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How to Keep Your Home Pest Free

If you spot cockroaches, rodents or any other type of pest in your home too late, dealing with them can be quite difficult. Just a sign of one of these can indicate a huge problem. Because of this, you should always do whatever you can to keep your home pest free and avoid dealing with the issue once it becomes much more serious. We have come up with 5 ways you can keep your home pest-free that you should definitely check out.Remove All the Wood Piles and DebrisPests are always most likely to…See More
Oct 19, 2016
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Design an energy efficient kitchen

If you’re finally ready to do your part for the environment and turn over a new green leaf, start with your kitchen. The kitchen is the one room in every home where the biggest waste of energy occurs. There are many ways to transform your old, energy-consuming kitchen into an energy-saving one with, of course, other options that will help the environment as well. The steps you will take definitely depend on what kind of plans for redesign you have in mind, but don’t feel bad about taking things…See More
Aug 23, 2016
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How to Turn a Tiny Apartment into an Ample Living Space

Living in large apartments or houses is without any doubt more comfortable than squeezing your life in 20 sqm. Nevertheless, large living spaces aren't popular with modern young people. What they want are apartments that suffice for their everyday needs and incur overhead expenses that can be covered without too much strain. The best thing is that those small places can also be organized and decorated in a beautiful way. It only takes some creativity and time, so take some to read the following…See More
Aug 8, 2016
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Beautiful Ways to add Japanese Style to Your Home

Japanese are well-known for their simple yet enriched way of living. Their home décor is practical and refreshing. Incorporating Japanese-like elements to your own home interior is not that difficult, and it can transform your place into Zen oasis you’ve always dreamed of.Bring in the plantsColor green is one of…See More
Jun 17, 2016
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Get your Garden Ready for the Summer Season

The secret of having a beautiful garden in summer lies in the preparations you make in the spring. So before you get carried away with the idea of relaxing in your garden surrounded by flowers, you should think about things you can do during the spring. Even though it may seem as quite a daunting task, preparing your garden for summer can be fun and easy to do. Make sure you follow our checklist if you want to get make your garden be ready to stay in peak condition throughout the summer.Kill…See More
Apr 18, 2016
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Building a timber home in Australia

 Timber homes date way back to Neolithic times and are still a common choice today. The craft got refined a lot over the time, but most of the principles remained untouched. Big number of Australians today choose to build a timber home. And there are no reasons not to – they are durable, sustainable and beautiful. So building a timber home is a great idea. If you have thought about it, make sure you keep reading and learn everything you are supposed.…See More
Mar 10, 2016
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Remodeling ideas that will increase your house value

When thinking about selling their homes and increasing its overall value, the best option and a sure bet for people is to invest money in bathroom and kitchen remodeling. These two rooms always end up being the most important deciding point in the end when looking for interested buyers.Start with wallsThis does not…See More
Feb 26, 2016
Bert Sarkkinen commented on Tyler M. Newport's blog post Timber Handmade Dog Houses
"Thanks Tyler, Really enjoyed viewing this work. A perspective of the Timber trade I had yet to have been introduced."
Jan 21, 2016
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Timber Handmade Dog Houses

A lot of commercial dog houses contain materials that can be quite toxic for your pet in the long run. Taking the time to make a home for your dog by using great natural materials can be quite rewarding. Using the right type of wood can reduce your carbon footprint, and is environmentally friendly. By designing the size, shape and appearance of your dog house you can easily make something that is perfect for your dog , and at the same time it will serve as a great addition to your garden or…See More
Jan 6, 2016
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Finding The Right Tools For The Job

 If you are a DIY fanatic, then you know what having the proper tools means. DIY people will try to fix or make anything themselves, even if it would be cheaper for them to buy a brand new product, or have a professional fix it for them. And it can be really frustrating if you start a job, and find out that you do not have all the necessary tools to finish up. Here are some very useful tools that you should have in your possession, locked and loaded for use.…See More
Nov 27, 2015
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5 Steps to an Energy-Efficient Home

Energy costs are constantly on the rise and can definitely take chunk out of your budget. A typical household annually spends between 2 500 and 5 000 kWh. With some smart moves these numbers can be significantly reduced. What you will want to do is to find some easy ways to make your home more energy-efficient. We present you…See More
Oct 22, 2015
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Tips and Tricks for Designing Your Perfect Home Office

Working from home has its advantages and disadvantages. The bad side of this kind of job is that your home is, at the same time, your office. If you are not taking enough care, your home could get overcrowded with papers, files and everything else you usually leave at the office. In order to prevent this, you should have a separate space for your workplace. What is more, you can design it yourself however you like it.…See More
Oct 12, 2015
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Natural Ways to Build Your Own Veggie Garden

If you are blessed with living in a house and you have a garden, perhaps it was high time you turned it into something different, above all healthy and fulfilling, a vegetable garden. It goes without saying that flower gardens, lawns and trees give additional value to every house, both aesthetic and relaxing. However, a vegetable garden has all of that and something more. All this and natural ways to build your own veggie garden is what will be discussed in the following lines.…See More
Sep 16, 2015
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Wooden Crates for Home Interior

There’s just something about making use of old items designated for a different purpose or destined to be disassembled or destroyed. A good example lies in a thing as simple as a wooden crate or pallet. With a bit of imagination and in some instances even less handiwork, you can create bookshelves, beds, even beds, practically out of thin air!AdvantagesIn addition to the fact that you raise global awareness, by saving unnecessarily cut trees (simple supply and demand), this comes as a cheap…See More
Sep 10, 2015
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Equipment You Can't Have Your Dream Garden Without

Behind the scenes of every adorable garden there is a devoted and caring homeowner and their gardening equipment. Since not all tools are made equal, this short guide will try to cover the essential tools every aspiring gardener needs to have in the shed.ShovelA simplest and one of oldest gardening tools. When technology…See More
Aug 24, 2015
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Top Tips for Organizing Your Kitchen

It is obvious that kitchens are important parts of your home. Sometimes, people forget just how important kitchens are, even though they spend a lot of time there. People in Britain spend about 72 minutes a day cooking, according to Daily Mail. That is a big part of your day if you remember that you spend eight hours working. Organize your kitchen to make the time you spend there more…See More
Aug 21, 2015

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Remodeling the Outside of Your Log Cabin

Just like with any other constructions, log cabins tend to wear out over the time. Therefore, if you have been neglecting the maintenance of your log cabin, it might be the right time to think about completely remodeling its exterior. We have come up with 5 things you can do if you decide to take on this project. None of them are too expensive and they are guaranteed to give your log cabin an entirely new look. Keep reading to find out more.…

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Posted on December 19, 2016 at 4:41pm

Blending Tech with Your Log Cabin

Being surrounded by nature doesn’t mean you are away from technology. Yes, some people seek to distance themselves from the everyday life and escape the grasp of technology; yet there are those who are looking for a way to redecorate their log cabin to fit the modern times. If you are struggling with ideas on what you should do to make your log cabin look as fancy and modern as your home, here are a few things you can do.

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Posted on December 18, 2016 at 10:20am

Log Cabin Bathroom Design - Top 10 Picks

Bathroom is a bathroom, what difference does it make if it is  in a log cabin or an apartment? In terms of functionality and installations, this could be true, but in terms of design, a log cabin bathroom is a world of its own. That is, if you wish to keep the true spirit of a log cabin-being a part of the nature that surrounds it. These top 10 pick use only natural materials without neglecting any of the functionality features, and the results are stunning.…

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Posted on December 9, 2016 at 6:23am

How to Keep Your Home Pest Free

If you spot cockroaches, rodents or any other type of pest in your home too late, dealing with them can be quite difficult. Just a sign of one of these can indicate a huge problem. Because of this, you should always do whatever you can to keep your home pest free and avoid dealing with the issue once it becomes much more serious. We have come up with 5 ways you can keep your home pest-free that you should definitely check out.…

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Posted on October 19, 2016 at 5:17am

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