How To Style A Room With Floor Cushions

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Decorating your home is the best way to make it feel like it’s truly “home.” One of the great things about decorating is that you can drastically alter the look and feel of your home even through simple decorative changes, like the colour of your curtains in each room. Floor cushions are a great option … Read more

15 Top Secret Hiding Places For Your Valuables At Home

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Did you know that the average time a burglar spends in a home is between 8 – 12 minutes? When a burglar is looking for valuables in your home they don’t want to hang around and wait for the alarm to be raised. They will look for the easy wins and take the quickest items to … Read more

Types of Wall Clocks That Add Some Class To Your Home

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Wall clocks are a timeless home accessory that can truly add elegance, class and appeal to any living space in your home. There are many different types of wall clocks you can hang on your walls; let’s take a closer look at the most important styles to consider when you want to add some great … Read more

How to Decorate a Transitional Living Room in 2022

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A transitional living room is designed to marry two separate styles: traditional and contemporary. The styles vary greatly. A traditional living room, at least in the United States, is a continuation of the interior 18th and 19th century European styles. A contemporary living room strives to be modern and more neo-European, or even postmodern.  But … Read more

How To Sharpen Lathe Tools

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Arguably one of the greatest challenges when first learning the basics of woodturning is getting some nicely sharpened tools. Most of us often overlook the importance of a sharp tool, and without the right guidance, the sharpening process can be frustrating. In this piece, however, we will present a straightforward way for you to get … Read more

5 Common Air Conditioning Problems and How To Fix Them

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It’s 100 degrees outside, you’ve just cut the grass for the 2nd time this week, and all you want to do is come in to enjoy the nice, cool air from your air conditioner while you relax a little. Unfortunately, you walk in from the sweltering heat outdoors to be greeted by a stale, swelter … Read more

How To Sharpen a Chainsaw Blade With An Electric Sharpener

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Just like most other home and garden machines, a chainsaw needs regular care for optimal functioning. Unfortunately, you have the engine to think about, as well as the bar, among other components. However, one of the most crucial components about a chainsaw is its blade, without which your chainsaw is practically useless. You’ll need a … Read more

Dishwasher Not Cleaning? 8 Easy Fixes

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Dishwashers save a lot of headache and hassle. They’re one of the most requested apartment and home amenities because they are such a time saver.  But, if you’re dishwasher is not cleaning, and you’re forced to rewash your dishes by hand, then you’re not saving any time at all. Nobody wants to open their dishwasher … Read more

The Best Garage Floor Paint – Top Coatings & Finishes

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You’ve decided to take on the task of painting your garage floor to help preserve it and keep it looking great for years to come. But how do you know the paint you choose will deliver on those expectations? Instead of investing time and effort into painting your garage with a subpar product destined to … Read more

The 13 Best Garage Storage Systems For 2022

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The garage is one of the most useful rooms in the house for storing extra stuff. Unfortunately, the garage also tends to be one of the most sparse rooms in shelving, cupboards, and other necessary features for storing extra gear. To take advantage of all that storage potential, you need to turn your garage from … Read more

6 Causes of Low Air Flow From Your Ducts

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Coming home to a perfectly cool home in summer and a toasty home in winter after braving the harsh outdoor conditions is one of the best feelings there is. Unfortunately, your HVAC doesn’t always let you come home and relax – especially if you have rooms that seem like they’re in different hemispheres! Do you … Read more

8 Essential Deck Building Tools

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If you’re an avid entertainer but don’t have an outdoor space to accommodate your company, you’ve probably considered adding a deck to your yard. However, taking on a project like building a deck can be intimidating for those without experience or the proper decking tools. If the idea of building a deck scares you less … Read more

Choosing The Best Internal Wall Insulation For Your Home

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While many of us may be unaware of the importance of properly insulating the walls of our home, the fact is that up to 35% of heat gets lost because of poor insulation. This is not only a matter of comfort and quality of life, but it can also have a significant economic impact. The … Read more

Muddy Dog Yard Solutions: 6 Solutions Worth Considering

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Dog owners know their beloved dogs need outdoor exercise and fresh air. Beyond daily walks or weekly visits to the dog park, this exercise usually comes in the form of running and playing in a yard or dog run. Dogs of any size can eventually wear a path in a grassy yard or dog run … Read more

How To Get Rid Of Mold In The Shower

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No matter how often you clean your shower, it is likely that at some point (especially during the colder months) you have noticed some mold growing. And once it starts growing, it doesn’t take long before it seems to be in every crack and crevice! If you find yourself in this situation, then there is … Read more

10 Must Read Home Improvement Blogs To Inspire You

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“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” It turns out that Anne Frank was right. She might have been speaking about something else entirely, but she certainly hit the nail on the head when it comes to home improvement projects. So if you are planning … Read more

How To Clean Bath Toys – Get Rid Of Mold Easily!

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It’s bath time for the kids. You fill up the bath, chuck them in (not literally) and get out their bath toys. Then you remember – you forgot to clean them again! They are all dirty, moldy and to be honest a little slimy right? Well time to throw them out… NO… WAIT! There is … Read more

Battery Backup For Pellet Stoves – 3 Ways To Keep The Heat On

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Pellet stoves are one of the best space heaters available: they are efficient, cheap to run and they provide that comforting radiant heat. But they do have one downside: when the power goes out, your pellet stove stops operating. For this reason, you will want to seriously consider installing battery backup for your pellet stove. … Read more

24 Plants That Keep Your Skin Looking Young

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Do you love high-quality skin-care products, but hate the expensive price tag? Do you favor natural remedies over chemical solutions? Perhaps you just want to be more in control of what you put in and on your body? Many top beauty brands boast botanical and plant-based extracts as the principal ingredients in their high-priced products. … Read more

How To Make DIY Ping Pong Ball Lights

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YouTube and Pinterest are filled with examples of pretty, glowing lights draped on mantles, walls, and headboards. You can easily spend over $60 buying these from department stores or Etsy, but it is quite simple to make your own ping pong ball lights. You probably already have all the tools you need for the project … Read more