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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How Much Does It Cost to Flip a House?

The process of flipping a house is highly popular right now, and somewhat of a spectator sport. You only have to turn on a TV home improvement channel to see the process. Investors purchase shabby or downright distressed properties with…
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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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Home Improvements to Make Before Fall

Home Improvements to Make Before Fall

With fall quickly approaching, homeowners around the U.S. are hustling to weatherproof their homes for the cooler temperatures. For many, this is the last chance to perform those nagging home improvements that have been in the back of their minds…
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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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Quartz Countertops: Are They Right for You?

Step aside granite — quartz is here to stay. Engineered quartz has dethroned granite as king of countertops and is the countertop of choice in 2017, according to a survey by the National Kitchen and Bath Association. It’s really no…
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Ear Protection: 5 Best Types for Home Improvement Projects

You know how important it is to protect your eyes when working on home improvement projects and to wear gloves for hand protection — but do you also protect your ears? You may think the drill or saw will only…
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Downspout Solutions For Your Home

Think downspouts and drainage on the outside of your home couldn’t possibly be all that important? Well, think again. Those downspouts work with your gutters to ensure your entire home is protected from water damage. Without downspouts, water from your…
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Tips to Help You Caulk Like a Pro

Removing old caulk and refreshing areas between the tile and your tub helps prevent leaks and mildew. Refreshing your bathroom and recaulking can take just a weekend afternoon — with few tips you can do it quickly, and it’ll look…
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Construction Contract – What You Need to Know When You Remodel

It’s finally your turn to oust the old kitchen appliances. You’ve drooled over the renovations in every episode of “Fixer Upper,” flipped through every Kitchen and Bath Special Edition magazine, and took notes. You know exactly what your new space…
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