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What’s the Best Way to Monitor Your Home Security: Smart Home or Home Security System?

Is security or convenience more important in protecting your assets? The two aren’t mutually exclusive. Here’s how to make an informed...

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Home Spa Ideas | How to Turn Your Bathroom into a Spa

No need to book into a day spa when you can create your own spa experience at home. The fine bubbles of whirlpools range gently stimulate...

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How to Clean a Bathroom Fast | A Step by Step Guide

Does cleaning the bathroom feel like the absolute worst house chore ever invented? Maybe you’re just looking at things in the wrong light. In...

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Creating a Safe Home for Your Family

Home is the starting place of love, hope, and dreams, so it’s only sensible to make the home base as safe as possible. Doing a home safety...

on May 20, 2019

How to Rent Your Property

With over 25% of properties on the market for over 6 months and nearly 10% on for almost a year, it is worth investing time in knowing what helps...

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How to Restore the Grout between the Tiles

How to Restore the Grout between the Tiles

by Guest on Jan 13, 2010

The tiles on the floor and wall seem to last forever, with a little cleaning and polishing they can look new, except for one thing. Over time the grout between your tiles starts to fade giving your tile a less attractive appearance. Well here are a few simple steps to revitalize your grout making the floors and walls look brand new, without the back breaking work of removing old grout and re-grouting your tile floor or wall. Continue reading →

How to Prevent Drafts in the Home

How to Prevent Drafts in the Home

by Guest on Jan 13, 2010

Doors and windows are the most common places where a draft enters the home, and each one needs assessed as to the severity of the draft present. This can be accomplished by placing a lit candle near each door and window, and watching the manner in which the flame moves, or in extreme cases, is extinguished. Continue reading →

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How to Wax Your Floor - Vinyl, Laminate, Hardwood Floors

How to Wax Your Floor - Vinyl, Laminate, Hardwood Floors

by Guest on Jan 13, 2010

Many people shy away from waxing their floors because they fear that it will be too much work, but waxing a floor is not a difficult or complicated task. A clean, well-waxed floor gives a nice look to an entire room and can be easily done with the right tools. Continue reading →

How to Replace a Faucet

How to Replace a Faucet

by Guest on Jan 12, 2010

Replacing an old or leaking faucet is not a difficult task and doesn’t require many tools. You will first need to select the right replacement faucet, one that completely covers the mounting holes of the old faucet. The following steps will show you how to replace a faucet on a kitchen or bathroom sink. Continue reading →

Simple Ways to Transform a Room on a Budget

Simple Ways to Transform a Room on a Budget

by Guest on Jan 12, 2010

If your room has the same look over a long period of time, you obviously feel unhappy and bored. There are indeed simple ways to transform the entire look of your room without having to spend lavishly. This can be done by changing all the furniture and accessories in that room, or by certain other cost-effective means. Continue reading →

The Lights in Your Kitchen Offers More Than Just Illumination In Space

The Lights in Your Kitchen Offers More Than Just Illumination In Space

by Guest on Jan 12, 2010

In most homes, the lighting in the kitchen is fairly inadequate, which usually consists of one fixture in the middle of the ceiling. If the family is lucky, then there might also be an additional fixture to shed extra light over the kitchen or other work area. But, for the most part, the light, as well as any lighting accessories in most kitchens, leaves a lot to be desired and most homes could stand to have a makeover done to improve the safety and functionality of the room. Continue reading →

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Homemade Headboards-Make an Upholstered or Wooden Headboard

Homemade Headboards-Make an Upholstered or Wooden Headboard

by Guest on Jan 12, 2010

Homemade headboards can add a lot of personality to any bedroom. They can be coordinated with existing furniture and room decor or they can be the basis of a bedroom makeover. Invest a bit of creativity and time to make a headboard, turning it from ordinary to spectacular. Save money with a do it yourself headboard – all that is needed is some basic skills and tools. Cheap plywood is good enough for an upholstered headboard since it will never be seen. Continue reading →

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Landscape Irrigation

Landscape Irrigation

by Guest on Jan 5, 2010

Most of the country is now under the influence of the hottest part of the year - even here in normally cooler north Idaho, temperatures have risen into the nineties for over a week. To keep your gardens thriving in these conditions is a challenge, and requires the careful management of irrigation practices. Continue reading →

Copper Tubing Pipework

Copper Tubing Pipework

by Guest on Jan 5, 2010

Copper tubing for use in domestic systems comes in three different sizes, these are 15mm, 22mm and 28mm. In older properties the original copper pipework will be imperial, this came in 1/2", 3/4" and 1". Although the difference in sizes seems obvious, metric pipework is measured externally while imperial pipework was measured internally, this makes the differences between the equivalent metric and imperial pipework very small. Continue reading →

Picking the Right Humidifier for Your Home

Picking the Right Humidifier for Your Home

by Guest on Jan 4, 2010

If you've ever heard of humidifiers you know that they are used to produce soothing breathing environments in your home. Recently, humidifiers have become trendy because of their known benefits. Living in places where winters can bring severely dry air, the use of a humidifier can provide relief, not only for breathing, but for your skin additionally. Dry chilly air is known for causing hives and scratchy dry skin, so a humidifier can be used to wet the air and give your body the humidity i Continue reading →

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