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Exterior Home

Bondo For Simple Wood Repairs

Rotted and cracked wood on the exterior of your home can have you up in arms, especially if you are concerned that further damage can lead to problems within the home.

Garage

Automatic Garage Door Maintenance Advice

Your home’s automatic garage door is operated by a system of tracks, pulleys, cables and related hardware. Besides the electronic control box itself, most parts are metal, of steel construction, and are subject to wear and tear.

Bed and Bath

6 Top Tips to Enhance Your Bedroom

Whether you have found your dream home and want to do a little DIY or looking to revamp a tired bedroom, there are many ways in which you can jazz up your sleeping quarters.

Tools and Materials

Top Tips for Changing a Bandsaw Blade

Band saws have been specifically designed for making curved cuts into wood but they also do a perfect job for when you are resawing lumber into smaller pieces.

Home Lighting

Great Task Lighting For All Rooms

Lighting is a lot like the music that plays inside elevators; most of us don’t tend to notice it, unless it’s awful.

Financing

FHA Lending Changes to Affect Consumers

Consumers shopping for a mortgage will soon find that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is instituting several changes in a bid to manage and protect its own single-family insurance program.

Flooring

Use Concrete Floor Acid Stain for a Stunning Look

A concrete floor acid stain is often looked upon as utilitarian and unattractive, but this is something that can actually be transformed into which is stunning as well as unique within a brief period.

Garden Plants

Spring Gardening: What to Plant and When

Warmer weather means that flowers are out, trees are in bud and homeowners may be deciding what to plant in their vegetable gardens this year and when. Some backyard gardeners have had their seeds in place since winter, beginning the process indoors for transfer outdoors following the season’s final frost.

Financing

How to Save for a Major Renovation Project

You’ve decided to take the plunge by undertaking a major home renovation project that you have been putting off. You don’t have your money in place just yet, but give it another six months — perhaps one year — and you should be able to tackle the project.

Bed and Bath

Make Your Bathroom Stand Out

Remodeling your bathroom can be a great way to spruce up the interior of your house and boost your resell value by quite a bit. There are quite a few ways to go about it and there are tons of options available for anyone looking to bring a little more pizazz to their bathroom space.

Home Utility

Energy Saving Gadgets For 2013

When trying to save money on energy bills, it can be stressful to switch utility suppliers. By making the use of some of the best Energy Saving Gadgets for 2013 you can cut your energy costs and reduce your stress levels at the same time!

Landscaping

Yard Mulch Tips and Tricks

Spring means that homeowners are once again resuming their yard activities, including ensuring that the lawn is in tip-top shape and remains that way until late fall.

Ponds and Fountains

Which Pump is Right for Your Pond?

Almost every ornamental pond will need to have a good working pump. There are several reasons for this.

Swimming Pools

New Swimming Pool Considerations

Your children are getting older and it is time to stash the kiddie pool in favor of a family pool that everyone can enjoy. You’ve considered your local swim club as one cool-down option, but the convenience of having a pool in your own yard is irresistible.

Garden Plants

How to Attract Birds to Your Garden

Tweet Practice these two rules and your garden will not only thrive, but come alive with winged creatures including butterflies. Choose Your Plants Your garden may already feature a number

Exterior Decor

What to Do and What to Avoid When Painting Exterior Homes

The value of a house can be increased when the exterior part is painted. Also, the overall look of the house is improved. When a fresh paint is applied to the outer part of a house, its overall look can be transformed considerably.

Swimming Pools

Do You Need a Pool Maintenance Service?

I’ve heard the question from a number of my friends over the years, “Why don’t you and Ed get a pool maintenance service?” It’s a great question.

Outdoor Structures

How to Build Your Own Garden-Based Office

These days, garden sheds or outbuildings are being used as pretty much anything except for gardening tools storage.

Garage

Garage Door Security Problems (And What You Can Do About Them)

Garage doors including automatic systems are vulnerable to criminal mischief. Thieves know that if they can get inside your garage, they can get inside of your home.

Bed and Bath

Top Finishing Touches for Your New Bathroom

If you’ve gone to the effort of redecorating your bathroom the last thing you want to do is let down all that hard work by failing to think about the finishing touches.