Are Plantation Shutters Worth It?

DIY Plantation Shutters

Are you looking to upgrade those ancient blinds? In this article, we are going to answer the question, are plantation shutters worth it? Whether you’re looking to increase the value of your home or save on energy costs, plantation shutters have something to offer. Overall, plantation shutters are worth the investment. Plantation shutters are a quality window treatment and have several advantages …

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Do I Need To Seal Tile Grout In My Shower?

Many people do not realize that grout is a very porous material. It will absorb any liquid that comes in contact with the surface. With the kitchen backsplash, you may be able to get away without sealing your grout. But do you need to seal tile grout in the shower? The grout in your shower should always be sealed; this …

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The Best Location for the Thermostat In A Two-Story House?

Thermostat on the wall

You may have had the thought cross your mind wondering if your thermostat is in the right spot in your house. Some areas of your house might be cooler than other areas of your house. Maybe wondering if there is a right or wrong spot. Some places will benefit you and your energy bill. So, what is the best location for …

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Where Should I Put a Chicken Coop in My Backyard?

chicken coop in backyard

Finding a great place for your chicken coop takes some work but for the most part, it is not as hard as you would think. Yes, choosing and building a house for your chicken is the key to their happiness, safety, and health but with a little guidance, you will be enjoying your new chickens in no time. So where …

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Does a Bathroom Vanity Need a Backsplash

bathroom vanity backsplash

A question for anyone who is remodeling their bathroom, recently moved into a new house, or just got a new vanity: should you get a backsplash for it? According to Merriam Webster Dictionary, a backsplash is a vertical surface of tiles that is designed to protect the wall behind a countertop. But is there really a need for it? Should every …

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How to Install a DIY Multi-Room Whole House Fan

multi-room whole house fan

Living in California where the temperature gets over 100 degrees in the summer, it gets very expensive to cool down the whole house. The air conditioner needs to run most of the day to keep the house comfortable. We all know that due to climate change the temperature most likely will continue to rise. That means our energy bills will …

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