Spring/Summer Home Improvement 2015

12 Stories • Available March 2015
Home Security Details

Home Security Details

Home is the place where we are supposed to be able to close the door on the outside world and shut out noise, commotion and worries. Home should be the place where we can feel safe. Too often,

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The Ants Go Marching

The Ants Go Marching

Ants may look cute in cartoons when they're snacking on food at a picnic in the park, but when those bugs are in your home, they're not so cute anymore. Though you don't want to spend all your

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No Ac, No Problem

No Ac, No Problem

Don't have an air conditioner in your home? You're not alone. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, one-third of all U.S. homes do not have central air conditioning. And in homes that do ha

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The Perks Of Permaculture

The Perks Of Permaculture

If you're looking to start a garden in the near future, why not create one that will require very little maintenance and resources, including time? It may sound too good to be true, but the expla

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Storage Solutions

Storage Solutions

If you have a small kitchen, you might be fighting the all-too-common problem of clutter: crowded countertops that leave little room for food prep and the dreaded avalanche of cooking pot lids an

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Head Space

Head Space

Buying furniture is an expensive endeavor, but living on a tight budget doesn't mean that you have to sacrifice your sense of style. It can be an opportunity to be creative. For those with sm

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Apartment Decorating

Apartment Decorating

Living in an apartment can really cramp your style. Lease agreements typically prevent tenants from doing anything to their space that is deemed damaging to the property. This can include repaint

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Green Home Building

Green Home Building

When watching HGTV or other home related television shows, the concept of green home building seems to be a common theme. The television personalities talk as if every home built today is 100 pe

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Replace Your Furnace Filter

Replace Your Furnace Filter

Are you seeing a preponderance of dust bunnies in your home? Is dog hair blowing across your hardwood floors and piling up in corners? Do you notice yourself sneezing more than usual while in you

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Wall Studs

Wall Studs

Finding a wall stud is often a necessary but frustrating task. If you plan to hang a heavy picture frame, a television mount or a shelf, then it is essential that you secure it to the wall with n

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Protecting Your Pipes

Protecting Your Pipes

Aside from building code mandates, there are several good reasons for insulating your plumbing pipes. Take a look at the benefits below, along with various types of insulation solutions. *Prev

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Installing Gable Vents

Installing Gable Vents

Maintaining your attic at an ambient temperature is crucial for keeping down your home energy costs. Installing gable vents in your attic can help significantly in keeping your attic cooler duri

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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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