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Stained deck

Top Tips for Deck Care

You’ve got a new deck. Now what? Home improvement projects extend to the outdoors now that sunshine and warm weather have become regular occurrences again. Take advantage of the great outdoors by investing in a new deck, but also invest the time and resources to keep your deck looking great for summers to come. Here...
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Painted patio furniture

Refresh Your Outdoor Spaces

  In anticipation of summer, May offers the perfect opportunity to step outside, paint brush in hand and refresh those tired and worn exterior surfaces. This month’s color palette, inspired by blossoming, spring florals and fresh greenery features fun color combinations for outdoor applications. Follow our simple how-to’s, and you can breathe new life into...
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Build the Perfect Fire Pit in 6 Easy Steps

Outdoor fire pits are a beautiful and functional addition to any backyard — particularly as the temperatures begin to drop and the leaves begin to change. Whether you are gathering with friends and family, or simply just want to relax, a fire pit is a wonderful project to have finished for the fall season. Pinterest is...
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kitchen remodel

Real Kitchen Remodel: Connecting Colors, Cabinets and Window Treatments

Our family recently bit the bullet, threw our lives into turmoil, underwent a kitchen remodel, and updated paint color in two rooms. In determining the new colors, we took into consideration 4 features of our home.
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{wallcovering wednesday: brewster wallcovering app}

Brewster Home Fashions Wallpaper Finder “Discover the new way to shop wallpaper for every room in your home.” – Brewster Interior Wallpaper Finder – by Brewster Home Fashions Offering seemingly endless possibilities and eye-candy galore, this is a must-download app to play around with when decorating your home. The pre-determined categories include: Brands – Find the ‘usual...
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{how to choose a paintbrush}

Friday Finds: What Paint Brush is Right for You? Don’t suffer through beginner’s errors when it comes to painting; make an educated choice with your paint brush. You may not think about your paint brush as much as your paint color, but Roseville Sales Associate at Hirshfield’s, James Stoffel, believes you really should. So, what...
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Basketball themed bedroom

Friday Finds: Basketball Themed Decor

March Madness College basketball fans love their teams, and March Madness can get intense. A friend of mine scheduled surgery at its onset so he could recover while watching the games. I read an article claiming that lost worker productivity costs companies $1.7 billion during March Madness—although that statistic’s validity has been debated. Either way,...
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Roller Shade

Window Treatment Wednesday: Replacing Window Fashions

Keep your home looking fresh with updated window treatments. It’s easy to fall into a routine, oatmeal for breakfast, coffee with two sugars, windows with blinds. If you’ve always had a specific window treatment in your house, it’s easy to keep it without thinking twice. An updated window treatment however can do wonders for refreshing...
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{expert advice: matching undertones}

[youtube=http://youtu.be/Uq9WvkgiTPU] Choosing color based on undertones. Paint color can transform and revitalize your home. Color expert Kate Smith from Sensational Color realizes this and uses color to engage and create welcoming home environments. The undertones in color are an important aspect in paint selection that should not be ignored. Kate advises on how to match undertones when painting a...
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{interior paint solutions: caulk failure}

Good caulk will help you save energy, avoid moisture damage and prevent pest problems. The best caulk for the job depends on the situation. If you didn’t get it right the first time around, there are ways to improve and fix caulk failure. There are three types of caulk failure: adhesive, cohesive, and substrate. Simply put, the bond...
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