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Monthly Archive: October 2020

Home Improvement Advice For The DIY Set

I guess you could say I’ve been involved in-home improvement projects quite often in my life. At this very minute my husband is finishing the drywall in our living room, and will soon be painting it. While it’s great to see the finished product, the process can be very messy.

There are a few simple ways to give the appearance of a higher ceiling in your home. Consider painting vertical stripes on the walls, or adding a floor lamp. Doing this creates the illusion of height. Your eyes focus on the lines and make the ceilings look like they are higher.

When it comes to home improvement, be sure to weigh the cost of purchasing CFL bulbs for your home. While they do save energy because of lower wattage usage, the upfront cost is higher than regular bulbs. Also, they may pose a health hazard to you if ever broken …

Practical Tips For Successful Home Improvement Projects

If you’ve ever heard the old adage “measure twice and cut once,” then you’re well on your way to learning the correct way of making home improvements. That isn’t all there is to know, however. So find out what you don’t know in the article below.

New furniture may be costly to purchase. Perhaps you can acquire some quirky pieces from estate sales and thrift shops. It is possible to find some wonderful furniture treasures in a second-hand or consignment shop. Some may need a lot of work, but if you invest enough time, they can greatly improve your home.

Cover power outlets using aluminum foil before you paint the walls. It is far easier to use aluminum foil than tape, and your covers will be shielded from possible splatters. Cleanup is easy! Let your paint dry, carefully remove the aluminum foil and then recycle!

Flooring can be a relatively …