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Better Your Backsplash

By Melody Boggs on 10 June 2014

Atlanta — Backsplashes are a fun and simple way to get started on remodeling the look of your kitchen. They come in a variety of styles, colors, and materials to the point where your only limitation is your own imagination. If you need assistance with developing a design, there are many professional kitchen remodelers available in your area that can assist you. In the meantime, gather some inspiration by checking out these unique, creative, and downright strange backsplash designs. (It should be noted that these are real designs in real homes that people live in everyday.)

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10 Attic Renovation Ideas

By Melody Boggs on 23 May 2014

Your attic space is capable of becoming more than just a storage unit for Christmas lights and insulation. With enough work, you can actually convert this space into another room or story addition while also adding value to your home. Check out some of these successful attic conversions and get some inspiration for your own!

1. A New Sitting Room

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Window Cleaning Made Easy

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By Melody Boggs on 22 May 2014

Atlanta–Though often neglected, window cleaning can instantly restore your home to looking newer and more radiant. Ideally, homeowners should clean the inside and outside of their windows twice a year, but some people can get away with only doing so once a year. Moreover, every person has their own cleaning method to which they prescribe, but only certain solutions provide the most long-lasting results. Here, we’ll walk you through some tips to get your windows—even multi-pane ones—sparkling clean.

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5 Summer Home Improvement Projects


5 Summer Home Improvement Projects

By Kimberly Martin on 16 May 2014

Now that the chill of a long spring is finally wearing off and the rain showers are few and far between, homeowners have the chance to do some home improvement work in the warm sun. Many use this time to start a construction project like building a fire pit, constructing a pergola on the deck, or even installing large features like a pool. All of these are excellent choices, of course, and will give your home added beautiful qualities. However, it’s also useful to take advantage of the sunny weather and warm skies to do some “facelift” projects on your home as well—projects that won’t involve building anything new, but will clean up your home and protect it against the rest of the year’s weather and other difficulties. While there’s a long list of projects you can tackle, we’ve listed five quick ones here to get you started.

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Hiring a Qualified, Legitimate Contractor

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Hiring a Qualified, Legitimate Contractor

By Kimberly Martin on 2 May 2014

Atlanta — Entrusting a stranger to work on your home in any way is typically a scary process. What if they don’t do the job correctly and leave you with poor workmanship or in an even worse predicament than before they arrived? Scary stories from the news about contractors that took money and ran only add to the fear. Many people don’t like the idea of entrusting their projects to someone unknown, so they tend to either attempt the project on their own, call up a friend who’s handy with a hammer, or simply put the problem off until it gets worse. However, it isn’t as difficult as it seems to hire a contractor who is qualified and trustworthy to handle the job—you just have to use proper, discerning measures, and we have listed a few of the most important steps to make your job a little easier.

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