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Ideas for Small Awkward Spaces in Your Home

[fa icon="calendar'] October 25, 2019 at 12:09 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Do you ever pass by places throughout your home and think, “hmm what can I place there?” but nothing ever seems to come to mind? Those spots would be the awkward spaces in your home.

They are the spaces that you know you want to fill, but you have zero idea what you could fill them with. To help you, we’ve compiled a list of all the commonly known awkward spaces and ideas on how to turn them into places you love!

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Fireplace Mantel Makeovers

[fa icon="calendar'] September 27, 2019 at 10:00 AM / by Home Services Expert

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A living room fireplace is place that people gather around to spend time with one another. Yet, if you don't particularly love your current fireplace then you don't want it to be the focal point of the room and are more than likely doing your best to act like it doesn't exist. 

Ignoring your fireplace and mantel may work for awhile, but in the long run it's a better idea to make it over into something you love.  To help you create a focal point that you're proud of, we've gathered some fun and helpful ideas and projects you can use to finally upgrade your fireplace to match what you've always dreamed of. 

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Pros and Cons: Recessed Lights vs. Ceiling Lights

[fa icon="calendar'] September 13, 2019 at 2:23 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Decorating a home can bring out the interior designer in anyone, but don’t let thoughts of choosing furniture fabrics distract you from the importance of actually lighting your home. Choosing which type of lighting fixture is just as important as deciding what color to paint your walls. There are also just as many options for you to choose from.

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Common Reasons Why Your Toilet Tank is Leaking

[fa icon="calendar'] August 16, 2019 at 10:05 AM / by Home Services Expert

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The toilet is the main throne in the home, whether we like it or not. This seat gets used on a daily basis and will get some wear and tear over time, which can turn into leaks. The tank on the toilet may be the reason for these leaks because all of the valves and pipes are located in this area. Here are some common reasons why the toilet tank might be leaking and a few tips on how to fix them.

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Tips to Prevent Mold Growth in Common Plumbing Areas Around Your Home

[fa icon="calendar'] August 13, 2019 at 8:30 AM / by Home Services Expert

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A common area that mold likes to grow in and around are pipes. These dark and moist areas help the mold grow and if there are any leaks or condensation in those areas then mold can spread. Here are the most common plumbing areas that can have mold and some tips on how to prevent mold from growing.

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Which Paint Finish is Best for Your Project?

[fa icon="calendar'] August 9, 2019 at 3:56 PM / by Home Services Expert

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You have decided to paint your house. Before you whip out the brushes and inevitably get paint all over your pants, you might want to do some research on the finishes that will be added to the paint you choose. There are six different paint finishes: gloss, semi-gloss, satin, eggshell and matte or flat. Each finish has many different components to them that could sway your decision.

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What to Do When the Washing Machine Stops Draining

[fa icon="calendar'] July 26, 2019 at 10:53 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Your dirty laundry’s status has upgraded from pile to mountain. This means that it’s time for a laundry day. However, a washing machine that refuses to drain all the way can halt these plans.

 

Here are some reasons why your washing machine might not be draining, some tips on how to fix the problem yourself and when it’s time to call in an Expert.

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Outside Remodeling Ideas to Increase Curb Appeal

[fa icon="calendar'] July 12, 2019 at 11:33 AM / by Home Services Expert

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The first thing you see when you pull up to a home puts an impression in your mind of the property, whether you realize it or not. The same goes for people visiting your home. Often, homeowners are so used to their own house that they don’t notice the overall curb appeal or think about how to make it look better. If you’re selling your home curb appeal is very important, but improving curb appeal can also help property values and your overall enjoyment of driving up to your home even if you plan to stay there a long time.

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3 Kitchen Backsplash Ideas You Can DIY On A Budget

[fa icon="calendar'] July 2, 2019 at 1:58 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Maybe you’ve been watching too much Fixer Upper and started getting kitchen envy after seeing some beautiful subway tile backsplashes. Unfortunately, we can’t all have the Gaines Family come to our homes, but we can come up with simple, inexpensive ways to upgrade your own kitchen.

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7 Minimalist Tips to Enjoy a Clutter-Free Home

[fa icon="calendar'] June 3, 2019 at 5:09 PM / by Home Services Expert

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To be successful in your endeavor to have a clutter-free home you’ll need a plan. Ask yourself what you want to accomplish. Is it to just tidy up the living room or to actually reduce the number of items you have?

Becoming a clutter-free home doesn’t mean moving items from the living room into the closet, it means deciding if the item stays or goes. If you never get rid of anything, you’re really just moving your clutter around your home.

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