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Soundproofing Your Home – Reducing Inside and Outside Noise

Some people are not fortunate to live in peaceful, quite suburbia. Maybe instead you have neighbors who often shout or blast loud music. Maybe you simply live below another family and you can hear them walking about throughout the...

Buying a Stove – Should it be Gas or Electric

Whenever you are playing the role of a consumer, it's a good idea to be as informed as possible. That can't be more true than when it comes to buying a stove. Surprisingly, a stove is one of the...

The Cost of Furnishing a Home from Scratch

Regardless of whether your home is a 4000 square foot dream home or an 800 square foot condominium, furnishing a home from scratch can be a daunting task. To create a lovely and comfortable home you will want to...

How to Make your Home Suitable for the Elderly

Living with elderly people often comes with a lot of change. Getting old takes its toll on the body, and the average elderly citizen has different needs and limitations. As such, it’s important to meet these needs and ensure...

Surviving a Home Renovation

Trying to save money and believing that your love could withstand any storm – you bought the fixer upper. At first, the one tiny bathroom nestled right off the living room and the lack of good insulation was cute....

Who Invented the Light Bulb

One of the great myths in the history of scientific innovation is that the man who invented the light bulb was Thomas Edison. However, this is simply not true. Although Edison did register a patent 1879 for improvements made...

Home Design Trends from Australia

As we are heading into summer in Australia our outdoor spaces become even more important to our homes. Being a country known for the outdoor lifestyle it’s no surprise that Australians do anything they can to make the most...

Interior Design With Pets in Mind

Interior design and pets – two topics you will rarely see together in the same sentence, never mind with just one word dividing them. But, awkward and demanding as we are, we humans sometimes love both. And don’t think...

Hiring an Interior Decorator

If you have been shopping for items for your home you know how difficult it can be to make a decision. You are scared to choose the “wrong” color of paint. What if the furniture doesn’t fit into the...

Buying Extended Warranties on Appliances

Many conscientious consumers go the extra mile when they shop for household appliances – like DVD players or dishwashers or microwaves – and purchase an extended warranty. They want to be satisfied in the knowledge that their new appliance...

Popular Home Articles

Carpet Underlay – Underlay Improves the Look of Your Carpet

When decorating your home, we often forget what is below the surface of our counters and tabletops and... carpets. Especially when it comes to flooring, it's important not to neglect what lies beneath. If you want to carpet a room, you'll also want to make sure the carpet it...

Interior Paint Color Combinations

Choosing the right interior paint color combination can be an agonizing decision. Not only is painting a room a time-consuming project, it's also expensive. A basic knowledge of the color wheel and color theory will help you to understand why some colors look better together than others, so that...

How to Paint an Exterior Door

Whether you have a new exterior door to paint or are going to repaint an existing door, the techniques are basically the same. Repainting an old door requires some additional steps such as removing hardware, sanding and priming. This article will describe how to paint an exterior door, both...