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How To Paint Straight Lines on Textured Walls

If you’ve moved into a home and you plan to stay, then you should know that the days of flat white walls are long gone. Adding texture and color to your walls, and maybe even stripes is an easy way to make your home your own. To paint straight lines …

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Daylight vs. Soft White for a Living Room: Which Is Better?

When designing your living room, getting the lighting just right can make a world of difference. Daylight and soft white bulbs are both popular, but which one is better for living rooms? Soft white light bulbs are better for living rooms if you want to create a more relaxing, inviting, …

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What’s the Difference Between Casing and Trim?

When redoing your house, you’ll likely come across terms that you may not have heard before, such as casing and trim – and if you want your house to look its best, you’ll need to understand the difference between these terms. Casing is a type of trim. Casing tends to …

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14 Best Low Light Plants for an Apartment

Finding the perfect plants for your apartment can be challenging, especially if your home doesn’t get a lot of light. There are still plenty of plants that will thrive in your low light home. The best low light plants for an apartment are tropical plants that grow below the rainforest’s …

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How to Make a Galley Kitchen Look Bigger

A galley kitchen is a long kitchen that runs lengthwise through a house. It’s often described as a “hallway” kitchen with counters and cupboards on both sides of the hallway. These kitchens often feel small, but there are tricks you can use to make your galley kitchen look bigger. A …

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Should a Living Room Have a Ceiling Fan?

When furnishing your living room, you have a lot to consider. You have to decide where to place your furniture if you want to add a TV and what color scheme to use. But don’t forget about the ceiling fan. A ceiling fan can be a good option in a …

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15 Things You Need to Do Before a Home Inspection

Usually, before a buyer closes on a home, they will send a home inspector to look at it. Even if they already signed the agreement, the closing will usually depend on whether the home inspector finds the house satisfactory. Preparing for a home inspection can be a nerve-racking experience, but …

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Should Stairs Have Carpets or Wood Flooring? How to Choose

When designing your home, you have a lot to consider. It can be easy to forget about something as simple as your stairs. But your stairs play an essential role in getting around your home, so you should choose the best flooring for them. Stairs should have carpets to reduce …