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Home Ideas

Top 7 Best Kitchen Remodel Ideas for 2019

The kitchen is where everyone gathers as the day begins and ends. It’s used for more than meals. It’s home to game night, homework, meetings, crafts, and countless other activities. Such an important space needs a good form and function. The 2019 average cost for a kitchen remodel is $11,000. A major renovation can reach

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DIY Floating Deck, Part 4: Trimming Deck Boards and Rounding the Edges

I’m building a DIY floating deck in my back yard! Catch the whole thing, start to finish, right here. In this chapter, I’m covering how I trimmed all the deck board ends and rounded off the cut. Part 1: Planning & Layout Part 2: Frame & Waterproofing Part 3: Decking Part 4: that’s here! Part


Black and White Bathroom Decor Ideas

If you’re considering a bathroom with a black-and-white theme, you’ll want to browse several black-and-white bathroom decor ideas. Black-and-white bathroom design is a versatile approach that can be applied to just about any style of bathroom, from the stoically traditional to the ultra-modern. Black-and-white bathroom decor can make a great addition to most bathroom designs,

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How to Install Wall Paneling

Before You Begin Installing paneling varies depending on the surface it is being applied to. The easiest way to install it over an existing finished wall, such as drywall, plaster, or paneling, is to use an adhesive. Spread the adhesive according to the adhesive maker’s instructions. Typically, you apply it and then spread it uniformly

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You Won’t Believe This Indoor-Outdoor Hangout Is Built Under a Home

It’s part open-air living room, part cabana, and part federally mandated flood elevation. Homeowner Gaelle Dudley calls it the loggia, and this bonus space below her Fairfield, CT, home is where you’ll find her and her family on all but the coldest days. Before the Dudleys moved here, Hurricane Sandy roared through the area. Houses

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14 Bright Ideas for Adding a Little Color to Your Kitchen

Looking to add a little color to your kitchen? Whether you’re planning a fresh renovation or just want to add a dash of spice to your existing kitchen, here are several ways you can bring in a new color or two. 1. Accent Doors Two-tone cabinets continue to be a big kitchen trend — and


What Will Bathrooms Look Like in the Future?

Home automation, from voice-controlled virtual assistants to app-controlled thermostats, has quickly and unexpectedly ushered the future into our own homes. As technology continues to progress, the way we interact with our environment will likely only grow more and more futuristic – even spaces as personal as our home bathrooms. While the prospect of such a

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Decorating 101: How to Plan Your Home’s Lighting

Lighting is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to transform the look of a room. Proper lighting can highlight a room’s assets and help disguise its shortcomings, increase function and set a mood. Good lighting and bright lighting are not the same thing. A room that’s well lit will offer illumination at varying


Small Bedroom Color Schemes

f your bedroom is small, you may think white is your only option. However, if you love color, there are ways to incorporate it into your bedroom without it overwhelming your space.   It’s a misconception that a small place must be painted white to appear larger. Any color you find relaxing can work in


The Best Bathroom Flooring Ideas

The best bathroom flooring ideas combine performance with good looks. Bathroom floors have their own special mantra: safe, waterproof, stylish. Here are the best time-tested bathroom flooring options: Sheet Vinyl Sheet vinyl flooring comes in a huge array of colors and patterns at a reasonable cost. You can find it at home improvement centers for $1 to $2 per

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Surprise Retirement Party for Mom!

On the last Friday in September, Mom retired. And we threw her a SURPRISE PARTY in my back yard! This post is going to have tons of pictures, but it’s hard to know where to start breaking things down. The idea first began because we were trying to surprise Mom by having her twin sister

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Tips for Controlling the Budget on a Kitchen Remodel

Budget Control Is Up to You     Begin with the reality of budgeting for kitchen remodels: Kitchens are always one of the most expensive areas of the home to remodel. Bedrooms, living rooms, hallways, and even small bathrooms pale in comparison to the price of remodeling a kitchen. The good news is that a