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Garage

4 Living Space Ideas for Your Garage

Homes with an attached garage represent a valuable and often underused space that might be better served if it was renovated and repurposed. Sure, sticking your cars in the garage is the most logical reason for using one, but if we’re honest with ourselves that space is typically used for storage.

Home Furniture

Five Of The Most Uncomfortable Chairs That You Should Avoid

Most of us don’t mind sitting down. In fact, most of us spend a lot of time sitting at work, school, or at home. We all have to sit at some time.

Just Bath

Redesign and Reinvigorate Your Shower With This Simple Idea

If you’ve decided you want to install a new shower and you want multiple heads, understanding how this is done will help you decide whether you can handle the job or need a little help.

Cleaning

The 5 Minute Bathroom Cleaning Solution

Its another Saturday and you find yourself assembling your cleaning solutions, a sponge, broom and mop, with plans to clean your bathrooms. A through cleaning will have both bathrooms whipped into shape within the hour, but you can’t help think, “there must be a better way.”

Home Interior

Spring Home Renovation Projects You Can Plan Today

The weather outside is nasty with snow, freezing rain and slush making venturing about an arduous and miserable task. It is about this time of the season where people’s patience is most tested as the reality of weeks more of enduring a wintry blast come into play.

Bed and Bath

Home Improvement Tip for a Sunday

FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 27

WHAT A MASTERS BEDROOM

Can you say that about your masters bedroom? It may be time to re-decorate your room to make it one of your favorite rooms in the house…

Bed and Bath

Opting for Luxurious Bathroom Furniture

In order to make the bathroom look attractive and nice one can opt for luxurious bathroom furniture.

Roofing and Gutters

What You Need to Know About Snow on Your Roof

A fresh blast of wintry weather has hit your area and once again you’re digging out walkways, your driveway and clearing snow away from your house.

Exterior Home

External Chimney Inspection and Problems

In any home, chimney is one of the most vulnerable and important component of a building. It is quite important to maintain and clean the chimneys to safeguard against collapses and subsequent damages to life and property.

General News

Las Vegas, Seattle Pace Housing Turnarounds

Las Vegas and Seattle, two housing markets that were especially battered over the course of housing downturn, have paced all US metropolitan areas in increased housing prices for 2012.

Home Financing

Why Getting a Second Mortgage is More Difficult

You have owned your home for several years and have seen it appreciate in value. After five or more years of mortgage payments, you’ve also seen your mortgage pay off amount drop.

Doors and Windows

DIY: Window Replacement

If your windows are no longer really doing their job – maybe the frames are letting air in, or the glass is starting to warp – now is the time to look into replacement windows.

Home Decor

Make Your Living Room Cozy This Winter

Your Christmas decorations have been packed up and put away, revealing just how spartan your living room looks during the winter. It may be gloomy outside, but that gloominess does not need to invade your home, especially in your living room where you and your family spend most of the time.

Contractors

Dealing With Builders Over Winter

Dealing With Builders Over Winter! Our homes can really choose their moments, can’t they? Just when you thought your humble abode was in ship-shape for the winter, the inevitable happens.

Home Interior

Advice for First-Time Home Renovators

You’re a new homeowner and your home requires some maintenance or repairs to bring it up to snuff. If you haven’t worked on a home before, doing your own maintenance can seem a bit intimidating, but it is a move that can save you much money and provide a sense of ownership that you might otherwise miss.

Decks-Patios-Porches

Instructions on How to Clean a Deck

It has been a few years since you installed your western red cedar deck, an attractive and highly functional addition to your home. That deck can last for many years, provided that you keep it maintained.

Roofing and Gutters

How to Identify Common Roof Problems

Your home’s roof is one of the first lines of defense that protect your home. When it is doing its job, moisture is kept out and your investment is safe.

Yard and Garden

How to Choose a Tree Cutting Professional

Your home is your castle, but it is the greenery that surrounds it that gives your property its distinctive look.

Kitchen and Dining

How to Maintain Your Dishwasher

Dishwashers are a frequently used major appliance, and are typically turned on at least once daily. Quite easily after three years of use your dishwasher can go through its entire cleaning cycle more than 1,000 times.