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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

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...

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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

How to Find Problems in Your Chimney’s Masonry

Masonry issues are common problems with chimneys, and experts repair these issues quite often. Fortunately, it does not take a professional to spot...

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How to Restore Chipped Furniture

How to Restore Chipped Furniture

by Guest on Dec 14, 2010

Wooden furniture may be chipped while in the process of moving or as a result of extensive use. Furniture brought home from garage sales or used furniture stores more often than not have suffered a few dings on the surface. There are several ways with which you can restore your furniture, depending on the type and extent of damage. Continue reading →

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3 Ways to Soundproof Joint Apartment Walls

3 Ways to Soundproof Joint Apartment Walls

by Guest on Aug 3, 2010

Common Apartment Walls Sounds Driving your CRAZY? Sometimes overhearing your neighbors can be a bad thing, especially if it is during intimate moments or loud parties. If you live in an apartment, it can be difficult to combat the assault of noise on your domain, because of the remodeling limitations. Thankfully, there are a few ways that can help cut down on the oohs and aahs that seep through the common wall. With a little bit of home-improvement know how, a staple gun and a hammer and nails, your joint apartment walls can be great sound barriers. Continue reading →

Sample Improvement Contract so Contractors Do NOT Take Advantage

Sample Improvement Contract so Contractors Do NOT Take Advantage

by Guest on Mar 14, 2013

When hiring a contractor to do minor updates to custom home building, it's very important to know what you are getting for the price. To be on a safe side, it is important that you have all your queries answered. Questions regarding cost, liability, insurance, and time should be answered clearly on your quote so that there is no problem in the end. Detailed Sample Contractor Quote: Continue reading →

How to Turn a Brick Home into a Log Home

How to Turn a Brick Home into a Log Home

by Guest on Feb 12, 2010

Turning a brick home into a true log home may not be entirely possible, but achieving the look of a log home is certainly feasible. Creativity, imagination and a willingness to think outside the box, will make the transformation smooth and quick. Search through log home pictures and magazines to help decide on the look desired on both the inside and outside of the house. When ready, the tips below provide guidance on how to turn a brick home into a log home. Continue reading →

Step-by-Step Guide to Making a Wooden Kitchen Bar Stool

Step-by-Step Guide to Making a Wooden Kitchen Bar Stool

by Guest on May 15, 2012

It's handy to have a couple of wooden bar stools in your kitchen, for sitting on whilst preparing food, reading a magazine while enjoying a cup of coffee or for relaxing on whilst entertaining guests. The backless bar stool here has a simple and versatile design and can be finished in whatever color you choose to match to your kitchen's décor. Continue reading →

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Clawfoot Tub Style for Contemporary Bathrooms

Clawfoot Tub Style for Contemporary Bathrooms

by Guest on May 25, 2012

Perhaps the most helpful suggestions to create allure in your home would be by improving your bathroom.   It's actually a room that profoundly impacts the market value and visual appeal of your property.   The bathroom is a place in your home which can be used as a stylish retreat, which can be essential to a balanced life in a chaotic world. Claw foot bath tubs are a popular choice for the present day property owners and for good reason. The style of these classic reproductions revives warm thoughts of the Victorian period. Continue reading →

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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 →

Faux Painting - Base Coat, Glaze and Ragging Technique

Faux Painting - Base Coat, Glaze and Ragging Technique

by Guest on Dec 19, 2010

Ragging is a faux finish technique that uses a rag to produce a mottled decorative effect. Ragging can be done negatively where the rag is use to remove the glaze, or ragging can be done positively where the rag is use to apply the glaze to the wall. Either way you choose to do it, ragging is a simple faux finish that most DIY'ers can pull off without too much trouble. Continue reading →

DIY Home Build Solar System Guide

DIY Home Build Solar System Guide

by Guest on Dec 17, 2010

With this site I will tell you how I made my Home Build Solar System for a fraction of the shop price and how you can made your own system, it’s much more easy than you think. The building process is quiet simple (when you’ve got a little technical background) and the to be used materials you can mostly buy locally. Continue reading →

What is Dry Rot? (fungus disease)

What is Dry Rot? (fungus disease)

by Guest on May 12, 2012

Fungus diseases in wood are also known as dry rot or wet rot. This is caused by the growth of fungus in the wood. Wood-destroying fungi require a food source, oxygen, and favorable temperature in order to thrive. The cycle of promoting more dry rot is fungi increase wood permeability, this permeability allows more moisture to penetrate the wood and leads to more decay fungi, and the cycle continues. Continue reading →

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