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How to optimize time management for your renovation

More often than not, the focal point of a major home renovation project is the budget, yet many forget that time is also of the essence. The old maxim that time is money can be very true when you're in the midst of a renovation. While it's easy to remember to budget your money, it's…
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Cheap Kitchen Renovation Ideas

If you don't have a budget big enough to hire a professional for your kitchen remodel, a few cheap and inexpensive projects will revitalize your kitchen. These projects include: Move smaller appliances: Avoid moving any appliances with gas or plumbing hook-ups (i.e., oven, range, sink, etc.). But do consider moving some of your smaller appliances…
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What you need to know about kitchen renovation costs

Before your renovate your kitchen get an idea of the costs whether its a budget, standard or luxury remodel. A complete kitchen renovation is a big commitment for any homeowner. It requires careful planning as well as an understanding of the financial resources required for the project. While materials will constitute the majority of your…
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Green Your Home: Ways to Make Your Home More Sustainable

Every day, we’re directed to recycle, through radio, advertisements, and even local and federal governments. Perhaps many of us no longer take it seriously; hey, we hear it every day, so who cares, right? Wrong. Each one of us has a duty towards the environment, and there are countless things we can do to fulfill…
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Reduce your footprint

There are many simple ways to reduce the footprint you leave on the planet. Learn how to reduce your footprint in each consumption category-carbon, food, housing, and goods and services-but don’t stop there. Amplify your impact by encouraging others to follow your lead. Engage your friends and community with local and global movements for social…
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Top Construction Trends for 2016

The construction industry is going to flourish in 2016. According to Dodge Data and Analytics, the U.S. construction industry will rise 9% to $612 billion over the next year, trouncing 2014’s 5% gain to $564 billion. But this growth won’t be evenly dispersed, and the face of these construction companies is rapidly changing, both with…
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Be Safe and Sound When Repairing or Remodeling your Home

Home improvement projects can be dangerous. Many tasks call for sharp tools or power tools that can cause injuries. You can’t successfully repair or tackle home improvement projects your home if you’re not careful. With a little careful organization and forethought, even the most difficult home improvement tasks can be conquered safely and successfully. Be…
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Carpet Repair

How often you need to repair your carpet depends on you. There are instances such as burns, crushing, fading, furniture, bleeding, sprouting, and carpet beetles where you'll want to take action. Most of the time, you can finish a repair job without needing a professional, although there will be times when you will need professional…
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