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29 Jul 2013

Changing your Color Scheme

Changing your Color Scheme
Another popular choice for remodeling your home during the spring time is making a change to those color schemes that you have incorporated within the previous months. Chances are that if it’s around winter time, you still have a lot of color schemes which are focused on the holidays; they are not at all transferable to the months of spring at all. Read More
Amy Wright
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26 Jul 2013

Preparing for Spring

Preparing for Spring
Although many people welcome spring because it means that warmer weather is about to appear, there are also those who welcome the seasonal change because it means that they can start to focus on remodeling their home again. Let’s be honest; there’s nothing fun about remodeling your home during the winter time because it’s generally too cold to focus on remodeling anything outside of your house. However, with ... Read More
Amy Wright
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22 Jul 2013

Refinishing Your Own Wood Floor

Refinishing Your Own Wood Floor
Wood floors tend to be one of the major selling points for older homes. However, the issue with investing in an older home is that generally the floors are very scratched up and are no longer in the pristine quality that they used to possess. The only alternative to this is to consider refinishing the wood floor on your own in order to transform it back to the previous quality. Read More
Amy Wright
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19 Jul 2013

Planning for Retirement Communities

Planning for Retirement Communities
Retirement is one of the key points of focus for any senior. It is one of the most important aspects to many because it signals the beginning of a new stage of their lives and a freedom from their numerous decades of hard work. For this reason, most people try to plan for their retirement early on within their lifetime so that they can ensure they have all of the money and anything else they may need in order to handle the cos... Read More
Amy Wright
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15 Jul 2013

Personalizing Your Wood Furniture

Personalizing Your Wood Furniture
If you have a lot of old furniture that you would like to revamp and give a new style, you may want to consider trying to refinish it and personalize it on your own. Instead of investing in new furniture which can cost hundreds to thousands of dollars for intricately painted details, you can easily replicate this style on your furniture by using a few different tools and techniques. Read More
Amy Wright
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12 Jul 2013

How to Make Quick and Easy Snowmen Displays

How to Make Quick and Easy Snowmen Displays
Another fun holiday project that you can participate in with your kids and family is making snowman displays for your household. This project is fun and can easily be created together, especially with adult supervision for older children. The snowman displays can be used inside or outside, though they are ideally appreciated more within your household. Read More
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08 Jul 2013

Tips For Painting a Linoleum Floor

Tips For Painting a Linoleum Floor
The decision to paint your kitchen floor can introduce a unique amount of character and variety into the room. Whether you are opting for an elegant style or something more personalized, when you have mastered how to paint kitchen floor boards and tiles, your imagination and creativity is the limit. The following tips will provide you with a basic overview and a few tricks to help transform your plain floor into a new and upda... Read More
Amy Wright
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05 Jul 2013

Painting Trim Easily and With Less Touch Ups

Painting Trim Easily and With Less Touch Ups
Although everyone loves the style and impression of painted trim, it can be very frustrating to recreate on your own if you are not a professional painter. Sometimes the most crucial issue when painting with this method is ensuring that all of your lines are painted evenly. It is generally easier to paint the sides of your trim first. Read More
Amy Wright
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01 Jul 2013

Painting Ceiling Trim Without Masking

Painting Ceiling Trim Without Masking
Whether you are new to painting or a seasoned professional, you have likely heard of the suggestion to use masking tape as a protective barrier on the wall when you are painting trim. The issue with the use of masking tape is that it does not always create the perfect results that are often promised -- more often than not, it causes problems. Typically, the paint leaks under the tape as a result of a poor seal or the paint dis... Read More
Amy Wright
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