Home Improvement Articles
Top 3 Myths About Solar Energy Panels
Rising energy costs are forcing people to turn to renewable sources of energy. The sun, being the most readily available source of energy, is also being utilised to power up homes and cities. We use solar panels to harness the sun's energy and convert it into a form of electricity…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Green Living   Mar 09, 2011  
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Easy Home Automation - How to Control Home Lights With Your Smartphone
If you have a web-enabled smartphone you probably wonder how you ever got along without it. With a touch on an app you can bring up your favorite content to the screen in your hand. Now there are home automation smartphone apps that allow you to turn your home lights…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  DIY   Feb 16, 2011  
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Cordless Chainsaws - Can They Cut It?
There is a new generation of Cordless Power Tools hitting the marketplace. One of these is the new Cordless Chainsaw from Bosch. The 36 Volt Bosch AKE 30 LI But can a Battery Powered Chainsaw really cut the mustard - or those big branches? If you are a keen amateur…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Tools and Equipment   Apr 28, 2011  
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How Do I Make a Solar Panel?
So you heard you can save a serious amount of money by making your own solar panels instead of buying them from a dealer. Now you’re asking, "How Do I Make a Solar Panel?” That is a question that you only ask once. Once you think you have the answer,…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Energy Efficiency   Jun 18, 2011  
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The Joys Of DIY
If you are on this page, the chances are, you, like me enjoy having a go at diy! It may be becausethe missus has asked you to "fix that shelf" or "sort out that leaking tap", or maybe your other half doesn't like or 'get round to' doing these jobs…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  DIY   Jun 27, 2011  
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Gardening - An Interesting Vocation
This is the art and act of growing and nurturing plants for landscape beautification purposes, for food (herbs, vegetables,fruits etc.) or just as a hobby. Gardening is now a craze in many parts of the world and the desire to grow food by individuals increases by the day. Many city…
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Diy Solar Panels Cost A Fraction Of the Price Of Commercially Sold Panels
Renewable solar energy is an exciting technology that came with a great promise of reducing energy costs for an average household while saving the environment from carbon emissions at the same time. However, for some reason, the commercially produced solar panels for homes have failed to break the cost barriers…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Energy Efficiency   Jun 18, 2011  
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Wiring Your Home :: Installing 3 Way Switches
You have probably found my article because you are trying to perform a wiring task in your own home. . When I set out to do my wiring, it was a challenge for me in order to save money. Basic home wiring is really pretty simple, the thing that I…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Electrical   Feb 15, 2011  
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How To Declutter Your House And Save Your Memories
Do you feel the need to declutter your house? Your home is your castle, they say. You don’t mind the clutter. Actually you don’t consider your mounds of memories and possessions clutter. You move around this mass of stuff and accept the discomfort as normal. There are stories and memories…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Cleaning Tips and Tools   Apr 29, 2011  
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Solar Panels for Your Home
How to acquire solar panels for your home. How to assemble, and connect solar panels for your home. Video instructions by a certified electrician.
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Green Living   Feb 11, 2011  
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10 Advantages To Having A Bandsaw In Your Shop
There are many advantages to having a shop that has a bandsaw in it, whether it's a homemade bandsaw, which is what I have, or a commercial bandsaw. After I made my bandsaw with mostly things I had sitting around my shop, I was able to do several things that…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Tools and Equipment   Jun 09, 2011  
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Running A Three Phase Motor On Single Phase Power
If you decide to build something like a bandsaw and the only thing available to you is a 3 phase motor, there are at least 3 ways that you should be able to do this without a problem. When I built my bandsaw, I had a good 3 phase motor…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Tools and Equipment   May 24, 2011  
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Radiant Heating Flooring – Stay Warm With Electric Radiant Heated Floors
Electric radiant heating flooring is usually a mat mounted onto your sub floor that has electric running through it. Working on the theory that heat rises the heat begins in the floor and rises up to keep your room nice and warm with natural circulation. This type of heating is…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Flooring   Feb 22, 2011  
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Choose a Flat Screen TV
LCD and plasma screens might seem very similar, but the fundamental technologies are really different. Having said that, a lot of customers don't know the difference. There are at the moment a very big number of flat screen Televisions models available on the market. When deciding on to buy a…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Audio Video   Apr 05, 2011  
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Backup Sump Pump – Do You Really Need One?
Are you a homeowner with a sump pump in your basement to keep it dry? Are you predicting that it will never fail especially during a heavy rainstorm? Are you banking on the fact that you have never had a power outage during a severe lighting and thunderstorm so your…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Plumbing   Mar 06, 2011  
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Building with strofoam
Building stronger, energy efficient homes
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Energy Efficiency   Jan 11, 2011  
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Garden Shed Plans! Steps From Concepts to Actual Shed Plans
Before you begin to build a garden shed you should have a complete set of shed plans that give you a detailed step by step guide to follow. This not only applies to garden sheds but also to garages, house additions, chicken coops or any other kind of buildings, even…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  New Construction   Feb 26, 2011  
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Residential Indoor Air Pollution In Kensington Md - The Unseen Horrors
Indoor air pollution is gaining notoriety, and for a good reason. It's estimated that the average home has ten times the air pollution as outside air. Pollen, allergens and mold are some of the most common particulate. However there are some unseen indoor air pollutants that are extremely harmful to…
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Color Connection: RED
There is something about using the color red for interior design that makes many of us cringe at the very thought of it. Why is that? I understand that and would like to see if I can nudge you just a little to consider putting some red in your life…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Interior Design and Decorating   Feb 23, 2012  
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Why Wooden Triple Sleeper Bunk Beds Make Sense In Kids’ Rooms
Lofts or bunk beds are an exceptionally old sort of couch option however is as popular as ever. Their pattern is straightforward which is the reason they are so prolific, one mattress right on top of the other. The outline was perfect and they are in great demand on cruiser,…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Furniture   Jan 15, 2014  
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Spice Up Your Life With Lake Forest Outdoor Kitchens
For those who like to entertain outside, a Lake Forest outdoor kitchen is the way to go. Having an outdoor kitchen combines the gorgeous atmosphere of your landscaped backyard and the ability to allow your guests to enjoy the area and your company at the same time as you prepare…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Kitchen Improvements   Nov 30, 2015  
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Essential Baking Tools And Supplies to Purchase for Your Baking Pleasure
All over the world, food prep is widely deemed an important ability in life that any and every person should possess. Even kids are taught about the importance of cooking at a youthful age. By captivating these children in joining a fun activity at home like helping you cook or…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Kitchen Improvements   Jul 11, 2014  
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Why Is It Important to Keep Your Roof Dry?
The roof and gutter system are an important part of your home and your living. The roof protects your home from the natural hazards such as the wind, rain, fire, ice, snow, and extreme heat. It is also the most valuable part of your building. Every day, your roof is…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Roofing   May 28, 2016  
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When Might I Need Chimney Repair?
Many people will try to wait a long while before they go ahead and get chimney repair done, because they worry that it’s going to be a hassle that they don’t want to have to deal with. That being said, there are definitely a few cases where you’re going to…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Cleaning Tips and Tools   Aug 27, 2015  
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Destructive Forces Cause Damage
No matter where you live on this great planet of ours, nature will always find a way to wreak havoc on your life. You could have severe storms dropping foot after foot of snow around your home. You could live on the open plains where a tornado whips up at…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Roofing   Mar 03, 2015  
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Do You Wonder How Long Will Your Roofing System Last?
Many building owners buy a brand new roofing system for the building presuming the money they save on energy expenses or on low routine maintenance will permit them to break even on the price tag. Certain roofing systems pay themselves off by sparing you money on energy and maintenance costs,…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Roofing   Mar 11, 2016  
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Garage Door WA
If you have a garage, you will know by now how important it is to have a professional on hand to provide all your garage door-related needs. A garage door is only as good as its parts. If one or more of the door's parts are not in good working…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Security   Mar 16, 2014  
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How Often Should My Window Cleaning Service Come Out?
Whilst there can be no denying that your workplace requires a reputable window cleaning service on staff, the only question that remains is how often do you need to get them to come out? Essentially, the frequency with which your chosen service will need to come out will depend on…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Cleaning Tips and Tools   Dec 05, 2013  
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Folding Arm Awnings Melbourne to Decrease the Harsh Sunlight
Are you in need of a handy and highly effective light and heat control at the outdoor amusing area of your home? If yes, the Folding Arm Awnings Melbourne appear to be right options. These are one of the most famed styles of blinds across Melbourne. It is just because…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Interior Design and Decorating   Oct 27, 2015  
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Building Services Edinburgh, Quality Services for Competitive Prices
If you need more space at home, you should take action and make a house extension. You don’t need a great budget to add some rooms, far a fair amount of money the professionals will manage to create the extra space you need. Find a builder Edinburgh who has a…
By:  in  Home Improvement   Dec 28, 2015  
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