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5 Signs it is Time to Resurface Your Floors

Hardwood floors are a sophisticated addition to your home and do add to the home's resale value. However, there is no secret that the hardwood...

on Jan 18, 2020

Sandy Soil: The Best Plants to Grow In

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6 Ideas to Help Keep Your House Cool Without High Utility Bills

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Things to Know About Setting Up a Water Bed

Things to Know About Setting Up a Water Bed

by Guest on May 25, 2010

Setting up a water bed takes time and patience. It is a process that must be closely monitored, as well as, one that has the potential to cause frustration. Go into the task with ample time available to complete it and it will be sure to go smoother. Once the bed is set up, turn on the water heater and enjoy a well-deserved rest in the new bed. There are many thing to consider including floor strength, placement, mattress and tips on how to fill it up. Continue reading →

When to Use a Brush, Roller or Sponge Brush

When to Use a Brush, Roller or Sponge Brush

by Guest on May 25, 2010

Brushes are a good choice for painting trim and woodwork. They are also useful for cutting in the edges around the top and bottom edges and corners of walls, before using a roller to cover the larger areas. Continue reading →

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Perfect Task Light Solutions in the Bedroom

Perfect Task Light Solutions in the Bedroom

by Jessica Ackerman on May 25, 2010

Lighting in the bedroom can become a tricky situation, since it is a room that should be calming and relaxing, but lights are necessary for activities and other purposes. The answer is task lighting, which enables the people in the room to do the things that they want to do, such as dress or undress in the dark, without waking another person. This also adds to the peaceful environment in the room, since proper feng shui teaches that harsh lights, pointed light bulbs, and similar objects will rob a bedroom of its relaxing ambience. Continue reading →

Adding a Pocket Door to a Dining Room

Adding a Pocket Door to a Dining Room

by Guest on May 25, 2010

In most homes, the dining room and kitchen may be separated by a simple doorway, or a regular swinging door. While an open doorway allows easy access to and from the kitchen, a disadvantage is that kitchen grease and unwanted smells usually find their way into the dining area. A great solution that allows the flexibility of both going in and out of the kitchen when serving meals, and creating an intimate space to sit down for dinner, is adding a pocket door. Continue reading →

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Carpet or Wood Flooring - the Pros and Cons

Carpet or Wood Flooring - the Pros and Cons

by Guest on May 23, 2010

Looking to update the appearance of the interior of your home? What better way to freshen up the look of your rooms than replacing the flooring? Here are some advantages and disadvantages to take into consideration when you are deciding between new carpet and wood flooring. Continue reading →

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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Decorating and Furnishing a Small Formal Dining Room

Decorating and Furnishing a Small Formal Dining Room

by Jessica Ackerman on May 23, 2010

A formal dining room is a valuable addition to any home, even if the dining room is small. It is a separate area from the rest of the home where family can gather for intimate meals, and where guests can be entertained in formal style. When well decorated it provides a space that is sure to impress, and it will be a place where friends and loved ones want to spend time. Consider the following tips for decorating and furnishing a small formal dining room, and get started on transforming your small formal dining room into a room with great style and functionality. Continue reading →

Ceiling Fans: How to Decorate and Update an Old Fan

Ceiling Fans: How to Decorate and Update an Old Fan

by Guest on May 23, 2010

If you have ever shopped for ceiling fans you have probably noticed the many styles and designs to choose from, and you have probably also noticed the prices. The more stylish the fans, the more costly they are, and even the most expensive ceiling fans do not always add a lot of color or unique design to a room. Instead of replacing a perfectly good ceiling fan that lacks style and color, consider punching up an old fixture with a few new additions. The following information provides a number of easy ideas for decorating and updating an old ceiling fan. With a little creativity you can turn an outdated lackluster ceiling fan into a new and decorative part of the home. Continue reading →

Update Your Lighting for a Brighter Kitchen

Update Your Lighting for a Brighter Kitchen

by Jessica Ackerman on May 23, 2010

Updating your lighting so that you have a brighter kitchen is one of the smartest kitchen investments you can make. A bright, well-lit kitchen is significantly safer at every age. What is the best way to update the lighting in one of these light challenged kitchens? Track lighting is the easiest option by far. Before you say, Yuk! That’s ugly, you need to do some shopping. There are some very attractive track lighting systems on the market now that really add to the style of your kitchen. Continue reading →

Faux Painting Solutions for Closest Doors

Faux Painting Solutions for Closest Doors

by Jessica Ackerman on May 23, 2010

Tired of your flat, drab closet doors? Whatever the style of your bedroom or home, there are faux painting techniques that you can apply to create closet doors that complement the rest of your living space. Faux painting creates visual and textural interest for little cost. All you need is a base paint color, glaze, and tools that can usually be found at your local home improvement store. Continue reading →

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