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Quiet Upgrades a Modern Bungalow Make

Tweaked to align with the new owners’ preferences, a builder’s house gets an Arts & Crafts makeover with oak woodwork, stained glass, mosaic tile, and soothing colors and…

Added by Emily O'Brien on April 23, 2018 at 12:02am — No Comments

How To Fix A Dishwasher That Is Not Heating Or Drying Properly?

Dishwashing is one of the most difficult jobs and most people hate doing it. Thankfully, we have a home appliance that can help us take care of this problem. The dishwasher is an important household appliance that we can rely on for our dishwashing needs. However, we must learn to maintain it on a regular basis to keep them in excellent working condition.

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No heat dishwasher

It can be frustrating to have a dishwasher that does not work…


Added by Mile Bros on April 19, 2018 at 8:15am — No Comments

How to Repair a Gas Range or an Electric Range. Part 1

You probably have a hammer, but that's just a start. These 20 tools and devices are superstars for household projects and repairs. If you love tools or just need to stock a basic toolbox, here are the top 20 necessary items to get your small project done. How many do you have?

Philips screwdriver. A Philips or X-shape screwdriver is probably one of the most common tools in any toolbox. If you have a handle that accepts interchangeable tips, you can cover a wide range of…


Added by Mile Bros on April 19, 2018 at 5:00am — No Comments

Repurposed Floor Tiles

An old floor of earthy geometric tiles rescued from a razed church adds soul to a period-look row-house kitchen.
By Brian D. Coleman…

Added by Emily O'Brien on April 9, 2018 at 9:04pm — No Comments

Where to strart house remodeling from

Planning a renovation of small bathroom

A renovation of small bathroom is a good place to start when you are reconstructing your house. You don`t need to spend a lot of time for creating design ideas.

Why you should start with the idea of a bathroom design?

The reasons to start renovating the house with a small bathroom…


Added by Design Tech on April 3, 2018 at 3:41am — No Comments

Reduce Your Energy Bills - 4 Creative Ways to Save Energy

The energy bills are rising and if you want to keep them affordable then you need to come up with solutions that allow you to lower the energy bills. There are a lot of green power gadgets available in the markets that are designed to lower the energy cost. The green power…


Added by Emma Miah on April 3, 2018 at 3:03am — 1 Comment

Georgian and Federal Color

Ca. 1770 - 1830, colors were brilliant, the patterns eye-popping.…

Added by Emily O'Brien on April 2, 2018 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Protect your money with Conveyancing Lawyers

Conveyancing lawyers are in great requirement these days due…


Added by John Mullar on April 2, 2018 at 12:45am — No Comments

New adventure in Roundup, Mt is well underway.

We have accomplished removing all the nasty stuff inside (and it was nasty), we have a new membrane roof, new gutter and drainage system, new windows being installed, new sub flooring, new electrical panel and beautiful new outside doors.  Feeling a bit like a duck out of water when it came to designing the layout of the kitchen so I have sought out the help of Barb Dalton, designer.  The two Vaults will be a focal point in the family room.  Things are getting exciting as we fix the walls…


Added by Marie Barth on April 1, 2018 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Hudson Valley Dutch Dwelling Relocated and Restored

Boarded up and forlorn, the colonial house was adopted, then dismantled and moved to the Hudson Valley by a couple of dedicated preservationists.

By Patricia Poore

Surviving since colonial days, the …


Added by Emily O'Brien on March 25, 2018 at 8:17pm — No Comments

A Fix for Foul-smelling Paint

The case of the foul-smelling can of paint, and a fix.

It was over a year ago that we bought latex paint for the dining room in our 1915 Foursquare, but put off the project. When we opened the cans, the paint smelled like sour…


Added by Emily O'Brien on March 12, 2018 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Tree House Bungalow

In Black Mountain, North Carolina, craftsmanship holds sway, giving a new cabin all the warmth and integrity of an old house.

By Brian D. Coleman

Half-hidden in the trees, the mountain cabin is called Ravenscroft. Owners Chas Fitzgerald…


Added by Emily O'Brien on March 6, 2018 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Add a Vintage Home Theatre to Match Your Vintage Home

If you’re looking for a great movie-watching experience or you simply want a place where you can entertain after your dinner party, introducing a home theatre to your home is always a great idea. Still, what to do if you own a vintage home and you don’t want to turn it into a space shuttle? Luckily, there are things you can do to design your home theatre to match your vintage home and fit into the space perfectly. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at…


Added by Emma Lawson on February 28, 2018 at 4:19am — No Comments

Farmhouse in Indiana

A straightforward approach brought back a farmstead on the brink of ruin.
By Gene and Roseanna Hatke…

Added by Emily O'Brien on February 21, 2018 at 10:44pm — No Comments

Unicorn Gardens

My partner and I just bought our first home, an 1867 victorian 6-bedroom in Providence. I grew up in an old victorian my dad was always working on, and I vaguely knew what I was getting into. The house had been a rental for about 50 years, and the bones are good but pretty much everything else is not. All the woodwork has been painted and painted and painted and painted. Even some of the floors have been painted! The windows were replaced with cheap (now broken) vinyl replacement windows,…


Added by Erica Mena on February 18, 2018 at 3:23pm — No Comments

How to Choose the Right Cabinets for Your Kitchen: Characteristic of Modern Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen cabinets play an important role as they not only endow a classy and elegant look to your kitchen but also provide the ease and comfort by making your monotonous work interesting. 

However, there are many good cabinetry companies like Wood-Mode cabinets…


Added by Anny on February 15, 2018 at 9:44am — No Comments

Why Is Your Radiator Cold? Troubleshooting Radiator Problems


Added by Adam Swarbrick on February 14, 2018 at 2:53am — No Comments

A Lakeside Bungalow Camp

Simple, evocative rooms show how family tradition has held up for a century at a family camp named Bungalowen.…


Added by Emily O'Brien on February 12, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments

How to Turn a House into a Dream Home

Telling someone how to make their dream home is virtually impossible. Everyone has a unique vision of what it looks like and a lifestyle they want for themselves and their family. This is why when discussing tips about building a dream home, one can really only focus on the basics and tell people where to look for potential which is exactly what we will do in this article.…


Added by Steven Clarke on February 12, 2018 at 4:21am — No Comments

Old House Renovation - Common Electrical Issues

There are not many things in life more beautiful than an old house full of life and history. However, old homes usually require quite a few renovations that can uncover a lot of worrisome problems, the biggest being damaged and outdated electrical wiring. Outdated and faulty wiring can cause serious damage to your home, but more importantly, put you and your family in grave danger. So, if you’re planning to renovate your old house, here are some common…


Added by Emma Lawson on February 11, 2018 at 7:04am — No Comments

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