DIY Corner: How To Install Wall Sconces for a Great New Lighting Look

Modern wall sconces are a great way to add accent lighting to almost any area of the home that would benefit from a little extra illumination. They are also, in many cases, almost works of art in their own right and can dramatically alter the overall aesthetic appeal of a room in may cases. Most … Continue Reading

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What to Keep in Mind When Kitchen Counter Top Shopping

When you are remodeling a kitchen the counter tops that you choose probably – together with the kitchen cabinets – have the biggest impact on the overall look and function of the space when the work is completed. Therefore it is very important that a lot of thought go into just which of the many … Continue Reading

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Feng Shui Decorating For a Smaller Living Space

Feng Shui has been around for thousands of years in the Far East but it is only over the past few decades that the rest of the world has really taken an interest. Applying its sometimes complicated principles to a large home can be challenging but If you are faced with the challenge of applying … Continue Reading

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Home Improvement and Your Pet’s Safety

A big home improvement or remodeling project can, and usually does disrupt life for everyone in the household for a while and that of course includes your pets. And while you can explain to even the youngest kids just why all the upheaval is necessary, your pets are just not going to understand. All they … Continue Reading

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Simple Ways to Prevent Mould Damage in Your Home in 2015

Homeowners have good reason to shudder when they are told ‘you’ve got mould’, as far from just being ugly and stinky (which it most certainly is) mould can also cause serious damage to both your home and your health. As most people are beginning to think about the home maintenance tasks they will need to … Continue Reading

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Easy Ways to Reduce Winter Window Condensation

Window condensation is irritating and ugly to look at (except to kids who like to trace pictures in it) but, as many homeowners already know, it can do its fair share of damage too, both in the short term and over a period of time. From perennially damp drapes and blinds to rotting window sills … Continue Reading

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Easy, Affordable Bathroom Makeover Ideas

Giving your bathroom a facelift and staying within a limited budget is not only possible, it is simple if you plan carefully, are willing to shop around and have some time to invest in doing the some of the work on your own. As a matter of fact, you can have the bathroom of your … Continue Reading

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When To Decorate with Brown and How to Not Overdo It

We’ve all seen them. Rooms that contain so many dark brown elements in too little space that they seem more like ominous caves than cozy retreats. There are though many ways you can use various shades of brown in your home décor that look stunning and really add to the space’s overall aesthetic appeal. The … Continue Reading

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Using Crown Molding, Coffered Ceilings and Chair Rails to Give a Boring Room Personality

  The one problem with the overall design of many modern new homes is that they are simply rather plain and somewhat lacking in character. If you are into stark modernism that may be great, but if not, you may be looking for ways to give a newer space a little bit of its own … Continue Reading

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Home Decor Tips – Choosing the Right Rug for Your Living Room

Hardwood and tile floors in the living room can be great. They are usually easier to maintain than carpet and at least a little more durable. What they are not however is very warm and sometimes just the right thing to soften the look a little as well as add a little warmth is a … Continue Reading

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