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  • 3 Ways to get More out of Your Basement this Year

    Clutter. Dark. Empty. Boring. Do these words describe your basement? If you have a basement that you aren’t using to its fullest potential, make this the year that you give it a makeover and start using it as additional living space. Before you start, make sure the basement is in great condition and doesn’t have any issues so you won’t have to deal with them down the road. ...

  • How to Paint and Make Over a Linoleum Floor

    Did you know it's possible to paint over that linoleum floor that doesn't fit with your kitchen or bathroom decor? If you have a linoleum floor that's looking a little worn or outdated, this can be an excellent makeover option. With just some primer, paint and a few other supplies, you can completely transform the way your floor looks. Remember, when you work with cleaning chemicals, primer and ...

  • Easy but Essential Holiday Home Safety Tips

    The holiday season is here, which means extra lights, decorations, warm fires and parties. Unfortunately, this time of year can also bring some new home hazards that are problematic because we aren't used to watching out for them all year long. But, there are some simple things you can do to make sure your home stays safe and merry and bright this month. Don't Use Frayed Cords Frayed or ...

  • How to Prevent Frozen Pipes this Winter

    When the temperatures drop your pipes are in danger of freezing. Frozen pipes, broken appliances, burst pipes and flooding can put a damper on holiday celebrations, so preventing freezing in the first place is the best way to make sure ...

  • 6 Tips for Making Entertaining in the Kitchen Easy

    The holidays are here and if you are entertaining friends or family, you're probably planning meals and holiday treats. The kitchen is where people gather to enjoy good food and company, but this room isn't always ideal for entertaining. Here are some easy tips for making it a little easier to host company in your kitchen. Clear the Clutter Start by clearing the clutter and doing a deep clean. ...

  • Ways to Make Your Bathroom Water-Efficient

    This is a guest post from National Builder Supply, which provides kitchen, bath, and lighting fixtures. Today’s homeowners are aware that there are water-efficient products on the market to reduce the amount of water they use in their daily lives. However, due to poor experiences with the prototypes of these products and bad installation jobs, many are weary of installing these products in their homes. Don’t worry! The plumbing has had almost 20 years to adjust to ...

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