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Fabulous Floor Heat!

As February wears on, the concept of a heated floor may sound awfully attractive. Here are a few basic facts about this feature from the blog “Ask Mason.”   http://www.remodelrichmond.com/component/option,com_myblog/show,Fabulous-Floor-Heat!.html/Itemid,28/    

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It’s A Small World Bedroom Makeover Reveal!

Here’s a creative renovation approach from “Vintage Revivals”: A bedroom with a motif based on “It’s a Small Word” in Disneyland. (And no, it doesn’t involve any singing dolls.)   https://vintagerevivals.com/2018/01/small-world-bedroom-makeover-reveal    

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Oh Great Crates!

Having kids may mean resigning yourself to a certain amount of clutter, but there are ways to keep it to a minimum. The DIY blog “Brooklyn Limestone” suggests one stylish possibility with this rolling toy crate project.   http://www.brooklynlimestone.com/2015/10/rolling-storage-crate.html  

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What Do To With Angled Closet Floor Space?

With a little bit of ingenuity, angled floor space in a closet can become an advantage. The blog “DIY Show Off” tells you how.   https://diyshowoff.com/category/room/closet/  

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Home Improvements That Increase Resale Value

A special thanks to Paul Denikin for writing this blog for us. Even if you’re not looking to put your home on the market just yet, it’s always worth your while to make updates that will increase the value of your house. Plus, putting the work in now means you get to enjoy some of the luxuries […]

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Aging is so Distressing – Techniques for Antiquing Furniture

Want to add a note of character to your home décor? The blog “Pretty Handy Girl” gives a tutorial on how to age, antique and distress furniture.   https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/aging-is-so-distressing-techniques-for/  

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How To Make Your Patio Look New Again For Less Than $100

If neglected, a concrete slab patio can go from convenience to eyesore in a hurry. Here’s how one homeowner restored hers for less than $100, courtesy of “Ugly Duckling House.”   https://www.uglyducklinghouse.com/make-patio-look-new-olympic-rescue-it/    

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Starting Our Foursquare’s Dining Room Renovation – Farewell Fruit and Flowers

Take a look at a dining room renovation and restoration project courtesy of “Old Town Home.”   https://www.oldtownhome.com/2018/1/17/Starting-Our-Foursquares-Dining-Room-Renovation—Farewell-Fruit-and-Flowers/  

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FHA 203k Renovation Loans – Important Details to Know

There are some important features to remember when looking into a FHA 203K Rehab loan.  These are great loans for buyers looking to purchase a foreclosure or short sale or for the home owner who wants to update or remodel there house.  Below are a few important things to remember: FHA loans are for primary residences […]

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DIY Ottoman Makeover with Velvet Finishes

The blog “Monica Wants It” goes step-by-step on making over an Ottoman.   http://www.monicawantsit.com/2018/01/diy-ottoman-makeover-velvet-finishes.html  

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