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DIY Garage Door Repairs: Identifying Springs

We all know that buying a new garage door is a major investment, so if your garage door breaks down, you’ll probably want to avoid the money that would come with completely replacing it. Garage doors and even garage door maintenance can be expensive. However if you decide to do some maintenance yourself you are […] Read more

DIY Lock Changing Options for Home and Businesses

You may thing that completely changing the locks in your home or business will usually require professional help and, of course, money. A professional locksmith does have all the tools needed no matter what sort of frame or door you are dealing with, as well as the years of training and expertise to ensure the […] Read more

Exterior House Painting: Types of Paint and Stains

Painting the outside of a home can be a big complicated job so while any do it yourselfer can do it themselves, you might not want to. If you are short on time and have a lot on your plate you may want to save yourself the stress and hire a professional painter. If you […] Read more

The Characteristics to Look for in a Good Locksmith

A locksmith is no less than a necessity today, and if you’ve got a house and a car, you’re probably going to need a locksmith. Getting a good locksmith, however, is the tricky part. There are a few scams here and there but you shouldn’t have too much trouble in getting the right locksmith. The […] Read more

Urban Classic Home Decor Ideas

Urban classic home decor is a classic combination of traditional furniture mixed with sophisticated details and striking accessories. This style of home decor creates a comfortable and live-able environment, while still appearing upscale and… Permalink to ‘Urban Classic Home Decor Ideas’ Read more

How To Antique Furniture

Everyone knows I’m a sucker for all things antique and vintage-especially things with a story. This antique wardrobe that I found at Brownstone Treasures was the first piece I purchased when I left my cramped space in Manhattan for an upgraded Brooklyn… Permalink to ‘How To Antique Furniture’ Read more

New Technology to Better Protect our Homes

From time to time there comes a new technological discovery that truly amazes us. And the field of home security and home automation has been in the center stage for many cool devices that not only make a home security system less expense, but also give us better and simpler protection. Long gone are the […] Read more

10 Great Ways to Faux Paint Wood

Although our lodge-style house is thick with wood decor, both inside and out, we do have 3 metal exterior doors and some “off-white” textured aluminum garage doors that aren’t quite “right”. Yes, they look more or less like “painted” wood, and the colors don’t “clash”, but I’ve Read more

How to Find Rare Collectibles in Antique Fairs

There is nothing more charming than a day spent antiquing at an antique fair. Whether you are looking to buy antique furniture or antique chandeliers, you can find them in most antique fairs. Not only are antiques beautiful and nostalgic, there are many that are also rare and worth a lot of money. To buy […] Read more

Decorate Kids Room On a Thrift Store Budget

My new project is my son’s room. I love decorating but usually it’s all in my head (lol). It’s so exciting to see the images in my head become reality. I decided to visit my local thrift store for some cheap items I can re-purpose. The items were so… Permalink to ‘Decorate Kids Room On […] Read more