Do It Yourself Project


Our Kitchen Remodel – Part 2

Did I leave you in suspense after the last kitchen post?  Well, here it is.. part 2 of our kitchen remodel .  We left off with the new, smaller windows installed and the wall framed and insulated.     After our week long vacation,…

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How to Get the Best Flagstone Patio!

Patios are quite popular all over the world and there are many contractors that provide stunning patio design and installations to the customers. Most of us, when we think of concrete we imagine the lifeless, cold, gray, hard surfaces that make…

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Build a Mancave in Your Basement

A house may be home for everyone living in it but it always requires some room for the so called “mancave”. We all know that men crave for their own place in the house to keep their things. From recent studies, it has been shown that 40% of men have maintained their own mancaves inside […]

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Home Renovations That Will Increase a Property’s Value

Regardless of how long you plan to stay in your home, it is important to find ways to increase its value. Home improvement benefits you in ways that go beyond resale. Boosting a home’s value increases financing options, and gives you more collateral. We are taught from the time we are young that the great […]

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Make Your Home Electrical Safe for Babies

How to Make Your Home Electrical Safe for Babies

Your home must be designed in such a way that it gives a heavenly feeling to every visitor and guest. Specially if there are babies at home then you must take special care to make your homes perfectly electrical safe for those little angels. Go for the…

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Our Kitchen Remodel – Part 1

It was a cold week in April 2013 when Jeff and I took some vacation time to start our kitchen remodel.  We had received a nice tax refund and were planning to update the floor, put in a new island and get rid of one really big window that was causing…

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Sorting Your Shed

Bjarte Aarmo Lund via Compfight cc The shed is your base of operations for your back garden. It’s where you keep your tools, where you hide away the plants that aren’t quite ready for the great outdoors, and where you run to and hide when the weather suddenly takes a sharp turn for the worse. […]

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Simple Home Improvement Projects To Make Your Day

You say you’d love to pursue some home improvement projects, but you just can’t afford it? Things like new windows and updated kitchens can hit your wallet pretty hard. However, there are many small changes you can do yourself that can make a world of difference. This article provides  some do-it-yourself home improvement ideas and  suggestions you […]

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Essential Tools for Summer Yard Work

Homeowners spend a lot of time doing yard work in the summer and as a result, often require some of the best tools on the market for getting things done more efficiently. If you are a homeowner in search of some essential yard work tools, consider some of the following: Pruning. Power level, easy-reach pruners […]

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Keeping Your Clutter To A Minimum

No matter how hard you try to keep your house free of clutter, everyone struggles wit it now and then. Clutter is a part of life. It takes a lot of vigilance to keep on top of your possessions, especially in today’s consumerist society. If you have a large household, and especially if your household […]

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