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What To Look Out For When Viewing a House

There’s no doubting that buying a house is one of the most important things that you’ll ever purchase. Whether it’s your first family home, a holiday property or an investment opportunity that you plan to rent out, buying a...

Energy Efficient Roof Shingles

The right roof is essential to designing an environmentally friendly and energy-efficient home. If you’ve got typical shingles or hot asphalt on your roof—as many homeowners do—you could be doing better. Below are a few cutting-edge roofing techniques that...

Framing with Treated Lumber

Wood is a primary element in a large percentage of North American homes, most notably those that are built using popular timber-frame construction methods. Apart...

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Reasons to Hire a Professional House Painter

So you're planning to paint your house. The question is do you do it yourself, or do you hire a professional house painter to do the job for you? Painting is essentially one of the easiest DIY jobs that you can do at home. But it is also a job...

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...

Selecting a Bathroom Sink – The Cornerstone of the Bathroom

When it comes to renovating a bathroom, the sink is an opportunity to show personality, style or a unique design element all while still...