Home Improvements

Home Improvements

You’re Decorating Wrong

7 Mistakes You're Probably Making Minor decorating decisions can have a major impact on how your home looks and feels.…

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Wow! This Is My House? Simple Renovations That Can Transform Any Home

You might be surprised at how much you can change the character of your home—and make it much more attractive…

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6 Thrifty Tricks to Spruce Up Your Deck

The typical residential deck is an uninspired, unattractive rectangle of rapidly weathering wood. Very few home decks are truly engaging…

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How to Choose the Right Garage Door

Pros and Cons of Steel...Wood...Vinyl...More Garage doors are underappreciated. They spend decades exposed to the elements. They are the largest…

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11 Home Renovations That Aren’t Worth The Money

Home renovation projects can cost tens of thousands of dollars and disrupt the lives of home owners for months. Too…

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Disaster-Proof Your Home

The federal government declared 86 major natural disasters in the first nine months of 2011, more than in any full…

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Wallpaper is Back! How to Choose It and Use It

Wallpaper, largely out of fashion since the 1970s and sometimes thought of as tacky and difficult to install or remove,…

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Beautiful Houseplants That Clean Indoor Air

Homes and office buildings are being built and remodeled tighter than ever today to save energy. But sealing out drafts…

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8 Ways to Warm Up a Cold Spot in Your Home

Is one room or area in your home much colder than others? There are various ways to solve the problem,…

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Safer Senior Living at Home

Amazing new high-tech gadgets and services Helping an aging parent or other loved one to remain independent and living in…

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Tiny Homes Are Big!

Add a Guest Cottage, Home Office or “Granny Pod” for Surprisingly Little Is your home too cramped? Before you add…

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Now You Can Lease Solar Power and Save $$$ on Your Electric Bill

Despite falling prices and various tax credits, the cost of solar energy systems that power your whole home can be…

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Save $3,000 and Improve Your Home’s Value by Doing These Easy Projects Yourself

If you’re a homeowner who likes working outside, consider doing these home-improvement projects yourself. You’ll save at least 50% of…

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Renovating? Tricks to Contain the Dust

Home fix-ups can release renovation dust into a home’s air. The dust can spread throughout your home, making cleanup difficult.…

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Get More From Your Floor

How to Make Wood, Tile, Vinyl Last Longer and Look Better Foot traffic and spills can leave your floors looking…