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By Laura Hucke | Technical Writer
If you are looking for a way to get into gardening or if your home could use some sprucing up, window boxes could be the perfect solution for you. Because there is such a large selection of flowers for window boxes, they are a highly customizable addition to your home. By following...
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By Stephanie Singleton | Technical Writer
One of the easiest ways to elevate your home’s curb appeal is to extend its interior style to the front—it’s a blank canvas waiting for an injection of personality. Try some of the front door ideas below, which are simple enough to complete in a weekend but good enough to make...
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By Laura Hucke | Technical Writer
Beyond its ability to keep you warm and cozy in the winter, a fireplace can also function as a huge design element in your home. While many may associate fireplaces with brick and a more traditional type of home, there are a multitude of ways to modernize them, and...
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By Julia Clem | Technical Writer
A new baby can turn your life upside down in so many wonderful ways. As you prepare to bring home your new family member, don’t neglect preparations to make your home safer for your baby. Covering electrical outlets and removing stove knobs can wait until your little one...
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By Teija Johanson | Research Supervisor and Contributing Writer
Wall space provides great potential for personalizing your home. Many homeowners choose to showcase their individuality through paint color choices and artwork, but a great alternative is storage. Make your walls do double-duty by utilizing the space in stylish and functional...
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By Ashley Parker | Technical Writer
Knowing how to fix things around the house has a host of benefits. It can be more convenient than having to schedule something with a contractor, it’s sometimes cheaper, and it often comes with a healthy dose of pride. Most homeowners can easily take care of many...
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By Julia Clem | Technical Writer
With all the DIY and home improvement television shows, websites, and magazines available today, it’s easy to develop a slightly skewed idea of what is actually involved in most major home improvement projects. Kitchen and bathroom remodels are almost never finished in...
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By Alex Cheolas | Len the Plumber
Many homeowners often ask plumbing companies, “Who is responsible for the main water line if it breaks?” The answer is that you, as the homeowner, are typically responsible for the part of the pipe that spans from the curb of the street to your home...
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By Maggie Clendenin | Technical Writer
So, you’ve seen a few great home improvement projects around your neighborhood, and you’re thinking you’d like to start one of your own. After all, if your neighbors can do it, nothing could go wrong…right? Well, think again. Whether you’re looking to spruce up your home...
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By Ashley Parker | Technical Writer
When was the last time you were in your attic? Were you taking down holiday decorations? Perhaps it was the only good space to store an old item you’re still sentimental about. Whatever the reason, there are plenty of uses for an attic—it is a great source of often...
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