Tag Archives: DIY Guides

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The Lazy Person’s Guide to Home Improvement

Sometimes it seems like everything in the house needs to be repaired or improved. This can be overwhelming for someone who has never undertaken a task like that previously. It can also seem like an impossible mountain to climb because the tasks seem endless. Although, a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single [...]
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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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Save Costs at Home with DIY

There are so many things within our homes that need to be effectively maintained. Costly damage, wear and tear and accidental damage to items and possessions within the home, as well as fittings and fixtures, can mean we face expensive repair or replacement bills – and those surprises tend to come at the worst time. [...]
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Door Replacement Doesn’t Require a Degree in Rocket Science

Do you dream of replacing your old, banged-up door with a lovely new model?  Today’s exterior doors include a variety of inviting features like between-the-glass mini-blinds and decorative glass in an amazing number of patterns.  If you’ve been putting up with a cracked wooden door that’s been hanging in your entryway for years, a steel [...]
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5 Tips for Building a Shed on Your Property

Building a shed is a great way to both add value to your home and have a space for extra storage.  Whether you are using it for lawn and garden equipment or just need a little outbuilding to keep some supplies, a well-built shed can last as many years as your home if it is [...]
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Summer-Proof Your Home

Is it summer now where you live? Are you looking forward to bathing in the sun and hitting the beach? Are you ready to take your summer wardrobe out from the storage? Summer days do bring about the best moods and cheers from people. But as much as we enjoy coming out of winter, let [...]
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How to Decorate a Gothic Bedroom

Gothic architecture originally appeared in the late medieval era and was a reaction against classical style. Nowadays, the meaning of “gothic” ranges from music and fashion sense to interior design. Many people decorate their homes in a gothic style, with bedrooms being a popular choice for the mysterious, medieval design. The beauty of a gothic [...]
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Top DIY Tips to Improve the Value of Your Home

Over the recent years, particularly before the financial crisis, it has become popular to perform DIY or home improvement on houses to increase their value. While it’s definitely true that you can improve the value of your home by improving its condition and attractiveness – some improvements simply don’t pay off. There is absolutely no [...]
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Want to Live In An Ideal Home? Remodel Your Own

Remodeling is so much in vogue these days, that even the busiest of the householders spare time from their schedules for redecorating their homes. One Room at a Time Home remodeling project is a big undertaking, which needs prior planning. If you want to remodel your home, it is always better to start with one [...]
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DIY Ant Control

Ants can become a headache-inducing nuisance for many homeowners. Due to their extensive colony network, locating and exterminating them is usually difficult. Luckily, there are many home remedies that work. These remedies are excellent forms of ant control. Homeowners should place slices of cucumber or cucumber peels in areas highly trafficked by ants. Homeowners can [...]