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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.

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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...

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Rubbermaid is a household name, known for supplying us with reliable products for a variety of uses in our home. They are also known for being well priced and long lasting. If you are in the market for products to organize your closet, it only makes sense to purchase from a brand name you trust Read More...

Rubber Roofing Shingles
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Rubber roofing. What? Rubber roofing? There's no such thing as rubber roofing. Yes there is. If rubber keeps rain and weather off a person when worn as a rain coat or rain boots, why not keep water and the elements out of a house as a roof? Number one with a rubber roof is a Read More...

in DIY Projects, Family, Health

Each year, thousands of homeowners make the decision to have their bathrooms remodeled. Many of those homeowners enjoy doing their own remodeling, but there are others who feel as if they opened up a huge can of worms. These homeowners are likely the unlucky bunch who found mold in their bathroom. If you find mold Read More...

decorating-small-spaces
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For many of us, trying to find ways to use rooms is not a normal problem. If anything, we are trying to find ways to cram all of our things into spaces far too small all of them. Decorating small spaces can be a difficult task, indeed. That doesn't mean there aren't several ways to Read More...

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If you are as fascinated with wood and woodworking as many people around the country are right now, you will be pleased to note that many new, exciting and affordable woodworking workshops are springing up in many communities. Imagine the satisfaction you will get from showing your beautiful new piece of furniture to your guests Read More...

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When you want to renew and rejuvenate your home, one thing you may want to do is to paint the walls a new color. That's a great idea, but may not be the only thing you want to think about doing. If you are going to paint the walls, you should think about painting ceilings Read More...

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I've been trying for about a year now to sell my home, but thanks to the real estate market still being pretty bad, it doesn't look like that's going to happen. So I'm thinking of pulling the property out of the listings, making some improvements, and giving it another go a couple years down the Read More...

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When the housing market crashed and people had to move, many found they had to take smaller places and even rent apartments. This meant they had to downsize quickly to fit into a smaller place. Some smart and rather lucky people managed to sell a large home to get into a smaller one in order Read More...