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4 Home Improvements that Surprisingly Don’t Add Value

Common sense indicates that any and all bells and whistles might make a house more sellable. Think twice about these four investments that pros say …

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10 Add-On Architectural Details to Warm Up Your Apartment

And you thought crown molding was the only option<p>Unless you live in a pre-war or loft building with an absolute deluge of old-timey architectural details (don't rub it in, okay?), you've probably at some point wished for more of them. A white box of a room, no matter how clean and refreshing, just …

Houses

How To Shape The Land With Retaining Walls – A Quick Guide

As you may or may not know, retaining walls are highly versatile and customizable and they help shape incredibly beautiful landscapes. They’re used …

Landscaping

Colorbond Roofing - Roofing That Stays for Long - KUKUN

Colorbond roofing is specifically steel or metal roofing. Colorbond roof colors are available in 22 different colors. These colors not only make the …

Home Decorating

Reckoning with water damage, from flooded basements to faulty dishwashers

A trickle turned into a nightmare for south suburban homeowner Frank Fontana, 43, just after he and his family moved into a renovated Victorian house in 2013.<p>They’d just put carpet down in the finished basement and were still unpacking boxes when a leaky pipe disintegrated and more than 2 feet of …

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Mandy Moore Reveals Her Major Home Renovation Is Still Down to the Studs: 'Will We Be in Here by December?'

Mandy Moore’s home remodel is well underway!<p>The <i>This Is Us</i> star is in the midst of a major renovation and is sharing updates about the process on …

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Reclaimed wooden flooring: everything you need to know

<i>Thinking of installing reclaimed wooden floorboards? From the type of wood to choose to the pattern to lay it in, we've got you covered</i><p><i>Maria Speake</i> …

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Do it yourself: How to buy and install a garbage disposal in your home

Many American homes utilize a garbage disposal, as they rely on the machine to grind up food scraps. This helps avoid clogged pipes and damaged …

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ASB LATEX SEALANT?????

<b>Proven in Europe</b><p><b>Tech Info:</b> ASB is a latex-based sealant that uses nano sealers to plug punctures up to 1/4 inch in diameter within two revolutions. …

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U.S. Bank Stadium repairs behind schedule with completion date unclear

The zinc panel repairs remain visible on the 13-month-old stadium.

U.S. Bank Stadium

Forget the adapter: How to install a USB outlet in 9 steps

If your connected home is anything like ours, it’s littered with USB chargers, backup batteries, and other powered items. If only your electrical …

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HGTV Is a Never-ending Fantasy Loop. Look Deeper, and It Gets Pretty Ugly.

<b>Photo-illustration by Gluekit</b> A house — and a life? — transformed for the cameras.<p>A man in the desert touches flame to a snaking trail of gasoline, …

Real Estate

Google’s new app is geared specifically toward home improvement pros

Why it matters to you<p>Getting discovered as a small business can be hard, but Google is hoping to make it easier with this new app.<p>Looking for someone …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Hang Your Painting Using Wire and D-Rings

01<p>of 06<p>Picture-Hanging Supplies<p>Wire and D-rings are the best hardware for hanging a picture because they're not only strong, they're easy to install …

Jewelry

The One Candle That Joanna Gaines Can't Keep in Stock

There's a reason it's so popular.<p>It's pretty much a foregone conclusion that anything for sale at Chip and Joanna Gaines' Magnolia Market is going to …

Joanna Gaines

Everything you need to know about having a new carpet fitted

Choose the perfect carpet for any room with our step-by-step guide to fabulous flooring<p><b>In Partnership with Brintons Carpets</b><p>Forget hardwood flooring …

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Milwaukee 25 ft. Magnetic Tape Measures: 2-Pack for $20 at Home Depot

Home Depot is offering a pair of Milwaukee 25 ft. Magnetic Tape Measures for just <b>$19.97</b>. Shipping is free in orders over $45. That’s as much as $30 under the original listing and the best we can find. Just one of them goes for this much or more on Amazon. Rated 3.8/5 stars from over 80 Amazon …

Gear & Gadgets

Home Depot's Successful $1.6 Billion Gamble to Drive Growth -- The Motley Fool

Here's how the newest addition to the home improvement retailer's empire is paying off.<p>While retail stocks have been hammered on Wall Street lately, …

Stocks

How to choose the right arena surface

Wood chip and fibre chip<p>Wood fibre is produced especially for equestrian surfaces and usually consists of smaller particles, whereas wood chip can be …

Horses

The $11m question - what to do about Waterworld?

Waterworld is 40 years old and parts – like pipes and the flooring – are clapping out.<p>Hamilton's Waterworld has crumbling floor coverings and …

New Zealand News

Your Corner Wrench: Don’t let water leaks cause a host of problems

Water leaks into vehicles are pains that span almost every make and model of automobile on the planet, not just happening to convertibles or ones …

Autos (Canada)

Tank vs. tankless water heaters: Why tankless is not always the best choice

When it comes time to rent, buy, or make smart renovations to your home, it feels like you have a million decisions to make. What type of flooring …

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How to Fix Your Rain Gutters

Don't let water accumulate around your foundation! Fix those faulty gutters now.<p>Gutter end caps and connections can come loose over time, causing leaks. The gutters can also pull away from the fascia, negating their ability to catch and channel rainwater. We'll show you how to repair your gutters …

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'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines spark backlash over new Target line

Chip and Joanna Gaines have found themselves embroiled in scandal over their new Target line.<p>The "Fixer Upper" stars announced last week that they've partnered with the mega retailer on a new home line -- Hearth & Hand with Magnolia.<p>The collection will include 300 items spanning tabletop, home …

Joanna Gaines

Replace your wall outlets with ones that have two USB ports for $17

Odds are most of your gadgets charge using a USB cable, so wouldn't it be nice to be able to plug that cable right into the wall without having to …

Gear & Gadgets

Before & After: A Tiny New York Kitchen Goes Classic

When Emily went looking for an apartment in New York, she wanted a place with vintage charm, like the beautifully detailed old buildings she had seen …

Renovations

How to attach a ceiling medallion

<i>Q: I recently removed a medallion from my dining room ceiling to complete repairs. The medallion, which is not original to the house, is made of a soft, flexible material. The outer edges are scalloped and have scallops along each scallop. I am now faced with reattaching it to the ceiling. Any</i> …

Lifestyle

Improving Your Home While Both Parents Are Working Full-Time

The home is a huge investment for many families; in fact it is the largest part of a person’s total financial worth for a majority of people in the …

Lifestyle

7 Ways to Your Green Home

Your Green Home May Already Exist<p>Sometimes the best new house is an older house. Consider the amount of building materials and fossil fuel saved by …

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