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Recognising You Are a Hoarder and How To Change

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 Julie Lord (June 21, 2016)  Are all your storage cupboards full, kitchen cabinets and shelves all bursting at the seams. Have you forgotten what you stored in your garage or loft because you just can't get in there anymore because it's so full? These are clear indications that you are a hoarder! It's obviously fine to keep things in your home that have sentimental value or that serve a useful purpose (even if not . (Home Improvement)

Check Out These Great Green Technology Tips!

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 Carrie Westengate (February 14, 2016)  Using the sun, water or wind to create energy helps the environment, as well as the cost of energy in your home. This article will provide some great advice for anyone who is interested in using green energy in their home. If you own or run a business out of your home, you are aware of the energy needs of a business. Consider using solar panels as a money save and as a consumer .. (Home Improvement)

Creating a Healthy Home with Hofatex

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 Katherine Jackman (April 16, 2015)  We’re always looking for ways to get healthier and live better lifestyles, and this manifests itself in various different ways. It might be something more personal to you, like a change of diet or shaking up the way that you exercise. It might be something more general like trying to walk into work more often or taking part in a carpool, but have you ever considered that your own .. (Home Improvement)

Why Granite is a Favorite

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 Bruce Markey (November 22, 2014)  Granite countertops are a favorite for many home owners. Whether the owner purchases their home with the granite countertops already installed or are added during a renovation this feature is sure to be an appreciated upgrade. There are a number of factors which should be considered: 1) Value Granite countertops can be expensive. The price, plus installation can cost anywhere from $50 .. (Home Improvement)

What a Marble Warehouse Can Offer You

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 Bruce Markey (August 28, 2014)  Marble is a natural stone that is becoming increasingly more popular in homes, both for interior and exterior design. Its high quality, combined with its aesthetics, will give any home a hint of sophistication. It is available in a plethora of styles and colors, which is why it is suitable for any home. Whether it is used for fireplaces, countertops, or bathrooms, a marble warehouse can . (Home Improvement)

Decorating Your Home On A Frugal Budget

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 Maribel Nuto (May 09, 2014)  Everyone dreams of buying their dream home and to reach this dream, a lot of people would have to save money for many years. Chances are, budget is extremely tight after closing the sale. You might even have exhausted your entire budget (and then some). It will be a challenge decorating your home in this situation. Fortunately, there are ways to decorate your home on a frugal budget. .. (Home Improvement)

Great improvements you can make around the house

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 John James (February 22, 2013)  If someone tells you that they are 100% happy with the state of their home, there is a good chance that they are lying. We would all like to make our house into a more enjoyable place to live, with a better environment and a more welcoming atmosphere. Many people struggle to determine how they can transform their home, so below are some tips for making your house a better place. .. (Home Improvement)

Lower your heating bill, starting today!

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 John James (February 22, 2013)  In today’s economic climate we are all seeking to cut costs and lower our expenditure, yet this can be difficult without guidance of how to do so effectively. One of the most effective ways to reduce your overheads is to lower your energy consumption, with heating often one of the main culprits for wasted energy. With this in mind I have listed some of my key tips for reducing the . (Home Improvement)

7 questions I've learned to ask contractors before hiring for a home build

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 Cj Mackey (January 31, 2013)  Choosing a contractor can be a difficult and nerve-wracking decision. I've had the opportunity to work with contractors to build my family's dream home and to later add an addition to our home. We learned some tough lessons during the home build, and later had a very successful experience with the addition. Aside from the basics like getting multiple bids and asking for references, my .. (Home Improvement)

Atlanta lawn services-Three Questions You have to Request Prior to getting

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 Michaell Waugh (January 31, 2013)  Atlanta has got the correct climate for a number of grasses. Numerous Atlanta lawns have Bermuda lawn, or fescue lawn. These several types of grass ought to be taken good care of diversely. Prior to getting a Atlanta lawn services make certain you ask for these Three questions. The first question you need to ask is about what kind of Atlanta lawn mower would you make use of? The main .. (Home Improvement)

Contractor vs. DIY: Tips that helped me during my home build

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 Cj Mackey (January 30, 2013)  My father built my childhood home when I was a kid and I was lucky enough to learn from him during the process. Not only am I now comfortable with a mitre saw and a pneumatic nail gun, I actually enjoy home improvement projects. I can't bring myself to pay for work that I know I can do myself, but when my husband and I were building our dream home, even I recognized there are some .. (Home Improvement)

Piazza Terrace and Patio Roof Systems

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 Mathew Poulson (January 30, 2013)  The Piazza Terrace and Patio roof systems are an aluminum terrace cover designed for all purposes. Its unobtrusive nature allows it to play a key role in any setting whether it is used in a home, school, driveway, pub, restaurant or any other public space. It is an excellent garden component that can provide ideal shading & shelter for all domestic as well as office premises. It can . (Home Improvement)

Cleaner Water From the Tap

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 Deanie Canales (January 24, 2013)  Clean and pure water from the tap all depends upon the quality of the water coming into the home. Some municipalities invest greatly into their water purification systems; others are still reliant on older technology to purify the water. Since water represents almost 86% of your body’s makeup, water is life. We need water for drinking, cooking, bathing, washing things, and for .. (Home Improvement)

Keeping Your Hot Water Heater Running During the Winter

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 George Manty (January 15, 2013)  Nothing can be more frustrating than getting up on a cold and wintery day only to realize that the hot water isn't working and that, unfortunately, you are in for one very, very cold shower. Fortunately there are a few tips that you can follow to maintain your hot water heater during the cold months and throughout the rest of the year, helping to ensure that your hot water doesn't fail .. (Home Improvement)

A Strategic Approach To Home Improvements

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 Keith Barrett (January 08, 2013)  Have you been thinking about making improvements to your home? A number of trends mean that you will not be alone in having such thoughts. Indeed, the urge to make property improvements has been a feature of the past few decades. This trend can be explained by the fact that there has been a significant rise in the levels of home ownership. Once we take ownership of a property, it's .. (Home Improvement)

Are Home Improvements Worth The Money?

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 Keith Barrett (January 04, 2013)  There are numerous television shows that appear to be dedicated to the concept of investing money in property. The theory, as presented by many, seems to be that property offers some sort of easy way to make money. This is something that certainly starts to raise a number of questions. The first is whether it is realistic to expect that property prices will always rise over time. In a .. (Home Improvement)

Hydro Jetting and your Drainage Line

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 George Manty (January 04, 2013)  Anyone who has owned a home or a business for a period of time is familiar with the occasional plumbing problem. In fact, many home and business owners may even feel they know a bit too much about their plumbing, having encountered specific problems again and again, especially clogs. Fortunately there is a new technique out there that not everyone is familiar with, and which can help .. (Home Improvement)

What to Do After a Flood

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 George Manty (December 03, 2012)  While certain areas of the country can seem more prone to floods, the truth is that floods in a home or business can really happen anytime, anywhere. Flooding in a structure, after all, doesn't always stem exclusively from natural disasters— burst pipes, for one, can do quite a number on any structure. So what do you do after you've experienced flooding? The following are some .. (Home Improvement)

How to Save Money on Your House’s Plumbing

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 George Manty (December 03, 2012)  Nothing can seem to rack up your home's maintenance costs quicker sometimes than plumbing repair. One incident can throw a monthly budget off, creating both short-term and long-term financial dilemmas for individuals and families. The good news is that there are steps you can take to prevent against a steep plumbing bill and keep your home maintenance costs down now and in the future. .. (Home Improvement)

Remodeling - Your add a level project

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 David Pangione (November 22, 2012)  If you own a cape cod or ranch home and are interested in expanding for your growing family then you have a few options available that can dramatically increase your living space with an add a level. As a Bergen County Contractor serving Northern New jersey, we have built hundreds of add a levels. Adding a top floor, commonly referred to as an add a level or raised level, can increase .. (Home Improvement)

Loft conversations yield 25% return on your property

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 Jason Smith (October 11, 2012)  Are you in need of more space in your home or are you needing a bigger home? Then why not consider converting your loft space in create that additional space and make your home bigger. The loft is often the simplest and least disruptive space to convert. Converting your loft space is a cost effective and less stressful alternative to moving home. Recently with the economic downturn and .. (Home Improvement)

Getting Back on Your Feet After a Fire

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 George Manty (October 03, 2012)  A fire can be the most traumatizing experience for a person, family, or business to go through. In a matter of moments, a lifetime’s worth of belongings and memories can be destroyed, not to mention the pervasive damage that can take place to a home or business itself. After such an overwhelming event, many can find it difficult to get back on their feet. The following are a few .. (Home Improvement)

The Dangers of Putting Off Plumbing Repairs

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 George Manty (October 01, 2012)  Plumbing issues in a home or business often start out small. Many of us might encounter them, cross our fingers, and hope that they don’t escalate. In all reality, however, they do and will escalate into larger problems that can significantly impact a home or business. While the most adventurous fan of DIY (do-it-yourself) might endeavor to undertake plumbing repairs, in .. (Home Improvement)

Recovering From Water Damage To Your Home

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 Kevin Germain (September 04, 2012)  Water damage is one of the most disconcerting disasters to have to deal with and repair. Most often water damage is the result of some other disaster. Handling the aftermath of a flood, fire, tornado or hurricane leaves homeowners dealing with damage to a home’s interior, not to mention the foundation and structure itself. Repairs to your home are costly and all consuming of your .. (Home Improvement)

Recovering From Storm Damage To Your Home

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 Kevin Germain (September 04, 2012)  Who doesn’t enjoy a good storm? One of the best feelings is a raging rain, thunder booming, lightning illuminating the sky all while the family is snuggled together enjoying some candlelight and a game of Scrabble. The calm that is supposed to come after the storm does not always come. Sometimes after the storm real work comes along in the form of storm restorations and storm .. (Home Improvement)

Five Things You Need to Know About Water Damage

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 George Manty (August 23, 2012)  You’ve seen the signs - a soft spot in the wall here, a strange splotch of color there. Signs of water damage can pop up at any time in your home and they’re not something you want to ignore. Water damage can lead to foundation damage and subsidence, but can also pose a health concern to the people in your home, too. Water damage can be serious business, oftentimes. With .. (Home Improvement)

Sound Advice For Making Home Improvements Successfully

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 Oey Piu Hian (August 01, 2012)  Home improvement projects are a wonderful way to make the most out of your home. Things will go smoothly if you know what you're doing. This way, you can ensure your satisfaction and money's worth from your home improvement efforts, with the great advice in this article! Think about the amount your home's value will increase before doing a home improvement project. The best home .. (Home Improvement)

Video Line Inspection— Finding the Source of Your Plumbing Problem

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 George Manty (June 27, 2012)  Solving a plumbing problem can be intimidating for the very fact that a plumbing system is so vast and intricate, and that the majority of its elements are actually hidden from view. Fortunately, a professional plumber can employ the latest technology to actually get inside your plumbing system and see the true source of the problem. Video Line Inspection, which is also known as In-Line . (Home Improvement)

Why Buy a Sebo Vacuum Cleaner?

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 Jr Anne (May 24, 2012)  The first thing that comes to mind when one thinks about top quality vacuums is certainly a product that is easy to use and has lots of dirt sucking power. The product must work for extensive periods of time without any hassles. Stop searching as this thought has been converted into reality by the brand Sebo which is a pioneer in vacuum cleaner products. It provides the best vacuum .. (Home Improvement)

Home Entertainment Centers - Tips For Doing Your Own Home Improvements

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 Oey Piu Hian (May 17, 2012)  If you have never heard about the concept of feng shui, proponents focus on creating positive energy in a room by the correct arrangement of the furniture. Many people believe that fortune can enter a household when the doorway is kept clear. Continue reading this article to gain some home improvement tips. When you are improving your home and it has to do with the water lines, ensure .. (Home Improvement)

Four surprising Changes that Will Make Your Backyard Stupendous

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 George Manty (April 01, 2012)  Heat waves are already hitting the East Coast and hints of warm weather are popping up everywhere. Soon enough, the kids will be out of school and hemming and hawing around the house for those hot summer months. Now’s the time to start planning new and exciting ways to make your summer months enjoyable for the entire family. How about a facelift for the backyard? Here are 5 .. (Home Improvement)

Professional Movers Baltimore | moving company baltimore

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 Wayne Parnell (March 29, 2012)  Professional movers are proven in relation to packing and moving. Professional movers and freight movers made people everywhere highly influenced by their services. Not really once do people visualize doing the donkey work themselves. They'd rather hire professional movers, freight movers or commercial movers to do the job and see how cleanly are things carried out. For those who are .. (Home Improvement)

Garage Doors in San Jose Protect and Beautify the Home

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 Quinn Barker (March 27, 2012)  Replacing garage doors in San Jose is not only important for making the exterior look great, but also for protecting your home and family from intruders. Garage doors in San Jose are one of the most important features of a home’s exterior, yet many people neglect updating their current one. They are either too busy or keep saying that they will get around to it one day. It is .. (Home Improvement)

Things That You Didn't Know About Door Canopy Designs

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 Brad Roberts (March 19, 2012)  What exactly are Awnings used for? Awnings are often used to keep the weather off your front door area. Snow and ice do not get a very good chance to build up with the awning in place. It is also a great way to get out of the rain when you're trying to get your front door open. When you put awning on your windows it offers shade against the glare of the sun and additionally cools the .. (Home Improvement)

Steel Carports are Versatile and Convenient

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 Quinn Barker (March 18, 2012)  Many people are biased against steel carports. They believe that they aren’t well made, or that they are a temporary solution for storing their vehicle. This doesn’t have to be the case, however. Metal carports come in many sizes and their versatility and durability allow homeowners to find viable solutions to their storage problems. Quality carports are made of 12 or 14 .. (Home Improvement)

A Better Fences For Your Security Purposes

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 Brad Roberts (March 17, 2012)  In the current economic climate, it is often tempting to put usefulness before beauty and order to meet a good budget, so many people are tempted to save several pennies by deciding on the cheapest materials for fencing needs. However, a horse fence could be functional, budget friendly and still great looking. Many reasons exist for you will probably find yourself in the market for a .. (Home Improvement)

Best Vertical Siding in USA

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 Renu Nayal (March 12, 2012)  Sidings are the outdoor elements that happen to be used to defend your house via natural disasters in addition to unconditional weathers. The usage of sidings is mostly within countries such as UK and USA etc. Protecting your house will certainly indirectly guard your family. You should know or gain appropriate information while using installation process of siding. Know its gains, .. (Home Improvement)

Your Kids Will Love There Unique Bedding

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 Brad Roberts (March 07, 2012)  Perhaps you have wandered through linen stores looking for the perfect blanket or set of sheets, really not liking any that you see? Perhaps you just aren't looking in the right place. For now there are truly unique bedding products available on the market that you simply don't find offered of your typical store. In the current digital age, you can now easily purchase monogrammed .. (Home Improvement)

Release Yourself From Bug Problem, Call A Bed Bugs Exterminator Now

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 Brad Roberts (March 06, 2012)  Have you noticed bedbugs at your residence or do you wake up each morning with bites and do not know where they're originating from? If that's the case, you may have a bedbug infestation. These small, brownish, oval bugs feed on the blood of humans or pets. They've got a flat body no bigger than an apple seed until they feed. Once they feed, their bodies swell up and turn a reddish .. (Home Improvement)

Hiring a Brighton & Hove Carpenter

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 Tom Ward (February 28, 2012)  There are many people who are currently looking around their home and are thinking that they are going to have to move property if they are going to have their dream home, as they do not feel satisfied with their previous home. There are, however, many alternatives that are not quite so drastic and will even save you a vast amount of money as well. If you were to hire a carpenter and .. (Home Improvement)

Top 5 signs you may need a water softener

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 George Manty (February 19, 2012)  Many of us use water filters these days, or are at least familiar with the reasons why we may need a water filter to get toxins out of the water we consume. When it comes to water softeners, on the other hand, many of us are in the dark. The truth is that nearly 80% of homes in the United States are serviced by hard water, which can cause damage to belongings, fixtures, and even your .. (Home Improvement)

What To Do About Your Plumbing Problem.

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 Brad Roberts (February 15, 2012)  Clogged toilets and leaky faucets certainly are a real headache for just about any homeowner. Ignoring the problem is only going to worsen it, and when the toilets overflow and the basement floods you will have a very unsanitary condition to deal with. Letting things go will end up costing you far more than you would have paid by calling a San Antonio plumbing company at the first sign .. (Home Improvement)

It's Good To Maintain Your AC In Warmer Climates.

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 Brad Roberts (February 13, 2012)  If you live in a location like San Antonio, Texas, you'll have great weather for roughly 6-8 months out of the year. One of the great things about San Antonio is that you do not have to deal with really cold temperatures, and for the most part, temperatures stay mild through the majority of the year. With that said, through the summer, you are going to be dealing with hot temperatures, .. (Home Improvement)

Call Your Local AC Repairman Today.

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 Brad Roberts (February 13, 2012)  When you live in a place like San Antonio, Texas, you have great weather for roughly 6-8 months out of the year. One of many great things about San Antonio is that you do not have to deal with really cold temperatures, and for the most part, temperatures stay mild through the majority of the year. Having said that, through the summer, you are going to be dealing with hot temperatures, .. (Home Improvement)

Where Can You Find Some Good Faux Plantation Shutters?

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 Brad Roberts (February 10, 2012)  There's more than just one type of window coverings. Many people think of a window covering as curtain panels while others think of shutters or screens. All of these things are right in relation to items which may be used to effectively and stylishly decorate the windows in your house. Also, you can also count outside wooden shutters, decorative bars, and other such products as a .. (Home Improvement)

Window Treatments Look Great, Even From Outside

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 Brad Roberts (February 10, 2012)  Plenty of people want the inside of their bedroom to reflect their style. Nevertheless, for some reason, they think of every detail but when it comes to their window treatments, they hang up something which was a hand me down or was the least expensive option in the store. The reality is that choosing the right curtains can make or break the feel of a room and if you decide to purchase .. (Home Improvement)

Kitchen Window Treatments Can Be So Stylish.

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 Brad Roberts (February 10, 2012)  Window shutters could be an invaluable addition to a home's security and appearance. Exterior shutters are believed to have originated from ancient Greece, where they regulated the amount of light and air in a home while providing security and privacy from storms. Today, these window coverings perform exactly the same functions as either exterior protection and or as interior draperies. . (Home Improvement)

Who Benefits From Property Maintenance Companies?

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 Brad Roberts (February 08, 2012)  If you own property that you do not reside at, it's not easy to produce proper maintenance services to help keep it tip-top shape. Whether you live miles away or near to where your home is, hiring a professional to handle the up keep doesn't just ensure you that your property is getting the maintenance services it needs but you will even stay informed on day-to-day events and happenings . (Home Improvement)

What Do You Know About Property Maintenance Compnaies?

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 Brad Roberts (February 07, 2012)  Record numbers of properties have been foreclosed on, or owners have just ceased paying the mortgage, and walked away in the past few years. In general, the dwellings sit vacant in a nationwide market where hardly any people are buying. As a result, demand is up for property preservation companies who can secure and clean up a residence and landscape so that the home is safe and appears . (Home Improvement)

How To Tile Floors With No Experience

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 David Pangione (February 05, 2012)  HOW TO TILE Do you want to learn how to tile? Have a home improvement tiling project that you want to do but you are unsure where you should start? Tiling can be intimidating to say the least. Here I will provide some tips on how to get started and get your tiling project under way. TILING FOR YOU Have you been considering installing tile in your home or apartment. Want to tile your .. (Home Improvement)