Window Treatments Help Homeowners Save Money

You might not think twice about how much energy you are conserving or wasting in your home - until you get your gas or electric bill. With energy prices continuing to skyrocket from year to year, and utility companies passing...

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Consider Gates Outside Your Home

As a landscape architect, there are many things that I like to see people add to their lawns and properties to give them the special touches. I love helping people plant trees and bushes in just the right spots...

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How A Hepa Air Cleaner Works

The term HEPA has become synonymous with clean air. We hear about vacuum cleaners with HEPA filters that keep the dust particles from your carpets from floating back into your air. You may be aware of your office building...

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A Look at Finnish Saunas

Finland is known for its saunas. A Finnish sauna is a room or small hut with temperature over 80 degrees C. When water is poured over the hot furnace stones, a steam cloud fills the sauna taking the temperatures...

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Butcher Block Kitchens – Pros And Cons

Butcher-block counter tops and tables give a beautiful effect to any modern kitchen. The woods used include Maple, beech and ash. If you are giving your kitchen a makeover then think about replacing laminate top work surfaces with butcher-block...

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Mind Your Dishwasher Air Gap

Have you noticed your kitchen dishwasher air gap lately?. Thats the thing that mounts either directly to your kitchen sink, or the counter top. It looks like a small upside down cup with vent holes. In the event that...

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Successfully Installing Soundproof Windows

When you think of soundproofing, you may think of a home studio. More people are choosing to soundproof for other reasons. People living in the city may be kept awake by the noise coming from the street and traffic...

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Kitchen ? The Delicious Living Room

For a woman if cuisine is the door to a man?s heart, kitchen is where you have that door. Kitchen is no more the rustic workplace where women and housewives panted for several hours while they prepared meals. Kitchen used...

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Add Some Light To Your Life With Candles

Candles first served as the main source of light for early civilization. They have made many changes through the years. The candles of today are not the same candles from hundreds of years ago. Before the introduction of wicks,...

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Garage floor paint does not have to peel

Lifting and pealing paint is too often the end product of a homeowner?s efforts to dress up their garage with floor paint. The problem is worse than having no finish at all. Dirty, dusty, and stained concrete is usually...

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