Tag Archive: DIY

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Moving Pods-Making the "Move" to Staging and Selling Your Home Easier

Picture this: You decide to sell your home. You look around at the years of acquiring, collecting, and storing of things, things, and more things. "I must de-clutter!" you wisely say to yourself. You start sorting and organizing-selling, donating, trashing. You've done well. Still, your sister, mother, friend, or neighbor (umm...armchair stagers) says "There's still too much stuff in here!". Enter: moving pod...

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Choosing a Wall Color-A Work of Art

I've been asked by friends and family alike...what color should I paint my living room, bathroom, bedroom wall? Mother Nature has created a interesting challenge for us with so many colors to choose from, especially now that custom paints are the new rage. So, where do we start?

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Basement Renovation: Let the Sunshine In!

If you don't share my unconditional love of musty and moldy smelling basements, and if yours could use some real freshening up, I recently watched a fantastic episode of "Divine Design" where Candice Olson, elegantly and simply shares her tips on not only freshening your underground space, but actually making it shine.

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DIY Bathroom Fixtures and Finishes-Cheap is Expensive

In short, it's cuz it was c-h-e-a-p. Sorry landlord, but trying to pinch pennies on a new faucet install just cost you double the amount it would have been if you chose a quality faucet in the first place. Not to mention the headache of dealing with extracting the pealing, crummy chrome plating embedded in my fingers as I tried to clean it each time.

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Drilling in the Ceiling with Basketballs: No Gym Shorts Required

What could be worse than missing a 15 foot free throw, a three pointer, or a half court bomb just as the buzzer goes off, ending game seven of the NBA Championships? Well, actually...nothing. But, a distant second could be, to an average DIYer, the bits and pieces of ceiling dust and debris that falls into your eyes, mouth, and nose when drilling that 6-5/8 in. diameter hole for your canned lighting project, or when drilling a 1-1/4 in. space for your surround sound wires.

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Selling Your Home: It's in the Details

When a potential buyer walks in the door, and the first thing they see are unfinished walls, exposed electrical work, or even blah paint colors (and even though these are minor repairs), according to Sofie, they’re an immediate turn-off.

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