Advantages of Adding a Swimming Pool to Your Home

Guest post contributed by Chelsea Watterston

What comes to your mind when you think of or see a swimming pool? For most people, they think of fun summer memories—of swimming parties when they were kids and family barbecues by the poolside now that they’re adults. But pools can give you more advantages other than just a couple of hours of fun in the sun. Read on to learn what they are:
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6 Best Home Decor Ideas to Upgrade Your Quality of Life

Guest post contributed by Julie Austin

Does your new home need to be furnished or is it your long neglected, unutilized room that you are thinking of furnishing as a guest room. Or better yet, are you bored to death of looking at the same old furniture and lifeless walls and thinking of renovating your place? Yes, you have turned up at the right place. We are your savior angel.
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Restoring the Floors in Your Home

Guest post contributed by John Stuart

Restoring the floors in your home are sometimes easier than you may think. If you plan on renovating your home you probably feel tired already. Yes, it’s an enormous task. But knowledge will make it go faster and easier. If floors are part of the plan use these tips to get you going.
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Considering a Bidet? What You Need to Know about the Plumbing

Bidets are used to supplement or replace the traditional use of toilet paper and is a widely-embraced mode of personal hygiene throughout the world. While not as popular in the Americas, they can be found in luxury homes or those with a distinct European style.

It is important to understand the plumbing needs associated with installing and using a bidet. Bidet plumbing is very much like that of a standard toilet. Below you will find some valuable information regarding the available styles of bidets and the plumbing needs associated with them.

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Lean Relocation: 5 Things Not to Pack When Moving

A move to a new location can be a daunting task that requires sifting through items that you’ve had in your closet or garage for years. Many of these things are no longer useful, but they have been around so long, you may have forgotten them. Your upcoming move is a good opportunity to pare down unnecessary items, so you can make an efficient re-location and can save money on moving expenses. Here are a few areas that are usually easiest to eliminate.

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Five Things You Need to Have for Home Renovation on a Budget

Guest post contributed by Emily Floate

Human nature always wants a change in their lives as they get tired of the monotonous life. Therefore they look for ways in which they can incorporate a change in their lives and make it suit and compliment their personality. The Same rule applies to the interior décor. Living in the same home for many years makes you feel tired, and you want to add some energy to your interior décor. This is not possible unless you have a good budget, but there are simple décor hacks as well that would go easy on your budget and energy level. This article would serve as your budget friendly guide to renovate your home on a budget:

1. Purchase a good porcelain tile cutter

If you are planning to renovate your home, then the best choice is to have all the repair tools at your home so you can save the maintenance cost by repairing them at home. For example, porcelain tile cutter would serve as the best tool for the maintenance of your tiles and keep them in shape.
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Things You Need To Know Before Installing A Hot Water System Unit at Home

Guest post contributed by Shiwei Huang

If you’re planning to install a hot water system unit in your house, that will cost your around $80 an hour. But if the job is simple and easy, the installer may even charge less, as low as $70 an hour. If the installation process turns out to have some complications and obstructions, of course, the price of the service may go up to about $88 an hour.
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How to Choose the Right Architect for Your Home

Guest post contributed by Diana Smith

 

When you decide to add something to your home or when you choose to build an entirely new one, choosing the right architect is incredibly important. After all, your architect will be your best friend on this sometimes long and tough journey.

The most important part of doing renovations or building a home is a great design, so getting the right person to (re)design your home is a big deal. Finding the right person for the job is not easy because different architects prefer different styles, and some of them won’t necessarily fit what you want. That’s exactly why you must do your research before hiring someone.
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Great Ways to Protect Your Outdoor Furniture from Elements

Guest post contributed by Helen Bradford


Sunny days and warm weather are finally here, and it’s about time you enjoyed that new outdoor furniture you bought. The only thing you’re not sure about is how to take care of it so it lasts longer. Specifically, what to do to prevent the elements from ruining that custom-made woodwork, or those expensive cushions. Don’t worry – some of this advice might help keep that nirvana corner in your garden for the longest time. 
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Always Keep your Gutter Clean to Avoid Costly Repairs

Guest post contributed by Joel Borthwick

It is our responsibility to protect our homes from natural disasters like floods, rain, earthquakes, etc. One of the smartest ways to protect our homes from heavy rain is the provision of having gutters on the rooftop. Without gutters, the rainwater will directly roll down without any resistance thus weakening a home’s foundation. Also, this will lead to fungal growth on the exterior which in time will deteriorate the condition of your home.
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