Tag Archives: Home Improvement

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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 [...]
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4 Areas of Your Home to Remodel to Increase Property Value

For many people, one of the major reasons to remodel their home is for it to sell someday. They know that they may need to move in the very near future and want to get the work done while there is time. Then when it is time to sell, everything will be ready for the [...]
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Bad Plumbing Can Be Expensive

If you’re looking to save money, there are a lot of things you can do to cut down on your costs. For example, buying food from a grocery store and preparing dinner at home instead of going out to eat every night will save you money, as will cutting out all those Starbucks soy lattes [...]
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A Guide to Home Insulation Before Winter Hits

Winter is on its way and the topic of keeping warm without paying too high a price is on everyone’s minds. Added to this the fact that British Gas is expected to increase costs by 20% in the next month and suddenly alternative home insulation ideas don’t sound like a bad idea. Already the Citizens [...]
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Hot Interior Design Trends For 2011-2012

Interior design trends for 2011-2012 are all about embracing something out of the ordinary, something that we would normally shy away from lest others find the overall look “overwhelming.” Bold designs and vivid colored furniture and accents eye-catching bright colored rugs and carpets, contrasting beautifully with classic white, soft cream, grey-brown, and black walls — [...]
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Taking Care of Double Glazing

Double glazing is a great investment. The benefits of quality double glazed windows are numerous. Not only does double glazing reduce your carbon footprint, and save you money on heating bills, it also makes your home more comfortable, and has a noise reducing effect. There are many initiatives promoting double glazed windows. Nottingham council ran [...]
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Multi-Tasking Solar Screens are “Green”

One of the best secrets for “Going Green” is an item that isn’t just energy efficient, but enhances the comfort of your family’s home life as well. Shade is an Asset If you happen to live in an area where big beautiful shade trees are nowhere in sight, there is an increased burden in the [...]
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One to Watch – TV frames and Interior Designs

Modern flat screen TVs are a great improvement on traditional models – offering simpler and easier designs which integrate into any style of interior design.  Generally requiring less space than the traditional hefty box a flat screen is certainly easier to handle.  Even so, a TV can take over a living room, but most modern [...]
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Five Reasons to Choose Vinyl Roofing

1) You have a flat or low-sloped roof. Vinyl roofing can be a great choice if you have a flat or low-sloped roof. This is because it comes prefabricated in a single sheet, and it is designed to perfectly fit to your flat roof. This kind of PVC roofing helps to eliminate seams during installation [...]
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Top 5 Sofa Fabrics

The comfy sofa, it is what everyone wants as the center of their living space. Whether it is a formal sitting or the family room, the couch is the place to relax. Picking the right couch can be a hard task. Not every sofa is comfortable or perfect for your setting. There are many factors [...]