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Home Improvement Resources, Guides & Tips

Make your local, interstate, or cross-country move less stressful with our home improvement resources, home improvement guides, and home improvement tips.

How to Remove Paint From Carpet

Posted on Jan 09, 2015

If you're getting ready to sell, giving your walls a fresh coat of paint is an easy way to improve the saleability of your home. If you've just moved into a new home, repainting can help transform your house into your dream home. When it comes to protecting your floors, the simplest way to keep them free of paint splatters is to repaint at the same time as you replace the floor. If you don't plan to replace your flooring, you'll need to take some extra precautions to safeguard your floors from drips and spills—especially if you're dealing with carpet. How to get paint out of carpet No matter h...

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How to Paint With Kids

Posted on Oct 24, 2012

Start them off with a closet that needs painting. If they are working on a closet, say for instance, your linen closet that will be covered in towels and sheets anyways, it will not matter if it is messy. This will make them feel important since they are in charge of painting the whole thing by themselves.

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10 DIY Ways to Upgrade your Kitchen without Breaking the Bank

Posted on Oct 22, 2012

When you move into a new home, everything looks brand new except for the kitchen, which is still living somewhere between 1970 and the 1980’s. While the kitchen is dated, you don’t have thousands of dollars for upgrades. What to do? Don’t go and take out a loan - Try these five great tips for making your kitchen look completely new for a fraction of the price of doing a kitchen overhaul.

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Three Frustrating House Problems – Solved!

Posted on Sep 21, 2012

Have you moved into a new house recently or do you know someone that has? Have you walked into the house and noticed an awful smell? Or seen the most obnoxious color of paint on their walls? Sometimes you absolutely love a house, so much that you don’t mind dealing with one or two things that are wrong with the house. Let’s take a look at three common problems that you may think are a major problem and let’s solve them!

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