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5 Small Upgrades that can Drastically Improve your Curb Appeal

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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...

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Bedroom / Furnishings

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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Your Simple Guide in Finding Quality Furniture

Your Simple Guide in Finding Quality Furniture

by Guest on Jan 22, 2010

Furniture stores should be able to present catalogues and pictures of the furniture available for sale. There are stores that do not put on display all their items for sale. This is why brochures will be of great help. Make sure that you are well provided with efficient staff that can assist you in the installation process. It is also practical to choose a furniture store that offers all the basic stuff that you may need, like a one-stop shop. 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 →

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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 →

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Damaged Mirrors: Creative Ideas for Repair

Damaged Mirrors: Creative Ideas for Repair

by Jessica Ackerman on Aug 3, 2010

Go Green : Mirrors end up damaged due to a number of causes. Bathroom mirrors that are close to the backsplash of a sink can become damaged by cleaning products, and other mirrors can become damaged because of improper handling or manufacture defects. Professional mirror resilvering is one way to repair a damaged mirror, but the technique is quite costly. Unless the mirror has great value, the expense of repair through resilvering is not usually worth the time or the investment. Continue reading →

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3 Wall Decor Options for a Nursery

3 Wall Decor Options for a Nursery

by Jessica Ackerman on Nov 29, 2010

Preparing for the arrival of a new baby is one of the most exciting times in an expectant parent's life. When it comes to decorating the nursery, there are so many different designs and patterns out there that it can be overwhelming trying to pick what is best for your nursery. Wall decor is one of the aspects of nursery decorating that often gets overlooked, because it is seen as an add-on or something that is not nearly as important as other areas of decorating. Thankfully, there are three easy wall decor options for nurseries that will work with just about any theme. Continue reading →

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How to Build a Car Bed

How to Build a Car Bed

by Guest on Nov 29, 2010

You have probably seen the plastic car shaped beds that are so popular for toddlers and young boys. While they are full of character and appeal, they also come with a steep price tag. If your budget does not allow for an expensive bed that will only last a couple of years before your son outgrows it, there is another option. You can build a car bed using a twin bed to ensure that your son will be able to enjoy it for years to come. Continue reading →

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How to Create a Pink Playroom for Your Princess

How to Create a Pink Playroom for Your Princess

by Guest on Nov 29, 2010

As your daughter moves from infancy to her toddler years, the desire to create a magical playroom for her is sure to take hold. Every little girl should get a chance to be a princess and what better theme for a playroom than pink, princess inspired decor. If you are contemplating transforming the playroom into a dream spot for your daughter, use the tips below to help you get started. Continue reading →

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7 Steps to Successful Home Office Decoration

7 Steps to Successful Home Office Decoration

by Guest on Jan 27, 2011

There was a time when most bill paying, correspondence and other family business was conducted around the kitchen table. Ah, but the times, they are a-changing. With the advent of computers and high speed Internet, you can now use on-line bill pay, make and update your family budget, find a new recipe for that roast chicken, do your shopping, and conduct research on the net. Even more remarkable is the fact that many of us now work wholly or partially from home as a more efficient way to earn our ‘daily bread’. Continue reading →

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Replace an Outdated Mirror for an Instant Bathroom Update

Replace an Outdated Mirror for an Instant Bathroom Update

by Guest on Feb 3, 2011

Removing a flat bathroom mirror relatively basic as far as home improvement projects go, but it does require patience, preparation and at least one other person to lend an extra helping hand. Removing an attached bathroom mirror without breakage is possible, but precautions should be taken to prevent injury and damage to the bathroom in the event that the mirror breaks. Though we discuss one method of removing a bathroom mirror here, there are several different ways you could go about this project. Continue reading →

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