Spring/Summer Home Improvement 2013

12 Stories • Available March 2013
Shelve It Chic

Shelve It Chic

An easy and inexpensive way to transform a room is to install new and stylish shelving features. You don't need to build a bookcase that extends the entire length of a wall. That kind of big, heavy

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Tidy Children's Rooms

Tidy Children's Rooms

Kids' rooms are often a chaos of clothing, colors and craft items. Parents strive to keep some sense of order in their little ones' rooms, often experiencing aggravation when youngsters don't fol

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Shower Spruce-ups

Shower Spruce-ups

Your shower is your oasis. It may be where you begin your day, waking up with the scents of your shampoo and body cleanser, but it's also where you go after a tough workout or a day of grueling yar

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No Walls Needed

No Walls Needed

You've seen it on HGTV home remodels: the transformation of a basic backyard into a jaw-dropping outdoor room with an arched-roof pergola housing a flame-flickering fire pit table, fabulous c

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Benefits Of A Hot Tub

Benefits Of A Hot Tub

What better way to relieve the stress of a long, hard day than soaking in a hot tub? Whether in your bathroom or on your deck, little can beat the warmth and relaxing benefits of a hot tub. It simp

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Choosing The Appropriate Fence To Install

Choosing The Appropriate Fence To Install

So you're thinking about installing a fence in your backyard. There are a number of fence types to choose from today. When choosing a fence to install, you need to consider what the main reas

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Interior Shutters

Interior Shutters

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Seal Your Own Driveway

Seal Your Own Driveway

Sealing your driveway is an important part in maintaining an asphalt driveway and extending the life of it. Sealing prevents water from working its way into surface cracks and underneath the

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Fire Pits

Fire Pits

There were many things that Erin Lang Norris and her husband were looking forward to when they moved out of an apartment and into their own house in south central Wisconsin. Top on that list was ha

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Sprucing Up The Fireplace

Sprucing Up The Fireplace

Dear Pat: I was at a recent home show, and I saw a beautiful concrete fireplace surround. Is this something I could install on a new fireplace I am having added to my living room, and is it good? -

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Advice From Angie's List

Advice From Angie's List

Having a contract that clearly spells out the details of the job is crucial for both the homeowner and contractor doing the work for any major home improvement project. "It's protection for both t

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Bathroom Redux

Bathroom Redux

Nothing embodies a sense of luxury more than nicely appointed bathrooms and powder rooms. This is one of the best improvements that can be done to any home, townhouse or condominium, as it adds bot

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Spring Summer Home Improvement Info 1

Spring Summer Home Improvement Info 1

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Spring Summer Home Improvement Info 2

Spring Summer Home Improvement Info 2

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Spring Summer Home Improvement Info 3

Spring Summer Home Improvement Info 3

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