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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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Plan and Remodel Your Bathroom

Remodeling your bathroom is an exciting project to take on and with careful planning and plenty of elbow grease it can be a very rewarding experience. It’s good to remember though that even the best laid plans can run off course and when they do it’s simply a matter of getting back on course as soon [...]
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Comparing Roller Garage Doors to Sectional Garage Doors

For many years the most common form of garage door installed into domestic properties was the up and over type canopy door that is often heavy to lift, offers no insulation value and is very easy to break through. However, in recent years as homeowners have increasingly looked at ways of reducing energy consumption and [...]
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How to Make Your Bathroom More Handicap Accessible

Making your home handicap accessible can be a challenge, perhaps no more so than in the typical bathroom. Here’s a short list of things to consider when making your bathroom easier for a handicapped person to negotiate. Doors and Vanities In most homes, bathrooms are usually the least accessible room in the house. This is [...]
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How to Add a Laundry Room to Your Existing Home – Get Creative!

Are you tired of doing laundry in your existing space? If you are looking for a way to have a new laundry room, perhaps you need to get creative in restructuring your existing living space. Without the option of actually adding on to your home, you might need to sacrifice another room, or at least [...]
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How to Adapt your Home as you Get Older

As we get older often the biggest worry we have is being able to use our homes easily if mobility becomes an issue. Often older people feel their only option is to move to a smaller home on one level that has been adapted to suit their needs, but it is possible to adapt the [...]
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Maintenance Tips for Your Stone Kitchen Benchtop

Your kitchen bench tops are probably the most important part of your kitchen. Knowingly or unknowingly they assist you through various cumbersome kitchen chores. Sometimes these kitchen stone bench tops carry the extra heavy load for you while, other times they serve as your resting chairs. Being so closely knit into your life, the kitchen [...]
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How to Sand Your Wood Floor

Sanding your wood floor is a mandatory task you have to do before refinishing or finishing your floor. Before you start sanding your wood floor yourself you must be aware that there are a few steps to follow in order to make you don’t ruin your floor. Sanding can be a tricky task to handle [...]
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Getting a Home Theater Set-up: 8 Tips for Convincing Your Spouse

So you found the killer home theater system you’ve always wanted. The trouble is that your spouse isn’t as enthusiastic about the whole affair as you are. Maybe he thinks you can’t afford it, or she believes that the television set you have now is fine. What can you do? Here are eight ideas for [...]
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Creating a Living Space in Your Attic

An easy way to get more space in your home is to take advantage of the attic space. The space is already there, now you just need to make better use of it. These ideas will take your attic from grungy to glamorous and you will not want to leave home. Make the best use [...]