Author Archives: RafterTales

Interior doors: how to replace them

For many people replacing a door sounds like a bravery they won’t ever dare to do… for many others that would be like a game. It depends from points of views, but mostly from the personal formation and job career. It would be pretty weird that a technician regardless of his or her job field […]

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The Best Door And Window Security Tips For Home Safety

Did you know that 73% of burglars gain entry inside homes using a door? One of the biggest home repair works of improvement you could be making is therefore one directly related to a higher degree of security in and around. The last thing you want is for your house or apartment to be an […]

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Tips For Fixing A Jammed Door Lock

There are cases when your door lock simply refuses to let your key slide in, and these horror scenarios usually happen when you least expect it – when you are in a hurry to reach your office or run an important errand. When disaster strikes, it is best to know exactly how to act and […]

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Door Replacement Tips – How To Make The Right Pick

Removing an old door and installing a new one is not a job for anyone. First of all, you need someone to accurately evaluate your door and decide if it truly needs replacement or if the problem can be fixed differently. There are also cases when aesthetics are pushing one to buy a new door, […]

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How To Hire A Good Locksmith

And what does it have to do with the field of web design which I am so head over heels for? A lot, actually. It so just happens that I’ve been forced to fix a file cabinet in my office – the one I kept all my important financial paperwork in, as well as some […]

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Five Tips for Preventing Hearing Loss

For most adults, hearing loss becomes an unavoidable part of the aging process. A condition referred to as presbycusis – which is caused by a slow breakdown of the tiny hairs that line the ear canals – affects nearly every senior to some degree, and ranks as the chief reason grandpa insists on having the […]

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Giving Your Bedroom a Classic Feel

When it comes to deciding on a bedroom design and aesthetic, most people spend a lot of time trying to find the right balance between affordability and personality. However, most people don’t typically consider the mid-century modern look for their bedroom. It is usually saved for a living room or home office. Shows like Mad […]

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Creating a Vintage Look for Less

It seems these days many households are turning to vintage design for their home furnishings. The latest trends towards 40’s, 50’s and 60’s inspired design have caused quite the frenzy in the vintage shopping scene. They have even spawned an onslaught of second hand stores, used furniture shops and even on-line vintage boutiques. Not too […]

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The Right Bedroom Furnishings can Improve How You Sleep

Even most people today have such hectic schedules that sleeping a full eight hours seems like an impossible luxury, getting a good night’s rest has an overwhelming number of healthy benefits. According to a number of studies, receiving seven to eight hours of sleep a night can improve a person’s mood, health, weight, and even […]

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Never too Early to Start Planning for Halloween

For fans of ghoulish delights and all things that go bump in the night, no time of year generates more excitement than Halloween. While you might only get to dress up one or two days this year, you can decorate the home in many wickedly wonderful ways throughout the entire month of October. Halloween decorations […]

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