Home Improvement
How to Block Light from Top of Curtains
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If you have purchased blackout curtains only to find that light is still seeping in over the top or edges of them, this can be very frustrating. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can easily adjust your curtains or customize them to entirely block any light from accessing your room when the curtains are drawn.

How To Convert Sliding Doors to French Doors
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Sliding doors have a bad reputation for coming off their tracks, and they can be dangerous and frustrating. By contrast, French doors don’t have any common issues they suffer from. French doors also look more contemporary and stylish than sliding doors, which tend to be more associated with a 90s home decor vibe. Learn how to convert sliding doors to French doors in this article.

How Many Curtain Panels for A Sliding Glass Door
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If you have sliding glass doors in your home, then chances are you’re going to want to use some window dressings with them. Curtains tend to be the easiest and most stylish option since they can easily be draped to the side when not in use.

How Much Do Curtains Cost
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The price of curtains can vary hugely depending on a number of factors, but it can be useful to know the average price of curtains in order to plan a budget for home renovations or so you can be sure you’re getting a good deal. Here we look at the price range for curtains and the factors that affect their cost.

Can You Use a Carpet Cleaner On a Mattress
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If you want to freshen up your mattress, you might be wondering what the best way to go about this is, and many people consider using a carpet cleaner. Here we look at whether carpet cleaners are suitable to use on mattresses and what other cleaning strategies you could use.

Should Storm Door Match Front Door Color
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The storm door can match the front door color as an intentional part of your front door rather than an add-on. But the storm door can be different and coordinate with the front door color.

How to Paint an Aluminum Door
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Screen doors, storm doors, and garage doors are commonly made from metal, and so they require a different technique for painting compared with wooden doors that most people have experience with. Paint will not absorb into aluminum like it will with wood, which can make it harder to get a good, smooth finish. Here we explain the steps you need to take to paint an aluminum door for the best results.

Standard vesa mount size
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VESA mount sizes range from 50 × 20 to 800 × 600. These numbers refer to the distance between horizontal and vertical mounting holes in millimeters. The type of VESA classification will give you an idea of the precise distance between mounting holes.

How to Keep Screen Door from Slamming
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A slamming screen door is a common occurrence, especially during the summer months when windows in the home are open, causing crosswinds to affect the air pressure, which results in a more severe slamming. This noise can be quite a nuisance, and it can startle pets, young children, or anyone who is alarmed by sudden loud noises. It can even become disruptive to daily life if you have someone in the home who works shifts and needs to sleep during the day or a baby napping because the slamming screen door can wake them up.

How to Dress a Window Without Curtains
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Here we look at the pros and cons of having curtains installed, along with a number of alternative ways to dress a window without curtains. Here are 7 quick recommendations. 

How Long Does Carpet Installation Take?
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And depending on whether you want furniture and floor removal, how big your project size is, the type of carpet you choose, and how many installation crews you need, it can take from 1 day to several days to finish.

Do Curtains Always Come in Pairs?
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Shopping for curtains can be confusing because sometimes they are sold in pairs, and sometimes they are sold as panels. You’ll need to be able to differentiate between the way curtains are sold in order to make sure you don’t make any costly mistakes and order more curtains than you need or fewer curtains than you need.