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How to Install a Ceiling Fan

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You can install a ceiling fan in an afternoon-and enjoy the cost-savings and comfort year-round.

We love ceiling fans: they offer style, lighting, and energy savings all in one package. Installing one is project that will appeal to your practical and romantic sides at the same time-no small feat when it comes to home improvement.

Do It Yourself Or Go Pro?

So, you've finally decided to change that dated faucet in the kitchen. It can be scary to think of changing it yourself but these days-now that DIY has become such a rallying cry-paying a plumber seems silly. Still, you feel stuck between your ugly faucet and your lack of know-how.

When it comes to home improvement jobs our motto is: Jump Right In! Surprisingly, there are very few things that you can't do yourself when it comes to fixing up your home. While mistakes will happen, you'll learn in the process.

Make Your Small Place Bigger - Without Adding On

This Room Looks So Much Bigger!
How to create the illusion of more space

Small homes definitely have their advantages: less to clean, less to heat and cool, less furniture to buy. But at times, you're doubtless craving just a bit more space. Remodeling the house would be nice but before you take on major surgery (and the home improvement loan that probably comes with it), try these simple strategies to make your space feel bigger.

Resolutions You Can Live With!

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It's that time of year again! When you resolve to lose weight, live healthier, manage your money, improve your love life or any of the other resolutions we promise ourselves to accomplish in the year ahead!

So, by now you've had the chance to take on new resolutions for yourself, but what about your home? After all, you don't want to be a slimmer, healthier, wealthier person living in a home you hate, right?

What Can I do While I'm Pregnant?

Help! I'm Pregnant and I'm Painting!
Safety Tips for Moms-to-Be

We've heard from so many women who upon getting pregnant suddenly experience a serious urge to nest. Rebuild the guest room into a themed nursery? Baby-proof every nook and cranny in the house? Build a giant log cabin in the back yard? Hormones have incredible power to help motivate you to get things done, but make sure you keep yourself and your baby safe while your super-mom skills kick in.

How to Paint Over Wallpaper


Paint Away Your Problems: How To Paint Over Wallpaper

So you've been living with wallpaper you've hated for ten years. But, you're finally going to DO something about it! Good for you!

Then you look around the room and see just how much wallpaper there is to remove. You've heard the rumors, the myths, the stories about how labor intensive removing wallpaper can be. Don't let that stop you, because we've got GREAT news: You may not need to remove it at all!