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  1. 5 quick ways to reduce your heating bills

    Heating bills are looming large. Check out these five tips to quickly cut your energy costs without sacrificing comfort.

    1. Stop leaks. Drafty rooms suck (the heat out of your home). Single-pane, older windows without reliable storm windows can lose heat quickly, so use plastic sheeting like the 3M Window Kit to seal them. If drafts are coming in around the frame, fill those with caulking.

    Sealing leaks around windows and doors will instantly raise the comfort level ...
  2. How to renovate an older home without compromising its charm

    There's a lot of talk these days about the many ways to bring historic homes into the modern era. But if you've purchased an older home or watched enough of the TV shows featuring their renovations you know that the original features can lend the most charm. Here are some things to consider as you work to maintain the integrity of a vintage home through updates, upgrades and renovations.

    KNOW WHAT YOU'RE GETTING INTO

    Historic homes are popular for a reason. They exude ...
  3. What are some good home projects to tackle right now?

    With the holidays behind us and the coldest months settling in, you might not be thinking too much about getting professional work done in your home. But whether it's hiring a handyman to finish a to-do list or putting pen to paper for a big remodel, you can still complete some useful projects. And since winter is a slow period for many professionals, you might even be able to negotiate a better rate and get on the schedule quickly.

    WINTERIZE YOUR INTERIOR

    You may be a ...
  4. Secrets for small rooms

    While some rooms are spacious and generous, others may be smaller and more challenging. Many apartment dwellers and homeowners have the overwhelming desire to make every space count. So what to do in the case of small rooms and spaces? Here are some key tips to keep in mind.

    1. Create a floor plan. In many instances, the key to a successful space is proper planning.

    2. Don't overstuff. When looking to keep a space open, less is more. Be sure not to overstuff a space with ...
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    Home Decor
  5. Are you getting floor installed in 2019?

    Beautiful homes attract people and the owners get admiration for maintaining the homes. Be it wooden furniture, kitchen tables or bed-sets or floors, they all need maintenance. Things that we do not maintain well or gets old, need to be replaced with vendors that we trust.

    Today, we are talking about floor repairing or installation. Hundreds of thousands of home get flooring repaired each year due to various reasons. Choosing the right flooring installation service provider is also ...
  6. A Woodworking Project that needs a Woodturning Chisel

    Woodturning chisels are invaluable for projects that include decorative, shaped work that is typically turned on a lathe. Such projects can include making chair legs, salt and pepper pots, pieces for a balustrade, bowls, cups and even chess pieces. A piece of timber or a partly finished object is held in place on a lathe which rotates at high speed. A woodturning chisel is held in place to create the desired shape.

    Types of Woodturning Chisel

    Woodturning chisels generally ...
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    Woodworking
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