Save More With These Home Improvement Tips

There are a range of economical home improvements that don’t take much effort but can go a long way. These ideas will add value to your home without breaking your bank account. Organize your task and get bids well in advance. Look up the best deals from contractors. Plan early and schedule them during slow seasons to get more competitive offers. The best times to schedule these projects: Roofing—cold or rainy months Indoor renovations—winter or during rainy months Heating—late summer, before fall Air conditioning—late winter or early spring Chimney cleaning— anytime except fall…

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How You Keep Your Home Says A Lot About You

Finding the right style when decorating your home is one of the hardest things. When it’s your home, everything hinges on what you like and what you are happy living with. Did you know that the way you organize and decorate it can actually reveal a surprising amount of information about who you are? Additional Seating When you have extra seating than you really need, it shows your engaging personality and great social skills. Entertaining guests is fun for you. You love to have friends or family visiting. This is likewise true in kitchen spaces where additional…

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Fireplace Decorating: Adding Instant Charm and Character To Your Hearth

Fireplace decorating is more than just what you put on your mantel. It’s the culmination of your personal style that pulls your look together. A natural focal point because of its size and usually centrally-located position, the fireplace is an important place to start when you consider your decor. Where do you start when decorating the fireplace? Start by surveying the fireplace itself. What do you see? Is your fireplace brick dark, ugly or just old, old, old? Worse, is it boring? Has it been painted by previous owners to…

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How To Make Your Home Mold-Resistant

Almost Every Home Gets Mold Molds are microscopic organisms that can grow virtually anywhere. Many of us may not know about the dangers of mold in our homes. Some can be harmless and have little effect on health, but few can have very serious effects. Even if the mold and fungus is not visible, spores are released into the air that can have negative effects on your health. Molds that grow inside a home can cause or aggravate illnesses including asthma, allergies and chronic sinusitis. It may not be possible to entirely mold-proof your home, but you…

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