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  • Brooke Sikula
    Simple Guide to Refinishing Your Hardwood Flooring
      Hardwood flooring is one of the most attractive features of any home, but a hardwood floor in need of refinishing is anything but beautiful. If your home has hardwood floors that are in need of attention, it is important o refinish them the right way.
      The first step to take when considering refinishing your hardwood floors is to assess the condition of the floor and to determine if you can do the job yourself or if you need help. In most cases, hardwood floors 。。。
    5Brooke Sikula V12 Years AgoBrooke Sikula
  • Tony Robinson
    Improving Homes to Save Cash and Earn Money
      What a heck of a title you think? It is true when you save cashby repairing or improving your home without paying high dollarsto the pros, you are earning money. Likewise, when you improveyour home or make repairs you are increasing the equity value ofyour home, which will payoff later.
      Many people scare of from home improvement or repairs, simplybecause they feel they cannot do the job, or else they willnever have enough money to finish the job.。。。
    6Tony Robinson V12 Years AgoTony Robinson
  • Rachael Cleipher
    No Competition For Siding
      There are many things to consider when you are looking to purchase a different home or to build a new home of your own. There are so many choices to make and so many good options for each of those choices. One choice, however, that shouldn't be a choice at all is whether to look for or build a house with siding.
      No matter what your wishes or preferences are for other choices about your new home, and regardless of your budget, you have no hesitation about going with siding for the outside of your home. If you are looking to。。。
    4Rachael Cleipher V12 Years AgoRachael Cleipher
  • Kathryn Weber
    Living Room Feng Shui
      How to Activate Your Entire House from the Living Room
      No other room in the house offers the feng shui potential that the living room does. This room is central to family life and to feng shui. When it comes to feng shui, no other room can compare to the living room. 。。。
    11Kathryn Weber V12 Years AgoKathryn Weber
  • SolarMan
    How to Select an Installer for Your Solar Panels
      With the new rollout of massive federal tax credits, state subsidiary programs and net metering, going solar makes sense. So, how do you pick an installer for your system?
      Install My System
      As with any major part of your home, installation of a solar platform should be done by a professional. Many of the tax credit and rebate programs require professional installation and failure to do so can lead to 。。。
    4SolarMan V12 Years AgoSolarMan
  • David Stone
    Preparing for Hurricane Season
      There are many things that you can do to prepare for a hurricane. Just because there isn't one heading your way, doesn't mean there is nothing you can do. Coastal areas along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico are at very high risk for being hit by a hurricane. There are two important reasons to make su。。。
    2David Stone V12 Years AgoDavid Stone
  • Caroline Smith
    Adding Sofa Slipcovers Is A Quick And Easy Way To Give Your Home A Makeover
      A simple yet effective way to improve the appearance of your home is to fit some new sofa slipcovers over your tired looking sofas. As well as sofa covers, all kinds of furniture covers for seats of all sizes and styles can be bought for an affordable price. Stretch slipcovers are designed to be really easy to fit, s。。。
    3Caroline Smith V12 Years AgoCaroline Smith
  • Julie Dana
    Decorating to Sell a House by Meeting Three Key Needs
      Specific marketing campaigns are no longer just for automobilesand designer clothes. Targeted marketing techniques are nowapplied to houses that are for sale. Decorating your house in aspecific manner to facilitate the selling of it is an importantaspect of selling and marketing your home; this type ofdecorating is cal。。。
    3Julie Dana V12 Years AgoJulie Dana
  • Fu Tung Cheng
    Why Concrete
      Why Concrete by Fu-Tung Cheng, author of bestselling ConcreteCountertops: Design, Forms, and Finishes for the New Kitchen andBath (Taunton, 2002) and Concrete at Home (Taunton, 2005)
      Concrete is an extraordinary material that is practical,expressive, and aesthetic all at once. From a primal andformless slurry, you can transform it into virtually any shapethat becomes a solid mass. The possibili。。。
    5Fu Tung Cheng V12 Years AgoFu Tung Cheng
  • Debbie Rodgers
    Metal Outdoor Furniture - Explained
      Mention metal patio furniture and you probably think of thelight, fly-away aluminium loungers of your youth or thathalf-ton cast iron table and chair set on your neighbour's lawn.
      But metal outdoor furniture has come a long way. Here's a quickprimer on the available types and their care.
      Construction Methods Metal is fashioned into furniture in one ofthree main ways: extrusion, casting, and welding.。。。
    10Debbie Rodgers V12 Years AgoDebbie Rodgers
  • Juan Jos茅
    Choosing A Fireplace
      The image of the snow gently falling, the air being crisp and a fire gently burning in a fireplace while the entire family sits nearby is lovely. Having a fireplace in your home adds a distinct coziness and also can increase the value of your property.
      A fireplace is highly desirable and many people choose homes based solely on the fact that the property comes complete with a fireplace. Others decide to add a fireplace into a room years after the initial construc。。。
    5Juan Jos茅 V12 Years AgoJuan Jos茅
  • Thad Pickering
    A Step By Step Guide On How to Sand Your Wood Floor
      One of the great things about wood floors is that they can be sanded down and refinished like new again. You could hire a professional to do this for you if you wish, but the truth is that there is nothing here that you couldn't do yourself. Sanding a wood floor just takes a little patience and following a certain。。。
    7Thad Pickering V12 Years AgoThad Pickering
  • Christine Bettridge
    Solar Power: Becoming America's Choice
      Solar power is the power extracted from the sun抯 energy, which is the sunlight. As the sun provides us sunlight for free, solar power itself too is a renewable, clean and environment friendly source of energy. With rising concerns about depleting fossil fuels and rise in air pollution, the use of solar power as an alte。。。
  • Larry Lentz
    What Are The Benefits of Radiant Heating: How Do They Compare With Other Heating Applications
      Some of the benefits of radiant heat
      Comfort: Let your bare feet soak up the warmth of soothing heat without the dust and noise associated with other heating sources. Enjoy evenly distributed heat throughout your home kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and basement.
      Custom Designed: Whether for supplemental floor warming, or total space heating, every system is custom designed to fit all rooms independent of their shape or size. These systems will heat under any surface includ。。。
    11Larry Lentz V12 Years AgoLarry Lentz
  • Trey Patrick
    Ex-Cop Reveals And Recommends Pepper Spray and Why
      If you are thinking about carrying pepper spray or you just want to know more about pepper spray... like does it really work? Do I really need it?
      Or you're just needing more information about pepper spray from someone who knows about the law to reveal to you the good, the bad and the ugly, then this will be one of the most important sites you'll vi。。。
    4Trey Patrick V12 Years AgoTrey Patrick
  • Brooke Sikula
    How to Tell if You Need a General Contractor
      Making major home improvements can be a great way to improve the value, and the looks, of your home, but it can be a daunting task, and involve no small commitment of time and money. Many homeowners are unsure whether to do the home improvements themselves or hire a general contractor. The answer to that common quest。。。
    5Brooke Sikula V12 Years AgoBrooke Sikula
  • Susan G Phillips
    Realign Your Budget - Purchase Your First Piece of Fine Art
      If you don't have at least one piece of fine art in your home, then you just have no idea what you are missing out on. Whether an original or reproduction piece, fine art adds warmth, beauty and interest to every room. So why is it that people tend to spend lavishly on furniture, carpets and accessories, but do no。。。
    4Susan G Phillips V12 Years AgoSusan G Phillips
  • James Crowley
    Adirondack Chairs: A Great Gift Idea
      Giving a gift to a friend, relative, or loved one is exciting; however, it can also be a difficult process. Finding the prefect gift to give often takes a lot of time and money. If you are in need of a gift for an individual who loves the outdoors then you should consider purchasing them an Adirondack chair.
      Adirondack chairs were first developed in New York state in the early 1900铆s. Adirondack chairs are most commonly used as outdoor furniture; however, an Adirondack chair can also be used inside. An Adirondack chair。。。
    6James Crowley V12 Years AgoJames Crowley
  • Stephanie Davies
    Cleaning Out The Cabinets in Your Kitchen
      Cleaning out and finding space in your kitchen cabinets can bea hard, trying experience. There seems to be so many items, andjust no where left to put them!
      There are several methods you can incorporate into your kitchento save shelf space, store items easier, and save time searchingfor the right thing. And there are also a few basic pointers Iwill give you along the w。。。
    5Stephanie Davies V12 Years AgoStephanie Davies
  • Martin Meaks
    Planning Permission Tips UK - Conservatories - Dispelling a Myth
      It's now well into the new year and the residential development scene has got off to a good start again. All this talk about 'slow down' certainly hasn't affected peoples desire to improve rather than move. Building Design Agents are often the first barometer within the building trade of any ups o。。。
    8Martin Meaks V12 Years AgoMartin Meaks