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A Cost-Saving Home Improvement Project? Why Window Tinting Could Be The Answer

If you’re a homeowner, chances are you’re no stranger to some of the expenses involved. Between mortgage payments, bills, utilities and maintenance, any sort of cost reduction can work to reinforce our financial security. What most homeowners have not been informed is that their next cost reduction measure may also be their next home improvement [...]
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Winter Preparation Tips to Keep You Safe at Home During a Snowstorm

If you live in an area likely to get hit with winter storms, don’t wait until a blizzard is forecasted to begin making winter preparations. Icy roads are one of the greatest risks to your safety during a snowstorm. Proper winter preparedness will help prevent you from needing to venture out for basic supplies or, [...]
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Professional Painting Techniques – Respect and Knowledge

In every trade there are many techniques, known exclusively by the professionals, that aid in completing the job in a smooth and timely fashion to maximize profits. Many these techniques are learned through years of experience and doing things over and over. One of the most common projects taken on by folks is painting, which [...]
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A Peek at the Latest Style Bathroom Furniture

As our lives have grown busier, we have come to demand a lot from our bathrooms. No longer can we afford to waste time struggling for space in a small-disorganized room, nor do we wish to pass up the opportunity to use our bathrooms as a place to unwind when we finally get the chance. [...]
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Home Lighting: 5 Modern Design Trends for 2012

When it comes to home decor, lighting is sometimes overlooked. However, a well lit room has an influence on our personal well-being and by adding extra light the ambiance of a room can be changed easily. Over the past years, a new focus on home lighting has devveloped. As colors and lighting transform our moods [...]
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Transform Your Home With Decorative Molding

Many heritage homes were built with beautiful and intricate molding around the doors, windows, baseboards and ceilings. These elegant features transformed simple rooms into works of art. Modern building trends are much different. With a focus on lowering construction costs, elaborate moldings are rarely found in new construction. Simple, inexpensive trim is normally used for [...]
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5 DIY Steps to Ensure Your House is Warm this Winter

Nobody likes a cold house so why not arrange plumbing insurance, turn up the heating and do a bit of DIY? There’s nothing worse than a cold breeze, so visit your local home store and show off your handy work. Here are 5 ways to make your house cosy – without calling a plumber. Bleed [...]
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Change Your Architectural Hardware to Give Your Home a Facelift

If you’re looking for a no fuss way to give your home a facelift that doesn’t involve going anywhere near a paint pot then why not think about changing your architectural hardware? Often when people move homes they are keen to redecorate but they don’t consider changing door and cupboard handles, knockers, or window casements. [...]
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Interior Trends for 2012

Interior design trends, just as with other fashions, tend to be cyclical, and the mantra for the next season looks to be “old ideas remodelled”. Elegance and striking colours are back in fashion, and instead of studying the colour wheel, designers are being encouraged to go for clashing colours, bright contrasts, and intense shades. Think [...]
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Rag Rolling, White-Washing and Staining – Adapt Pine Furniture with Stains and Washes

Pine furniture is a very popular type, especially in the UK, and makes an affordable option for some great furniture. It is one of the most common types of wood in the world, and it’s understandable that it’s manufactured into furniture as it has a lovely color, is lightweight and easy to work with. However, [...]