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Walls and Painting

Stylish Finishes for Wood in the Home

Tweet Some finishes are less environmentally friendly than others, so if you have a furniture restoration project in mind, here is a quick guide to the most commonly available wood

Weekly Sunday Tips

Weekly Tip for Feb 28: Five Common Home Repairs You Don’t Want To Put Off

Tweet Most of the minor tasks can be put off for a bit since they are not critical. There are certain repairs, however, that can never be ignored. Here are

Energy Savings

6 Ways to Green your Outdoor Eco-Friendly Home

Tweet Also, with the warmer weather knocking on our doors, it is time to green your outdoor home, too. Embrace the Concrete Concrete is the best material you can use

Quick Checklist

Quick Checklist:     Spring Cleaning: Six Things To Do When The Weather Heats Up

Tweet After a long winter of snow and ice, the first warm day can bring a flurry of excitement. With the sun shining and the buds on the trees, it

Home Interior

Do It Yourself: Prepping For Your Next Home Improvement Project

Tweet From laying sod or gravel, putting up a fence, redoing floors or revamping your kitchen, all the major home improvements can be done by you with some dedication to

Lawn Care

Guide to Lawn Care: Grass Planting and Maintenance

Tweet How To Have A Healthy Lawn: the yard is a family oasis and entertainment spot for the whole family. Benefits Of A Healthy Lawn A healthy lawn is vital.

Quick Checklist

Quick Checklist:     Create a Drought-Tolerant Garden with These Techniques

Tweet One of the best techniques to protecting a lawn from severe drought is to create a beautiful drought-tolerant garden. A drought-tolerant garden is usually easy to maintain and can

Kitchen and Dining

Why Should Mom/Dad Cook With Kids?

Tweet There is an unspoken bond between a mother/father and their children. Often a mom/dad expresses their deep love and affection for the children through the delicious dishes she or

Yard and Garden

Deciding on the Best Time to Trim Trees

Tweet Tree trimming helps form trees, preserve their beauty, and keep surrounding object safe from harm, but when is the best time to trim trees? Most of this question depends

Weekly Sunday Tips

Weekly Tip for Feb 21: Not the Most Exiting Room in the House

Tweet Laundry – Utility – Mud Room In many new homes that are being constructed, architects are combining the laundry, utility, and mud room into one versatile room. First, it

Home Inspections

Things to Consider When Purchasing a House to Renovate

Tweet There are many different benefits that this practice brings, including a lower price, building and zoning permits that are easier to get and gas, water and electric connections that

Home Renovation

5 Extreme Home Makeover Projects to Leave to the Pros

Tweet While television and the internet may imply otherwise, the sad truth is that the majority of DIY projects are failures rather than successes. Here are five home makeover projects

Kitchen and Dining

Stylish Kitchen Tiling on a Budget

Tweet When undertaking a kitchen renovation a great deal of thought and care is often taken to decide on the design and functionality of the space.  Bench top material, cabinet

Laundry Room

Mud Room Storage Solutions for the Spring Months

Tweet Rain, of course, leads to mud, which in turn leads to mess. That includes messes tracked through your home due to family members wearing dirty boots or carrying drippy

Attic

How and Why to get an Attic Window

Tweet Turning a house into a home is no easy task, but it is always worth it down the road. Making a few touches here and there to show your

Just Bedroom

Guest Room Remodeling Guidelines

Tweet It is easy to create a small bedroom that happens to be an illusion of a much larger space if you handle it right. The results will be a

Cleaning

Five Tips and Tricks for Your Most Successful Spring Cleaning Yet

Tweet It’s coming up to that time of year again, the illusive spring cleaning time. Spring cleaning can be a daunting task, and it’s not uncommon to give up before

Home Interior Design

Make Your Kids Room Utilitarian Too

Tweet We love our kids and wish to provide them everything – what they ask for and even what they do not ask for. What this results in is that

Home Buying-Home Selling

The Top Ten Things you Need to Know About Building a New Home

Tweet Individuals want to have homes constructed specifically to their needs, but doing so requires some knowledge of the process. 1. You can select a pre-existing community Some communities are

Weekly Sunday Tips

Weekly Tip for Feb 14: Happy Valentines (by Traveling)

Tweet Escapes You Can Afford on a Budget Although the ultimate place could end with you and your spouse jet-setting off to an exotic beach on the opposite side of