Posts Tagged ‘Home Improvement’

Small Budget Remodels With Big Impact

Home Improvements On a Budget

Not every home improvement project needs to cost big bucks in order to make a huge impact on the look of your home. In fact, many of the improvements that provide the most value are relatively inexpensive—with costs of less than $1,000. Take a look at these small-budget projects that will make a big impact…

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When Should I Hire a Handyman or a Contractor?

handyman or a contractor

Anyone who is handy around the house takes pride in their DIY accomplishments. Oftentimes being successful at one task—such as laying tile or painting—leads you to try other, more difficult jobs. If you’re a quick learner, that’s great, but sometimes trying to do everything on your own can backfire. Carefully assess your renovation project to…

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How to Paint the Exterior of Your Home

Painting a home’s exterior

Read time: 4.5 minutes TL;DR Painting your home’s exterior takes a bit more than just a brush and some paint. Be sure to prep your tools and materials, including cleaning supplies, a ladder and paint supplies. You’ll need to clean and smooth the surface of your home’s exterior, sanding away imperfections and filling in holes…

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Five Kitchen Cabinet Upgrades for the DIY Homeowner

Kitchen Cabinet Updates

Read Time 3 minutes TL;DR Simple kitchen cabinet upgrades can boast a return on investment of 83 percent. The simplest and quickest way to create a sharp new look for old kitchen cabinets is to replace the hardware. For cabinets that are structurally solid and not in need of full replacement, an inexpensive upgrade option…

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Choosing the Right Saw for the Right Job

choosing the right saw

  There’s no shortage of the number of saws available for purchase, which can make choosing the right saw for your home project a bit tricky. It’s common to find numerous variants of the same kind of saw with each design crafted for a specific purpose (much like many other tools). And just like the…

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Holiday Home Improvement Tips

Holiday Home Improvement

  Holiday excitement is sure to be abound as fall and winter start knocking on your door. Family and other visitors are due to arrive for holiday gatherings, making now the perfect time to complete some small home improvements to help wow your guests this year. We’re not just talking about doing a deep clean…

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Things to Know Before “Manning” a Man Lift

Boom Lift

  Heights can be scary, especially when you’re balancing on top of a ladder, roof or another high surface. Luckily, we have man lifts available for rent to help expedite your toughest home projects! A man lift is a towable tool that provides a spacious platform that can be elevated to various heights. They are…

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Toolbox Fundamentals: The Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

Having a well-stocked toolbox comes in handy for completing household jobs both big and small. From minor home renovations, to hanging a frame or assembling furniture, a tool set is a smart investment—albeit a small one. Stay prepared for anything that’s thrown your way by making sure you have the tools listed below! Need a…

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Cleaning Your Outdoor Furniture

Cleaning Your Outdoor Furniture

  Over the years, stains, blemishes, dirt and other undesirable effects usually make your outdoor furniture their perfect home. However, it’s often difficult to decide whether to buy new furniture or salvage what you have. It all starts with understanding your furniture and its specific maintenance requirements. The methods you might use on wood patio…

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DIY Tips Every DIYer Should Know

Best DIY Tips

  As a homeowner, there are probably several projects you would love to undertake in your home without having to call a contractor. However, you may feel like you don’t have the necessary skills to get the job done right yourself. There’s no need to worry—below we’ve listed our favorite tips and tricks to help…

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