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11 Tips to Green your House Painting Project

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 15, 2014

1. Paint for results that will last for years. This has the green effect of reducing the amount of material you use over time. Buy quality paint and never apply it to a dirty, damaged,...


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Transform Your Patio with Paint

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 04, 2014

Is your patio looking tired and dull? Why not give it a lift? Painting an outdoor floor a color you love ... or even adding a DIY brightly patterned “rug” right onto your...


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Enjoy Good Healthy Fun with No-VOC Paints

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 25, 2014

You've probably heard of the dangers of decorating your home with paint high in volatile organic compounds which off-gas toxins harmful to human health. But what about the supplies...


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Paint Your Home a Color You’ll Love

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 29, 2014

Painting your home’s exterior is quite an undertaking. It has tremendous potential to improve curb appeal and how you – and your neighbors! – feel about your house....


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9 DIY Accent Wall Updates

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 06, 2014

Back in that misty time between the era of avocado refrigerators and Corian countertops, the accent wall was born. When showing up at work wearing mismatched earrings was trendy rather...


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These Magnet Gadgets Simplify DIY

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 22, 2014

Your first do-it-yourself project as a child may well have involved magnets. Whether you glued buttons and pebbles onto magnetic backing to adorn your family’s fridge, or experimented...


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Designing Your Bedroom for a Decent Night’s Sleep

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 18, 2014

Almost everyone knows how unpleasant the occasional sleepless night or early morning awakening is. Even worse, chronic wakefulness is a condition that may have far-reaching negative...


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Upgrade Builder Grade with Easy, Inexpensive Fixes

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 01, 2014

“Builder grade” is a term used to refer to home construction materials. It is the lowest ranking, compared to quality, custom and ultra custom grades. If you live in a builder...