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cleaning dirty leather shoes
If you don’t have a favorite pair of leather shoes or boots, you are definitely missing out. But since you’re here, you probably do. Leather shoes are comfortable, stylish, and with the right maintenance, they can last for years. In this article, we are going to tell you everything you need to know about proper cleaning and maintenance of...
cleaning up burnt pan
You’re cooking and you just want to check social media for a second while your meal is preparing. You look up to find that- oh no- the food has burnt! It is absolutely annoying when you are cooking and accidentally burn something, but it’s even worse when you go to clean the burnt pan that you were cooking with,...
flagstone path
You look at the exterior of your home and it just simply doesn’t impress you. Maybe you want to sell your home, so you need to appeal to buyers. Or you may just want to spruce up the outside of your home and add something different without having to spend exorbitant amounts of money and without needing to hire...
laying sod
One of the easiest ways to have a luscious, green lawn is to lay sod. In the end, it will look like you spent a lot more than you really did. It’s perfect especially when the hotter weather rolls around, if you are planning to sell your home, or if you simply just want to update the outside of...
Venetian Plaster Decorative Technique
Whether you’re decorating your home, you have become bored with the way it looks, or you simply want to add a pop of something special, there are lots of different things you could do to make your home look unique and classy. An interesting technique that you could do on your own, especially if you have an artistic hand,...
installing pocket door
First, you may ask- what is a pocket door? Pocket doors have been used in homes for centuries in order to help separate two rooms and to create privacy. It is perfect especially for rooms where having a swinging door will take up too much space in your home, according to the Dummies website. A pocket door is made in...
How and When to Paint Over Wallpaper
Wallpaper is often the go-to solution for homeowners who want to give a fresh look to their home. It’s an easy way to cover imperfections and it can do wonders when it comes to revamping the look of a room. However, more often than not, there comes a time when the wallpaper that once looked so amazing needs replacing. Maybe...
The Differences Between Oil Based and Water Based Paint
Few things get homeowners across the country quite as excited as being able to customize their home to their heart’s content. This is something that we simply aren’t able to do very often when we are stuck renting an apartment, condo, or even a home. In all of those cases, we are bound by the rules a landlord sets down....
window screen repair
There are a few things more annoying than having a torn window screen. A simple hole in a window screen and a hot summer day are an open invitation for flies, mosquitoes, and other bugs. Or, if it’s chillier outside, a hole in your window screen can bring in a cold wind, which is also unpleasant. The good news is that,...