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Cheap Home Improvements: More Affordable Home Upgrades

In an uncertain housing market, dropping big bucks on complex home improvement projects isn’t always the way to go.  However, with a little DIY know-how and a conservative amount of cash, there is a lot you can do to enhance both the value and enjoyment of your home.

Here are seven cheap...

Paint Your Front Door to Match Your Landscape

One of the easiest ways to freshen up the look of your home is to change the paint color of your front door or entranceway.  Prep and painting can often be accomplished in just a couple of hours, less time than it takes to plant...

How to Paint Stucco

Many homeowners aren't aware that stucco can be painted just like other home exteriors, either for maintenance or simply to change the color.  But there's a lot to know about painting this surface. 

According to Debbie Zimmer, spokesperson for the Paint Quality Institute, every exterior...

Kitchen Cabinets and Islands

Even if you have a nice looking kitchen, consider painting kitchen cabinets that have a few minor scratches or marks on them.   Painting kitchen cabinets is a fairly easy project that can add life to cabinets that need a pick up in the appearance department, but that operate perfectly...

Great Spring Home Improvement Products from the 2010 National Hardware Show

Spring means a new home improvement to-do list for most homeowners, and a variety of great products for those projects are making their debut at this month’s National Hardware Show. Shop the following solutions as you make plans to refresh your home for a new season and greater long-term...

Tips on Painting Weathered Wood

When painting a home with a wood exterior, it’s not unusual to find areas that are worn and weathered.  In extreme cases, the entire house may be weather-beaten. 

Sometimes, a home is this way because it’s been years since the last paint job.  But even new construction – a recent addition,...