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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...

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...

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...

Molding and Wainscoting: How to Install and Add Decor to a Room

Trim a Room with Molding

Molding is a beautiful finishing touch for a room, adding depth and distinction. A range of profiles are available to tie into any style from Victorian to contemporary, and can be applied as crown molding, chair rails, detailed baseboards, and even as on-the-wall...

Bathtubs

If your floors squeak, your toilet leaks, or a mouse scampering across the floor has you shrieking, there’s no need to panic.  These are all “bite-size” do it yourself problems that with a few tips, you can easily handle on your own.  Here are eight easy do it yourself home repairs:

Squeaky...

Disaster Preparedness for Your Home

Florida had fires, Texas has floods, and hurricanes have hurried up our coast lines. Natural disasters have plagued man since the dawn of time and if you think you're safe - think again. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), every state in the country has been hit by...