Category: DIY

Basic rules for cleaning chimneys and fireplaces

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02 Aug

How to clean a chimney? In order for the wood stove or fireplace to function properly, your chimney must be cleaned regularly. The soot, produced by burning wood, settles on the inner surface of the chimney which leads to a narrowing of its opening. As a result, because of a thick soot layer, there is insufficient heating of the chimney…

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Must Have Tools for Handy Homeowners

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22 Jul

In the course of owning a house, you will find that either one or two things are breaking down. However, it is not a must that you call a professional to repair these fixtures as some issues are simple and require just two or three hits with a hammer to rectify.  Therefore, there are some tools that you need to…

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Top Five Reasons For Drain Blockage At Your House

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22 May

Clogged drain is not only nasty and disgusting but it is harmful for the health of the people living near it as well. It becomes the breeding ground for swarming bacteria along with induced odor which over time becomes a problem for everyone. Drain blockage is a common thing to happen in almost every household or offices. There can be…

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DIY Carpet Cleaning Ideas

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26 Apr

No interior design is complete without a nice carpet. Carpets make any room look warmer and cozier, and that is why it is the top choice of homeowners when it comes to flooring. But of course, just like any other option, it has its challenges. In case of carpets, the biggest challenge is cleaning. If you have children and pets…

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Hacks for Handling Common Homeowner Conundrums

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29 Mar

Tasks seem to routinely surface that canchallenge even handy homeowners. Things break, wear out, or need a little tweaking, and whether you’re all thumbs or more of the Bob the Builder type,knowing the best ways to tackle projects can leave you scratching your head.Here are some clever hacks to help you cut through your conundrums with ease.   Unclogging Toilets While…

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Different Ways to Update Your Living Room

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22 Oct

Different Ways to Update Your Living Room If you like changing the style of your home and following the trends, you’ve probably changed the look of your living room a thousand times. Sometimes it can be pretty expensive and leave you with an empty wallet, but there are lots of frugal ways to achieve a modern look. The living room…

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A Checklist for End-of-Summer Home Maintenance

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20 Aug

A Checklist for End-of-Summer Home Maintenance There are many rewards and freedoms that come with owning your own home. Of course, any homeowner realizes that it requires much more responsibility and effort than renting. Among your many responsibilities as a homeowner is taking charge of home maintenance and repairs. Nobody enjoys home repairs, and maintenance projects can be expensive and…

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Ten Simple Tips for DIY Safety at Home

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22 Jun

  There is no greater feeling in life than when you save a couple of bucks and also do amazing (and successful) DIY home project. That satisfaction is something that money can never buy. DIYing is not only a fun hobby that enables you to sharpen your skills with practice, but it is also an excellent way to add value…

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6 DIY Suggestions for Sprucing Up Your Home for Spring

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07 May

  The warmer, longer days of spring mean you can finally get out and enjoy time in the yard again. However, before you start playing with pets or planning BBQs, you’ll want to take care of some spring maintenance projects around your house. Keep reading for the six spots you need to take care of to keep your kids and…

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Finding The Right Professional For Your Home Project

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02 Apr

  You’ve just moved into your new house, and you love it. Except, soon, you notice puddles standing in the cracks of the driveway when it rains, or you tear your socks on nail heads jutting out of the floorboards, or you count all spider webs spun across the jungle of honeysuckle in your backyard. Updating the guest bathroom, replacing the…

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