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Bedroom Feng Shui Rules

Over 4,000 years ago the Chinese began developing ways to layout their buildings and rooms in a way that matched their cosmology. This quickly turned into promises of […]

How to Make a Cutting Board

So you want to know how to make a cutting board. As we tend to do, my brother and I were hanging out in his garage last Sunday […]

How to Remove Rust From Tools

Another season has arrived and you head to the garage to find your gardening tools only to find they've gathered rust, and not just a little bit. It's […]

Worst Apartments Ever Rented

Everyone thinks they live in the worst apartment ever created. "Boo hoo, I could only get in the half renovated floor plan and I don't have a garbage […]

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9 Types of Rugs That Add a Splash of Sophistication to Your Space

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One of the things that instantly elevates the look of a room instantly is a good rug. And understanding that is the easy part. Finding and selecting the […]

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11 Types of Tables to Spruce Up Your Space & Add Functionality

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With the definition and essence of a table being as simple as legs supporting a flat surface, you’d think that picking out one of the types of tables […]

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14 Types of Blinds to Perfectly Enhance Your Decor

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Whether you want something that turns daylight hours in your room into a late-night scene or something to just spruce up the decor a bit, picking the right […]

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7 Types of Bed Sheets for Max Comfort, Warmth, & Breathing

Updated: | Categories: Bedroom

On average, we spend about a third of our life in the bed. And unless you are deeply troubled (and even then sometimes troubled) the types of bed […]

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30 Types of Arches, Modern & Historical, Visually Displayed

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There are quite a few types of arches, and that's largely because the arch is a design element that has been around for thousands of years. While it […]

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8 Gutter Alternatives That Work as Well and Look Better

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Gutter alternatives are a great choice when you either don't have any gutters or are looking to replace your existing ones. You don't have to follow the typical […]

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9 Drop Ceiling Alternatives to Get Away From That Stale Office Look

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Drop ceiling alternatives are a must for anyone that cares about interior decorating. Nothing is more stale and energy-deadening than those boring, breakable tiles that soak up moisture […]

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7 Ceiling Fan Alternatives: Keep Cool Either Way!

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There's a ton of reasons to seek out ceiling fan alternatives, but those matter far less than finding an option that gets the job done when you don't […]

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How to Grow Elderberries: It's Super Easy!

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Lots of people want to know how to grow elderberries lately. When compared with blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries, elderberries are a much lesser-known fruit. This is surprising […]

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9 Types of Cactus to Bring Beauty & Interest Into Your Home

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Browsing the numerous types of cactus plants that you could have in your home can be such an inspiring experience. You get to see what’s available, and choose […]

How to Kill Cactus Growth in Your Yard (With or Without Chemicals)

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I talk to a lot of people who are looking for advice on how to keep their cactus alive, but every now and then somebody needs to know […]

Plants That Repel Ants Outdoors & Inside Your Home

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It’s nice out, you want to enjoy your patio, but you can’t help but notice a never-ending stream of ants crawling around. Sometimes, you’ll feel a little ticket […]

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Garage Floor Crack Repair 101 (Plus When to DIY & When to Call a Pro)

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No matter how nice your garage floor is when it’s first installed, and regardless of how well you take care of it, you’ll eventually get a garage floor […]

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How to Remove a Stripped Bolt (& How to Avoid Causing Them)

Updated: | Categories: Garage

There are a number of ways that a bolt can become stripped, rounded, seized, and seemingly impossible to remove. Whether you’ve having issues with a screw, a bolt, […]

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5 Clever Tips for Staging a Dining Room

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When you’re staging a home, there are a number of different philosophies and strategies that will come into play, and staging a dining room is no different. When […]

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How to Store an Extension Ladder in a Garage

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We put a lot of thought into having the right tools for the jobs we do around the house, and in to having high-quality stuff for our yards, […]

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Different Types of Houses: Which Do You Live In (or Want)?

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Different types of houses exist to meet the unique housing needs and desires of people all around the world. I’ve covered all of the major types of homes […]

Family Room vs Living Room: Is There Even a Difference?

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The designation of a “family room” dates back to the 1940’s when the concept of this room was described in a book about building homes. The term “living […]

Plants That Repel Mosquitos in Your Yard & Indoors

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Plants that repel mosquitos are a big piece of the puzzle, but there’s more you can do, too, beyond just growing plants that keep mosquitos away. In some […]

4 Sandbag Alternatives & When to Use Each Type

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Sandbag alternatives are a go-to way to keep floodwaters away from homes due to the issues with sandbags themselves. Sandbags are relatively quick and easy to make on […]

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Types of Coffee Makers: Choosing Correctly & Why It Matters

Updated: | Categories: Appliances, Kitchen

The different types of coffee makers are only one factor that can cause a single cup of coffee to vary greatly from the next cup. You can source […]

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The Ultimate DIY Adjustable Standing Desk Build Guide

Updated: | Categories: Furniture, Office

So, you’ve heard how unhealthy it can be to sit all day long, and you’re thinking about building a DIY adjustable standing desk? There are a few different […]

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The Best Substitute for Laundry Detergent is Already In Your Home

Updated: | Categories: Appliances, Laundry Room

You likely have a substitute for laundry detergent in your home already. Good, because nothing quite takes the wind out of your sails like starting a load of […]

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How to Propagate Succulents Without Being Disappointed

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The succulent community will give you countless tips about how to propagate succulents but here’s the big secret about propagating succulents: most methods will work just fine! For […]

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How & When To Harvest Potatoes Like an Expert Farmer

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Before you start digging, you need to know exactly when to harvest potatoes. There's a too soon, a too late, and the proper methodology. If you're like many […]

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