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Keeping Trash in Your Garbage Can When Wildlife Is Prevalent

If you are moving to a rural area in the near future, you are likely to see an abundance of wild creatures in and around your property. While it will be entertaining to observe these creatures in their natural habitat, it will not be very fun should they knock down or get into your garbage cans while you await trash removal. Here are some steps you can take to ensure your trash can provides a protective enclosure for your trash instead of becoming a target for obtaining food to wildlife in the area. Read More 

Busting The Biggest Misconceptions About Wet Basements With Actual Facts

Basements are a nice commodity to have in a home. They offer shelter in serious wind storms, extra storage space, and as an added bonus, the basement is most often a comfortable temperature with or without climate control. However, having a basement in a home does not come without its pitfalls, and to make matters worse, there are some pretty prevailing fallacies where basements and water are concerned. If you have just moved into a home with a basement that stays damp or even has the occasional puddle, it is a good idea to eliminate the misconception that you may have believed all along. Read More 

Exploring Different Types Of Kitchen Cabinet Door Styles

Whether you are remodeling or building a new home, you will want to explore some of the many different types of cabinets offered in today's market. Here is a guideline to help you choose one to suit your needs and décor. Distressed Cabinets Distressed cabinetry is basically making a kitchen cabinet have a very old/used effect. You begin by staining the wood, adding a wax or petroleum jelly to the areas of the cabinet you want distressed. Read More 

Have Two Kids Growing Up In The Same Room? Build A Partition Wall To Give Them Privacy

Buying a home is best done when you think long and hard about your life both in the present and the future. You may have thought two or three bedrooms was perfectly fine, even with having a child. But, if you chose to have another baby after the first one, the only comfortable living situation may require sharing bedrooms. This is an ideal way to stay in your current home, especially if it is one that you love. Read More 

3 Tips For Designing A Fireplace

Fireplaces are often the focal point of a room. Even though a fireplace is a source of heat during the cold winter months, it can help to make a visual impact on visitors. If you are in the process of designing your fireplace, here are some considerations to keep in mind when selecting a design that complements your home's style.  Remember Size Does Matter  The size of the fireplace can not only have an impact on the overall look of a room, but it can also influence the amount of heat generated in the space. Read More