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How to Give Your Home a Makeover Without Spending a Fortune

Real estate developers such as Louie Santaguida know that even a few improvements to a home can really boost its value. But when you have a very tight budget, calling in the pros for a home makeover is out of the question. Fortunately, there are  few things you can do to make your home look more modern on a budget. Install mirrors on your doors. Your dreary and small rooms can look so much bigger when you put mirrors on flat-panel doors. You can also install mirrors on your closet doors Read more [...]
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20 Home Decor Hacks You Really Should Try

Shopping for home décor online is a lot of fun. Once you’ve determined the kind of design or theme you’re going for and have set aside a budget for it, you can start buying home furnishings and decorative items on the Internet and arrange for them to be delivered to your home. But before you shop, it’s a good idea to check out a few decorating tips and who knows, you might even save a few dollars as a result: 1. Use any old rhinestone necklaces you no longer wear as curtain tiebacks. It will Read more [...]
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Boost the comfort level of your home – Some tips to make your stay at home comfortable

Since most of us spend a major part of our days at an office in front of a desktop or a laptop, many of us consider our homes as the best place for comfort. For most of us, it is important that our homes are surrounded in relaxation so that it helps us maintain sanity and peace. After spending hours in front of the computer, typing, mailing and swinging around that old chair, we often find ourselves counting the minutes that are left to finally reach home and drop our body on the bed. However, Read more [...]
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Three Things Your Bathroom Needs To Be More Inviting

It’s pretty likely that every person that enters your house with the plan to stay and visit for any amount of time will at least visit your bathroom once while they are there. For that reason alone it’s important to make sure that you have a clean, neat, and organized bathroom. But you want to make it inviting for you and your family as well.   Think of how much time you yourself spends in your bathroom. Would you rather spend that time in a dirty, worn out room, or something that is nice Read more [...]
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6 Must Haves for an Efficient DIY Greenhouse

If you love gardening, you have probably dreamed of tending your fruits, herbs, and vegetables year-round, or at least getting an early start. Starting seedlings can be difficult when temperatures swing in the summer and the weather is anything but predictable. Making your own greenhouse is an easy solution and surprisingly affordable. You can use salvaged materials and create a DIY greenhouse that is the right size for you and your gardening needs. Add solar energy and you can make an efficient Read more [...]
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Common Causes of Wall and Floor Cracks

Most people have no idea just how challenging it can be to own a home. There are a number of responsibilities that have to worry about as a homeowner. The best way to make sure your home stays in good shape is by keeping an eye out for repair issues. The sooner you are able to catch issues and have them fixed, the easier you will find it to have your home running at peak condition. Among the most alarming repair issues you will face in your home is cracking in your walls or floors. The following Read more [...]
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Cheap and easy DIY to increase the value of your home

The house market is a particularly volatile market, with sellers consistently getting the raw end of a deal; either selling below price or sales falling through at the last minute. In order to get the most for your house, it is therefore important to make your house as appealing as possible in order to get the highest value possible for it. Undergoing a full renovation is out of question for most as it can be expensive, inconvenient and timely, but making some small home improvements can increase Read more [...]
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8 Ways to Jazz Up Your Sunroom

Your sunroom deserves just as much attention as your living or dining room. In fact, if you spend a lot of time socializing or relaxing there, you should probably give it more love than your average space! Here are eight ways to improve the decor of your sunroom. 1. Curtains Sunlight, of course, is the biggest draw of a sunroom, but what about those days when the rays are just too bright? Colorful curtains can help keep out the glare while also adding pizzazz to your interior design. 2. Read more [...]
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How to Set Up an Attractive Chicken Coop in Your Garden

A chicken coop is a great addition to your garden if you want to get free, fresh eggs every day, you enjoy the company of chickens (they really do make great pets), or you want a little extra help with pest control. But a standard chicken coop may not be attractive enough for your needs. Thankfully, there are many ways to set up an attractive coop that will keep your chickens safe and comfortable and keep your garden looking beautiful too. Continue reading for a few tips. The Right Siding and Accessories First Read more [...]
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Safety Reminders for Home Improvement Projects

“Safety shmafety” says the one-eyed home improvement expert. Who also has a wooden leg. And is missing three fingers. Yes, home improvement is fun, and yes it can be done both professionally and independently, but especially if you’re doing it on your own, you must keep your safety in mind! How many accident reports do you need to read before the light bulb comes on and you think ‘hey, I sure don’t want to end up on that list …’ And it doesn’t really matter what type of project you’re Read more [...]