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Refinishing Hardwood Floors: Do The Job Yourself

There are different factors which can increase or decrease the overall price of a refinishing hardwood floors project. In fact, it could be more expensive to hire professional services than you might initially think. This is because refinishing hardwood floors is a complicated process and requires t

The Benefits Of Installing Solar Roofing Panels

There are lots of home owners who give importance to the installing of solar roof at their homes, particularly when it concerns installation of roofs. However, the more common solar modules that could be mounted on the roof of a house were very bulky, and this is the reason for which many homeowners

How to Deal With Painted Floors

If you have painted the floors in your home, then you may be wondering what you can do to keep them looking their best. Painted floors are at risk for scuffing and smudging depending on the color you use. Regardless, you can keep your floors shining by using some preventative techniques and cleaning

The Best Time to Plant Pine Trees in South Carolina

Pine trees are one of the most common trees in South Carolina. They are planted for their natural beauty and also for their lumber. Species grown in the Palmetto State include the longleaf, loblolly, slash, spruce and white pines. Deciding when to plant your tree depends on how you received it from

Interior Design Degree

An Interior Design Degree is becoming more and more popular among the accredited colleges, universities, and other learning institutions.

Bring Your Garden Indoorss

An Indoor Garden might be a good fit for you, it is for me. Are you like me, a casual indoor gardener who likes to see plants grow? Fresh vegetables and Flower taste and smell ...

The Basics of Container Gardening

Container gardening is a fast and handy way to have green growing things even if you have only limited space. Many interesting objects can be used as containers, as long as they offer sufficient drainage and space. The basics of growing plants in containers is different from garden growing. Learn ho

Backyard Fig Trees

A deciduous tree, the fig (Ficus carica) can attain a height of up to 50 feet but normally averages only 10 to 30 feet. In regions with excessive frost, the tree develops multiple stems, according to the California Rare Fruit Growers.

Proper Maintenance Of Your Garbage Disposal

Lets face it - most of us have garbage disposals in our homes and we do not treat them kindly. As a matter of fact, it is my opinion that we take this household appliance for granted. A poorly maintained or operated disposal can and will break down, block and clog the drains and cause an endless lis

How to Buy Old Country Roses

"Old country roses" usually means older rose varieties often found growing in country gardens.These are frequently species, also known as "wild" roses, or old varieties. To find desirable varieties, start with an illustrated reference source, such as Peter Beales "Classic Roses."

How to Drywall Over an Existing Brick Fireplace

You can cover an existing brick fireplace with drywall only after you've removed the hearth, the brick facade, the mantle and covered the firebox -- all because you'll need an uninterrupted, bare area to hang the drywall properly. You can cover an existing brick fireplace with drywall or plaster, b

What Are Craftsman Style House Paint Colors?

The craftsman style home has a distinctive roof design.Jupiterimages/Brand X Pictures/Getty ImagesCraftsman style homes developed in the early 1900s from the arts and crafts movement of that period. The homes feature low sloping roofs and porches with square pillars. The interior of a...

DIY Acid-Etched Frosted Glass Shower Doors

Acid-etched frosted glass shower doors offer a unique form of privacy. While ultimately see-through, the frosting treatment obscures the view, alleviating the need for light-blocking shower curtains. If your current shower doors are not frosted, it can be costly to replace the glass. There are few d