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  • How To Restore Marble Kitchen Countertops

    Marble adds luster to you kitchen, but it is a highly porous stone, which makes it susceptible to damage. If your marble countertop gets scratched or stained, you don't have to replace the whole countertop. It is possible to refinish, and make the surface look new. Here are some tips to refinish a marble countertop. Prepare to Work For this project, you need: safety goggles safety gloves cleaning cloths wide container masking tape or painter's tape marble stone cleaner electric sander sanding discs in 220,400, 600, and 800 grits chamois ( leather drying cloth) foam paint brush marble polish marble sealer It is important to clean the surface so the repair material sticks better, it gives you a better view of the damage.
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  • Replacing Your Home's Bay Window

    Bay windows provide large, beautiful views and are a great addition to any home. Because these types of windows protrude outward towards the exterior of the home, they are more prone to wear and tear from the weather and could need to be replaced more often than the rest of the windows in your house. Here are some steps to help you install a replacement bay window. Remove Caulking And Trim
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  • How To Extend Your Kitchen's Boundaries And Make It Larger

    Sometimes the house you buy comes with a kitchen that is less than the amount of kitchen space you had hoped for. Never fear; there is always a way to make a kitchen bigger, or at the very least, appear bigger. The following advice will help you with your kitchen remodeling project by helping you expand your kitchen's walls and dimensions. (Some knowledge regarding home construction will help, but if you do not know about home construction, be sure to hire a contractor for help.
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  • 3 Finishing Touches To Consider When Separating A Children's Playroom With Curtains

    If you have a large living room and want to separate out a small part to designate a child's play area, hanging curtains from the ceiling can be an ideal choice. While you should take some safety considerations into account, such as not having low-hanging cords that your child could get tangled in and making sure the curtains are hung with hardware strong enough to withstand the weight of a stumbling child, curtains will allow you to hide toys and games easily when your living room requires a more formal appearance.
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  • Roll With The Flow: Check Out Water Softness And Quality When Opening Your Own Bakery Or Pizzeria

    Keep your end product in mind as you investigate properties for your new bakery or pizza shop. Since breads, baked goods and pizza dough are composed of fair amounts of water, you must research the quality of all plumbing and pipes, water heaters, water softeners, and the water quality itself. An inspector or plumbing professional will check for the following issues, and both are worth taking along as you shop for a suitable baking facility:
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  • Beating The Grimy Blinds Blues

    Frustrated by grungy, grimy-looking window blinds? Fed up with the dust and dirt buildup that streaming sunshine highlights on your tired blinds each day? Looking for the easiest way to get your blinds clean and nice to look at again? Of course you are! Your windows are the gateway of light and outside activity to your home. And who would want to look at yucky blinds day after day? The good news is that blinds are resilient pieces of hardware and in just a short time, you'll have them cleaned up and looking new.
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  • Worked Hard On Your Flower Garden? How To Dress It Up Even More

    Garden water fountains look nice in any part of your yard, including in or around your flower garden. If you like to spend time in your flower garden, a water fountain can give you a peaceful retreat to go to. You will also be providing birds a place to take their bath and get a drink. Below are two types of garden water fountains you can choose from so you can make an informed decision on what is best for you.
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  • 4 Tips For Creating A Functional Playroom In Your Home

    If you have the space available in your home, having a playroom can be an excellent way to keep toys contained to one area, while also providing a stimulating place for your kids to play. A fun and functional playroom will be more than a room with toys all over the floor-- a well-designed playroom will engage your children's imagination and help them learn. Use the following tips to create a great playroom in your house:
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  • Five Tips on Watering Your Lawn More Efficiently

    If your area is in a drought and need to cut back, or if you just feel like saving some money on your water bill, look no further than your lawn. Lawns take a lot of water to maintain, but especially so if watered inefficiently and unnecessarily. By making sure that you're using your irrigation system of choice wisely, you can save yourself plenty of money without letting your lawn go brown.
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  • Factors To Consider When Choosing The Storage Unit For You

    Many storage facilities will put their units on sale at certain times of the year, either when turnover is high or when the facility is operating below capacity. You can save money on your storage unit in the short term by taking advantage of move-in specials. If you're lucky, you may also end up moving in at a time of year when rates are lower. Still, there are other ways to save money on your storage unit.
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