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Posted on 06/26/2022
Home Maintenance for Every Season
Maintaining your home should be a priority, but it can be overwhelming to fit in all of those routine maintenance projects along with the rest of your commitments. Fortunately, it's very easy to come up with a maintenance schedule based on the seasons. If you follow this schedule, you will always stay on track with your preventative maintenance,...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Home remodeling on a budget: Expert tips
Home remodeling doesn’t have to break the bank. No matter what you’re trying to update in your home, there are ways to save money while still making a big impact. Whether you’re redecorating your dining room or demolishing walls to create more usable space, here are some basic tips for home remodeling on a budget: Clean your home...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Outdoor fireplaces: Brick fireplace considerations
Among the myriad options for illuminating and warming up your outdoor living space, the most cozy and luxurious are outdoor fireplaces. Brick, stone, concrete and other materials can be used to create stunning outdoor fire features in a wide range of design styles. For DIY-enthusiasts, the prospect of building an outdoor fireplace might be an attractive one. However,...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
Homeowners insurance basics: Additional living expenses
Every homeowners insurance policy includes additional living expenses coverage. If you’re temporarily displaced from your home because of damage, this coverage can help you pay for the additional everyday expenses until you’re able to move back in. But what exactly does additional living expense (ALE) coverage include? Here is a basic guide to help you learn more about...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
DIY living room decor: How to make a rope basket
If you're interested in ways to create unique and budget-friendly DIY living room decor, consider upcycling a plastic laundry basket. With some simple materials, you can turn a plain round basket into a rustic woven rope basket for storing blankets and other items in your living room. Here is a short guide to creating your own DIY rope...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
DIYs with wood: Transform scrap wood into unique decor
If you have leftover materials from previous DIY projects, you have a great opportunity to do some unique DIYs with wood. Scrap wood is a valuable resource when it comes to creating your own decor. Here are some ideas for fun and simple DIYs with wood: Rustic wood picture frames Transform scrap wooden planks into a rustic and...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
How Living Exteriors Can Help Homeowners Save
Many of us have heard of a living or green wall. They’re excellent choices for reducing bills, counterbalancing emissions from basic home living and adding a beautiful touch of nature to your home’s exterior. But what are some of their other perks? Are there other external living features that can be applied to a home to further reduce...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
How to budget for home expenses: The basics
As a new homeowner, one of the first important tasks to accomplish is making a budget for home expenses. The homebuying process had a budget, but now it’s time to think about taking care of your home and enjoying it to the fullest. To help you get started on making a household budget, here is a basic guide:...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
How to Decorate With a Neutral Color Palette
Neutral colors are always in style. However, if you have never decorated with a neutral color palette, you might wonder how to go about it. With so many colors that are so close to each other, how can you still create a dynamic and interesting aesthetic? Luckily, there is a lot more room for creativity when using neutrals...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
The Pros & Cons of Container Planting Your Victory Garden
For those who wish to plant a victory garden, container planting might be the best option. Many vegetables and other edible plants grow successfully in containers and may give you the flexibility you need. However, there are some disadvantages to consider, especially when deciding between container gardening or planting directly into the ground. Here we’ll go over some...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Ideas for decorating with vases
Vases are a popular decor item, but they tend to lose their luster after several years or just may not fit with your home decor anymore. But what if there was a new way to revive an old vase, either from your collection or found at your favorite local shop? Given their different shapes and sizes, seemingly outdated...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
Home Improvement Trends You Can DIY
Does your home need a refresh? If so, making some minor changes can have a significant impact. If you’re thinking about new ways to update your space, here are some ideas for modern home design projects you can DIY: Revamp With Limewash If you want something beyond just adding a fresh coat of paint, limewash might be a...
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