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How to Refinish Wooden Furniture

Ever had that one piece of furniture you’ve pretty much been in love with your entire life, but it simply isn’t doing all that well nowadays. Time creeps in on all things, so chances are you will need to give it a friendly hand so it will work well again in the future. Instead of letting it go and allowing it to fade into the shadows, you would do well to get it fixed and made to look great again. Get the following steps done one by one when you get things moving: Choose your work area and prepare the
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Decorate Your Outdoors with Stylish LED Lights and Strips

Lights do not wait for any occasion. Whether you want to decorate your house with lights in festivals or normally, LED is a new technology. LED stands for Light Emitting Diodes. They are best alternatives over traditional lighting. They consume less electricity and energy. These lighting accessories are available in numerous colors and shapes. These lighting solutions are not only used during holidays, they are versatile in decorating your home interior and exterior as well. They have many benefits over other conventional lights. The characteristics are less consumption of energy; they last longer than other lights and they are economical
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Curb Appeal: Some Common Errors

Pretty soon the ice and snow will melt, the temperature will perk back up, and homeowners will get into gear for a little spring maintenance—getting their property looking its absolute best. This is what we call curb appeal, and it’s a critical part of homeownership: Investing in the external appearance of your property ultimately enhances its value, and it also helps you to take more pride in your home! There are right ways and wrong ways to approach curb appeal, however. Sometimes what seems like a good and prudent way to improve your home’s appearance actually minimizes its luster or
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What to Know Before Knocking Down a Wall

Want to expand your home? To make your rooms bigger, or perhaps to add a new room altogether? The good news is that it can be done. The bad news is that it’s going to be a little messy! Your new space has got to come from somewhere, and to make that happen you’re going to need to knock out a wall or two to give your home some room to grow. If knocking down a wall sounds like an extreme measure, consider this: People do it all the time. We often work on remodeling projects that encompass wall demolition.
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Spring: The Best Season to Think About Roofing?

At Integrity Home Pro, we get a lot of questions about roofing. We get questions about roofing costs, about roofing warranties, about roofing materials—you name it! We also get a lot of questions about scheduling—and in particular, when the best time of year is to have a new roof installed. There is a certain component to this question that is just common sense. You can probably guess that we don’t do a lot of roofing work when it is bitterly cold and icy outside. We’re not scared of a little bad weather, but roofing in the heart of snowy sleeting
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Kitchen Remodeling: Don’t Forget the Little Touches

Kitchen remodeling can be big. It can be extreme. It can be dramatic! No two kitchen remodels are ever the same, of course, but we’ve seen projects that have encompassed wall demolitions and floor plan expansions; full paint jobs, new flooring, and new tile work; new windows, breakfast nook additions, and a whole bevy of sleek new appliances. Perhaps your kitchen remodel will encompass some of these things. Perhaps it will encompass all of them. Your kitchen remodel may well be the most major undertaking you ever experience as a homeowner. But whatever you do, don’t focus only on the
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The 5 Greatest Benefits of Window Treatments

Have you been thinking of getting new window shutters? Is it because you know that window treatments like, curtains, blinds, shades and shutters can do wonders for your home’s visual appeal, comfort and practicality? Here are some of the greatest benefits you can expect. Window treatments provide additional protection against the elements.   The sun’s heat doesn’t just make your home uncomfortable. Prolonged exposure to it can damage your furniture and decorations as well. If too much sunlight is a big problem where you live, window treatments could be the ideal solution. They help cut energy costs.   Did you know that
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How to Build Your Own Bunk Beds

Building a bunk bed is an excellent way of working a simple project into something useful in the long run. This is a great project that benefits you or your kids for many years to come. The following tips will point out how to get this done: Step one: Drawing a plan Whenever you focus on a building project, your first and most important step should be to come up with a detailed plan concerning what you need done. Making a sketch or blueprint for the design you want to have is the beginning, after you have it done you
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How to Remodel for Aging in Place

Are you familiar with the concept of aging in place? What it means, in a nutshell, is staying in your home as you get older, instead of going to live in a nursing home or assisted living community. This allows you to maintain your dignity and freedom, and it obviously brings with it some tremendous cost savings, as well! Even if you do end up needing nursing care at some point, an aging in place plan can help you remain on your own for longer than you might be able to otherwise. Of course, it does take a plan, and
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Adding a Room Above the Garage

Would you like to have some extra room in your home? Who wouldn’t! Doing so is certainly possible, and in fact people add rooms to their homes all the time. The real question is where. One way to add a room is to simply knock out a wall and add to the basic floor plan of your home. The problem with doing this is that the space you take for the room has to come from somewhere, which means taking a chunk out of your lawn. You may or may not have lawn space to spare, and for some homeowners
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