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Decorating and Design

Whether you have an existing piece of furniture or a great salvage store find, this trick can help you can instantly give it new life.  Choose a table, desk, or sideboard that has very classical styling and paint it a very unexpected color, like bright pink, turquoise, or deep purple.  You'll...

Electric

Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are a smart, energy efficient way to illuminate your home, but due to the small amount of mercury they contain, they require special handling to be disposed of properly.  To keep you and your family safe and green, the EPA recommends you follow these tips...

Primer

Great painting results depend a great deal on the primer you use -- even when you're applying spray paint to metal surfaces. Metal and wood are the top two substrates on which primers are used, rusty metal in particular.  And corrosion resistance is key.  With Krylon’s new Dual Paint and...

Recipes for Natural Cleaning Products

When your house calls for cleaning but your cleanser cabinet is bare, there’s no need to run out for more store-bought cleaning products. A search through your kitchen cupboards will turn up plenty of natural cleaning products to keep your house clean without damaging the environment.

Banana...
Storage and Organization

Building your own bookcase is a fairly easy process. Bookcases are a great way to display your personal library. Bookcases are also a terrific storage option. When building your own bookcase, just remember to keep the shelf length at 32 to 36 inches. For the best bookcase support and a clean...

Decorating

If you decide to do a little dumpster diving to save some cash -- you want to be careful about which vintage pieces you choose for your child’s room.  You don’t want to get anything with old, chipping and potentially lead-based paint.  You also want to make sure you stay away from furniture with...