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The Top 5 Surprising Facts About Carpet

Myths might make you hesitant to install carpeting within your home. These five surprising facts should clear up any misconceptions you may have.

Plumbing and Saving Money

You may not realize that there are even ways to save when it comes to your home's plumbing. Many new homeowners realize the cost that it takes to keep a home running with all of the utility bills and expenses that come with home ownership.

Choosing Patio Furniture

When you are thinking about choosing furniture for your patio, there are many different options to consider. It may seem overwhelming as there are so many different types and styles. But if you consider what will fit your lifestyle, climate and family, the choice will be narrowed down significantly.

Central Air Conditioner Prices and Sizing Information

Residential air conditioners are made in spectrum of sizes and begin at about 1.5 ton, or 18,000 Btuh capacity. The largest are usually 5.0 ton, 60,000 Btuh capacity models. Having a unit that is too

How To Design A Room Around A Fireplace

Every room in your house should have a main focal point, or at least a point that the eyes are automatically drawn too when you come through the door. If you aren't sure if your main living room has a focal point or not, go out and shut the door. Then come back in and see where your eyes are dr

Keeping Your Bathroom Clean

The bathroom can be one of the most dreaded areas of the house to keep clean. Many an argument between house-dwellers have erupted over bathroom cleaning duties. Such conflict is unnecessary, however. Simply adhere to the following advice and you will be well on your way to having a neat and tidy ba

Energy Efficient Windows - Repair Or Replace

Today we replace the stuff of our lives, more often than we repair. Sometimes we replace just because we want something new. Instead of looking for ways to reuse, recycle or reinvent, we throw out the old item, and purchase a 'new and improved' model.

Joinery Experts Make Troublesome Staircases a Thing of the Past

If you live in an old house or one with a certain amount of character, you may well have a staircase that seems to have a life of its own. Creaks, cracks and wobbles are common in staircases throughout the country, yet when did you ever actually have a serious think about doing something about them?

Homemade Solar Panel:

Today, it is easier than ever to build your own Solar Panel, with all the kits and methods available, your own homemade solar panel can be an effective way to produce your own power and save on future

Construction Mailer Ideas

The frame of a house can provide inspiration for your construction mailer.construction image by Sandra Henderson from Fotolia.comIf you run a construction company, you know it's hard to stand out in the crowd. Marketing and advertising are your key to being noticed and chosen above all...

Gas Grill Maintenance - Maintaining the Performance of Your High-End Gas Grill

If you have recently purchased or are thinking about purchasing a high-end gas grill you will want to know some things about simple maintenance for your outdoor appliance. You must remember that just because you spend a lot of money for it doesn't mean you don't have to clean it. Of course

Generator Getting Information

Can you imagine living with out electrical energy? But there may possibly arise scenarios when there is usually severe shortage in energy supply. In a circumstance like this, where you must live witho

Firepits Gain Popularity

One of the most popular home upgrades today is the addition of a backyard fireplace. There's something special about sitting around the glow of a fire that makes people feel good. That's one reason many people go camping, for the simple joy of sitting by a crackling campfire, but an increa

Firewood Storage Safety Tips For Your House

Almost every one understands the problems that could arise from storing flammable fuels and liquids around your home or in your garage. Most people don't realize the problems that firewood storage creates if stored incorrectly on your property.