Outdoor Light Fittings For Your Garden & Backyard
Dreaming about having a stunning landscape in your garden and backyard? If your answer to this question is positive,…
Organizing My Closet
It is possible that organizing a small closet is more difficult than organizing a large closet. Every picture I have…
Protecting A Small Child From Electrical Hazards
If you've recently become a proud parent it's not too late to think about hazards around your home. Before you know…
The Causes Of Water Pollution
Water pollution comes from a myriad of sources, both natural and from human activity. The most destructive causes of…
How Glass Shelves Can Be Used In Interior Designing
Glass is a refined material often liked the most in furniture, decoration and other home structures. It has been a…
Shark Navigator Review - My Experience With The
Not that long ago, my faithful Hoover vacuum cleaner, which had served me well for over a decade, finally broke down.…
Home Improvement Articles (4988)
DIY SolarPanels Replacing High-priced Commercial Solar Panels
Low-cost DIY Solar Panels are fast replacing expensive ready made solar panels for home use. The evolution of solar technology has finally reached a point where it is now practical, affordable, and accessible to all. Until recently, renewable solar energy for home use was a fancy term with little practical…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  DIY   Jun 19, 2011  
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How to Paint A Ceiling With A Designers Eye
What’s the most neglected wall in your house? Think about it. An average room has five walls. Can you name the fifth? Aha! Most of us can’t. That’s why it gets neglected. The fifth wall is the ceiling, of course! Most of us don’t think much about our ceilings. When…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Interior Design and Decorating   Apr 28, 2011  
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Modern Hydronic Heating Systems
A modern hydronic heating systems uses water (Or water based solutions) to move thermal energy from where it is produced to where it is needed. The water within the hydronic heating system is therefore only a transfer medium. Thermal energy is absorbed by the water at a heat source, Conveyed…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Heating and Air Conditioning   Mar 11, 2011  
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How would you fix a Concrete Apron in the Front of a Garage Door that is deteriorated
I received a call from a property manager for a large Condo organization in our area. He has a problem with many aprons in front of the garage doors for the units. I went to see him and the first product I thought of is Cerlon for the repair, because…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Remodeling   Jul 15, 2011  
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Can You Build Your Own Solar Panel?
If you have been looking at home solar energy, then one of the things that may have put you off is the cost of the panels. These are the things that convert the sunlight into electrical energy. You may have been asking the question, can you build your own solar…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Green Living   Feb 14, 2011  
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Color Trends 2011: Newest Color Directions In Fashion And Interior Design
I honestly don’t know how the color forecasters determine color trends, but they all seem to be in accord with one another. The color trends for 2011 are diverse, a little bit retro, and quite yummy gorgeous! As a designer, I rely almost entirely on my instincts to know what’s…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Interior Design and Decorating   Jun 23, 2011  
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Presto Knife Sharpener - Friend Or Foe?
The Presto Knife Sharpener is a must tool that most households and commercial kitchens have in their arsenal. It is a tool that brings life back to a used and battered blade which keeps you efficient in the kitchen, or for that sport that you enjoy. What makes the Presto…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Appliances   Mar 22, 2011  
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What Colors Make Brown? Why is the Color Brown So Popular In Home Decor?
There was a time when “brown” suffered from the awful stigma of being thought of as an ultra conservative and unimaginatively dull, and totally lackluster color. Let’s face it, brown used to be boring. Brown is easy to mix, as every five year old will tell you. Ask a child…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Interior Design and Decorating   Sep 03, 2011  
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Can A Refrigerator Cool A Room?
During a hot summer day, people try to find creative ways to cool down a room. Some people may even come up with the idea of opening their refrigerator or freezer door to help cool a room. These people may be surprised that by doing so, they will be increasing…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Heating and Air Conditioning   Apr 22, 2011  
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How Does A Production Carpenter Install Wood Door Casing
Over the last few years I have been an Owner Project Manager for many construction projects that require wood trim to be installed and I am amazed at the number of people that call themselves carpenters that do not know how to install wood trim rapidly and concisely, so I…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  New Construction   Jun 29, 2011  
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How to repair Poured in place Concrete steps that have deteriorated at an Industrial Complex
About 3 years ago one of my clients called me to check out 2 sets of stairs at his industrial Complex in Albany NY. He said the stairs need a little work, well when I got there and saw the shape of the stairs I was amazed that no one…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Remodeling   Jul 15, 2011  
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How To Organize The Closet In 4 Simple Steps
We’ve all have a least one closet in the house that frightens us every time we open it. Boxes and objects are piled on every shelf and we don’t even know what’s in them. Even if we do know what’s in them, we don’t care. If we do care, getting…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Cleaning Tips and Tools   Mar 25, 2011  
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4 Top Primitive Decorating Ideas
How to decorate with primitives to incoporate primitive decorating ideas in your home without breaking the bank is something people like us want to know. So you want to know how to decorate with primitives? For one thing, you do not always have to use "originals" or "antiques" in your…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Interior Design and Decorating   Mar 16, 2011  
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Free Wind Generators
Free Wind Generators can be built with recyclable material from your home. With a little know how you could be generating energy for your home for little or no money. The less money you spend on your wind generator, the sooner you will start seeing returns.
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Green Living   Feb 05, 2011  
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Building Construction Estimate
Introduction We are going to talk about Building Construction Estimates to put together a budget for a residential remodeling project to see if the project is worth doing and also to make sure that you’re not putting more money into the property then you can get out of it if…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Remodeling   Apr 22, 2011  
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Benefits Of A Geothermal Heat Pump System
Geothermal heating and cooling is an environmentally friendly way of heating or cooling a home or business. Conventional methods of heating the interior of a building involve the combustion of fuel or the use of electricity to generate heat energy. The benefit of using a geothermal heat pump unit is…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Energy Efficiency   Apr 23, 2011  
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how to organize the garage
In this article I hope to give you some tips on how to organize the garage. A good garage is meant to perform its duty; being very functional and effective in the process. When garages are filled with piles and clutters it has gradually turned from a garage to a…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Cleaning Tips and Tools   Jul 19, 2011  
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Masonry Tricks Of the Trade I Have Learned
I am sitting in my family room thinking of something to write about for an article. Although I am a Carpenter by trade when you work on large commercial construction projects you get to know about other trades that you interact with. I decided to write this article about Masonry,…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  New Construction   Jun 09, 2011  
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Arizona Engineering
Being an arizona engineer and after working for several arizona engineering firms I have started my own Arizona engineering company called Arizona Code Consulting and Design Engineering, LLC. My firm focuses on the smaller clients and contractors and we encourage our clients to obtain building permits. Obtaining a building permit…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  New Construction   May 31, 2011  
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How to Recondition Rechargeable Batteries - Restore Your Laptop's Battery in 4 Steps
learn how to recondition rechargeable batteries, you will save yourself some money. Plus by using them longer, rather than replacing them, you will help the environment too. Almost all kinds can be restored to some extent. Below is a simple way to restore your laptop's battery in 4 steps.
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Electrical   Feb 07, 2011  
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Color Of the Year 2011: Chirpy, Perky, Gutsy, And Simply Fantabulous!
Every year, before the month of December ends, a select group of fashion professionals presents their color palette to a company called Pantone. Pantone is the ultimate global authority on color trends. Pantone selects one carefully considered color to be presented to the entire worldwide fashion industry, and thus dubs…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Interior Design and Decorating   Jun 24, 2011  
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How to Declutter your House and Conquer the Clutter once and for all
Are you struggling to declutter your house? Do you step over piles of clothes, papers and unidentifiable “stuff” just to get to your computer? Although a family might be small, homes are larger then ever. Even with more square feet of living space, many still store attics, basements and storage…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Cleaning Tips and Tools   May 09, 2011  
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How Do You Repair A Concrete Wall That is Only 3 Inches Thick
On a project that I was the OPM on a few years ago there was a problem with water leaking into the basement of the building from outside. The contractor could not come up with a proper solution so he asked my help. I just came back from my Cerlon…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Remodeling   Jul 11, 2011  
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What Eduction is Needed to Become A Good Carpenter
I am sitting on my front porch and thinking about what I should write about today, when this thought came to my head that I have only been talking about construction and not talking about anything related to education needed to become a good Carpenter and Craftsperson in the trades.…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  New Construction   Jun 30, 2011  
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What Are the Advantages Of Constructing A Modular Home
One of the services that I offer my clients is to find the most economical way to build a project. In the first few years that I had my consulting business I have had a lot of clients that have asked what I thought about Modular homes. In other cases…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  New Construction   Jun 04, 2011  
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Cordless Chainsaws - Are they Worth Buying?
Cutting tree branches is one of those gardening jobs which although essential to keep things neat and tidy can be very hard work. Doing this work with a bow saw can be very arduous and tiring, but is often the only way to get the job done. It can be…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Landscaping Outdoor Decorating   Jan 18, 2012  
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Radiant Heat Systems
Radiant heat systems transfer thermal energy via electromagnetic waves. Because radiant heat systems heat objects rather than heating the surrounding air they have a tendency to maintain a more comfortable environment due do the lack of air stratification (layering of air due to different densities)which gives you a nice even…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Heating and Air Conditioning   Mar 11, 2011  
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Discover How to Declutter You House in 5 Easy Steps
Have you come to a point where you realize it is time to declutter your house? Do you spend a good deal of time trying to locate items like your car keys, sun glasses, pens or pencils, tv remote? Or looking for the article you wanted to keep from the…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Cleaning Tips and Tools   Apr 28, 2011  
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Rivet Gun – How to Use A Rivet Gun
Using a rivet gun can be a highly effective method of attaching various materials, especially metal together in a permanent way. Though the materials can be separated by simply drilling out the rivets. This is not a difficult process, however you should take care when riveting and do not rush,…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Tools and Equipment   Aug 08, 2011  
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How to Paint A Wall From Start to Finish
It’s spring. Your home needs freshening up. And you have decided to do the job yourself. But you don’t know how to paint a wall, far less the entire room. What do you do? In this article, I will outline how to paint a wall, using water base latex paint…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Interior Design and Decorating   May 29, 2011  
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Refrigerators along with other whitened merchandise have a finite life time but a lot of us are reluctant…
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