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How to Make Cheap Shelves

You can make cheap shelves with very simple materials. All you need is a pair of robust stable supports separated by flat surfaces. Buy inexpensive shelfs at a home improvement store, search for boards at a salvage yard, or reuse pieces of antique furniture as a dresser. Plastic milk crates or heavy wire provide additional […]

Make Your Laminate Countertop Look Like Granite

Granite countertops are elegant and sophisticated but very expensive. However, you can make those old ordinary laminate countertops look as if he had an expensive restoration; you can paint with a brush and a sponge. If you do it right, your faux granite countertops will look so real that people who see your finished project […]

Storage Ideas for Small Offices

Keep an organized small office free of clutter or you can run into a problem. Whether in a home or commercial building, limited space makes it difficult to maintain a tidy work area that is attractive and free of distractions. An office area should be clearly defined visually in a house to minimize disruptions. Keep […]

How Do Freezing Temperatures Damage My Chimney?

You may have heard about how very cold air temperatures can cause damage to the masonry of a chimney.  Actually, it’s not the temperature as much as the way water from rain and melting snow reacts in freezing weather.  Here’s what we mean. The freeze-thaw cycle Bricks are porous and absorb water.  Water also can […]

Water Damage to Attic Insulation

Insulation often shares space with water pipes. If a pipe breaks, the insulation gets water damage. Attic insulation runs the risk of damage when a leak is formed in the ceiling. When the insulation gets wet, it is very important to act quickly. Not only does wet insulation become less effective, but it also feeds […]

Can Table Salt Clean a Clogged Drain?

A clogged drain is an uncomfortable problem that should be treated as soon as possible. If there are no store bought cleaners around the house, you don’t necessarily need to run out to the store; Try a homemade method instead. Table salt, a product found in almost all kitchens, is one of several common household […]

Five Tips to Avoid Plumbing Problems

Who has not washed dishes with scraps of food in the kitchen sink and let the remains go down the drain? Generally, without paying attention, we do behaviors like this and believe that the pipes of our home will never be affected. Here are five tips to keep the plumbing in good condition, and if […]

Creating Wood Grain Finish on White Paint

Projects that create faux finishes are usually fun, but sometimes can become a challenge. The key to achieving quality work is to be bold enough to try to create it yourself. When it comes to reproducing wood grain, it is best to apply all the colors in a single layer. In this way, the colors […]