Getting The Most Out Of Your Home

Posted by on December 11, 2013
Raising your home’s value can be a nightmare. Did you ever see the classic movie, Money Pit? That may be a perfect example of how-not to go about remodeling your home. Different people have different ideas as to what can be good for their home, and while intentions may be good, the results can be disastrous and lead to a loss in your home’s...
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Increasing Your Home’s Privacy

Posted by on December 11, 2013
Your home is a place of refuge, seclusion, and sanctuary—at least, it was until you caught your neighbor looking into your window. Protection from overly-nosy neighbors and other, more malicious peepers is an important aspect of home and family safety. Here are a few easy ideas you can implement in your home to increase your privacy and safety. Window...
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There are several different types of home chairs; these include club chairs, wing chairs, and rocking chairs. Each chair is designed to fit a particular need and kind of space available so it is best to check the different types of home chairs before making a purchase decision. 1) Chair and a half: This is a furniture piece which is very useful,...
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How To Care For Your Winter Garden

Posted by on December 6, 2013
Image by C.K.H. For most of us, winter is a chilly and depressing mistress, with only one real benefit – snow. There are snowmen, snowflakes, snowball fights, and if we’re really lucky, even the occasional snow day. And the positives of snow don’t end there. Unbeknown to many of us, snow can actually be good for our gardens too. A...
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If you have a busy lifestyle which leaves you with very little time to work on the up-keep of the outside of your home, there are some low maintenance landscape design tips that are sure to compliment your home. If mowing the lawn, pulling weeds and trimming the bushes is simply something that you do not have the time for, these low maintenance ideas...
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The kitchen is considered by most people these days to be the heart of the home. It is as normal for a house party to end up with everyone congregating in the kitchen drink in hand, as it would be for a patio, lounge, or other normal meeting spot in a household. The decor you have in your kitchen is largely a reflection of who you are. Considering the...
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A renovated garden can make your entire house look like new, but if you’re not the type who wants to spend hours a week rooting around in the dirt with plants, then an actual garden isn’t really for you. Luckily, there are hundreds of different ways to decorate a garden without planting flowers or vegetables, and many of them are actually...
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Windows have come a long way in the past 300 hundred years. While the form and purpose of a window, an opening in a wall designed to admit light into a structure, has remained basically the same, major advances in manufacturing and construction have improved the energy-efficiency of windows over the centuries. The First Windows Glass windows have been...
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All of us, at one point or another, run into the universal dilemma of wanting to add some freshness to our lives but we don’t have the money to do it. Many times this can take the form of redecorating your home. Giving your house a new look is a great way to reinvigorate yourself by changing your surroundings. “Out with the old and in with...
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Home improvement projects rank at the top of the list for homeowners who have determined that their home is worth an extra investment. This is usually done to make the home look better, newer or even feel more comfortable. However, the right home improvement choices not only bring those things with it; they also have the power to make the home’s...
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