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Painting Basics
on August 14, 2017 at 5:46 pm / in Around The Home, Home & Garden Tips, Home Decorating Tips, Home Seller Tips, Home Selling Tips, Painting Tips, Tips & Helpful Advice

Painting Basics

Paint Primer  Whether you’re a DIY type of house painter or if you’re handing off the job, you still should know some paint basics. After all, even if you don’t lift a brush or roller, you’ll still want to know what’s in your paint, and how it’s stored. The biggest changes in paint go beyond the latest colors. Instead, many […]

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DIY: Cheer Up Your Room with a Terrarium
on January 22, 2016 at 9:30 pm / in Gardening Tips, Home & Garden Tips, Home Decorating Tips, Inside the Home, Tips & Helpful Advice

DIY: Cheer Up Your Room with a Terrarium

A bleak house indeed now that the Christmas tree and all other holiday lights and decorations have been put away. You can’t deny that winter is firmly entrenched, and not about to go away any time soon. But there’s no reason why you can’t create an eclectic indoor garden that keeps the bare look of winter at bay. Terrariums are […]

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Painting Advice & Tips
on October 5, 2013 at 11:00 pm / in Painting Tips

Painting Advice & Tips

Paint finishes Before you begin to paint, consider wall imperfections, frequency of traffic and other factors such as whether or not kids and pets are present. High-gloss paint offers greater durability and is very easy to clean. If the room is frequented often by kids or pets, gloss or semi-gloss is a good idea. If your home has older walls […]

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Garage Flooring Options
on September 28, 2013 at 12:45 am / in Garage Projects

Garage Flooring Options

You’ve spent a lot of time cleaning, organizing and getting your garage just right. But that old dirty concrete just keeps staring you right in the face. Luckily, there are many options for DIYers these days that can add the finishing touch to your garage. To figure out what option works best for you, start with these questions: 1. What […]

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Prepping Your Yard For A New Lawn
on September 26, 2013 at 1:16 am / in Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips

Prepping Your Yard For A New Lawn

Much like painting, the key to a successful new lawn is all in the prep. The initial steps are the same whether you’re prepping for sod or seed. 1. Till the soil Whether you have an existing lawn that has seen its final days or just an open dirt patch, to break up the soil and allow for your new […]

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Your New Lawn: Seed vs. Sod
on September 25, 2013 at 10:25 pm / in Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips

Your New Lawn: Seed vs. Sod

With the increase in vacant homes for sale over the past 5-7 years, more and more home buyers are having to remove large sections of dead grass and start over. One of the first questions all of us face is do we try spreading seed or pony up the extra $$ for the instant gratification of sod? The answer depends […]

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Simple & Easy Storage Tips
on September 25, 2013 at 9:32 pm / in Storage Ideas

Simple & Easy Storage Tips

One of the best parts about moving into a new home is that it gives you a fresh start. A chance to get rid of the typical clutter that builds up over time and begin the time in your new home relatively clutter free. It’s also the perfect opportunity to organize your storage space so that it gets used as […]

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Easy DIY Garage Storage
on September 25, 2013 at 9:13 pm / in Garage Projects, Storage Ideas

Easy DIY Garage Storage

These days, we all could use a little extra storage in our garages. Several years ago as a first time home buyer with limited tools and handyman know how, I needed to find a inexpensive way to organize my garage. I came across this great article from The Family Handyman and implemented many of these ideas in my own garage. […]

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Getting Started With Landscaping
on August 29, 2013 at 1:01 am / in Landscaping Tips

Getting Started With Landscaping

Designing and building the landscaping in your own yard can be a rewarding and exciting adventure. For most of us, the visions of relaxing in our own personal retreat or triumphantly entertaining family and friends is enough to make us get off the couch and pick up a shovel. However, it can also be a lot of work…work you wouldn’t […]

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