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Ideas for the Do It Yourself types or those who would just like to save money on small projects and fix ups.

in DIY Projects, Family, Holidays, Know-How

If there is ever a time of year when the ghosts and goblins roam the streets of the modern world, that time would be Halloween. Today's ghost and goblins are probably a little more frightening than at any other time in history but they are often tempered by a princess seeking frogs and a few Read More...

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Have you recently decided that you would like to have your bathroom remodeled? If so, have you already started making the changes? As much as some homeowners would like to have their bathrooms remodeled, not all do so. One of the reasons for that is the cost. Unfortunately, bathroom remodeling can get quite expensive, but Read More...

Home Improvements That Increase Resale Value
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Increasing home resale value - One of the best things homeowners can do to achieve maximum value for their home is to use home equity dollars to finance home improvements. Not only will the home improvements make the home more attractive and pleasant to live in, but certain projects will add a significant amount to the Read More...

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Your bathroom is the ideal choice when thinking about remodeling your home. One of the most important things to purchase is the perfect bathroom sink. When purchasing a bathroom sink you will have many options. Included in your options are vessel, pedestal, corner, and traditional sinks. You also have options when it comes to materials Read More...

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The possibility that mildew has been causing that strange odor you smell in you home may not have crossed your mind, but the fact is that mildew typically emits a very distinctive odor. For you, this may mean that you're spending a great deal of time, effort and money tying to make your home smell Read More...

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Purchasing quality tools can be a drain on the wallet especially if you are new to woodworking. If you are money strapped because you can't afford the best new brands on the market I have the solution for you...reconditioned power tools. What's A Reconditioned Power Tool? A reconditioned power tool is one that has been Read More...

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The National Roofing Contractor's Association says that residential metal roofing has become much more popular over the last decade. No, it isn't that the corrugated tin barn roof look has come into style. The market now includes new types of metal roofs that look great while being durable, light weight, and fire-resistant. Once mostly used Read More...

Brighten Up Your Kitchen
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Have you ever noticed that your kitchen is a major gathering place when company comes over? That's because the kitchen is considered to be the heart of the home. So, if  you have been thinking about brightening up the heart of your home,  here are a few tips to get you there. Replacing the hardware Read More...

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I live in a neighborhood filled with what real estate agents like to call "starter homes". These are smaller houses that newlyweds and young couples typically purchase prior to having a family. The houses are old, cheap, and usually need some upgrade work done before the new folks move in. There used to be a Read More...

Beautiful Vinyl Flooring
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Vinyl flooring makes an excellent substitute for wood and other kinds of flooring. Commonly used in high traffic areas, vinyl flooring is an attractive option because of its affordability and durability. Vinyl flooring is very easy to install and does not suffer from abrasions, impacts, or water damage. This is in sharp contrast to wood Read More...

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My daughter and two of her friends recently purchased a “fixer upper”. They thought this would be a fun summer project and would provide them with inexpensive housing. Much of the house needed only cosmetic help, but the kitchen was going to need complete kitchen remodeling plans. At first the girls thought that if they Read More...

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Tile flooring can be a beautiful addition to any room. Kitchens and bathrooms are the traditional areas where you want to have tile, but you can use this material in almost any room in your home. This is great material in rooms where moisture can be a problem, as they keep your sub floor dry Read More...

in DIY Projects, Family, Lawn And Garden

Follow these gardening tips to fight summer fungus in your garden: Pruning plays an important role in the garden maintenance. If you commit any mistake while pruning, don’t lose your heart because it’s like a bad haircut, it is going to grow again. Avoid watering in the evening  - During summer, you may experience high humidity Read More...

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Getting organized is one of the most common responses when people are asked what they would like to accomplish this year. Do you know the average person spends four weeks of their life searching for items? While not all of that time is spend searching for things in a closet, you can save yourself some Read More...

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Bedroom decorating ideas do not always have to start in the bedroom. You can incorporate elements from nearly every other room in your home to this private area. Many interior decorators will say that your sleeping area should be a sanctuary and this is quite true. A really comfortable sanctuary consists of more than a Read More...