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Landscaping can a lot of character to a home. If the new landscaping is in the front of a home it can also add curb appeal to a home. Some people spend a lot of money on landscaping, but it doesn't need to be an expensive task. There are many things you can change in your landscape that are affordable projects. Home Advisor has 7 landscaping ideas for your home that are under $1,000. (more…)

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When a garage door needs to be repaired or maintained, most of it you can fix on your own. When it comes to maintaining your garage door you should check the tracks, make sure they are properly level and aligned, wipe out the tracks and check all the nuts and bolts. Although you can do some repairs are on your own, if you are having a difficult time or can't figure out how to fix it, there are plenty of garage door repair men who know what their doing. As far as price goes it can be a pretty large range. Some repairs only cost $50 while others may cost $1000. When replacing a garage the price can range from…

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Something most people don't do is give their home a yearly inspection. We live such busy lives that we forget to take the time to inspect our houses and make sure that they are still safe and that everything is up to date. This Old House Magazine has complete checklist of things you can check on your own for your yearly inspection. Some of the things on this checklist are listed below: (more…)

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Organizing a garage can be a difficult task. Some people may have no idea what is in their garage, which can make it hard to just find a place to start. Garages are the most popular place in a home to the most cluttered and unorganized. To make the process of organizing your garage a little easier, there are few things you should do. Below are a few tips to help the organization process move a little more smoothly: (more…)

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A garage has a lot of functions for such a small part of the house. It can protect your car from the elements, work as a storage shed, and even serve as a game den. Here are three simple steps you can take to get more breathing room in your limited space. Out With the Old A huge part of the space problem is all the clutter that accumulates. Half-full paint cans, empty fertilizer bags, and random boxes can take up a lot of room if allowed to collect. If you have not used the items in the past six months, it is unlikely you ever will. It is time to purge. Choose a sunny day so you can clear…

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With all of the changes that happening in the environment on this earth, it is important for people to know how they can make changes within their own home to make them more eco-friendly. Something may be out you price range and others may be simple and on the less expensive side. Porch.com, has a few tips to help people make their home eco-friendly.  (more…)

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Home makeovers or remodeling projects can be a little stressful and it can be hard to keep your sanity during it. Domino Magazine has a a few tips to help stay calm during the makeover. These tips are pretty simple and straight forward, to make sure you home remodeling runs smoothly. (more…)

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You probably do not think much about your garage door opener. Sure it may squeak and rattle a little bit, or perhaps it takes longer to open and close than you would like, but otherwise you do not give it much attention. Until the day you are late for work or picking the kids up from school: you run out the door, push the button and…nothing. It will not open. Barring a power outage, the problem is quite possibly a broken spring. If that is the case, you should not try to fix it yourself. Even if you are an avid DIY person, this is one project that needs to be left to a professional. How a Door Works Garage…

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