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Three Ways To Make Sure The Marble You're Eyeing Will Be Able To Withstand Bathroom Water

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As long as you take a good survey of all the marble grades and varieties out there, it's perfectly possible to get tiles and slabs that are both suitable for your bathroom's style and relatively cheap. But since not all marble is the same and not all cuts into marble rock create the same kinds of tiles and slabs, it's important to always keep water resistance problems in mind. Use these three ways to ensure the marble you're eyeing will be able to withstand bathroom water.

3 June 2016

Creating Your Own Eye-Catching Rain Chain To Divert Water From Your Gutter System

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If you are looking for a trendy alternative to a plastic or aluminum downspout to redirect water from your gutter to an area away from your foundation, you may want to consider using a rain chain to dress up the area. This is a great way to collect water as it drips from your gutter, allowing it to trickle down in style so it does not accumulate in an area where it will cause harm to your home.

12 May 2016

Creating A Globe Light American Flag For Your Backyard

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Are you looking for a cool way to show your patriotism this Independence Day? Create your own American flag globe lighting fixture. This will require a little patience and some creativity, but it's worth it. Changing The Bulb Colors To create your American flag, you're going to need 13 strands of lights, the correct color bulbs (red, white, and blue), and a little creativity. All the strands should be of equal length for this to work.

17 April 2016

The 411 On Solid Surface Countertops

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From washing windows and mowing the lawn to replacing worn carpet, it is easy to see the challenges of owning a home. Many updates are not only necessary to protect your home's appeal and value, but also to improve the function of certain rooms. Considering your kitchen is an important room, ensuring it is functional is smart for your home's value and family's needs. Of course, updating your kitchen may require the installation of new countertops, but choosing the best material for your needs may seem overwhelming.

14 March 2016

4 Interior Design Tips For Your Living Room

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Interior design is an incredibly important part of making your house feel like a home. The living room in particular is a place where friends and family will congregate and it's important that the room has a welcoming and lively feel.  Decisions can often become overwhelming during the process of interior design, however, there are some basic steps you can take to make the living room stand out and make the space an enjoyable one to be in.

22 December 2015

4 Tips For A Safer Home

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Each time you lock up your home, you want to now it is as safe as possible. There are a few things you should do around your home to make sure you are creating as secure of a space as possible. There are four pieces of advice below to help you protect your home from criminals. 1: Don't be predictable If a criminal decided to watch your house for a few days, you don't want them to learn anything about your lifestyle that may make it easier for them to break in.

27 November 2015

Interior Shutters: How A Simple Design Feature Can Be Functional

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Window coverings are always a challenge in any home. There are numerous considerations to be made when deciding how, or even if, a window should be covered. Shutters are a solution many people ignore because they may think it will prevent access to the window, be overly formal or not be available to fit an unusually shaped or over-sized window. This is all untrue, as shutters make accessing the window as easy as any other treatment, can be either casual or formal and custom-ordered models can be made to fit nicely in any window.

4 November 2015

Three Tools To Prevent Crushed Boxes When You're Filling Your Storage Unit To Capacity

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If you're diligent and careful when you're stuffing each individual box and household appliance into your self storage unit, it's often surprising how much the unit can hold. However, if you want to guard against some of your boxes getting crushed as a result of toppling box piles, putting things in slowly and carefully isn't always enough. To prevent crushed boxes when you're filling your storage unit to capacity, utilize these three tools.

14 October 2015

4 Tips For Creating Your Own Prayer Garden

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Creating a space of your own in the garden for prayer, meditation, or quiet reflection doesn't have to require lots of time, work, or money. The following tips can help you create a plan to make this one of the most used and peaceful areas of your outdoor landscaping. Tip #1: Create a Quiet Space A corner of the yard that is separated from entertaining areas is best suited for your prayer garden.

21 September 2015

The Homeowner's Guide To Carpet Care And Maintenance

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When it comes to maintaining the value and comfort of your home, you would do well to focus on the cleanliness and brilliance of your carpets. By learning some of the best ways to make the most of your carpet care, you'll be in an excellent position to have carpets that look great and last for years. If this is what you need, take advantage of the information presented below and use it in your home, so that your carpets serve you well.

20 August 2015