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Choosing the Right Picture Frames for Your Home Decor
Picture frames are a wonderful way to decorate your home. It can hold precious artwork or a memorable photograph that you would like to cherish. Choosing the right picture frame can be a challenging. Below are a few tips that will help you choose a picture frame that is suitable for your home and enhances its beauty. more...

Dyer Vent Cleaning - Prevent a Fire by Cleaning Your Dryer Vent
This article outlines the steps you can follow to clean your dryer vent and duct work to prevent a hazardous dryer vent fire. Thousands of fires in homes and buildings are caused by dryer vent fires. more...

Granite Counter Top Care - Some Useful Tips
Granite counter top care is very important. I learned some useful tips to help properly maintain it while I had it installed. more...

Mold Remediation - Tips and Techniques to Get Rid of the Culprit
Mold can be dangerous to your home and health. Here are tips and techniques for eradicating the culprit. more...

10 Tips For a Mold Free House
Learn how to keep your home mold-free by understanding how mold works, ways to prevent mold, and the effects of mold. Mold growth can exist practically anywhere and potentially release harmful mold spores. By using the mold tips, you can help eliminate the mold threat and create a mold free house. more...

The effects of hard water on your skin
One of the undesirable effects of hard water is that in some cases it worsens existing skin complaints. more...

How to Clean and Care for Wicker Furniture
Cleaning your wicker furniture on a regular basis will keep it clean and in good shape. It can withstand moisture to a certain extent, but will become limp, loose and saggy with too much moisture. The good thing is that it has remarkable ability to recover and put up normal growth arc released from stress either through rainfall or irrigation. more...

Wicker Furniture: How to Repair the Damage
High-quality wicker furniture can last for decades when properly cared for, but like all types of furniture, in time it can become worn, damaged and eventually require repair. more...

Carpet Damage: How to Repair a Burn or Permanent Stain
Discovering a permanent stain or a burn on a carpet is a nightmare, especially if the carpeting is new, but it is possible to repair without seeking the assistance of a professional. more...

Fix a Leaking Water Cooler
If you find that your water cooler is suddenly leaking, here is a possible fix. This is for the type of Sparkletts or Arrowhead cooler/dispenser that holds a five gallon water bottle upside down on top of the unit. more...

How to Recover Padded Dining Room Chairs
Dining room chairs with padded fabric seats eventually become worn and stained, even with the most careful use. Fabrics go out of style, and the padding becomes flat and uncomfortable. more...

Dryer Repair Tips
You toss your load into the dryer set the timer and walk away. You return to grab your work pants and get ready only to discover the dryer isn’t performing like it should. more...

Dryer Parts - Generic or OEM
Dryer running too hot? Not hot enough? Not heating at all? Taking forever to dry? Sounds like you are going to need some dryer parts. But what the difference between Generic and OEM? When you are shopping for parts the price should not be the only thing that makes your decision for you. more...

Removing Skunk Odor From Furniture
Skunks are wonderful little creatures that have a big impact on the environments they live in. Unfortunately, they sometimes have run ins with people, pets or even living room furniture if they manage to get into a home personally. more...

6 Steps to Get Rid of Ants in Your House
Ants can be a serious issue for a home owner. In this article, you'll learn six easy tips that will keep them out forever. more...

How To Remove Mildew From Walls and Ceilings
Once in a while you may grab fuzzy black or green spots on a bathroom wall or in the kitchen table. This very likely is mildew, the name for all the spores that are health hazard and a frightening dream to the proprietor. When it gets to the walls & ceilings, it's hard to take out it. more...

How to Get Rid of Roaches
Just the sight of one of these multi-legged, hard-shelled visitors crawling across the floor is enough to make your toes curl, and your screams can hit high notes you didn't realize were possible. But what are you dealing with? more...

How to Remove Hard Water Stains
If you happen to live in a location where there is a high level of lime, magnesium and calcium in your water supply, then you have what is referred to as hard water. And chances are that somewhere in your home, whether it is around a leaking tap, or in the tub where the water drips down the end, you have hard water stains. more...

How to Remove Crayon From Carpet and Walls
Crayons are a wonderful tool for little ones to express their creativity, and you'll proudly display their efforts on your refrigerator for years. But accidental artwork on other surfaces around the home are not things you want hanging around. more...

How to Remove Crazy Glue
When the new super bonding glues first came out, they were hailed as the best thing since sliced bread. Until someone got their hand stuck to the breadbox. more...

Why Your Air Conditioner May Not Be Working (Or Working Well)
Reasons why your air conditioner might not be working. What to look for in an air conditioner. Simple ways to maintain your air conditioner. more...

Tips for Fixing Hoover Vacuum Cleaners
Majority of time, you might run up to a local repair shop and ask them to repair the Vacuum cleaner for you. If you have asked them a little more on the price it's going to cost for the repair, you will realize the fact that within same or less price you could have purchased the Hoover vacuum parts and replaced it yourself. more...

Refrigerator Odours - Why, What, How?
Ever had a bad smell in a refrigerator. It isn't fun. Follow these steps to locate the problem. Learn how to prevent odours from starting. Try the following suggestions to avoid food odours in the future. more...

A DIY Guide for Vacuum Cleaner Repair
It always seems that your vacuum will malfunction right before company is set to arrive. What do you do if your vacuum is not working correctly? Many people will simply throw away their vacuum and purchase a new one. However, did you know that it is quite easy to repair a vacuum cleaner? more...

Installing A Dryer Vent
Installing a dryer vent is a project you can undertake all on your own with just a little help. To get you on your way here are some helpful installation tips. more...

Kenmore Dryer Repair Tips
Silky blouse, diapers, muddy sleeping bag from that camping trip, or any other laundry you have a Kenmore washer and dryer can handle it. And Kenmore is certainly a name with a reputation you can trust. more...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Home Theater - Without Spending a Fortune
Make sure you're getting all the home theater you paid for. Inexpensive and free tweaks to maximize audio and video performance. more...

How to Troubleshoot Video Problems
Get rid of bad video! If you have common TV or video picture problems, it can usually be attributed to one of a few common causes. This will tell you how to easily identify and fix your video and enjoy a great picture again. more...

Get A New Look In Your Kitchen By Resurfacing Your Kitchen Cabinets
Some ideas on how to make your kitchen look great by resurfacing the cabinets. more...

How to Maximize Space Using Storage Shelving
Learn how to maximize the storage space in your house with storage shelving. more...

How To Get Rid Of Fruit Flies With A Homemade Fruit Fly Trap
Have fruit flies invaded your kitchen? This article shows you how using a safe, cheap, easy method right from your kitchen. more...

Keeping Your Cool - Doing Your Own A/C Ductwork
You only notice when it quits working and it's usually at the most inconvenient time possible. Don't let your homes ductwok let you down. more...

Antique China Repairs
The term china includes all pottery made by firing clay in a kiln, from the finest porcelain to the coarsest earthenware. The different types are distinguished by, the clay used, the firing temperatures and the quality of glaze, decoration or design. more...

How to Fix a Broken Cabinet
Cabinets are meant to last for decades. However, there are circumstances that may ruin them long before they are meant to deteriorate. Certain accidents, for example, may greatly damage various parts of the cabinet. more...

Air Conditioner Repair
Most problems that people face with air conditioners can be solved by simple maintenance and cleaning. A regular cleaning of the air conditioner grille and filter helps to increase its longevity and make it more efficient at cooling. Sometimes particle aggregation inside the air filter chokes the ducts and makes the air conditioner ineffective. This can be solved by a simple cleaning of the air filter. more...

How to Repair Your Dishwasher
Your dishwasher isn’t measuring up to the price you paid for it. The dishwasher might not even turn on, the dishes aren’t getting clean, or the machine won’t even drain. What do you do? more...

Wallpaper Tips for Your Home Remodeling Jobs
Putting wallpaper on your walls is one of the easiest and quickest ways to completely change the mood and appearance of a room. Wallpaper comes in a wide variety of styles, textures, colors, and designs. Here is some things you need to know to select and buy the right wallpaper for the job. more...

Tips On How To Care For Your Ceramic Tile Floor
Ceramic tile floors have an awful lot going for them, including a beautiful appearance, and ease of maintenance. But as with all flooring, care is needed to make sure that it lasts a good long time. Fortunately, ceramic tile floors are one of the easiest floors to care for and here are some suggestions to help you do that. more...

The Easy Way to Install Vinyl Flooring
Installing vinyl flooring is one of those home improvement projects that is well within the ability of the average homeowner to accomplish. It may seem a little intimidating at first, but once you have done just one room you should have the confidence to be able to tackle almost any vinyl flooring job. Here is the easy way to install vinyl flooring in your home. more...

How to Care for Your Hardwood Floors
A beautiful hardwood floor is an asset to almost any home, and more and more homeowners are using hardwood floors to bring warmth and style to their home. But once you have a beautiful wood floor installed, what can you do to make sure that it stays looking gorgeous for years to come? more...

Fixer-Uppers: What To Fix
You've bought a house, a fixer-upper you can make some money on. What improvements and repairs should you make? First of all, you need to know this before you buy, as I explained in another article. Before and after you buy, though, you need to have some simple rules with which to start analyzing possible fixes. more...

How Garage Remodeling Will Fix Your Storage Problems
Garage remodeling is probably the quickest way to add much needed space to your home. If youre considering any sort of home repair this may just be the one that should be first on your list. If youre not using your garage for an area to park your car, then expanding the living space of your home can be quite easily achieved by making this change. As well, youll feel like your home and life are much more organized when you stop storing everything in this area. more...

How To Fix That Leaky Bathtub Faucet - Fast!
Fixing a leaky bathtub faucet - or any other leaky faucet for that matter - can be an expensive job - UNLESS you can do it yourself! more...

Many Uses for WD40 Around the House
WD-40 stands for "Water Displacement, 40th attempt" Bet you didn't know WD-40 would do this: more...

Pelton Crane Sterilizer - Fix It Yourself
If your Pelton Crane Sterlizer is not heating like it should, the problem may be one that you can fix yourself. Diagnosing & repairing it is not as complex as you might think. more...

Fix your Vacuum cleaner yourself.
So, what do you do if your vacuum cleaner is not working properly? Many people would simply throw it away and purchase a new one. However, there is an other possible option that would save you a lot of money. It is actually to fix your vacuum yourself. You might did not know it, but it is very easy to repair a vacuum cleaner. more...

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