Home Improvement

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Red Front Door Ideas
| Updated August 1, 2022 | Published June 1, 2020

Rhubarb red, mahogany red, raspberry red, red wine…there are hundreds of red shades with dramatic variations. Red is a striking color that complements most other hues. It is also a widely popular shade for a front door that makes even the plainest looking exteriors to stand out. Whether you live in a traditional or modern property, by painting your existing door red or adding a new red front door to your home, you can enhance its curb appeal.

Yellow Front Door Ideas
| Updated July 14, 2022 | Published June 1, 2020

Are you looking for a new front door to stand out in your street? With a bold yellow front door, you can give your visitors or anyone passing by something special to look at. Yellow is associated with happiness and warmth, but it may be just too much for some people’s taste. However, did you know there are hundreds of soft yellow hues that can give your home an elegant look? From banana, mustard, and pineapple yellow to lemon and golden shades, your options are endless! If used appropriately, a yellow front door can give your home that wow factor you’ve always been seeking. 

Hang Curtains Without Nails
| Updated September 7, 2022 | Published May 19, 2020

Hanging curtains using nails can be very messy and inconvenient plus not everyone is keen on the idea of drilling into walls. This is especially true if you’re renting the apartment or house in question. To avoid making holes, here are some suggestions on how to hang curtains without nails with pros and cons of each tool.

Throw pillows for your brown couch
| Updated July 14, 2022 | Published May 13, 2020

No-one likes to sit on an empty, lonely sofa. One or more throw pillows is always a welcome addition to snuggle to and boost your living room’s aesthetic appeal. Throw pillows can either be used as accent accessories for the sofa to stand out or just make you and your guests feel more comfortable. Whether you choose plain, textured, or patterned pillows for your brown leather or fabric couch, there are endless ways you can decorate this piece of furniture using these cushions.

Green Front Door Ideas
| Updated February 1, 2024 | Published May 11, 2020

When we think of the color green, we can’t help but get reminded of spring freshness, green apples, grass, soft sage… and so much more. So what better way to introduce this versatile hue to your home than to its entry door. With numerous shades of green to choose from, you can go for a bold, elegant, or zesty look regardless of whether your home is modern or rustic. Choosing the color green for your front door is a great way of making a first impression, but you need to use the right shade of green to make it work with your home’s exterior.

Affordable Washer Pedestal Alternatives to Raise the Height of Your Appliances
| Updated December 17, 2023 | Published May 9, 2020

Front-loading washing machines and tumble dryers have always been popular laundry appliances on the market together with pedestals as a whole new type of furniture accessory. While you don’t actually need to put your laundry appliances onto anything to raise their height, most Americans do prefer to use pedestals.

Types of Roof Vents
| Updated July 13, 2022 | Published May 7, 2020

Roof vents are a crucial part of every home as they provide adequate attic ventilation and prevent moisture buildup. Proper ventilation is an important aspect that many homeowners often overlook. As a rule of thumb, for every 150 square feet of attic space, 1 square foot of ventilation is required. Vents are normally placed on the roof close to the eaves as well as below it near the ridge.

Parts of a door
| Updated August 10, 2022 | Published May 6, 2020

If you are thinking of building your own custom door, you must first get to know the exact components that a door consists of. But before we start with a definition of door parts including frame, locks, and knobs, learn more about their fascinating history right here.

17 Purple Front Door Ideas to Make Your Home More Inviting
| Updated July 14, 2022 | Published April 28, 2020

The color purple is a peaceful and relaxing hue that reminds us of the color of flowers and spring. When used in interior design, it provides a chic and stylish look to the interior and exterior of the home.

Types of Roof Shingles
| Updated July 13, 2022 | Published April 21, 2020

When it comes to protecting your home from pests, adverse weather conditions, and water leakage, you’ll need good quality roof shingles. But before choosing the right material for your roofing, you should first weigh up all the advantages and disadvantages of different types of roof shingles.

Wicker chair
| Updated January 18, 2024 | Published April 19, 2020

Chairs come in different styles, designs, and materials, for every kind of space. Whether for lounging, dining, or enjoying the outdoors, there are numerous types of chairs to choose from. Some have historic roots while others are a modern twist. 

Decorating with Mirrors
| Updated July 15, 2022 | Published April 18, 2020

Mirrors are the perfect solution for adding a decorative touch to an interior. They are also ideal for making indoor spaces feel larger and brighter. To give you some great ideas, here are 21 different ways of decorating with mirrors.