Tag: Home Improvement

Posted on 06/16/2020
Which Voice-Controlled Devices Should You Consider?
Photo by Andrey Bryzgalov via Shutterstock We’ve learned to use voice controls in our cars for hands-free calling, but what about in our homes? Alexa, Google Assistant, Echo and Siri are for more than simply using your voice to switch on the lights or control the temperature. Here are more ways to control your home with the sound...
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Posted on 04/29/2020
Best Home Improvements for Top ROI
Photo by Sue Smith via Shutterstock Choosing what to upgrade or fix in, on or around your home can be a complicated process. Changes fall into two categories – things that increase or decrease value (or sale price) and things that increase or decrease salability (or how willing people are to pay full price for it). Before you...
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Posted on 12/11/2019
Getting Your Home Exterior Ready for Winter
Photo by Sandid via Pixabay Everyone loves pampering. Your home is no different. A little pre-snow cleanup gives your house that extra special attention it needs. Giving your home some special treatment will reward you with comfort, less clutter and a bright, clean environment. Autumn Clean Up During warm weather, dust, dirt, and sand sneak into corners and...
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Posted on 04/13/2019
Putting In A New Driveway? Try These Materials
That feeling of rest and happiness you feel when you pull up at the front of your house after a long stressful day is indescribable. Now you can rest, shower, unwind or do nothing. If you live in a detached single family home, chances are you would have your driveway and would solely be responsible for its upkeep....
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Posted on 04/03/2019
Budget-Minded Curb Appeal Projects - Door Deals
You have heard it said that the eyes are the window to the soul, for your home, the front door is the entrance to its heart. A quick and easy way to up your curb appeal without much expense is to highlight your front door. Here are some simple projects you can do even if you are not...
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Posted on 03/02/2019
Incorporating White into your Home Decor
No matter what color the rest of your house, utilizing a crisp white paint to trim, augment, or refresh areas of your home can add that shabby chic or authentic standout farmhouse vibe. White comes in dozens of shades with various reflective properties. Here are a few areas to use white and the correct white to get your...
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Posted on 02/07/2019
5 Tips to Freshen Your Room
Here are five tips for when that redecorating urge strikes but you haven't got the budget or time to do a lot. You likely could do all of these ideas for less than $50 and still give your room a new look. Fresh Flowers: You don't need a fifty dollar bouquet to make a room pretty, but any...
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Posted on 02/06/2019
Upgrade for Energy Efficiency
Low-cost energy upgrades Making a few efficient changes around your home can save you money with a small bit of time and money. Programmable thermostats are an inexpensive, money saving, option to lower your utility bills. You can also replace current light bulbs with LED light bulbs. Each LED light bulb may be a bit costly compared to...
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Posted on 07/25/2018
Making a Home Renovation Timeline and Budget
Home improvements are a vital part to keeping your home up-to-date with the times and also to ensure that it doesn’t lose value when it comes time to sell. To save money, many homeowners take the do-it-yourself route and use the tools at their disposal to upgrade their homes. Sites like YouTube have made it easier than ever to...
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