Category: Home Improvement

5 Fireproofing Tips to Keep Your Home Safe

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30 Jul

Housefires are terrifying events, but what’s even more frightening is the damage they can leave behind. Not to mention the fatalities it can cause.  Unfortunately, fires are a pretty common occurrence, especially if you’re not careful. According to the USFA, around 376,000 fires have been reported in the past years, and approximately half were accidental fires. Most of these fires…

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Building a New House: 6 Essentials to Make It Functional and Modern

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21 Feb

One of the biggest perks of building your own home is the fact that you get to choose everything. From colors and materials to the layout and number of rooms, you’re in charge of every little detail. What this means is that you can easily customize it to fit your and your family’s needs and preferences. That said, coming up…

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Eco-Friendly Holiday Hacks for the Home

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17 Dec

The holidays are officially here. For many people, that involves taking part in traditions, decking out their homes with lights and decorations, planning family get-togethers (or trying to figure out a way to do so safely, thanks to COVID), and running what might seem like a thousand errands! One thing many people don’t tend to think about over the holidays…

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What Siding Material is Best For Your Home?

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10 Dec

When it comes to your home’s exterior siding there is more to consider than curb appeal and design. While the aesthetic properties of siding materials are an important factor to consider, you should also take into account the material’s durability, lifespan, and cost. These factors will together provide a better snapshot of how well the particular siding material will serve…

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7 Tips for Great Indoor Gardening this Winter

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09 Oct

Growing plants inside during the winter is not only beneficial for them, sparing them from enduring the cold and inclement winter weather, it also can be beneficial for you!  Plants brighten up indoor spaces, which is especially important in the gloomy, grey wintertime, and they purify the air, removing harmful toxins.  This can be helpful in bathrooms where toxins enter…

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8 Curb Appeal Tips for Your Lawn & Home

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11 Sep

You’ve probably seen homes that have weed-filled lawns, overgrown shrubs and plants, peeling paint, cluttered yards, or dirty lighting fixtures. These things can be signs of neglect, and if you notice them on someone’s property, you may view the home as less attractive or valuable than it should be.  Curb appeal is the attractiveness of your home and yard when…

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Stone Veneer Siding vs. Stone Siding

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15 Aug

Stone veneer, also known as manufactured stone, has become an increasingly popular siding option for building façades and feature walls, mainly due to cost and versatility. Natural stone remains a favorite, however, among builders and homeowners who value its natural aesthetic. Here, we’ll take a closer look at the two and weigh their pros and cons so that you can…

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Which Home Renovations Have Timeless Appeal?

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25 Mar

Timeless design is style that's made to last — and it's relatively easy to achieve in your own home. By incorporating certain colors, materials and design elements, you can create a space that has a timeless appeal that will persist for decades to come. 1. Rugs While wall-to-wall carpet may have been vogue in the '60s, wood floors are now…

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Benefits of Spending Time in the Yard and Gardening

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31 Jan

If you’re looking for an outdoor activity that’s inexpensive, easy, enjoyable, and won’t make you pant heavily for hours, the answer could just be literally in your backyard.  Why the Backyard?  Getting your green thumb working can provide benefits far beyond getting fresh harvest, and seeing pretty flowers every now and then. If you have a garden, or if you’ve…

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The Ultimate Guide for Interior Doors

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12 Jun

A beautiful interior door is an important part of a house that can make a huge difference in your living style. They can offer you a dramatic effect on the look of your room and at the same time secures and define the limits of your room. Before installing your interior doors, you should have a good amount of thought…

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