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Tag: Home Improvement

Posted on 06/06/2022
Permits: 3 Important Factors to Remember
A great deal of misinformation about obtaining building permits exists that sometimes results in property owners not securing one. An inspector combing through your entire home looking for violations rarely happens in practice. Of course, if the house has been significantly altered over the years without pulling a permit, it’s not unreasonable for a building code enforcement officer...
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Posted on 03/28/2022
Fresh DIY Kitchen Island Ideas
Islands are a common feature in homes, but not all kitchens have them. Kitchen islands offer extra counter space for preparing food, eating meals and doing other tasks. Some islands also have cabinets or shelves for added storage. If your kitchen doesn’t have an island, you can build your own. Whether you’re interested in constructing a large island...
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Posted on 03/14/2022
Renovation: Easy Cleaning Tips for Keeping Your Sanity During Home Construction
When it's time to begin a major home improvement project — such as a complete kitchen renovation or an upstairs addition — you may end up living in a construction zone for the next several weeks or months. Fortunately, there are solutions out there that can help. These tips will help you live in your space even if...
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Posted on 02/28/2022
How to Choose Eco-Friendly Windows and Start Saving Green
If your energy bills are high, your windows could be partly to blame. Windows allow the sun’s heat to warm up your home in summer, which means your air conditioner has to run more. Windows can let cold air in during winter through drafts while heated indoor air seeps outside, causing your furnace to run more. In fact,...
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Posted on 01/10/2022
Home Improvements That Boost Mood
Have you ever rearranged your furniture, and it instantly improved your mood? Or do you feel happier since you bought that new couch? For many of us, our homes have a significant impact on our well-being. If your house is messy, it may cause you to feel stressed. If your home is tidy, you may have a sense...
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Posted on 11/22/2021
Fire Pit: DIY Ideas to Light Up Your Outdoor Space
Having a backyard fire pit gives you a great place to sit around with family and friends on summer nights or cooler nights. Although fire pits are sold in many stores, building your own gives you more control over how it looks. You can design your own fire pit, construct it yourself, and set it up to use...
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Posted on 09/20/2021
Options for Financing Home Remodeling Projects
When you plan to do a few smaller remodeling projects, you might fit them into your budget easily and over time. However, larger or more complex home remodeling projects might be harder to afford. If you aren’t able to pay for these kinds of upgrades upfront, you can look into financing options. These options allow you to have...
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Posted on 02/01/2021
Funding Your Home Improvement Projects
Photo by Analogicus via Pixabay After settling into your home, you start to notice a few things either need to be retouched or completely overhauled. The biggest issue that a lot of homeowners run into is the money for the project. Even after assessing whether the project is a DIY or you’ll need a professional, funding still comes...
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Posted on 12/28/2020
4 Easy DIY Projects for Your Bathroom
Photo by Bonnie Kittle on Unsplash Tired of looking at a dated bathroom day after day but dread updating it knowing the average remodeled bathroom will set you back thousands of dollars? Even if you don’t have the budget for a complete makeover, there are several DIY ways you can update your bathroom. 1. Paint Tub & Tile...
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Posted on 07/27/2020
Three Tips for Creating a Laundry Oasis
Image by Pixabay from Pexels What do you picture when someone says 'laundry'? Is it piles of dirty clothes, sock singles lost to some undisclosed dimension, a moldy smell and lost hours? Or is it shrugging on a warm shirt straight from the dryer, lemon scent and the zen of folding: a little pocket of peace and quiet...
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Posted on 07/13/2020
Natural Lighting Options for Your Home
Image by PlusONE from Shutterstock The presence of natural light inside of your living space can have a tremendous impact on how you feel in your home. If you're interested in introducing more daylight into your space consider installing a skylight or light tube. What are skylights? A traditional skylight is a window set into the roof of...
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Posted on 06/22/2020
Four DIY Walkways to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal
Photo by Craig Tidball on Unsplash It's probably much easier and less expensive than you realize to improve your home's curb appeal. Simple fixes such as replacing rickety porch railings or giving trim a fresh, bright coat of paint go a long way toward making prospective home buyers smile. And when you create a welcoming pathway, that leads...
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