2016

  • Ways To Keep Your Clothes Dryer Working Properly

    When the weather is sunny and warm, many people prefer to hang their clothes out to avoid using a clothes dryer. However, when winter arrives, using a clothes dryer is often the only option for drying clothes. This means that some clothes dryers may be used several days a week. With proper maintenance, a clothes dryer can last for many years. These are some ways to keep your clothes dryer working properly.
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  • Putting Carpet In Your Kid's Bedroom? Consider These 3 Tips

    When selecting carpeting for your kid's bedroom, you will want to put some more thought into it than usual. While carpeting provides a lot of warmth and comfort that makes it a great choice for a bedroom, kids are known to be very hard on carpeting. These tips will help ensure you picked the right kind of carpeting for their bedroom. Consider The Fiber Type The biggest factor that determines how durable carpeting will be is the fiber type used to construct it.
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  • Attractive Ideas For Light Control In The Family Room

    Dressing your windows isn't as simple as hanging some curtains. While this adds beauty to your d├ęcor, it may not be enough to actually control the light. You can layer drapes, but this gives a formal effect that may not suit a casual family room. Utilize blinds or shades to control how much sunlight enters your family space. Wooden Blinds Aluminum and vinyl are two common materials for window blinds. However, if your budget allows, consider wooden blinds.
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  • Relaxed Solutions For Your Busy Life: Decor That Doubles As Furniture And Appliances

    Tired of having to clean the furniture or have it professionally cleaned? Tired of having to scrub stains out of your couch, sofa, or loveseat? Maybe you are just plain tired of having to do so much and having it all seem so futile? You would not be the only one. Many stay-at-home spouses report being frustrated about the constant cleaning tasks they have to do and then having to repeat them and fork over money to do it all over again a month or two later.
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  • Two Tips To Help Keep Rodents Out Of Your Home

    If you're like many people, the thought of sharing your living space with a rodent is not a pleasant one.  The mental image of a mouse or rat running across your living room floor may be enough to give you the willies.  That's why it's important for you to do everything you can to keep rodents at bay.  Use this information to learn about two tips that can help keep your house rodent-free.
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  • 4 Tips To Help Prevent Pipes Bursting In The Winter At Your Vacation Home

    Owning a vacation home on a lake can provide wonderful summer memories, but when winter approaches, a lot of people close up their lake house since it is too cold to enjoy. If you have recently purchased a lake house in an area where it is very cold in the winter, it is important to take several steps to prevent your pipes from freezing and bursting during the winter months when no one is using the residence.
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  • 4 Summer Time Maintenance Tasks That Can Make Your Home Look New Again

    Summer means that there is a lot of maintenance that it may be time to get around to. You may want to do improvements that help save energy, but you can also do a lot of things that can improvement your home and give it a new look. Some of the things that you can do can be as simple as pressure washing and staining and sealing exterior wood features. Here are some of the improvements that you may want to consider to make your home look new again:
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  • Tips For Creating A Backyard Retreat

    The yard in the back of your house is typically the most land available for your outdoor living. As such, you want to maximize its use. There are so many activities, from leisure to sports to entertaining, that you want to enjoy outside. Transform your backyard into a retreat to facilitate your outdoor lifestyle. Brainstorm Outdoor Activities The first step to designing your backyard for outdoor living is to determine which outdoor activities are most important to you.
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  • The Best Drapes For A Baby's Room

    Decorating a baby's room is one of the most fun experiences you have in making your home unique. When choosing drapes for your little one, you want to make sure you choose styles that are both effective in blocking out the sun's rays and safe for your baby to be around. Here are tips to choosing the best drapes for your baby's room. Sun and noise protection Blackout drapes are very effective in blocking out the sun's rays and help to protect your baby from harsh sunlight while they are napping.
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  • How To Build Your Own Fire Pit For Your Backyard

    There's nothing better than a cool summer night, sitting by a campfire to keep warm and surrounded by your closest family and friends. You've probably done this at one time or another, but have you done this at your own home? Do you even have a fire pit? You can have your own fire pit, built all by yourself, to enjoy with your family and friends. See below for instructions to build your own fire pit.
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