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How To Keep Curtains Away From Baseboard Heaters  

Curtains are a beautiful way to control the elements from interfering with your daily activities at home. However, these can come into contact with baseboard heaters installed under the windows. A curtain that comes into contact with a baseboard heater can become a fire hazard, …

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How To Make Hardwood Floors Less Slippery

Hardwood floors can really bring a home interior together. However, those with hardwood floors know how hazardous they can be (especially when you’re wearing socks). If you’re constantly worrying about slipping on your hardwood floor, you came to the right place. Here is how to …

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Why Do Your Walls Pop at Night? 5 Reasons

Hearing pops and creaks at night can be a frightening and disturbing experience if you live alone. But, even if you don’t, you might be left wondering if there’s a serious issue within the walls or on the roof. Fortunately, there’s usually a reasonable explanation …

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Does a Fireplace Make Your House Colder?

People love sitting around fireplaces listening to the crackling and popping of firewood and enjoying the warmth of the fire. Lighting a fire in the fireplace is an excellent way of keeping the cold at bay on those chilly days. Interestingly, the question of whether …

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Why Do Doors Close by Themselves? How To Fix It

Doors closing by themselves definitely ranks up there on the list of freaky house problems. It’s not just your house either. We have all been in rooms where doors suddenly close shut, startling us in the process. So what causes this to happen? Doors close …

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Can You Use a Gas Fireplace Without Logs?

Fireplaces are a hot (no pun intended) commodity in today’s housing market. The trend is pulling away from traditional wood-burning fireplaces and towards gas fireplaces. This shift has led many to ask the question: can you use a gas fireplace without logs? You can’t use …

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Should You Remove Storm Windows? How To Decide

Storm windows offer protection against bad weather and provide your home with an extra layer of insulation. If you live in Southern states, it’s best to keep storm windows on through hurricane season, but it’s not uncommon for people to leave them on all year …

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How To Make a Storm Door Open Wider

During the summer, all you want to do is open your entryway to let in extra light and probably watch your kids play outside while preventing any bugs from entering your home. And during bitter winter weather, it’s crucial to have an insulating barrier for …