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DIY Living: Tiny Houses

With the demands of manpower getting evenly distributed across almost all fields of jobs, it’s not surprising to find a huge chunk of any given population compressing themselves into cities. This inevitably results in overpopulation in multiple areas. That’s because all of us, one way or another, would want to have our own place, our

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Urban Gardening for the Green Thumbs in the City

We all need something that will make us feel passionate again and keep us going through difficult days. One example of this is the recreational activity of gardening. This hobby returns a hundredfold, and you’ll get lots of benefits that make the quality of your life so much better. We know that most of us

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Things to Consider When Building House Near the Beach

With the pandemic still ongoing, people have opted to move out of the city to avoid crowded areas. Many people have moved to less dense spaces, which offer opportunities for them to engage in their hobbies and reduce expenses. For some people, the best place to wait out the pandemic is the beach. They may already have

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Prepare to Migrate and Build Your Cold Climate Home

When we think of climate change, it’s most often associated with global warming. And while many places in the world are witnessing record high temperatures each year, the patterns are uneven. Thus, parts of the US may experience the occasional polar vortex or cold snap. On the whole, though, climate change is expected to drive

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roof

Four Easy Fixes To Help Maintain Your Roof

Roofs are an expensive investment. Some even cost as high as $35,000 for high-quality materials, which is why it’s only natural for most homeowners to feel the need to protect it. Fortunately, roofs are one of the sturdiest parts of any construction. So, even if your roof is more than a decade old, maintaining it

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BASEMENT

Use Your Creativity to Turn Your Basement into a New Space

Not all homes are created equal. Some have basements, and some don’t. And if you are one of the lucky homeowners who scored a basement when you bought your house, we hope you’re aware of the untapped potential that space underneath your feet has. There’s no problem with using your basement to keep the stuff

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house renovation

Common Problems of Old Houses and the Repairs Needed

If you’re presented with an offer to buy an old home and seduced by its charming looks and seemingly bargain price, it’s important to know the issues you are most likely to encounter. Problems that arise from owning an old house will affect your budget significantly. For your own peace of mind, have a surveyor

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Statement Pieces to Add to Your Living Room

Your living room is an integral part of your home. It is where you receive your guests and hang out with your family. It is one of the most used rooms in your home, so it is vital to make it a relaxing yet functional space. It must also be striking enough to create a

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Make the Most of Your Home’s Usable Living Space

Whether you’re living in a roomy bungalow or a compact apartment, it’s essential to use every square inch of your property’s available floor area. Otherwise, you’ll be wasting valuable space that could turn your house into a home. Here’s how to maximize your home’s usable living space to make sure nothing goes to waste: Take

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Concrete construction

Avoid When Wet: What Is Moisture Mitigation?

One of the most common problems homeowners and renovators have is moisture in their concrete slabs. As home construction projects are DIY-ed instead of leaving the grunt work to the experts, inconveniences such as this arise. That leads to a pungent, musty smell that homeowners dislike. If you see abnormal lumps on your floor after

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