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100-Plus Genius Halloween Ideas for 2017

Halloween may be a fun holiday for kids, but … Yeah, right. Who are we trying to kid? Halloween is still plenty of fun for adults — especially if you’re a homeowner, because you can do lots of cool things with your place. Here’s a big list of ideas from County Living. http://www.countryliving.com/halloween-ideas/  

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7 Fall Lawn Care Tips to Do Right Now

Want your lawn to look nice in the spring? Then now’s the time to act, according to The Old House. These fall lawn care tips should help. https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/7-fall-lawn-care-tips-to-do-right-now  

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Indoor Halloween Decorations

Whether you’re hosting a Halloween party, or just looking for some seasonally appropriate decorations, here are a few suggestions from Martha Stewart for making your home’s interior spooky AND stylish. https://www.marthastewart.com/275513/indoor-halloween-decorations?slide=3426393  

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Budget-Friendly Outdoor Halloween Decorations

Decorating your home for Halloween ads a lot of fun to the season. Here are some tips from DIY Network on how to make your home stand out without spending a lot of money. http://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/make-and-decorate/decorating/budget-friendly-outdoor-halloween-decorations-pictures  

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How to Magnetize a Screwdriver

If you’ve ever done a project that requires a lot of screws, especially little ones, you know how valuable a magnetized screwdriver can be. If you have a project like that in the works, and don’t have a magnetized screwdriver lying around, there’s no need to run out and buy one. Mr. Handyman provides two […]

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Free DIY Furniture Plans: How to Build a Counter Top Storage Tray

From: The Design Confidential Increase your counter space with this countertop storage tray, by going UP with this simple, elegant and super quick build! This plan features a 2 foot wide by 5-1/2 inch deep and 8 inch tall countertop storage tray to stack those items that you need in a pinch … spices, cups, […]

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DIY Stripping Steam Box for Antique Window Glazing Removal and Restoration

From: Old Town Home What’s the best way to remove 130 year old glazing and paint from wavy glass antique window sash? While it may not be something you ask every day, it’s a good question if you’ve ever wanted to restore an old window or salvage old glass. And quite possibly the right answer […]

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The Bathroom Fixture Choice That Surprised Even Me

From: Vintage Revivals Hey hey!! Guys are you ready to start talking about fun design stuff?! Sheesh, I’ve been writing this post for a month but my attention keeps getting diverted to things like drywall and framing. BUT NO MORE! Lets talk about our plumbing fixtures cause getting them is at the top of my […]

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5 Home Projects No One Could Mess Up

From: Moonworks Home Improvement Blog Although replacing a roof, windows or your HVAC system is a job best left to the professionals, there are some DIY projects that homeowners can tackle without much risk of damage or mess-ups. Here are some home projects that are just about foolproof for even the most novice homeowners. Painting […]

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Acorn Stairlift Review

From: The Stylish Nest When my dad started having problems getting around the house, and having falls, we knew we had to do something to help keep him safe. The last thing we wanted was him to fall down the stairs, and the stairs in their home are actually pretty steep, so it would certainly […]

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