What You Should Know Before You Start a Kitchen Remodel

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When it comes to remodels in your home, none compare to the popularity of the kitchen remodel. According to statistics from the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), Americans spent more than $67 billion on their kitchens in 2015. Of that amount, $49.5 billion went towards renovations. In that same year, more than 10 million households underwent a kitchen remodel, which shows just how popular it is. Royalty Free Photo Perhaps you’re thinking of a kitchen remodel yourself but you’re Read more [...]

Knowing when to DIY or Call for Professional Help

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It can be tricky knowing what can be done by yourself, and what requires a team of professional home improvement. You can always depend on a professional team to make the most out of whichever work needs fixing, but not every issue will require a team of experts’ attention. Whatever your home needs, the facilitation of a storage compartment can greatly aid you in whatever your home improvement needs happen to be. Contact www.hollywoodstoragecenter.com and get the most professional advice and Read more [...]

Finding the Right Safety Workwear for Home DIYs

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You may have cut the costs by doing home renovation tasks by yourself. However, is it worth the risk? EHS Today presents an infographic that shows that Do-It-Yourself (DIY) projects have become more common as it gives homeowners a sense of satisfaction. It can also cut labor cost and material expenses. According to the results for 2015 Houzz survey, 8 out of 10 millennials in 2014 have their homes redecorated, 6 out of 10 have them renovated, and 6 out of 10 have minor repairs. Despite the Read more [...]

Patio Design Ideas

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Though it’s hard to imagine patio design without the inclusion of wicker furniture, wicker is only one of many elements that can make a patio as individualistic and memorable as any room inside the house. One good idea is a patio dominated by beautiful brown and tan stone. The floor can be laid with flagstone pavers and the wall can have a rubble cladding while stone piers hold up the lean-to roof. The frame and mullions of French doors echo the warm brown color of both the stone and the roof Read more [...]

Preparing for a Constriction Job and Doing Well in It

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There are several construction jobs available these days. With the growth of the economy, these jobs have also exploded. Several businesses have opened and they all require workers who would take the hard labour. It is also enticing in a sense that they are paid higher now. If you think you can take on the job and you are the type of person who loves doing the difficult tasks, try it. Before taking the job or even applying for one, make sure that you are fully prepared for it. You should practice Read more [...]

Keeping You and Your Family Safe Without Turning Your Home into an Eyesore

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Your family's safety is of the utmost importance to you. Too many times you hear about home invasions and how families just like you lost all of their possessions or even worse, their lives. The good news is that there are many ways to beef up security and protect your home and loved ones from potential harm, without turning your home into the neighborhood eyesore. Security systems It wasn't too long ago that surveillance cameras were big bulky boxes that were very heavy.  They took up Read more [...]

My Austin Relocation Story – building a DIY deck

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I’ve always been a hands-on guy and love the thrill and feeling of achievement that comes with a successful DIY project. So when I decided to move with my family to Austin, I thought it was the perfect chance to try out my deck-laying DIY experience, particularly with some simple but classic concepts I’ve seen in exclusive homes, hotels and resorts. If you’re the type that loves a challenge, I’d like to share with you some of my how-to guides. And if you don’t have much experience in DIY Read more [...]

Top Tips for a Stress-Free House Move

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From searching for the right property to the day you move in, moving to a new house can be stressful. In fact, it’s thought to be one of the most stressful things you will ever have to do. Here are some great ways to make it as fun and stress-free as possible. Royalty Free Photo Search Online The stress starts as soon as you decide to look for a new home. There are so many advertisers and agents with listings you need to look for. Why not perform an online search with Roost Real Estate Read more [...]

HVAC Problems to Look For When Buying a New Home

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You're ready to buy a new home, and the list of things you need to pay attention to is long. When you're visiting the home, don't forget to look at the HVAC system. Though it isn't the first thing you notice when you walk through the doors, an old or broken HVAC system can cost you thousands of dollars in repairs or replacements after you move in. Save yourself the extra cost by making sure it's in good order before you buy. AC Unit Leaks The heat exchange process that happens in an HVAC system Read more [...]

4 Tips to Prepare Your HVAC System for All Seasons

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Summer is just around the corner and warmer weather outside means turning on the air conditioner. But before you do that, there are some preventative maintenance steps to take so you don't have an HVAC emergency during the hottest part of the year. Here are four things you need to do to make sure your home stays comfortable year-round. Clean Your Outdoor A/C Unit Prior to turning on your air conditioning for the season, you need to clean the outdoor part. Use a garden hose and spray the interior Read more [...]