How to Get Cleaner Air in Your Home

Do you worry about the air quality in your home? You should! The EPA has reported that indoor air can be up to five times more polluted than outdoor air. Yuck! Here are just a few easy ways to get cleaner air in your home. With a few simple changes, you can have fresh air throughout your home. Get an Air Filter One way to get cleaner air in your home is to get an air filter. Air filters help remove pollutants from the air, including dust, pollen, and smoke.…

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Kitchen Islands Anchor All That’s Good in a Kitchen

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Kitchen Design Basics The kitchen has traditionally had three main design elements, the cabinets, work space and the appliances. The cabinets are used for storage, counters are used as preparation areas and the appliances for food preparation or various other handling like refrigeration, cooking, cutting, etc. Up until after World War II, in the United States all three were provided by stand alone pieces of furniture. In big English kitchens large work tables were magnets for families as well as useful counter space. After World War II, when there was…

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Bathroom Remodeling – You Can Do That

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Remodel the Bathroom After purchasing an investment home it became clear that we needed to remodel the bathroom. We wanted to change the layout which included relocating the plumbing and fixtures. We plan on living in this house until we sell it so we wanted to feel comfortable while conducting our daily personal hygiene plus remodeling the bathroom makes good financial sense for when we go to sell the property later. We plan on installing high-quality products in a bathroom which should provide a high return on our investment. After…

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Bay Windows Add Character And Space To A Home

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It was the perfect spot. Our California ranch style house had a large picture window in the front room. The window extended from a few inches above the floor to only a few inches below the cathedral ceiling. The walls and ceiling were redwood stained knotty pine and the floor was a matching hardwood. The window looked out over a flower bed, shrubs and the expanse of front lawn. It was the perfect window to be replaced with a bay window. The window was nearly square. It was 72 X…

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Reasons To Buy 12v Power Supply For Your Home

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Introduction: Are you finding some stable and secure power supplies to make your home appliances run smoothly? Well, the 12v power supply is all you need because this power supply is considered to be an all-rounder. It is used and applied in the military, medical, automobiles, automotive, electronics, and in many other fields of life. You must be thinking, why not any other power supply, and why should you use this 12v supply for your home appliances? Well, we have collected the following reasons that will help you choose a…

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Enhance Your Garden with Beautiful Edging

Garden Border Edging Adding edging around your garden or landscape is as important as the garden itself. The edging frames your garden much like a picture frame. A picture can be interesting and beautiful but it needs a frame to enhance its appearance, so it is with your garden. There are various types of garden edgings. Many people prefer to use something heavy and permanent, like a low brick wall, or rocks set together with mortar. However, not everyone is physically capable of creating such a structure. Bricks set freely…

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Using Rain Barrels to Survive Droughts

Unlimited Water versus Drought Zones If you’re a gardener that has an unlimited supply of water, consider yourself lucky. There are many of us who live in drought zones where the garden and lawn watering rules are very constrictive to the healthy growth of gardens and plants. Many people just give up when they find out how few gallons of water they are permitted to use, but some of us have just found ways to cope with less water. There are many ways to optimize ones garden to conserve water…

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Improve your Home by Building a Deck

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Building a Deck Learning about building decks and home improvement will help you increase the value of your home more in the long run than you may realize. Use this article to help to decide if a deck is for you and your home. Building a deck is not one of the harder home improvement tasks. You will want posts, ledgers, beams, joists, hammer, and a few other tools and resources to get going on building a deck to improve your home. You will also want ledgers, railing parts, concrete…

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Common Landscaping Tools For Every Landscaper

Do It Yourself Landscaper For the avid do-it-yourself landscaper, the right tools are important. After all, if one wishes to save money on the expenses associated with having a well cared for yard, it is best to make sure that he or she has all of the tools necessary to create an attractive landscape. By understanding some of the most common tools used for basic landscaping needs, you can ensure that you have everything you need to keep your lawn in the best possible shape, bringing delight and distinction to…

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5 Ways to Make Your Home Safer

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Whether you live in a high-end neighborhood or not, it’s always important to take measures to ensure the safety of your home. Even in the most upstanding neighborhoods, break-ins can happen. No one wants to come home to a ransacked house or have their belongings stolen, so take measures to ensure your home is as safe as possible. Here are five ways you can make your home safer: 1. Invest in a security system At the top of our list is a security system. This is one of the most…

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