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Short on Cash? Check Out These Inexpensive Kitchen Remodeling Ideas

Remodeling your kitchen can get very expensive. I would know because I hired a few contractors to give me estimates as to how much it would cost to transform my old, dingy kitchen. However, when I saw those estimates, I nearly fainted. I knew it would be pricey, but not that expensive. While I couldn't afford a full-blown remodel, my kitchen was in desperate need of a makeover. Thanks to friends, magazines and home improvement shows, I was able to complete some inexpensive projects that instantly transformed and modernized my kitchen. This website was created to help others in the same situation as me. If your kitchen needs new look, but a full remodel is pricey, I hope my website gives you some ideas for less expensive remodeling ideas.

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3 Reasons Desert Homes Need Exterior Drain Tiles

5 March 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you are moving to a desert environment, then you may not think that your home will need an exterior drain tile. After all, drain tiles are meant to manage large amounts of water and deserts are known for their low level of precipitation. However, desert homes are at particularly high risk for water damage to their foundations and basements. An exterior drain tile from a site like http://www.rite-waywaterproofing.com, also known as a French drain, is an ideal way to protect your desert abode from water damage while allowing your to use the water that would harming your foundation on other parts of your property. Read More …

Oily Situation? Removing Oil Stains From Driveways, Walkways, And Garage Floors

19 February 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

With spring quickly approaching, you may be planning a few projects to improve your home's exterior. From freshening up your landscaping to washing your exterior siding, there are many ways to enhance your home's curb appeal. Unfortunately, you may not be placing enough time and effort into your driveway and walkways. Considering these surfaces see a great deal of abuse over the years, the concrete may stain or begin to deteriorate without proper maintenance. Read More …

Avoiding Garage Door Repair Scams

15 January 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

You've probably heard about scams like the Nigerian Princess, Overseas Inheritance, and Ebay money order cons, because they're obvious to many people and have been well documented in the news. What you might not know is that there are rip-off artists aplenty when it comes to garage doors as well, and you might be at risk of throwing your money away when you call for a repair. All the wonderful companies in your area want your business and want you to know how to avoid the scams run by those few bad apples. Read More …

How To Replace A Cracked Section Of PVC Pipe In Your Home

14 January 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe is the most frequently used type of pipe in the installation of drinking and wastewater plumbing in the United States. PVC pipe is popular because it is inexpensive, durable, flexible and easy to work with. However, PVC pipe can crack if exposed to harsh cold or if it suffers a hard blow. If you have a section of PVC pipe in your home that cracks, then you can repair the damage yourself in most cases. Read More …

How To Replace Your Water Heater’s Anode Rod In 3 Easy Steps

13 January 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Your water heater has provided your home with clean, hot water for the past several years. However, you're now noticing that your hot water supply has become very hard. Your skin is dry and itchy after every shower, your faucets are developing hard water buildup, and your glasses and silverware are dull and hazy. When your hot water supply is hard, it typically means that your water heater's sacrificial anode rod needs replacement. Read More …