real beauties of natural cleaning products is that most of them can be used to clean more than one thing. No more cluttering up your cupboards with one product for the bath, another for the kitchen, another for this, another for that, etc., etc. ad nauseam. But if you’ve never cleaned your house using natural cleaners before, you might need to know what to use (and what not to use) with what. Continue reading →

Basement Dehumidifiers to Dry Your Damp Basement

Basement Dehumidifiers to Dry Your Damp Basement

by Guest on Apr 5, 2010

Your Basement should always be dry when constructed properly with correct ventilation, but most basements end up becoming a victim to dampness. In case, the humidity level in your basement crosses the mark of 50%, it becomes a breeding ground for mildews, molds and several other allergens. Rotting of wooden furniture and allergies among the family members are a common problem that people face due to such conditions. Continue reading →

Avoid Plumbing Disaster: Five Reputable Things Consider

Avoid Plumbing Disaster: Five Reputable Things Consider

by Guest on Apr 5, 2010

Don't throw your money down the drain! What is important when choosing a plumbing company? While you may be tempted to find the cheapest or closest one available in the phonebook, consider everything that can go wrong if you aren’t careful. Plumbing emergencies and disasters are expensive to fix as well as stressful. It’s always best to find a qualified and professional company to handle the problem so you’ll have more peace of mind. Here are some things to look for in potential plumbing companies. Continue reading →

Paint Finish Formulations for Subtle Wall Effects

Paint Finish Formulations for Subtle Wall Effects

by Guest on Mar 26, 2010

Painting walls is the easiest way to change the look and feel of a room. Sometimes, though, flat paint is too bland for the look of the room, but bold effects are too much. That is when subtle wall effects come into play. There are a variety of subtle wall effects that can be created from paint finish formulations. Continue reading →

How to Remove Limescale from Your Shower

How to Remove Limescale from Your Shower

by Guest on Mar 26, 2010

You have invested in your dream shower, you’ve only been using it for a couple of weeks and you notice the limescale marks marring the appearance of the glass, Quelle Horreur, how can you restore your sparkling and expensive glass cubicle to its former glory? There are many products on the market that claim to remove limescale, but they can be expensive and do they really work? Prevention in this case, can be better than cure! Continue reading →

Paint a Straight Line for a Professional Finish

Paint a Straight Line for a Professional Finish

by Guest on Mar 26, 2010

When you are painting, knowing how to paint so that the finish is neat and even can mean the difference between adding value and beauty to your home and taking away from the same. Straight lines and clean trim make the room look professionally styled, and will really improve the overall look of the decor. There are several ways discover how anyone can paint in a straight line with some care, patience, and effort. Contrary to everything you learn in painting class, you do not have to paint the room before the baseboards, trim, or molding. In fact, it is better to start by painting these objects instead of finishing with them. It is much simpler to touch up the trim than to go back and touch up walls, and trim touchups are much less noticeable overall. Continue reading →

How to Calculate the Right Amount of Paint for a Room

How to Calculate the Right Amount of Paint for a Room

by Jessica Ackerman on Mar 26, 2010

Painting a room, no matter how large or small, can create some confusion when it is time to purchase paint. You want to be sure that you get enough without going overboard. However, you also want to have a little extra to fix mistakes or to allow room for error. Very few stores will allow paint to be returned, especially specialty shades, so it is essential to learn just how to calculate the right amount of paint for a room. Continue reading →

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 →

Budget Ideas for a Whole New Look

Budget Ideas for a Whole New Look

by Guest on Mar 26, 2010

With fresh trends in interior design that are enjoying great popularity, you may be coveting a different ambience for your own living space. Fortunately, a whole new look can be achieved for very little cost and some creativity. Here are some ideas for a budget makeover for any room. Continue reading →

Adding Lighting when Sunlight is Not Enough

Adding Lighting when Sunlight is Not Enough

by Jessica Ackerman on Mar 26, 2010

A sunlit room is perfect for creating a bright and open ambience, but it is often the case that some rooms in your home do not get enough sunlight. They may be facing north, located in the basement, or the windows may be blocked from the outside. A room like a study or kitchen, where detailed tasks are performed, will usually need more light than a sunlit space can offer. The following are basic types of lighting that you may add to brighten your home. Combining the three types in a purposeful and well thought-out manner will create a space that is bright and inviting. Continue reading →

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