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Sealing Drafts: Energy Saving Tips

 Sealing drafts increases home comfort year-round, while decreasing the amount you spend to heat or cool your home. During the winter months, for example, if you feel a chill when you plop down in your favorite easy chair, those winds whistling through your house as cold air infiltration can...

Interior Remodeling

Let's face it, sometimes in our harried worlds, it's the little things we do for ourselves that count the most. Home improvement is no different and completing a simple project that does nothing but deliver a bit of luxury to a busy life can pay big emotional dividends.   Here are some of our...

Improvements for Small Kitchen Designs

Small kitchens can be a challenge, both to work in day-to-day and to work with when it comes to design decisions.

With a little thought and planning, however, you can make the most of your small kitchen space. Start by assessing the bones of your small kitchen, figuring out what can be moved...

Grout

The holidays are over and the New Year has begun. January is the time to get cracking on lots of little winter home improvement projects, avoiding big winter woes later on. Here's where to start.

WEEKEND #1: Put Away Holiday Decorations

The holidays are officially over, so January's...

Basements

Mold needs two things to survive and spread: moisture and food. Because it's susceptible to moisture, traditional paper-faced drywall is mold's favorite sandwich, with two outer faces of paper as the bread and the gypsum stuck in the middle as baloney. Gypsum is a mineral, and though mold cannot...

Choosing Colors and Patterns

Wall coverings can have the biggest impact in a room's décor scheme, both in terms of design and, if you're not careful, your wallet. Fortunately, affordable new technologies and turnkey products are making it easier than ever to achieve professional, predictable results on a do-it-yourself...