Quick and Easy Home Updates

If you have been living in your permanent or even semi-permanent home for more than a year, it can be refreshing and healthy to give it a new look. While it is easy to hang a new picture or bring in some flowers, there are other tasks you can complete to improve your home’s aesthetics. While art and other personal memorabilia are important, maintenance of our physical homes is often overlooked, most often because people consider this activity to require…

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House Feeling Cramped: Five Tips for Making More Space

One of the laws of nature is that the amount of stuff you have expands to fill the available space. Whether it’s clothes, books, furniture or houseplants, you may find yourself wondering how it multiplied, seemingly overnight, and now has you crowded into one corner of your living room. Follow these easy tips to avoid the pitfall of “too much stuff” and create more space in your home. Sort Possessions Take a hard look at what you use and what…

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Five Current Trends in Home Remodeling to Consider

Home remodeling trends often change based on shifting demographics, evolving consumer needs and new technologies. It is hard to predict exactly which trends will last and which will fade away over time. Many trends today are focused on functionality and classic aesthetics. There are five current trends in remodeling that homeowners should consider. Multigenerational Features Families are living in homes for a longer time than in previous years. Multigenerational households are also becoming more common with elderly parents living in…

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Five Don’ts for Home Remodels

Any kind of home remodeling project is usually going to be an exciting experience, but it is important to remain smart and use your head throughout this entire process. There are plenty of mistakes that are made around the world on a daily basis because people try to rush into the home remodeling projects of their dreams. If you take your time and follow these five guidelines for home remodeling, then you should be able to miss out on any…

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Divan Bed Drawers – Quick and Easy to Repair

Owning a divan bed combined with a comfortable mattress provides you with plenty of comfortable nights’ sleep at minimal cost, which includes a couple of pull-out drawers beneath to stash your belongings and hide them from sight – far more space-friendly than a chest of drawers. Whilst these popular bed types are affordable, they are often susceptible to damage from owners who are either heavy handed or, in my case, own heavy stuff. Unfortunately this DIY tutorial, like many, starts…

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Don’t Call an Expert: Top Five Home Repairs You Can Do Yourself

You can eliminate labor costs and wasted time by tackling some simple home repair jobs with your own two hands. Here are some quick fixes for common household repair issues. Constantly Running Toilet A running toilet is not only annoying, but can waste large amounts of water. Determining the cause of a running toilet is simple, and fixing it may not even require repair parts. Step 1: Lift off the tank lid and observe the water movement. If water is…

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