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Archive for November, 2009

Natalie Morris
Nov
30
Maybe you love your wood floors but hate the color. Maybe you recently pulled up some truly hideous carpet and discover great hardwood … but it needs serious TLC. Or maybe daily wear-and-tear from your family’s constant comings and goings has scuffed your wood floor’s shine beyond recognition? Whatever the cause, if you’ve got solid wood floors, chances are good that someday you’ll have to deal with refinishing them. In some ...
Natalie Morris
Nov
29
Remodeling your child’s room can feel like a never-ending project. While the essential elements—bed, dresser, flooring, moldings—might easily stay the same from preschool through senior year, others definitely need to evolve over time. Needless to say, the Blue’s Clues-themed comforter and curtains that were so cute to little Johnny at age five will be a huge embarrassment at age 16. You could always complete a simple remodel with a coat of ...
Allison Millar
Nov
27
Planning to buy home stereo equipment? With holiday sales, now is a great time to ponder the options. I've been debating this for months. Do we keep our old home stereo equipment, dated as it is? Or, do we go for the tiny wall speakers that I love and really make a splash? Luckily, we're ahead of the game with wiring. When we had contractors redo our wiring throughout the ...
Allison Millar
Nov
27
A new drill? Fancy electric screwdriver? Come on…now that the holiday shopping season is official, it's time to think about what home improvement toys top the list. (I particularly like the Tool Band-it from that link that helps you hold nails, screws, etc. The article says "you'll never have to hold--or taste--nails in your mouth." Who could argue with that?) Personally, I'm not into the drills and woodworking tools this ...
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