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Paint a Room or Two in a Weekend

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 19, 2015

Interior painting is perhaps the most satisfying of all home decorating projects, which allows you to reap rich rewards -- a fresher look and an unmistakable upgrade in style -- for...


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DIY Wallpaper Hanging and Removal

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 31, 2014

Wallpaper is back in style and is an impressive way to add character and class to any room of your home. While wallpaper hanging is not the simplest of DIY projects, you can achieve...


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Bring a Spring Feeling to Your Home with Flowery Decor

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 29, 2014

Isn't it ironic that just as the daylight hours start getting longer, the worst of the wintry weather begins to hit? In the Northern Hemisphere, the solstice is December 21 or 22, but...


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7 Ways Your Home Can Affect Your Mood

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 28, 2014

Home is where the heart is and it can influence your sense of well-being much more than you might have thought. Here are 7 aspects of your house which may deeply affect you in body,...


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Commercial Painting: More than Just Pretty Walls

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 16, 2014

If you are a commercial property owner, investor, or manager, you tend to have a lot on your plate when it comes to maintenance. Certainly, you want your building or complex to look...


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Do's and Don'ts to Brighten a Dark Room

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 15, 2014

Is there a room in your home that you tend to avoid? Chances are it's lacking in sufficient natural light. A dark room tends to project a gloomy, forbidding feeling, which gives off...


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The Secrets of Smooth, Even Drywall Finish

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 09, 2014

Drywall installation can be described with those "three little words" that mean so much to homeowners in the midst of remodeling: quick, easy, and inexpensive. Also known as wallboard,...


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Beyond Curb Appeal: When It Pays to Stand Out

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 10, 2014

Popular wisdom says that when you put your home up for sale, it should be made to appear as bland and beige as possible. Well, like a lot of popular wisdom, this idea is only partially...