Take The: Do I Need New Windows? Quiz

Take The: Do I Need New Windows? Quiz

If you are thinking about new replacement windows, ask yourself these questions:

  1. Does your home not handle extremes of heat and cold well—does it feel uncomfortably warm in the summer, cold and drafty in the winter?
  2. Is there excessive condensation on the inside of the window panes?
  3. Are your windows drafty, with air leaking through or around the window?
  4. Are your existing windows faded, cracked, or in disrepair?
  5. Are your existing windows difficult to open and close?
  6. Do you spend too much time trying to maintain your old windows?
  7. Is your view blocked by a milky haze between the glass?
  8. Are your energy bills high?
  9. Are you planning to sell your home and want to increase its ‘curb appeal’ and resale value?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you would definitely benefit from new Energy Star windows.

Tips To Repaint your Kitchen

Tips To Repaint your Kitchen

It’s not unusual to feel overwhelmed after making the decision to repaint the kitchen. Many feel so overwhelmed that it seems easier to just hire a professional painter. However, repainting isn’t as bad as it seems, even those who have never painted before can do this task.

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Creepy Halloween Decorations: DIY

Creepy Halloween Decorations: DIY

October is my favorite month. You know why? HALLOWEEN! It’s only the best holiday ever. You can’t dress up like a zombie and pretend to eat your sister’s brain on Christmas. You can’t gorge yourself on candy you took from strangers on Labor Day. You certainly can’t stroll into work on Valentine’s Day in full pirate garb, parrot included. But on Halloween you can! I mean, I guess technically you could do all of these things on these other holidays, but you would get a lot of weird looks. Anyway, I am all about the spirit of Halloween and I intend to live it up. The first order of business is to decorate my house so everybody knows that I am fully invested in the Halloween fun. I’m talking graveyards, black cats, pumpkins, the works. A lot of my favorite project ideas came from these websites and talented bloggers. So put on Hocus Pocus and get ready for some serious Halloween DIY crafting. Check it out!

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How To Clean Your Vinyl Siding

How To Clean Your Vinyl Siding

Realtors say vinyl siding is a great home investment. Homebuyers like it because it looks nice and it really requires hardly any maintenance. Like anything else, overtime you will have to wash it, to return it to its original beauty.

So the big question is what’s the best way to clean it? Experts say, It will depend on what you are trying to remove from the siding. Typical house cleaners can be applied, allowed to sit and then rinsed off. More stubborn stains may require a little scrubbing before rinsing. If the siding is severely stained, a pressure washing may be necessary. It’s important that you become familiar with the pressure washer before using it.

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Furniture Packages vs. Bespoke Design

Furniture Packages vs. Bespoke Design

Finally, there is a solution for landlords who are looking to furnish their properties in a stylish yet cost effective way.  Furniture packages could be the ultimate solution for buy-to-let owners, but is it really better than bespoke design?

Bespoke interior design is great, especially when you are looking to imprint your personality on your own property.  But are furniture packages an easier, faster and cheaper solution?

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