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What’s the Timeframe for a Kitchen Remodel?

It’s exciting to plan a new kitchen, especially if you’ve been living with an outdated space. You envision sleek new countertops, cabinets, and appliances. You might even have the hardware and paint colors selected! But a kitchen renovation, like all home improvement projects, involves a very specific process. Knowing what to expect during a kitchen…

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5 Home Maintenance Resolutions to Keep This Year!

Start the year off on the right foot by giving your home maintenance projects top priority! How? By making a list of monthly to-dos and tackle them one at a time. Then, you won’t lose track of the home maintenance projects you want to get accomplished this year. Not sure what home maintenance items should…

Bathroom Remodel Photo from Marvin

Create Your Own Oasis with these Bathroom Remodel Ideas

A Restroom Retreat Your bathroom is one of the most private, secluded spaces in your home. It should be a space that invites relaxation and solitude. If you’ve been looking to improve your bathroom, now’s the perfect time. But before starting any sort of home remodel project, you need to have a set style in…

Must have Tools

Must-Have Tools for Home Improvement Projects

Do you like to tackle your own home improvement and woodworking projects? Maybe there’s a DIY-er in your family who spends more time in the workshop than in the house! If you are working on home projects, you’ll probably need a few tools to round out your collection. To help you along, we’ve compiled a…

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How to Transform Your Home for the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us again! As the days grow shorter and the occasional snowflake lilts through the air, you may be inspired to create a magical environment for family gatherings this year. Perhaps you want to create a warm and cozy bedroom, a festive winter wonderland in your living room, or a unique…

4 Deck Designs for Amazing Outdoor Spaces!

Amazingly Simple Home Deck Design Ideas!

Crafting the perfect deck for your home is about more than what materials you use. A backyard escape should also tell a story through design — and invite you to become lost in the narrative. When it comes to building and designing an outdoor deck, there is a lot of planning and design-making. To get…

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How to Choose a Paint Finish

Did you know that picking the right paint for your interior painting project involves more than just color selection – You also need to choose the right paint finish. Didn’t even think about the finish, did you? That’s ok! A lot of people underestimate the role paint finish plays in the appearance of your newly-painted…

Vinyl Window Care

How to Care for Vinyl Windows: “Do’s and Don’ts”

Are you wondering how to care for vinyl windows? Vinyl windows are designed for easy care and maintenance. Just a tiny bit of elbow grease from time to time will extend the life and beauty of your windows. Below are some quick and basic tips for caring for your vinyl windows. Following these “do’s and…

How to Measure Windows

How to Measure Windows for Replacement

If you’re going to install replacement windows, it pays to measure windows correctly the first time and avoid the headache of placing an incorrect order. How to Measure Windows 101: Always measure the entire window, not just the glass. This includes the frame and trim as well as the window glass. When recording measurements, follow…

Exterior Painting Project

How to Paint the Exterior of your Home

Early autumn is a great time of year to tackle your home exterior painting project. The temperature is warm during the day and the humidity is low. This means quicker drying times. If you’re not sure how to paint the exterior of your home, you will want to: plan ahead buy enough paint in the…