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Helpful Hints For Perfectly-Painted Kitchen Cabinets

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Are you tired of the way your kitchen cabinets look? The cost to replace them may seem out of reach, but that doesn't mean that you have to settle for shoddy or unsightly cabinetry. Talk with home improvement retailers about the supplies needed to transform tired fixtures into classy cabinets that give your entire kitchen a fresh look. Some helpful hints when painting cabinetry include: Play it safe and strain your paint.

7 March 2016

Bought A Real Vintage "Fixer-Upper"? Three Approaches To Window Replacement When Windows Are Missing

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If you really enjoy a remodeling challenge and want to get a "new" home for cheap, there are many properties that are classified as "fixer-uppers." Not only do these homes need lots of extra work, but some of them may be completely missing parts, like windows and doors. You may not know what approach you should take to this problem. Here are three approaches that might help you decide what to do next.

4 March 2016

4 Signs That Your Air Conditioning System Need To Be Repaired

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The air conditioning system of your home plays an important role in controlling the climate of your living space. It removes warm air form the home and sends cooled air into the space. Thus, when the air conditioner breaks down or fails to operate as it should, immediate repair is necessary. Here are a few signs that your system needs to be repaired: Loud Operation Most air conditioning systems are not completely silent.

4 March 2016

Do Noble Gases And Window Films Make Windows More Energy Efficient?

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Windows are a perennial weak spot in a home's insulation envelope. The problem is that windows will absorb the heat from your home, and then as the winter wind blows across the outside of the window, it will absorb heat. The net effect is that the windows cool your home. During the summer, the sun's UV rays can flow right through your window and heat up your home. Thus, when you buy windows, you should try to buy the most energy efficient windows you can find.

3 December 2015

Transform Your Basement Into The Ultimate Family Room

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Finishing your basement can significantly increase the space inside your home. However, the point of a finished basement is to create more usable space. Family rooms by design are some of the most user-friendly spaces in the home. Transform your basement by creating the ultimate family room. Divided Spaces Unfinished basements are typically one big room. However, such a layout isn't that conducive to usable space. Instead designate areas for different types of activities your family enjoys.

27 August 2015

4 Mistakes To Avoid When Doing Deck Repairs

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Over time, wooden decks inevitably develop a need for repair. Whether it's something as simple as needing to replace a few rotting boards or something as complex as re-doing an entire set of stairs, making necessary deck repairs is key to prolonging the life of your deck and keeping it safe. If you plan on attempting any deck repairs, however, there are some mistakes you'll want to be very careful to avoid.

5 August 2015

Removing Your Carpeting? Learn What's Involved To Restore The Hardwood Underneath

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If you have old carpeting in your home that you want to get rid of, you may be surprised to find some nice hardwood flooring underneath it. It's possible to restore your original hardwood to its former beauty with some time, patience, and the right tools. Here is what you'll have to do to get your floors looking great once again. Carpet Removal The molding around the room will need to be removed in order to expose the edges of your carpeting.

27 June 2015