Maintenance of stairs

What's the Secret to a Great Paint Job?Care of the staircase in a private house begins with the installation, therefore, it is better to install the ladder after finishing works. This is explained by the fact that most tree species are afraid of moisture, which is present in the finishing materials.Continue reading

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What’s the Secret to a Great Paint Job?

What's the Secret to a Great Paint Job?If you want to change the look of a room in your house, a fresh coat of paint can make a big difference. And because paint is affordable and applying it doesn’t seem that hard, plenty of homeowners decide to tackle this task on their own. While it’s great to have a DIY spirit, a lot of homeowners are disappointed by the outcome of their painting. Even though they had a clear picture in their mind of what the walls were supposed to look like, the end result doesn’t look anything like they expected. Continue reading

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The Right Landscape Edging Can Make Your Yard Look Great

The Right Landscape Edging Can Make Your Yard Look GreatAdding landscape edging to your yard can give it a whole new look. Not only can the right type of edging add a lot of visual appeal to your yard, but it also has other uses like reducing the amount of mowing that needs to be done, as well as helping to prevent grass and weeds from spreading into unwanted areas.

If you’re interested in landscape edging but aren’t exactly sure how to go about making this addition, let’s start by looking at the most popular options that are available: Continue reading

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Aging in Place Upgrades Let Seniors Safely Stay in Their Homes

Aging in Place Upgrades Let Seniors Safely Stay in Their HomesMany seniors want to remain in their current home instead of moving into a nursing home or assisted care facility. And while it’s easy to understand why that desire is so common among seniors, it’s almost just as common for the family members of seniors to be worried about safety. Since issues like falls are very serious concerns as people get older, it makes sense why plenty of family members worry about seniors’ ability to balance independence and safety. Continue reading

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The Power of Under Cabinet Lighting

The Power of Under Cabinet LightingThere are many situations where a full kitchen remodel makes sense. While this type of project is a significant investment, a quality remodel can add quite a bit of value to a home. So using a remodel to address a kitchen that’s completely out of date or isn’t functional enough can be a very wise improvement. That being said, remodeling isn’t the only option that’s available for changing a kitchen. Whether it’s because they don’t want to make a ton of changes or just don’t have the budget available, plenty of homeowners are interested in other solutions for making a change to this space. Continue reading

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What Does It Take to Build a Backyard Fire Pit?

What Does It Take to Build a Backyard Fire Pit?If you’re looking for a way to make your backyard an even more enjoyable area to relax or spend time with friends and family, a fire pit may be the perfect option. Although plenty of homeowners assume that this is a space they’ll only be able to use during the colder months of the year, it’s actually just as nice to have a little fire going on a summer night as it is to be around one during the fall or winter. Continue reading

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What Should You Do If Your Shower Drain Gets Clogged?

What Should You Do If Your Shower Drain Gets Clogged?Most showers get used a lot. As a result, it’s fairly common for their drains to get clogged. The two most common culprits behind clogs are soap scum and hair. If a drain gets really clogged, it can take as long as thirty minutes for the shower to fully clear of water! Since that creates a very unpleasant experience, the good news is it’s fairly easy to fix most clogs. However, people often make one or more mistakes during this process. The first is using liquid clog remover. Although that may seem like the solution, not only does it often fail to clear the clog, but it can actually cause damage to pipes. Continue reading

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Spring Home Maintenance: Now That Spring is Here, Find Out How to Allergy-Proof Your House

Now That Spring is Here, Find Out How to Allergy-Proof Your House

Now That Spring is Here, Find Out How to Allergy-Proof Your House

Although it’s simply not possible to get rid of every single allergen in your home, the good news is there are multiple steps you can take to drastically reduce the amount that are present. By completing the tasks we’re about to cover, you should be able to keep the allergy issues you and your family members experience to a minimum.

Create Clean Air

The first simple but effective way to combat pollen, dust mites and mold spores is by replacing your existing air filters with HEPA ones. Continue reading

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Refinishing a Bathtub: What Does This Task Require?

Refinishing a Bathtub: What Does This Task Require?

Refinishing a Bathtub: What Does This Task Require?

Whether your bathtub looks worn out or you simply want to give it a new look, the best way to significantly improve the appearance of this bathroom component is by refinishing it. In order to complete this task, there are four main steps you need to complete. Here are the details of each of those steps:

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Home Improvement Tips: How to Make Your Outdoor Furniture Look New Again

Outdoor Patio

Now that summer is almost here, you may be in the process of sprucing up all the outdoor space around your home. If you’ve noticed that you have pieces of outdoor furniture that look like they’ve been through a lot, you’ll be happy to know that it’s surprisingly easy to restore them to their former look. We’re going to cover how to clean several different types of outdoor furniture, including colored plastic, white plastic, canvas chair backs or seats, as well as outdoor cushions. Continue reading

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Top 5 Spring Home Maintenance Tasks You Need to Get Done

Top 5 Spring Home Maintenance Tasks You Need to Get Done

If you’re like many people across the US, the winter you experienced this year was especially harsh. So now that spring is here and the weather is finally showing signs of warming up, you’re probably quite happy to say goodbye to the harsh cold until next year. Because this was such a hard winter, if you look around the exterior of your home, you may notice that things are in less than ideal shape.

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