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How About a Jungle Mural to Put Some Swing Into Your Child's Room?
If your child loves all different types of animals, a jungle mural is a great way to make their room a fun and enjoyable place. You might be thinking how you will be able to achieve such a task, especially if you do not have artistic talents.
Draught Proofing Your Home
This article takes a look at a number of ways of preventing or reducing draughts in your home. There are areas we look at are doors, windows and double-glazing, garage doors and finally some of the furnishings you could use to prevent draughts.
An Affordable Shortcut To Designing Your Dream Home
You have likely been making mental notes for years. Every book or magazine that you read and each home that you visit has become a source for pieces to the puzzle that can become your new home.
Buying the Right Garage Door Opener
If you have recently built a new garage you might be having a difficult time deciding on the right garage door opener. It is certainly something that seems simple at first.
Are Showers Harmful to Your Health?
The last thing you would think about when you are taking a nice, refreshing shower is, "Am I jeopardizing my health"?Chlorine is used by many municipalities to disinfect their water supply.Unfortunalely, according to many health experts, chlorine has been linked to breast, bladder and colon cancer.
The Benefits of Radiant Heat, Comparison
What are the Benefits of Radiant Heating and how do they compare to other heating applications?You maybe be considering radiant heat to install into your existing or your new home but don't quite understand the advantages or the differences between heating applications? Well we would like to inform you of the benefits and the comparisons to other heating applications available.Some of the benefits of radiant heat are:Comfort: Let your bare feet soak up the warmth of soothing heat without the dust and noise associated with other heating sources.
Top Ten Air Purifier Questions
1. Do I really need an air purifier in my home?
It depends on several factors, including your own comfort level and what the
indoor air quality is in your home.
Clearing the Air on What to Look for in an Air Purifier
If you are dedicated to improving the indoor air quality of your home, you're
aware that there are certain steps you need to take to reduce the amount of
allergens and airborne particles. Two of these, source control and ventilation,
you may have already addressed.
Understanding Air Purifiers
Purchasing an air purifier can be confusing, and you do get an awful lot of
information thrown at you when you visit the different manufacturing websites,
don't you? How can you tell what's what, and why do we need air filters anyway?
And how do air purifiers work? Is the air really that bad? Haven't we been
breathing the same air for thousands of years?
Yes and no. First of all, we've been breathing the same air for thousands of
years, but we live in a symbiotic relationship with the plants around us - that
is, we rely on each other to survive.
Candle Making 101
If you'd like to try your hand at candle making, set aside two hours one day next weekend, and start with an easy project, using your old candles to test the waters. If it's instant gratification you crave, you'll see the fruits of your labor in just a couple of hours with a minimum expenditure for supplies.
Ten Things You May Not Know About Selecting Hardwood Flooring
1) Red Oak is not the only choiceIf you want your home to look like everyone else's, this is a great choice. If you want your home to be unique try hickory, cherry, walnut, white oak, maple or many others.
Rodent Proofing Your Home
It's that time of year where rats and mice are apt to enter our homes. Lets talk a bit about their abilities and senses first.
Warm Up the Night! Patio Heaters and Fire Pits
In some areas right now, the weather is ideal for sitting outside in the evening -- the bugs have gone and the sky is clear -- but the nights are chilly. Don't let the cool evenings send you inside -- extend your outdoor living season by heating your deck or patio.
Art and Design
Maybe you've faced it before - a new house with an empty room or two. This room is just crying out for some furniture.
Tearing Down the House
Last year, we bought this big ol' 1887 house. We are just now coming to grips with the magnitude of the "upgrades" planned.
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