Unique Home Improvement Projects

Everyone has ideas for creating a home that is out of this world. While most of us cannot fathom living in a multi-million dollar residence, homeowners can at least create an area that aptly captures their personality. Some may desire a room that serves as an escape from daily stress, or perhaps the perfect place […]

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Quick DIY Home Improvements for Saving Energy This Winter

Energy saving home improvements don’t have to be expensive, time-consuming projects. There are several quick and easy improvements that you can do yourself. However, it is still recommended that you should schedule an appointment with a professional home energy specialist twice a year to have your heating and air conditioning system checked, once in the […]

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Ditch the TV for a Computer in the Living Room?

How much time do you spend on your computer and smartphone compared to the time spent watching television? The figures are going to surprise you! Trends suggest that you should probably put a computer in your living room where you big screen use to be! This question would not have been asked 15 years ago. Today this question […]

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How to turn your garage into a Christmas grotto

It’s nearly the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ again, and Santa and sparkly jumpers are coming whether you like it or not. Most of us love Christmas, especially children, for whom Christmas represents fun, magic and excitement. There is nothing better than seeing a happy child on Christmas morning, surrounded by family and presents, […]

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Green Living Checklist

Green living is subject of hot debate among many circles with conflicting reports about what measures have the most efficacy and which ones are actually the most “green”. With so many conflicts and people giving different reasons for different ways to live green, it can be pretty confusing. What are the best bets? What “green” […]

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Turn Your Back Yard into a Stylish Lounge

Your back yard is like a sanctuary. Having a yard is both a blessing and a curse. The maintenance is tiring, but the effect is well worth the work if you do it properly. There is no “right” way to build your backyard space but you can add your own brand of style with affordable, […]

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5 Things Every Beautifully Designed Room Needs

Everyone deserves a room of their own (and a spa-like bathroom doesn’t hurt, either). However, a room in and of itself isn’t going to cut it. You don’t need to spend a fortune in order to have a beautiful, functional and comfortable room. You do, however, need to follow some basic tactics in order to […]

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Five Unusual Activities to Enjoy in Northumberland

If you are planning a visit to Northumberland but you are stumped with regards to what activities you can enjoy, do something a little different by checking out one or more of the five unusual activities below. Rich in history and offering a tranquil, beautiful countryside, this area of England is one that attracts a […]

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Which Home Renovations to Tackle Yourself

When my wife and I bought our first home, it was a fixer upper. Over 100 years old and poorly maintained, we got it for a song, but we knew it would take some work. “It’s OK,” we said vacuously, “we’ll fix it ourselves”. After several months of living on a mattress in the kitchen, […]

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