Tips for Painting Accent Walls

So far, you’re tickled pink. You’ve found just the right decadent fluffy bath towels and a killer kiln-fired bamboo rug for the living area. The built-in bookshelves look oh-so-you with their sweet display of well-loved novels and travel souvenirs. The…
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Flooring Choices for Pet Owners

Flooring Choices for Pet Owners

You love your animals dearly and are happy to make compromises with your lifestyle to accommodate them. However, with all the available choices on the market today to bridge that gap between you-friendly and pet-friendly, if you do some homework,…
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Old Home Renovation: What You Should Know

You're completely in love with the historic pull and quirkiness. Exciting renovation schemes battle one another inside your humming brain even as you survey obvious wear and decay. It would be amazing to put your stamp of individuality on this…
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What Can I Do With a Non-Load Bearing Wall-

What Can I Do With a Non-Load Bearing Wall?

Many homeowners are now opting for an open floor plan, which has its benefits. But they're also missing out on the advantages of having non-load bearing walls. They have both functional and aesthetic applications, which you can get without ruining…
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Crawl Space Heater- Do You Need One-

Crawl Space Heater: Do You Need One?

Usually built from one to three feet off the ground, a crawl space isn't accessed frequently. But many savvy homeowners have found ways to make use of the space. A crawl space is an area many homeowners and renters use…
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Crawl Space Door Options for Your Home

Because you’re not a kid anymore, your current crawl space doorholds zero fantasy value for secretive club housing or creative little brother torment. It’s a significant area that can make or break the very integrity of your home and its…
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YWH Load-Bearing Wall

What Is a Load-Bearing Wall?

If you're watching HGTV, you may, like me, wonder what Chip and Joanna Gaines have against walls (just kidding, guys). But the open-floor concept that is very "in" right now requires distinguishing which walls are load-bearing and which aren't.  As…
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YWH Geothermal Heat 2017

Geothermal Heat Pros and Cons

We've come to the end of Your Wild Home's series on energy sources. If you're just jumping in, make sure to check out the articles on Coal, Oil, Gas, Solar, and Wind too! Let me know what you think of the series in the comments below!…
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YWH Wind Heat 2017

Wind-Powered Heat Pros and Cons

We're coming to the end of our energy series! So far, we've covered Coal, Oil, Gas, and Solar. Let me know what you think of this article & the series overall in the comments below! Despite governmental changes and lower natural gas prices, renewable energy…
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YWH Solar Heat 2017

Solar Heat Pros and Cons

Just jumping into our little energy series? Make sure to check out what I've covered so far on Coal, Oil, and Gas. Let me know what you think of the series so far by leaving a comment! Do you want to go green…
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