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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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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 Install a Jacuzzi Tub

A Jacuzzi Tub is said to be an elegant feature or asset usually found in a bathroom. Its trademark definition defines it as a large whirlpool bathtub with underwater jets that massage the body. Jacuzzis, if not already present in the desired bathroom, is often seen as a means of upgrading one’s bathroom and adding [...]
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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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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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Keeping Your Granite in Top Shape

While granite is pretty easy to keep up with, it does require a little special care every now and again. For example, you need to make sure that you clean granite about once a week so that you can keep it looking great. You should be using an actual granite cleaning product for this, and [...]
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Bathroom Mirror: More Than Just Vanity

“Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?” I glumly asked my decades old mirror. The truth is, this mirror came with the standard plastic cabinet which had become brittle and yellowed through the years. Before we installed the light-filtering glass blocks, the bathroom had been exposed to lots of sunlight [...]
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Setting Up Your New Home Office

you’ll have to do is prepare and set up a home work space. A crucial part of being productive is making sure that you have a good working environment, away from the distractions of your home. It’s really important that you are able to shut the door and feel like you’re at work. If you’ve [...]