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3 Ways To Refresh Your Kitchen Cabinets Without Remodeling

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If you want to update the appearance of your kitchen, new cabinetry can help you achieve the desired effect. Unfortunately, investing in new cabinets can be quite costly, which is why kitchen refacing is such a great idea. If you are hoping to refresh the look of your kitchen without the expense of a full remodel, here are three simple tactics you can use in the future. 1. Paint your cabinets. Read More»

How To Keep Dust Under Control When You Have Dirt Roads On Your Farm

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If you live on a big farm and have dirt roads connecting your house to your barns and far edges of your property, you’ll need to maintain the roads or you’ll lose a lot to erosion and cause a lot of dust agitation. If the roads are heavily traveled by farm workers or during times of construction, the dust can be bad enough to coat your house or trigger allergies. The dust is an annoyance, and it is also a sign that your road is wearing away. Read More»

3 Simple Ways To Incorporate Passive Solar Design Into Your Home

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Passive solar design involves designing your home in such a way that the warmth of the sun heats your home during the cool months but is unable to reach the interior of your home during the warm months, keeping your home at a constant temperature year round. Many passive homes are designed with a modern style, but passive heating and cooling has been used for centuries and can be applied to any basic home design in the following three ways. Read More»

How To Repair Water Damaged Wooden Window Sills

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The window sill is the bottom edge of a window fixture. It often has a decorative beveled edge that sticks out. Because of this stylistic protrusion, the window sill can often get damaged. The paint along the leading edge can easily get scratched off. It often ends up being used as a table, as people set wet drinks on them. Even worse, large sills can serve as impromptu seats. The point is, window sills often need to get repairs and repainted. Read More»

Garbage Tips: 3 Simple & Natural Ways To Deodorize Your Trash Can

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You put your trash out for your garbage man or woman to haul it away, but sometimes a foul smell lingers. There are a few commercial deodorizers that may help remove the smell from your home, but they may have questionable ingredients. Do not fret; the following are 3 natural ways you can remove foul smells from your garbage can, and you probably already have the ingredients. 1. Smell-Removing Magic Peels Read More»

A Business Owner's Guide To Damage Caused By Graffiti Etching

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In business, the appearance of your store is one of the most crucial aspects of  your operation. This is why glass storefronts are such a popular fixture in businesses that are situated in an urban setting. The glass storefront allows for customers who are just passing by to get an inside view of what you have to offer, which is an effective way to market without doing much at all. Read More»

Need New Flooring? Consider The Benefits Of Vinyl

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When it comes to replacing the flooring in your home there will be a variety of options to pick from that range from hardwood to carpeting. One material you may want to consider is vinyl because of how it can imitate other materials at a fraction of the cost. Here are four reasons why you should consider using vinyl in your home. The Appearance Many homeowners love vinyl because it has such versatility when it comes to designs. Read More»

Reasons To Consider Installing An Engineered Hardwood Floor

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Hardwood floors are a beautiful addition to any house. When you start looking at your options, you may be surprised to learn there are so many choices between species of wood and types of planks. One decision you have to make is if you’ll choose solid wood or engineered floors. Engineered floors have some advantages you may want to consider. Here’s a look at some of them. Suitable For Basement Installation Read More»

Comparing Wood Decks And Stone Patios

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Wood decks and stone patios perform the same function and provide you with living space outside. However, since they are made out of different materials, wooden decks and stone patios provide very different sets of benefits. Understanding the differences between wooden decks and stone patios allows you to make an educated decision about which one would best meet your needs. Wooden Decks Wood decks provide a natural and rustic appearance to your backyard, and are more common than stone patios. Read More»