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*Discover the Edge of Glass Tiles

May 6, 2013
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*Discover the Edge of Glass Tiles

Glass tiles have not been around as long as ceramic tiles.  In the third century, they were mainly used for mosaics.  With the advancement in technology, glass tiles have become popular in recent years as accent and field tile.  It had even become durable enough for use as floor tiles.
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*Tips for Kitchen Remodeling and Renovation

October 26, 2012
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*Tips for Kitchen Remodeling and Renovation

Looking at various new kitchen designs on the web or home improvement magazines make a lot of homeowners long to tweak and renovate a kitchen only a few years old without any wear.  Knowing the kind of kitchen we want is the easy part.  The hard part is making it work in our own...
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*Home Remedies for Carpet Cleaning

October 2, 2012
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*Home Remedies for Carpet Cleaning

Carpets are one of the best flooring options because of the comfort and warm touch it gives any room.  Nothing feels better than the luxurious feel of soft fibers under your feet!  Moreover, carpets provide the highest thermal resistance compared to any other flooring material.  Heat loss in any room is reduced significantly translating...
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*The Possibilities of Ceramic Tiles

June 3, 2012
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*The Possibilities of Ceramic Tiles

Since the time of the Pharaohs, ceramic tiles were used in various structures for beauty and functionality.  These are evident with ceramic mosaics and tilework designs discovered in ancient structures in Mesopotamia, Persia, and Turkey.
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*Lowering the Cost of Tile Installation

May 16, 2012
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*Lowering the Cost of Tile Installation

Installation of ceramic tiles or porcelain tiles are relatively less expensive than using natural stones or other materials.  But there are high-end ceramic or porcelain tiles to produce floors or walls more elegant than using natural stones.  The general rule of thumb in home improvement or construction is – “the better the look, the...
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*How and Why to Waterproof your Deck

September 9, 2011
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*How and Why to Waterproof your Deck

Wood is one of the most beautiful materials used for the home.  Unfortunately, it can be vulnerable to the elements and is not recommended outdoors unless treated. Even pressure-treated wood can rot outdoors without protection!  Thus, for homeowners who want wooden decks, waterproofing regularly is a necessity if they want their wooden to lasts for...
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*Stress Management During Home Remodeling

September 2, 2011
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*Stress Management During Home Remodeling

One of the most stressful projects any family may have to undertake is home remodeling.  Aside from having workers in the house, limited access to a bathroom, kitchen or other areas can cause anxiety to the family.  The mess everyone sees around the house and problems on where to put things as the work...
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*Pet Friendly Flooring Ideas

August 28, 2011
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*Pet Friendly Flooring Ideas

Most families love to have pets in their home. Although, many hold off on pets because of the possible effects it would have on flooring and furnishings. No matter how well a pet is potty-trained, accidents still happen. Pets can actually ruin a good carpet or hardwood floors. Though there are remedies when such...
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*Tips for Studio Apartment Design

August 7, 2011
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*Tips for Studio Apartment Design

Young single men and women who are just starting out on their own usually begin with a studio apartment or an efficiency apartment.  A studio or efficiency apartment is a small one-room area which accommodates the living room, sleeping area, kitchen, and bathroom.  Due to the limited space, it is essential to properly manage...
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*Choosing the RIGHT Home Improvements

August 4, 2011
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*Choosing the RIGHT Home Improvements

If you feel like there is still a possibility you might go for a new home and sell the one you have at the moment, it would be prudent to choose home improvement meant to increase your home’s value rather than degrade it.  Most homeowners always have a tendency to impose their personal style...
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