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Step by Step Guide to Correctly Fitting Venetian Blinds 0

Step by Step Guide to Correctly Fitting Venetian Blinds

Venetian blinds are a great way to cover the windows while still maintaining a beautiful look inside a home. Blinds that are custom made require exact measurements to ensure the perfect fit. From there, each piece needs to be attached to the window correctly so that the blinds can be moved up and down smoothly. Take your time and follow each step, one at a time.

10 Home-Maintenance Tips for Spring 0

10 Home-Maintenance Tips for Spring

After a long, dark winter, spring’s bright sun and warm winds are, well, a breath of fresh air. The only downside? All that sunshine spotlights your leaf-filled gutters, cracked sidewalks and the dead plants...

Basement Insulation 411 0

Basement Insulation 411

Insulating a basement can save hundreds of dollars per year in fuel costs. With a wide variety of options to choose from, a homeowner should weigh both their needs and the specific details of...

10 Tips for Mold and Mildew Removal 0

10 Tips for Mold and Mildew Removal

Water is always the cause of mold and mildew, but finding the source of the problem can seem like an unsolvable mystery. Follow our tips for using some handy gadgets and basic detective work...

Earthquake Emergency Kits: What You Need 0

Earthquake Emergency Kits: What You Need

Earthquakes are an unpredicted, natural disaster and people should be ready with earthquake emergency kits. They are the scariest ones that can cause a lot of damage in a short amount of time. The...

Built-in Storage 0

Built-in Storage

Nothing puts your square footage to better use than a built-in. Whether that means a desk framed within a seldom-used closet or a bookcase tucked into a niche beside the fireplace, built-ins maximize every...

Porch Enclosure 0

Porch Enclosure

After buying a 1920s bungalow in Newton, Mass., architect Todd Sloane and his wife, Elizabeth, considered replacing the narrow porch entry off the kitchen with a mudroom addition, but property setbacks wouldn’t allow it,...