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Technician servicing heating boiler When to Call an HVAC Technician
The DIY impulse is hard to kill. It’s leftover from the Paleolithic era, when your nearest neighbor might be 5,400 stride-lengths away, and if you needed to fleece your mastodon flock, you were on your own. Be better than a caveman. Call an HVAC technician when… You celebrate the new year Your HVAC system deserves the “spa treatment” once every Continue Reading
recessed lighting 5 Tips to Get Your Recessed Lighting Right
When it comes to lighting your home, it’s important to consider a layered lighting approach to highlight each room’s best features, improve functionality, and create an inviting atmosphere. Choosing the right mix of lighting can really bring your home to life. And with so many choices, recessed lighting is one you don’t want to forget. Keep on reading for tips on Continue Reading
Photo by Garrison Hulling Interior Design. Kitchen Backsplashes We Love
Looking to give your kitchen a facelift? An easy and affordable way to take that kitchen from drab to fab is to update your backsplash. You can add a pop of color or some texture and streamline your look without breaking the bank. Here are some of our favorite ways to make a statement with a backsplash! Glass Backsplashes Glass Continue Reading
Small, moderm bathroom Bathroom Tile to Get Excited About
When color theory breaks down, when fashion trends reverse, when everyone else knows, just knows, the only right way to decorate your bathroom, only one question stands tall: “How do you want to feel inside your bathroom?” Answer that question. Then ask, “How can I use bathroom tile to generate that feeling?” Or, better yet, just take a look at the Continue Reading
image01 Organizational Products We Love From Ex.t
Organizing your home doesn’t have to mean boring plastic totes and drab old filing cabinets. In fact, keeping your house in order can be a perfect opportunity to add a touch of taste to your decor. You’ll never have to sacrifice style for functionality with these five home organization essentials from Ex.t. Finferli Inspired by nature, the Finferli coat hook Continue Reading
Image from Miniature Rhino 5 Places to Add Industrial Pipe in Your Home for a Rustic Look
The rustic look has become very popular, and it’s not hard to see why. It creates the perfect blend of modern uniqueness and old-fashioned quaintness that results in a welcoming and relaxing environment. A key component to pulling off this style? Industrial pipe. We’ve compiled a list of ideas for each room of your house to show you how you can Continue Reading
BBQ grill on deck DIY Backyard Grilling Area
So you’ve become an expert on what it takes to build a deck and you’re ready to take your outdoor space to the next level in time for the season of backyard barbecues by creating a DIY backyard grilling area. While your award-winning spice rub and beautifully marbled steaks will get you far, give guests something to remember—and increase your home’s value—with a killer backyard Continue Reading
solar_panel_installation 10 Things to Consider Before Going Solar
You’ve seen the advertisements declaring how easy and inexpensive solar panel technology is, and you’ve read the articles citing their growing use and long-term benefits. And now you’ve made the decision to do your part in saving the planet by installing solar panels in your own home. The next step is finding a trusted company for the installation. When making major Continue Reading
Photo by DanaH How to Create a Stunning Entryway
More often than not, your home’s entryway is the place that sends you off to tackle your day and welcomes you when you return. As such, it deserves a little extra attention. Here are a few helpful tips for creating a gorgeous entryway that whispers a soft and friendly “welcome home” as your family walks through the door. Paint a feature Continue Reading
siding-81 How to Paint Your Garage Door
Like it or not, your garage door directly influences the visual style of your home. After all, the surface area of the average garage door comprises nearly a third of a home’s face. Luckily, you can do something about it by repainting over the bland, stock finish—or worn, decrepit finish if it’s quite old. Do it right, and the door Continue Reading



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