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Ep 19. Butcher Block Protection & Porch Paint Problems How to keep butcher block surfaces in tip-top shape. - The issues accompanied by painting concrete. - How to repair a damaged and chipped concrete paint job. - Planting in the summer heat. - Joe has three Simple Solutions that will add extra space inside your garage.
8 Ways to Make Your Kitchen More Eco-Friendly A kitchen makeover transforms the feel of your home and energizes you to cook and spend more time in the kitchen. However, when renovating your kitchen, it's important to focus not just on aesthetics but also the impact it'll create on the environment.
Exploring the Color Psychology of Spring Interior Design Do you know color psychology in interior design? Here's how spring décor affects a person's mood!
5 Ways to Make Your Kitchen More Accessible Without Remodeling The kitchen doesn't have to intimidate, especially if you have hand paralysis. Here's how to make it work for you!
3 Tips to Lengthen Your Concrete Patio's Life Whether you're entertaining outdoors, dining 'alfresco' or curling up with a book, the patio offers a nice escape from indoor living - and that's why it's important to maintain it. Concrete is beautiful, durable and long-lasting on its own, but performing regular maintenance will prolong your patio's life and keep it looking its best.
The Way We Use Water Needs To Change!! This was a recent statement by Ofwat. A call for urgent action adding 'Planning for a resilient and affordable water supply is not yet effective' The average person uses about 140 litres a day, but Government experts believe that this needs to fall to 100 litres.
How to Replace an Attic Door String with a Hook When I was looking for a solution so we didn't have to look at a string hanging down all the time, I found this thing called an Attic Ease pull system. Robert just cut off the string from the inside, pulled it out of the existing hole, and we screwed this little ring in its place.
7 Tips to Create Industrial Style in Your Home Exposed brick walls, bare steel columns, and timber roof trusses have been predominant in waterfront warehouses and manufacturing districts. If needed, travel to the nearest town with a rich history and see if any revitalization of older buildings has taken place.
House Tour: Pearl Lowe The new episode of the podcast, The Great Indoors, is out today and today, for the first time, we have managed to bring you pictures and words so you can look or listen or, perhaps, do both.
6 Tips to Build Your Ultimate Home Theater Designing the home theater of your dreams is like piecing a puzzle together — you need all the right elements for the perfect result.
The Duplex Laundry Room / Mudrooms: Completed! If you walk into the room all the way and place your back to the back door, this is what you see. Our stacked washer and dryer, and the storage cabinet that we built in next to it.
May Home Maintenance To-Do List Find out what you need to do to maintain your home in the month of May, from window cleaning and deck repair to termite inspection and lawn mower maintenance.
Derelict Garages Replaced by Modern Family Home With an eye for a bargain, Darren and Lucy Henderson bought a derelict garage site in Bournemouth and transformed it into a striking contemporary family home.
How to Cross Washer and Dryer Connectors This post is sponsored by Samsung Appliances. Add this to the long list of projects we meant to do for months and wondered WHY in the world it took us so long once we actually made it happen. You know all of those "As Seen on TV" commercials that show someone in black and white struggling with a #firstworldproblem?
Downstairs Loo Makeover Welcome to the third, and final makeover of the Downstairs Loo. This room has never been quite right since we built it nine years ago. It's under the stairs but we stole a bit from the kitchen and, to be honest, we didn't quite take enough. Under the stairs, there is a door leading down to the cellar.
How to Install an Under-Deck Drainage System Installing an under-deck drainage system can solve this problem. The Trex RainEscape system is designed to be installed between deck joists spaced on 16-inch centers. Before installation, prepare the components. Roll out the plastic troughs so you can crease them in the center and along the marks where they will overlap with the joists.
Patio Makeover for Entertaining with an Outdoor Kitchen Food Blogger Ale Graf of Piloncillo y Vainilla created the perfect outdoor kitchen and entertaining space to share recipes with family and friends.
Backyard Makeover with a Paver Patio We have a new outdoor kitchen and patio addition to our backyard, and I couldn't be more excited to show it to you. First, let me walk you through the whole experience and how it all came together. It all started with a dream of an outdoor kitchen, a place to entertain in an "almost always" flooded space in our backyard.
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Increase Curb Appeal with Outdoor Landscape Lighting The front of house is the first thing anyone sees. You can increase curb appeal with outdoor landscape lighting. See Deborah Sommerlot make quick updates.
Triple Glazed Windows: Do They Make Sense? Triple glazed windows are becoming ever more popular for today's windows suppliers - particularly in the aluminium space - but long-standing concerns about the real benefits outweighing the perceived costs are still on homeowner's minds.
Oak Frame Homes Gallery Oak frames are often a quick and environmentally friendly way of building your home. Here are 12 examples of the best designs.
Monday Inspiration: For the Love of the Metro Tile Morning morning to you all. It's a five day week which feels like a bit of a shocker after the run of bank holidays doesn't it? Anyway, after last week's tile talk I thought I would show you a few more ideas with tiles that won't break the bank.
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