Time to Upgrade? 4 Tips for Planning a DIY Home Renovation

Everyone needs a fresh start with their home every now and then. With renovation shows lighting the way, more people than ever are trying their hand at giving their home a much-needed overhaul. However, before you pick up the demolition hammer and start breaking down walls, you might want to consider these four tips to ensure your DIY home renovation goes as smoothly as possible.

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DIY or a Job for the Pros? 6 Plumbing Tasks to Tackle

When doing home repairs, when is it a good idea to save money and tackle the job yourself? When is it a better idea to save yourself the trouble and hire a professional to do the job right the first time? Read on to learn about 6 situations and how they stack up. 

Changing a Washer in a Faucet 

If you live in areas with high mineral content in your drinking water, then you know how quickly washers can wear down and develop a leak. This is a pretty simple task to do. Home improvement stores have some newer tools that make this faster than it used to be. Just be sure to turn off the water before you start! 

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10 Unique Kitchen Designs

Whether the decor is contemporary European or based on themes found in the American southwest or a Victorian cottage in the English countryside, every homeowner wants their kitchen to be unique. The kitchen is the heart of many homes and guests might remember it above all the other rooms in the house. With that in mind, here are 10 unique kitchen design ideas:

Industrial Chic 

One kitchen with a color scheme of blacks, grays and whites can be dominated by an island made of a great slab of concrete or stone with space at one end for a cooktop and the best garbage disposal. The rest of the kitchen has a line of frameless cabinets against one wall separated by a backsplash of black glass.

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Home Improvements You Shouldn’t DIY

Fixing and improving your home is something everyone wants to do. The current trend in home improvement is one of independence. People want to do things on their own terms. Perhaps it comes from stubbornness or frugality; it’s hard to say. One thing is for sure, do it yourself methods are in the mainstream now. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to put things in your own hands, but some things aren’t meant for laymen. Houses are full of concealed dangers that are just waiting to get you. Electrocution and physical injury are common things you’ll see in amateur DYI scenarios. Damaging your own body isn’t the only cause for worry. Due to lack of knowledge, you could mishandle something important and break it. Here are some examples of things you shouldn’t be handling.

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How to Make Your Own Christmas Wreath in Less Than 10 Minutes!

This article written by Georgie from Drill Service talks you through creating your very own DIY Christmas wreath in five simple steps.

Creating your own Christmas wreath is not only a great way to save money, but it is also sure to get you feeling festive! You can also make a wreath that suits your personal taste and fits in with your holiday decor. This super straightforward guide shows you how to quickly and easily make a Christmas wreath in less than 10 minutes!

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5 Reasons to Use Artificial Grass in Your Garden

Maintaining your grass can be a hassle and going on holiday or taking a break from gardening can completely undo all the hard work you’ve put into it. Thankfully, modern companies are always developing better and better alternatives, so it’s easier than ever to switch it out for artificial grass at a moment’s notice.

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Primary Reasons for Considering Kitchen Caesarstone Benchtops

Are you looking to renovate your kitchen space and replace the benchtop? Replacing the benchtop will give fabulous makeover to the kitchen space. No matter what kind of benchtop and items you choose for the kitchen, they should be durable, functional and must blend with kitchen interior. You also need to take into consideration your budget. The kitchen is referred to as the heart of the home and so you should take necessary steps to give the space a fresh and renewed look. If you do not want to choose marble or granite bench tops, go for kitchen Caesarstone benchtops.

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Giving Your Home A Makeover

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There are many different ways that you can decorate your house and give it a makeover, transforming it into a place of splendor and somewhere that you can relax. Every home starts to look tired and dated after a while, so decorating it now and then is an excellent way to breathe new life into your home. If you are on a budget, check out the rd.com website where you will find some useful tips and ideas to give your home a makeover. Carry on reading below for some of the easiest ways that you can decorate your home.

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3 Reasons to Consider Metallic Epoxy Flooring

Chances are that when you think of epoxy flooring systems, you imagine one-dimensional bland, and basic. Sure, they’re durable, good for protection and very affordable. But, you want something with a little more dazzle. There’s a new player in town, and companies like Floorguard products can’t stock it fast enough. It’s metallic epoxy flooring, and it will take your interior into the 21st century.

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