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How Your Outdoor Lighting Affects The Number Of Insects Present In Your Yard

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If you notice there are several insects in your yard during warmer months, they most likely congregate around light sources when the sun goes down. Since lighting is attractive to bugs, using the right type on the exterior of your home can be helpful in keeping these intruders away from your doors, making it less likely they will slip inside when one opens. Here are some tips to use when deciding what type of lighting to use on your home to keep bugs at bay.

26 April 2016

Cozy Tips For A Family-Friendly Farmhouse Kitchen

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A country or farmhouse kitchen should feel warm and welcoming. Kitchens in farmhouses are the hub of the family, a space for gathering over daily tasks. The style is rustic – your aim is for a touch of down-home comfort with enough modern style to make it useful. A country kitchen should be unpretentious but able to accommodate cooking large meals and entertaining the family. Design your kitchen with the cozy details of country style.

26 April 2016

How To Keep Your Patio Furniture Looking Like New

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It's nice to have patio furniture to relax in on a warm summer day with your family. The cost of patio furniture can be expensive though, so the last thing you want to do is buy new furniture each year because you didn't maintain your existing furniture properly. It doesn't take a lot to maintain patio furniture, but it should be done. See below for helpful tips on how to keep your patio furniture looking like new.

26 April 2016

3 Reasons To Put Hardwood Floors In Your Home

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Hardwood floors are very popular, and this is for good reasoning. There are many homeowners who choose to install hardwood in their home and are pleased with the results. If you are thinking about installing hardwood you might be wondering what the advantages are. Here are some reasons that wood is superior. 1. Wood Is Good For The Air Quality In Your Home One reason to install wood is because it is the best for your home and the health of everyone in the home.

20 February 2016

Preparing For Spring And Summer: Home Repair Ideas For You

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When you are sitting at home in the cold of winter, it is very likely that all you can think about is the upcoming spring and summer warmth. While imagining and dreaming about the day that you can wear t-shirts and shorts outside comfortably can help get you through the darkest days of winter, it is not particularly productive. Instead, you may want to begin to think about preparing for the home repair and maintenance tasks you may need to complete when the weather begins to warm.

25 January 2016

Investing In Hardwood Floors: Things To Know

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Are you ready to give the carpeted rooms in your house a new look? It may be time for you to remove the carpet and get hardwood floors installed, as you will enjoy multiple benefits that make the investment worthy. Find out in this article what you should know about hardwood floors so you can decide if they are right for your house or not. Why Are Hardwood Floors a Good Investment?

29 December 2015

Changes To Make When Remodeling Your Bathroom

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If you are remodeling your bathrooms, you want to do all you can to make it as comfortable and convenient as possible. A bathroom should have plenty of space for you to take care of your hygiene needs, good lighting, and extra accommodations to help you feel comfortable. The information here will help you choose additions for your bathroom that will help create the space you are looking for. Consider installing his and hers sinks

3 December 2015

Selling Your First Home? 3 Tips To Not Only Survive, But To Win

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Selling a home is often a tricky and stressful project, but when it's your first starter home, it can be overwhelming. Your lack of experience in how to sell a home is combined with a smaller home that can easily get lost in a market full of larger, fancier properties with savvy sellers. But you can do it successfully. Here are 3 inexpensive tips to get your starter house sold in a jiffy.

12 November 2015

How To Create An Elegant Living Room

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Are you redecorating you living room or are you starting from scratch? Perhaps it has stood empty for quite some time and you are now having the fun of decorating it for the first time. No matter the scenario, if you have chosen to create an elegant mood in your living room, here are some ideas that may inspire you to design something unique and beautiful. Start With The Floors - Do you want something quiet and peaceful, or are you going for something bold and dramatic?

16 October 2015

Window Replacement Safety Tips For Your Home

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If you are replacing windows in your home, there are a few things that you can do to make sure the process goes well. Keeping your home, family, and workers safe needs to be a priority. Here are four safety precautions you should take while windows are being replaced. 1. Keep Kids and Pets Away Window replacement specialists will be using different types of materials that can be hazardous for your kids and pets.

17 September 2015