Home Improvement Tips
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From DIY fire pit decks to custom stone work, your options are wide open if you're thinking of buying or installing a fire feature.
"Trash to treasure" is one of those phrases which motivates DIY furniture builders. What could be more exciting than transforming found junk into something truly beautiful and functional?
Ever feel like your house is too small? Too cheap? Not made from the right kinds of materials? Not enough for the expectations of the people around you? Dreading your high school reunion and the inevitable questions about where you're living, followed by requests to see pictures of "the house"?
Have you ever found yourself wandering down a garden walkway, totally enthralled with your surroundings? Garden walkways are have the potential to be so romantic! The best way to add an element of romance to your landscape is to add a garden walkway. This doesn't mean that you have totally redo your
Rather than asking, "Should I spend the money or not?" ask yourself "How much more will I spend on utility costs?"
If the ceiling's going to leak in any finished room of the house, it might as well be the bathroom. After all, this is one area that's used to water. But enough of this foolish positive thinking. Your ceiling has sprung a leak and that's never a good thing. So now what do you do? First, you identify
Replacing a light switch is a very easy do it yourself project, whether you need to replace a dead switch or you want to upgrade a switch to add a dimmer or other features. As with any project involving your household electrical system, please use caution, and if you identify signs of a more serious
These are the two things you need to know about curb appeal: You have seven to ten seconds to make a first impression; details make up the whole. Paying particular attention to details will ensure that the whole front view of your house makes a super first impression. This check list will provide
The entrance to your home is the first impression visitors get when they visit. Does your front entrance let people know anything about you and your taste? Whether you live in a cottage or a larger home, here are some tips for creating a welcome and attractive entrance.
Organizers of the Southern Ideal Home Show, held at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, said they saw more foot traffic this weekend compared to a year ago. They hope it's a sign of economic recovery.
Homeowners who invest in the right home improvements can see an even greater bang for their buck when they decide to sell.
Tired of that leaky, single stream shower head left over from the Nixon administration?
Simply put, sustainable flooring is a material that doesn’t deplete natural resources when harvested.
There are few things quite as pleasing as an artfully lit landscape, but it can be a surprising challenge to make it relatively natural.
A toilet that runs constantly or doesn’t flush properly can be quite a nuisance and waste of water. There are several common problems associated with toilets that are fairly easy to diagnose and repair.
Got a lot of buildup on your grill?
Adding a fence around your property can provide you with instant privacy and a sense of security for children and pets.
Installing a fence is a project that many homeowners feel comfortable taking on themselves. You may have to enlist the help of some neighbors, but with a little elbow grease and by carefully following manufacturer's instructions most fences can be installed around an average sized yard in one weekend.
Well-pruned shrubs and trees are a hallmark of a carefully tended yard or garden.
Thousands of homeowners are devastated by the destruction a hurricane brings. After a hurricane, homeowners assess damage to their homes and prepare for the future.
Some of the easiest fixes are installing new flooring and repainting with fresh new colors.