Gifts for the DIYer in Your Life

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The pandemic offered many people the opportunity to work on new hobbies and may have even forced them to DIY many fixes for their homes. Because so many of your friends experienced what they can do with their own two hands, they might have become enthusiastic DIYers even after restrictions were lifted. 

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Living Room Upgrades for a Happy, Healthy Home

Home has never been more important. It’s where family comes together. Home is where precious memories are made and valuable lessons are learned. Your home is a special place. 

Today, we’re all spending more time together at home in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Make the most of your time with these practical tips for the comfiest, coziest home.

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5 Ways to Redesign Your Office to Optimize Energy Efficiency

One of the biggest challenges the world faces is the impending danger of global warming. If the threat of global warming is to be overcome, it’s going to require drastic changes form all sectors of society. This even includes the office. There are plenty of ways your office may be wasting electricity and resources. Below are five ways you can change your office to make it greener.

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Things to Consider When Redesigning Your Kitchen

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When I am hired to redesign a kitchen, the jobs usually fall into one of two types. The first step is to update the surfaces and finishes in the kitchen. The second option is a full kitchen redesign, which includes cabinets, copper tops, and appliances.

Whatever category your project fits into, there are certain common characteristics to consider.

It’s always a little intimidating for me to embark on a major redesign since I have so many design ideas floating around in my brain. But having gone through a major kitchen redesign before really helps since I learned a lot along the way. Today I’m presenting the kitchen makeover ideas from our prior kitchen remodel that I enjoyed and hope to use again! I hope it’s useful to anyone contemplating a major kitchen redesign or even just a few minor kitchen changes in the future.

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Simple Home Upgrades That Make the Biggest Impact

Most of us are guilty of neglecting our homes a little bit. We get busy with work, social obligations, and taking care of our families. Before we know it, our living spaces are in dire need of some TLC. But making even small upgrades to your home can make a big difference in terms of both its appearance and functionality. If you’re not sure where to start, check out these simple home upgrades that will make the biggest impact.

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Home Improvements That Can Increase The Value Of Your Home

It’s no secret that home improvements can increase the value of your North Carolina home. Making even just a few small changes can be enough to see a significant return on investment. Of course, if you’re looking to make more dramatic changes, you can always renovate your kitchen or bathroom, add a deck or patio, or convert part of your garage into living space. But even if you don’t have the budget for major renovations, there are still plenty of smaller things you can do to improve your home. 

If you’re thinking of putting your home on the market, or just want to make it more valuable for your enjoyment, consider some of these eight home improvements.

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Important Things To Remember When Redesigning Your Home

Redesigning your home can be a fun and transformative process – but it’s important to remember a few key things before you get started. By knowing your style, setting a budget, understanding your limits, determining your timing, and picking the best contractor, you can make sure the process goes as smoothly as possible!

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How to Know When to DIY and When Not to DIY Your Home Plumbing 

Tackling a home plumbing project yourself should be easy, right? Although turning off the water supply and wrenching a few pipes might seem simple, there is a reason that plumbers are highly paid. Plumbing work is a specific skill that takes years of education and experience to do well, but there are a few tasks that a home handyman or handywoman can handle. Here’s how to know when to DIY and not to DIY your home plumbing.

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What Renovations Improve House Value Most Of All?

There are many reasons and justifications for renovating a house. Perhaps you just wish to improve the place you live. That’s rather understandable. Maybe there’s an issue that’s been bugging you for years which you would finally like to resolve. That’s also a good idea. Or, and this is more than valid too – perhaps you just want to improve your home value, perhaps to prepare for a sale now, or to invest in your home and reap the benefits later. A third great idea.

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Create Your Dream Home Environment On A Budget With These 4 Tips

When you want to turn your home into a dream home, it’s important to make sure the projects you undertake don’t wind up becoming financial nightmares. While you may assume any luxurious improvements to your home will be expensive, that’s not always the case. In fact, more and more homeowners are discovering creating the perfect dream environment costs far less than they ever imagined. To create your own version of a dream home while doing so on a budget, keep these four tips in mind.

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