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Posted on 06/26/2022
What to Know About House Line Plans
When you look at the plans for your custom home, you might not understand what you’re seeing at first. These plans contain many symbols that can be hard to interpret without architectural knowledge. One of the most common types of symbols that appear on house plans are lines. You might notice several kinds of lines on your house...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Seniors: Best and most cost-effective upgrades for your home
Home changes happen throughout the years. Whether they're for improving quality of life or peace of mind, these upgrades and renovations often cost a significant amount of money. And for those with a fixed income, living on a pension or receiving retirement/social security, it can make a hefty dent in the wallet. Here are a few ways to...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
DIY Guide: Outdoor Storage Bench
No matter if it’s indoors or outdoors, any space can benefit from more storage. Some might shy away from adding more storage to a space because they’re afraid of creating clutter. For situations like this, the best thing you can do is find storage that also serves another function. For outdoor furniture, benches are an excellent option for...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
Rock garden ideas: How to create your own
As eco-friendly landscaping becomes the norm, many savvy homeowners are seeking rock garden ideas. A rock garden is loosely defined as a space where natural stone and other hardscape elements serve as the primary focus of a garden design. They’re a favorite in dry climates for conserving water while still showing off your outdoor space in a creative...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
Lawn care: Centipede grass nuances to remember
Centipede grass is possibly one of the easiest grasses to plant, maintain and fix if necessary. It’s particularly grown in southeast regions, but can be grown anywhere that temperatures are warm. However, it can have its nuances. Keep it hydrated Centipede grass may be a warm-season grass, capable of sustaining higher temperatures. However, this type of grass has...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
Home Loans: Home Improvement Project Funding Simplified
Building an addition onto your home provides you with more space, whether you need it for a living area or for storage. You can build additions onto the side or back of your home, or build up rather than out. No matter what kind of addition you’re thinking of building, it’s important to think about how to finance...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
Plumbing Safety Tips for DIY Construction
When you’re changing your home’s plumbing, such as rerouting pipes or adding pipes, you’ll need to make sure you do so safely. Working with plumbing comes with a risk of exposure to chemicals, mold, dust and sewage. Making mistakes while handling plumbing could also lead to a flood or water damage in your home. Before you get started...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Should You Add Edging to Your Garden Beds?
Garden edging is an important element of landscaping design that serves many purposes. There are a variety of different materials and techniques for edging, ranging from professional installation to DIY weekend projects. If you’re wondering whether to add garden edging to your outdoor spaces, here are some key benefits to consider: Defining and Separating Spaces The obvious visual...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
Budget-Friendly DIY Dog Bed Ideas to Try
A comfortable pet is a happy pet. But sometimes, pet furniture is not comfortable for your budget. Instead of overspending on a dog bed, consider the DIY approach. If you're interested in some clever ways to upcycle items into budget-friendly dog beds, here are some ideas to inspire you. Wine Barrel Bed Wine barrels are a favorite among...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
How to Make a Self-Watering Planter
If you’ve ever gone on vacation and worried about your houseplants not getting watered, a self-watering planter is a smart option. Unfortunately, many of these planters available to buy are expensive and hard to find. Luckily there are ways to make your own while recycling old items at the same time. Here are some tips for making your...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Ways to Always Get Your Perfect Bedroom
Bedrooms might seem like simple rooms to determine a layout for in your custom home. However, you can end up with bedrooms that don’t provide enough space or bedrooms with inconvenient layouts if you’re not careful. Keep the following tips in mind to make sure you have bedroom layouts that provide you and your family with comfort and...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
Tips for Choosing Interior Design Contractors
Changing your home or getting your new home set up can go much more smoothly when you hire interior design contractors. These contractors can help you decide on designing different areas of your home to achieve the style you want. When you’re hiring interior design contractors, it’s important to keep the following tips in mind. These tips help...
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