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5 DIY Home Projects to Do Before Summer

Living in the Northland, we’re not quite ready to kiss winter goodbye. However, the weather is warming up and technically, spring is right around the corner. As our motivation incrementally increases, now’s the time to consider a few easy DIY projects before summer. These fun and affordable projects will enhance your home’s appearance and give you something to do while…

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Paint Like a Pro: Interior Paint & Prep Checklist

If it’s time to add a fresh look to your space, a coat of paint can do wonders. But before you grab a brush, you’ll need to prep your walls and protect your floors and furniture. Use this checklist to get everything ready before you paint. PREP THE WALLS You want your new paint job to look fantastic. If there…

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9 Easy and Affordable DIY Kitchen Projects

If a huge expense comes to mind when thinking about a kitchen project, don’t feel discouraged. There are many small, cosmetic projects you can do fairly inexpensively and quickly to add some flair to your kitchen. In fact, according to a survey conducted by SoFi.com, 44 percent of homeowners say the primary motivator for any upcoming projects is purely cosmetic….

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5 Easy Home Improvement Projects & Upgrades for the Winter

Last month we posted about 5 home improvement projects you should leave to the pros. But, we have been thinking about the projects that can be easily tackled by everyone at any DIY skill level! The tough part about living in northern Minnesota and working on home improvement projects is, we have a few months of bitter cold and snow…

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DIY Projects you should never do

5 Winter Home Improvement Projects You Should Never DIY

Check out these 5 Winter Home Improvement Projects You Should Never DIY by JD Esajian via fortunebuilders.com!  He explains why some home Improvement projects should be left to the pros.  Whenever doing a home improvement project, always remember, safety first! Winter isn’t just a time for celebrating the holidays and spending more time in shopping malls than you ever dreamed…

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Renovating a Home? Here’s How to Keep Your Pet Safe

Arranging for some home renovations can put a house into chaos for days or weeks. It has the ability to affect pets even more than humans, since pets have no idea what is going on or when it will end. Whether you’re working to increase your home’s value or trying to make your place more pet-friendly through strategic updates, these tips…

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Top Front Porch Design Trends and Ideas to do This Fall

Your home’s front porch is one of the first things people notice about your home, which is design matters! Not only does your front porch offer great curb appeal, but it is also the focal point of your home’s front exterior. Below are some design ideas from www.mccraylumber.com you should consider for your fall DIY project: Bold Doors Whether painted…

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Smart Use for Small Spaces

We’ve all seen pictures or shows about the tiny homes and how the owners get creative with the storage space inside them. What if you could do the same inside your home? Below are a few simple ways you can utilize some of that unused space in your home. Not enough storage space in your kitchen or bathroom? Try installing…

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Thinking About Updating Before the Holidays?

With the holidays right around the corner, now is the perfect time to update the inside of your home! Here are a few easy ways to update the look of some of the rooms in your house! Simply replacing the handles on your cabinets and drawers in your kitchen or bathroom can give it a whole new look! Update old…

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Summer Paint & Stain REBATES

If you’ve been putting off that painting and staining project all summer long, now’s the time to check it off the “to-do” list. Both Cabot Stain and Valspar Paint are offering generous rebates – just in time to get your projects done before fall appears here in the northland.

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