How to Install Subway Tile Backsplash

How to Install Subway Tile Backsplash

It seems like every home improvement show on television features subway tile in the kitchen. If you've dreamed of a subway tile backsplash, but you're more of a do-it-yourselfer, installing subway tile isn't as tricky as you might think. All…
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Home DIY Pallet Ideas

As you start furnishing your own home, you've probably come to the same conclusion — furniture is expensive! You can't even buy a futon at Walmart for less than $100, and let's be honest, no wants a futon after college.…
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How to Make Steep Stairs Safer

Having a multi-story home is amazing. You've got tons of storage space, plenty of room to host if you've got guests over and a façade that's to die for. Unfortunately, if you have steep stairs, you may find yourself actually…
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Ways to Prevent Falls in the Kitchen

There are certain areas in the home where people are more prone to falls — bathrooms and kitchens top the list, of course, because of the combination of hard floors and water. Those who are home alone, including small children…
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How to Prevent Summer HVAC Breakdowns

Can you imagine living without air conditioning in the summer? For some, that’s the reality, whether they need to cut costs or have experienced a summer HVAC breakdown. In fact, some people choose not to have air conditioning at all.…
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Kitchen Storage Ideas for the Messy Home

Kitchen Storage Ideas for the Messy Home

It doesn’t matter if your kitchen is large or small. You no doubt have a lot of stuff that needs to be stored. From pots and pans, appliances and utensils to spices and food, your kitchen has a lot going…
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Caulking Tips for a Watertight Seal

Caulk is a basic necessity for any homeowner. It’s one of those household essentials, like duct tape or scissors. As one of those just-in-case DIY supplies, caulk is handy for a variety of projects and repairs. The last time caulk…
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How to Paint Your Interior Trim

Ever since you were small, the end of winter marked certain things — time to dig out flip-flops, trim split ends and dust off your bike to prepare it for the open road. Now that you have your own pad,…
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Should I Finance My HVAC Unit_

Should I Finance My HVAC Unit?

When your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system needs to be replaced, it’s probably not giving you heat or cool air — or it has quit completely. Still, whether or not to purchase a new HVAC unit is usually…
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How to Create a Terrarium

If you’re a lover of the environment, it’s not as difficult as you might think to bring a little slice of nature into your home. Even the smallest apartment has room for a miniature garden, and the idea is actually…
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