2019

  • Tips For Preparing Your Home For A Carpet Cleaning


    You may do a lot to protect your carpet, such as removing shoes before walking on the carpet or banishing beverages from carpeted areas. However, carpets need regular cleaning. According to Home Advisor, annual cleaning is usually indicated. The benefits of professional carpet cleaning are that you improve the appearance and longevity of your carpet. So, if you've decided it's time for a carpet cleaning, you'll want to prepare your house ahead of time.
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  • 4 Ways To Keep Your Pumpkin Fresh From The Patch


    You've found your perfect pumpkin, but Halloween is still awhile away. Knowing the best practices surrounding pumpkin care and carving will make sure your jack-o-lantern is still thriving when Halloween comes around. Start Off On The Right Foot When you select a pumpkin, you want to make sure the flesh is firm and there are no imperfections. Any soft spots, dents, or scrapes invite your pumpkin to begin rotting. You also want to look for a fresh, bright green stem.
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  • Installing New Cabinets? 3 Design Mistakes To Avoid


    No matter if you are remodeling or building from scratch, designing a kitchen can be overwhelming. From choosing a basic layout/floorplan to picking colors and amenities, the challenges should be easy to see. One area of your kitchen design that does not have to be so stressful is the placement and design of your cabinets. While they mainly serve a storage purpose, your cabinets make up a large part of your kitchen's basic look, as well.
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  • Can You Bleach Your Hardwood Floor During Refinishing?


    If you're about to refinish your hardwood floors, you may also be planning to change their color. Staining can only darken the color of wood, bringing out the grain and changing the tone. However, there is an option for lightening your floor as well: bleaching.  Bleaching Should Be Done by a Professional As with staining, bleaching can easily become uneven. You need to be careful when applying the bleach. There are also multiple steps to bleaching hardwood, including sanding.
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  • Tips For Homeowners With Tile Flooring In Their Bathroom


    Tiling is a common feature for bathrooms due to its resistance to water damage and other types of wear. However, there are important aesthetic and maintenance considerations that will come with using tiles for your flooring. Opt For Dark Or Neutral Floor Tiles Your selection of color will be one of the most noticeable decisions that you make when it comes to your bathroom tiles. While it can be tempting to opt for white or other bright colors for the floors, this can be far more difficult to keep clean.
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  • 3 Flowering Shrubs For Your Yard


    Landscaping around your home is beneficial for a few reasons. While it adds color, shade, and appeal, landscaping can also add enormous value to your home. Of course, knowing what trees, flowers, and shrubs to plant can be a challenge. If you have an area in your yard that is surrounded by tall, shade-producing trees, you may want to add some color and extra texture with a few flowering shrubs. Since there is a lot of shade, this area will need plants that thrive without a lot of sun.
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  • Granite Vs. Quartzite: Important Differences, And Why You Might Choose One Over The Other


    Granite and quartzite; can you tell the difference? There is a pretty good chance that you cannot. It takes a trained eye to know which is which. That is an exciting fact for homeowners that want granite countertops but not the granite issues. Here are some of the major differences between granite countertops and quartzite countertops. Slightly Different Molecular Structure During Formation of the Stone  The granules of crystals found in granite tend to be smaller.
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