Home Improvement

Explore tips & tricks to improve and transform the specific aspects of your home for the better – from home exteriors, furniture, walls, and ceilings to garage, flooring, and outdoors.

Home Improvement

What Color Metal Roof Fades The Least
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When you are choosing a color for your new metal roof, you might initially think only in terms of how the color coordinates with the rest of your home’s exterior. Many people will choose a metal roof color that matches the color of their front door or garage door, or you might want to opt for a color similar to your siding color so that it blends in and creates a uniform look.

Standard Porch Swing Size
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The standard porch swing size is around 48 inches wide and 28 inches in depth. There are also other porch swing widths, including 2 feet, 3 feet, 5 feet, and 6 feet. Common depths are 18 inches, 28 inches, and 46 inches.

What color to paint ceiling beams
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Exposed ceiling beams are an inviting and stunning feature of any home. After all, they contribute to the overall mood of the interior and their color can make the room appear larger or smaller. Beams can sometimes go completely unnoticed if it’s not painted a solid color. This is why it’s important to decide on what color to paint ceiling beams in order to showcase them in your room.

Chairs in the living room instead of sofa
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When we think of living room furniture, the first thing that pops to our minds is a large, comfortable sofa. But did you know you can still create a welcoming and warm atmosphere in your living room without a sofa?

What Color Picture Frames Go With Gray Walls
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When you’ve painted your walls gray and are trying to decide what color picture frames go with it, you have a few options to choose from. Since gray is a highly versatile color, it can easily blend with any other cool-toned or warm-toned color.

How Tall Should Board and Batten Be
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We recommend installing board and batten between 8 inches to 30 inches. It depends on the height of your ceiling and the overall width of your wall.

What Color Rug for an Orange Couch
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Orange furniture is making a comeback in the world of interior design. This cheery, bright shade is an excellent choice for creating warm and inviting spaces. Since orange is associated with fun and joy, it’s no wonder the shade is becoming popular for living room furniture as it can be used to bring a happy vibe to the space.

Mezzanine Floor
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A mezzanine floor can be a great solution for creating extra floor space if you have tall or vaulted ceilings. Here we look at the pros and cons of mezzanine floors, along with the types of mezzanine floors commonly available, the ways you might choose to use them, and the typical costs associated with both residential and industrial mezzanine levels.

What Rug Color Goes with Light Wood Floors
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When you have light wood floors in your home, a great way to highlight their beauty is to add a rug. Not only are these floor coverings functional, but they are also aesthetically appealing. Rugs help protect the wood floors from damage caused by pets or young children, thus an ideal option for bedrooms, hallways, dining rooms and living rooms.

7 Wall Colors that Go with Concrete Floors
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The most important element is to make sure your concrete floors are matched flawlessly with the wall color. This is why we’ve decided to delve into this topic a bit further by giving you some wall color suggestions with images so you can pick the one you like for your concrete floors. Let’s get started now!

Shingle Sizes
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Standard shingles are traditionally sold in 12″x36″ or 12″x39″ sizes. The latter is more common these days since it allows more overlap from one shingle to the next.

How to Gloss Paint a Door
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Gloss paint looks great on doors, but if you make a mistake, the glossy surface can highlight your error. Below, we’ll cover how to get the best finish using gloss paint.