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  • Home office
    7 Tips To Creating An Amazing Home Office

    We are often asked which home improvement projects are most popular and offer the best bang for one’s home improvement buck. Our poetic response for many years has been; “fireplaces are hot, swimming pools are not and...

    • Posted June 28, 2015
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  • Wood Furniture Dents

    Fix a dent in wood furniture (not to be confused with gouges, which are indentations in which some of the wood grain is torn out) by placing a drop of water in the depression, covering the spot...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Moving Furniture With Ease

    Next time you have furniture to move, try one of these tried-and-true techniques that are sure to leave you without an aching back or scratched flooring. Glue bunion pads on the feet of tables and chairs so...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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  • Dont Pay to Have Your Furniture Moved

    For the most part stretching a carpet is very easy – if you are a carpet layer. When hiring a carpet contractor keep in mind that the cost of removing and replacing furniture can be several times...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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  • Avoiding Falling Furniture During Earthquakes

    Question We are considering using “L” brackets to attach tall furniture to walls to help keep them from falling over in case of an earthquake. Will this damage the walls or studs if and when this happens?...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • Top Products – Architectural Digest Home Design Show

    Although the housing start numbers came in slightly below expectations this week, there were nevertheless several important positive takeaways to salute. While new construction dropped slightly from 909,000 in January to 907,000 in February… new building permits...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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  • shook, shimmy, shake
    Shim-y, Shimmy Shake

    Famed choreographer, Busby Berkeley, was born on this day in 1895. On Broadway and in motion pictures his high-kicking chorus girls, doing the shimmy, shimmy, shake, made him famous worldwide. Today we’re discussing another kind of shim...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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  • Homemade Furniture Polish
    Homemade Furniture Polish and Formula

    Make furniture polish with linseed oil, turpentine and vinegar Here’s a formula you’ll absolutely love for cleaning and polishing your fine wood furniture. Mix together equal parts of linseed oil, turpentine and vinegar. A few ounces of...

    • Posted December 31, 2013
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