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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 […]

A Guide to Maintaining Your Chimney

There’s definite appeal to having a traditional, wood-burning fireplace in your living room. It can especially enhance the classy feel of your home if it already has an array of visually pleasing features. However, you can’t have a fireplace without a chimney, which will call for a very particular and stringent maintenance regime. Don’t let […]

Preparing an Emergency Food Supply

Setting aside a stash of food is a great way to be prepared for emergencies. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommends storing enough food and drink for three days, but survival experts often recommend that you set aside enough provisions to last a week so you’re prepared for the worst possible situation. Focus on […]

Eight Tips to Save Energy at Home

Whether it is summer or winter, the energy consumption we make in homes does not stop. When it is not the heating it is the refrigeration system, the different appliances or the special occasions in which the house is filled with people. Therefore, we bring you some tips to save energy at home, useful for […]

Ideas for a Small, Cozy Living Space

When you are redecorating, one of the easiest ways to make a small living room feel more spacious is to add soft, pastel shades into your design scheme to keep the room warm and inviting. Use stools as seats The first thing you should never do if you have a small living room is cram […]

Tips for Putting Things in Storage

Use furniture drawers to store delicate items. Do not forget to label them as “fragile”. Bubble wrap and wrapping paper, are excellent for this purpose. When packing toys or smaller objects, remember to completely fill the boxes, fill in the open spaces with newspaper to prevent the boxes from collapsing when stacked. Do not to […]

Removing Spray Paint from a Table

Spray paint coats surfaces evenly with water, oil or latex paint. The fact that spray paint has several bases makes it difficult to remove without damaging other finishes if you are not sure what type of paint was used. When removing spray paint from a table you must take into account the type of paint […]