Tag Archives: DIY Guides

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Repairing Leaky Faucets

In this economic time, it’s a priority to save money wherever possible. Unfortunately, whenever we have a few extra bucks to spend, it seems like something always gets in the way – including home improvement projects. Small problems, like leaky faucets, put an extra drain on your wallet. Fortunately, leaky faucets are pretty simple to [...]
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DIY Home Security: Cheap Ways To Make Your Home More Secure

Feeling safe and secure while in or away from home is a priceless feeling, but does it have to cost a fortune? There are many ways that you can improve your security at home without spending a lot of money and without making your home feel like a prison. The theory behind these ideas is [...]
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Seven Tips for DIY Kitchen Remodeling

The depressed housing market has caused many people to look for ways to increase the value of their home. And there is no better place to start than the kitchen. A refurbished kitchen will dramatically improve the appearance of your home’s interior and significantly increase its value. While new cabinets, countertops, and floors would be [...]
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Connect with like-minded DIY-ers on Raftertales Facebook page. Ask questions, provide valuable tips and share your photos and projects!
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Budget Home Decorating Guide

Interior decorating on a budget can be a challenge; prioritizing is critical. Our Budget Home Decorating Guide gives you dozens of money-saving ideas, tips, examples and photos to follow as you plan your interior design project on a shoestring budget!
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How To Faux Paint Your Home Interior

You can faux finish the walls in your home yourself. Learn about the various types of faux painting techniques and how to start your faux finishing project in our DIY guide.
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So You Want to Build Your Own Home?

Have you ever considered building your own home? If so, read this overview to learn all the steps from foundation & framing, to plumbing, drywall, finish & more
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Decorating a Girl’s Bedroom

Rafter Tales has compiled a complete guide to decorating girls' bedrooms. Find out what themes, colors, furniture and other decorating ideas will transform your little girl's bedroom into a designer showcase or just a room she will love to hang out in!
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The Complete Bathroom Decorating Guide

See how the pros turn ordinary bathrooms into designer masterpieces. Free, comprehensive, no-nonsense, practical Guide to Bathroom Decorating shows you how!
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Boys Room Themes & Decorating Ideas

Boys will be boys and you want yours to love his bedroom, but where do you start when decorating it? See hundreds of ideas, pictures and tips on boys room decor.