Archive for the ‘Home Improvement’ Category

A handy guide to selling items online

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There is a growing market for selling unwanted goods online – you may be moving house, redecorating or downsizing – regardless of the reason, selling these redundant items on the web is a great way to create a little income and a lot more space.

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Simple tips that could help you succeed in real estate investing

Real Estate Investing

Sometime in life,  you might show interest in investing in real estate. You can get good returns after making an investment in this business. Before actually thinking about investing in real estate, everyone keeps certain goals and aspirations. However making the correct decisions in this field is not that easy. You need to have certain know-hows about the market conditions, taxes, the properties you are investing in and various other related aspects before making any final decision. Here we have some of the important tips that every aspiring real estate investor must know:

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Why you should waterproof your basement

Basement waterproofing

Your house is an asset that holds a monetary as well as sentimental value to you. Therefore, you must avoid any sort of damage to this valuable asset. Since the basement is the foundation of your home, the water damage should be repaired immediately in order to prevent any further damage and also to preserve the value of your asset. Water seeping into the basement of a house is a common problem in homes and as prevention is always better than cure, so basement waterproofing is a must. Other than eliminating the chance of ruining the items stored in your basement, waterproofing is necessary because of the following reasons.

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Minimize your carbon footprint by living in a log home

Log House

More and more people nowadays are concerned about Mother Earth and are embracing the ‘green’  in every possible way. Even the building industry is considering the earth conscious demands of consumers and are constructing eco-friendly dwellings. If you dream to live in one of such dwellings, then a log home can make this dream of yours come true. Not only the log cabins hold an environmentally friendly nature, but also are aesthetically gorgeous. Here we have discussed certain reasons why living in these homes helps you in minimizing your carbon footprints.

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BATHSPHERE brings the bathroom to your living room

BATHSPHERE

We normally start our day from the bathroom and end it up in the bathroom with a shower to shed the hectic day at work before going to the bed. If your bathroom is one of the most important parts of your living area, then why should it remain an isolated space within the home, especially when you spend thousands on your home or living room decor? Revitalizing your bathing space, designer Alexander Zhukovsky has come up with a bathroom concept called the “BATHSPHERE” that brings the bathroom to your living room.

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Advantages of log cabin homes

Log cabin homes

Log cabin home is an architectural style that was initially developed and used by the colonial settlers 375 years ago. It was simply constructed by stripping off a tree bark and notching the logs together with strategic cuts and mortar. By making use of available natural resources, any skilled pioneer could assemble their very own log home. As these homes were simple in design and style they were considered to be rustic backwoods dwelling. But today, they have gained popularity because of the several advantages of living in such dwellings. Out of the many benefits of a log cabin home, few are discussed here.

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Cost effective basement remodeling tips

Basement

Whenever you plan to remodel any part of your home,  it adds value to your property and increases the overall worth. Remodeling also lets you make use of the space in the house that often remains unoccupied. Basement of your house is one of such areas. You can increase the living space  of your home by redesigning your basement without any kind of big expense of a major construction project. As you would not have to construct new walls and floor, the cost of remodeling a basement can fit into any budget. Here we have various cost effective tips for remodeling your basement.

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AlgaeBulb harnesses the power of green algae

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Focusing on the power of green algae Hungarian designer Bodonyi Gyula has come up with a sustainable light called the “AlgaeBulb” that brings green, user-friendly power to common users. Featuring a LED lamp on top, which is powered a little air pump, the AlgaeBulb makes use of a hidrophobic material to keep the fluidic content in the tank and flow the air freely.

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Essential gardening tools for homeowners

Gardening tools

Gardening is one of the most fulfilling and relaxing activity. This is also a healthy hobby, as there are various health benefits related to it. Whenever you are outdoors surrounded by nature, you breathe in fresh air that relaxes both your body and mind and while nurturing your plants your body also gets exercised, which is beneficial for your general health. Different quality gardening tools can enhance the gardening experience.

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Roll your baby for a goodnight’s sleep with Hanging Cradle!

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The Italy based Woodly specializes in manufacture of baby furniture. One of the quartet designers of the company, Culla sospesa has created the design for a unique Hanging Cradle called Roll. Manufactured of high quality Birch timbre, the shell is shaped like a traditional cradle. Four groves are provided on its projections for rope to be attached too. Inside the container, there is another cuboid colored shell has two lid on either of its open sides. (more…)