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Replacement Windows and their Effect on Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Replacement windows are an ideal investment if you’re planning to enhance your home’s energy efficiency, resale value or even your...

on Oct 18, 2018

5 Small Upgrades that can Drastically Improve your Curb Appeal

First impressions matter. Whether you are going on a blind date or trying to sell your home, a strong first impression can make all the difference.

on Oct 15, 2018

How to Better Prepare for Bathroom Remodeling

There are so many things you can do – and projects you can try – to improve the bathrooms in your house. Renovating the bathroom is a...

on Oct 12, 2018

Should I Replace My AC If It Experiences a Refrigerant Leak?

A refrigerant leak is one of the most common issues of an air conditioning system. Freon or R22 is the predominant refrigerant used in almost all...

on Oct 10, 2018

6 Pro Tips for Cleaning PVC-U Windows

Cleaning windows is a chore that some homeowners do not look forward to doing since it can be a tedious, physically demanding task. However, if you...

on Oct 8, 2018

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Top 3 Styles of UPVC Windows

Top 3 Styles of UPVC Windows

by Guest on Apr 14, 2010

UPVC windows are as popular as ever and with energy prices soaring, these windows are a top choice for home owners looking for an attractive addition to their home. With so many different types of UPVC windows on the market, how do you know which ones to choose? Whether you’re replacing existing UPVC windows or having them installed for the first time, you need to think carefully about the right choice for your home. UPVC windows have come a long way since the standard, chunky windows which first came on the market and offered little in the way of interesting features. Now you can choose UPVC windows to suit your style and practical requirements, there’s everything from wood grain effect finishes to sound-proofed glazing. Continue reading →

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What to Consider When Choosing the Right Garage Doors for Your Home

What to Consider When Choosing the Right Garage Doors for Your Home

by Guest on Apr 14, 2010

The materials used for garage doors can complement a traditional home, for example if you live in a distinctive period style home such as a Tudor property, then timber garage doors would be the best design option. Traditional style garage doors can also have a modern twist such as replica carriage doors which have a period-look but can work well with new constructions and older houses. If you want practicality over style then choosing a raised-panel door is a safe choice. Continue reading →

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Regular HVAC Mechanical Maintenance and Upgrades Save Energy

Regular HVAC Mechanical Maintenance and Upgrades Save Energy

by Guest on Apr 12, 2010

Regular maintenance of your heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC) system is important. Unfortunately it is not a good DIY project. Specialized tools and knowledge are required.You can and should replace your furnace filter at recommended intervals though, but the rest is best left to the professionals. Continue reading →

Repairing the Screens in Your Windows

Repairing the Screens in Your Windows

by Guest on Apr 12, 2010

If you want to replace or repair the screens yourself, the DIY way, then it's not a difficult task. You can very conveniently repair a hole on your window screen if it is less than about three inches. Take the measurement of the hole and then cut patches from new screening or purchase ready-made patches. In case of tiny holes, the least diameter of the patch should be a minimum of half an inch nigger than the hole on the screen. If the hole is big then you will have need an inch more of the patch. Continue reading →

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Learn the Basics of Bathroom Refinishing

Learn the Basics of Bathroom Refinishing

by Guest on Apr 12, 2010

The do-it-yourself "fixer upper" you decided to invest in is finally nearing completion and looking like a decent place to live; there are only a few more projects to complete. Passing up the final touches like remodeling the guest bedroom, you look down at the tired old bathtub that came with the home. It is a nice size and shape and the fixtures are antiques. The plumbing works, and it has great bones; it just looks old and beat down. Grabbing your list of projects you circle "bathroom refinishing" and settle down to work. Continue reading →

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How to Repair Stucco Siding on Your Home

How to Repair Stucco Siding on Your Home

by Guest on Apr 12, 2010

Stucco is a cement-based siding product that is extremely popular around the country. Compared to other siding materials, it fairly easy to maintain and repair. This article discusses how to repair cracks and gouges, and painting stucco. Traditional stucco is a mixture of Portland cement, lime, sand, and water. It is usually about 3/4 inch thick, very porous, and holds on to paint very well. Color can also be mixed into the finishing coat of stucco, eliminating the need to paint. Continue reading →

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Tips on Replacing Bathtub Faucets You Would Not Want to Miss

Tips on Replacing Bathtub Faucets You Would Not Want to Miss

by Guest on Apr 12, 2010

Bathtub faucets allow water in pipes to be used in controlled manner. Generally the bathtubs have either 2 valve or 3 valve faucets. They start leaking or dripping when washers become stiff and corroded. Water pressure also hastens this process. In older designs faucets there were rubber or neoprene washers. In the newer systems cartridge is used in place of washers. Continue reading →

Tips on How to Build a Canopy Bed

Tips on How to Build a Canopy Bed

by Guest on Apr 12, 2010

Getting Started to Build a Canopy Bed. If you want the simplest way of building a canopy bed, you might want to consider just making a canopy frame for an existing bed. It's also very cheap if you are going to use PVC pipes for the frame from which you can hang the fabric. The only thing you have to consider here is if your ceiling is sturdy enough to be able to hold the additional weight. Continue reading →

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Cleaning Stainless Steel Sinks

Cleaning Stainless Steel Sinks

by Guest on Apr 10, 2010

While stainless steel is very durable it is not completely maintenance free. Stainless Steel is a metal alloy created from a combination of metal including nickel and chromium. Because there is a sufficient amount of chromium it creates a protective film of chromium oxide over the surface when exposed to the air. If the sinks surface is left wet or coated with food and other contaminates the metals in the sink cannot form this protective layer and become susceptible to stains and rust marks. If properly maintained your sink will last a lifetime and continue to add charm and beauty to any decor. Continue reading →

Kitchen / Bathrooms 1834 Views
Stainless Steel vs. Granite Composite Sinks

Stainless Steel vs. Granite Composite Sinks

by Guest on Apr 10, 2010

There are many choices when picking out your new kitchen sink. The most common sink found in today's homes is a stainless steel sink. The stainless steel sinks are common due to their durability and ability to match the look of more modern kitchen appliances. New technology has enabled the production of granite composite sinks, which also have many benefits. Please use this article to discover the differences between the two. Continue reading →

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