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Home Improvement

Make Your Outdoor Entertainment Area Complete with These 7 Design Tips

It’s clear that outdoor living within our own homes has evolved over the years. From small gatherings around the fire to full on outdoor kitchen and seating arrangements, the backyard has advanced into an entertaining space where sports games are watched, and neighborhood get-togethers are held. But what are the components that differentiate an exceptional

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Home Improvement

Ways to Improve Your Home Energy Performance

The energy performance of your home should always be on your mind. As a homeowner, it can be financially beneficial to learn more about energy efficiency and what you can do to save money within your home. Simple changes can allow you to have better energy efficiency in the home. Insulating your attic and installing

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Home Improvement

Tornado Safe Room Under Stairs: How To Reinforce

If you live in a tornado prone area, you are probably aware of how crucial it is have a tornado safe room to weather the disaster. Considering over 1,200 tornadoes affect the United States annually with wind speeds of 200+ mph, ensuring that your safe room built under stairs can withstand flying debris and other

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Home Improvement

7 Home Improvement Tips to Maximize Energy Savings

Homeowners looking to improve the energy efficiency of their property should take into account two factors when choosing upgrades: which ones will save the most money (on energy bills) and which ones will add the most value to my home? Some homeowners often go with the short-sighted decision that cheaper upgrades will always be better

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Home Improvement

Selecting The Best Moisture-Resistant Plywood Option

Plywood is one of the most frequently utilized building materials available today. It can be found in cabinets, furniture, walls, sub floors, and ceilings, as well as in a variety of outdoor spaces. The quality of plywood you use can make or break the success, look and longevity of any project. Like all wood, most

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Home Improvement

Top Overlooked Design Considerations for Green Homes

Designing your dream home can be a deeply satisfying personal project that integrates your passions, lifestyle and artistic preferences.  When creating a home that is centered on sustainable innovation, it is important to recognize that there are many options available. Green homes are increasing in popularity, and construction experts in the industry are taking note.

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DIY Projects

Home Improvement: Summer Edition – Spruce Your Yard Up with a New Deck

Building or updating your deck this summer requires high-quality, sustainable materials that are affordable, beautiful, and easy to install. It wouldn’t hurt to use a type of wood that’s regularly endorsed by skilled architects and contractors. Modified wood, like that made from Kebony, has a proven performance record in numerous applications, features several optimal characteristics

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Home Exterior

Steel Log Siding vs. Wood Log Siding

Creating curb appeal on your home is an attractive investment that can be functional and affordable. By choosing the right type of exterior you can increase the value of your property while also enhancing the quality of your life. Homeowners seeking a rustic cabin-style tend to have three choices: concrete, wood, or steel log siding.

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DIY Projects

5 Tips on Designing an Eco-Friendly Outdoor Deck

When building an eco-friendly outdoor deck, you want to be sure to use the best materials that you can to extend the life of your deck and keep it looking great for many years. Here are some tips on how you can do that. 1. Use an Easy-to-Install Flooring Material Hardwood plywood is a great

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Home Improvement

Top Overlooked Design Considerations for Green Homes

Designing your dream home can be a deeply satisfying personal project that integrates your passions, lifestyle and artistic preferences.  When creating a home that is centered on sustainable innovation, it is important to recognize that there are many options available. Green homes are increasing in popularity, and construction experts in the industry are taking note.

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