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Your home’s interior is a great way to create an inviting space

based on your own personal preferences. Your home’s interior involves many different aspects including flooring, paint, wallpaper, lighting, furniture and decorations. There are many different styles for home interiors including elegant, formal, eclectic, casual, country and glamorous.

When selecting what style of interior you would like make sure it speaks to you and is not just a style trend. This will allow you to feel more comfortable and at-home in your home. By doing work on your home interior yourself you will not only benefit from cost-savings, but will feel house proud as well knowing it is a true reflection of you.


Drywall Cutting

Drywall Cutting

When hanging drywall, one of the most challenging aspects of the job is when you need to cut holes for electrical boxes and lights. If you make a mistake at this junction, you could end up cutting too small a hole, too big a hole, or at worst you might have to toss away your entire sheet and try

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Installing Trim

Installing Trim

Installing trim in an entire room can be done in a weekend with some patience and basic carpentry tools. A little practice and you can perfect both miltering and coping, two essential trim techniques. A power miter saw and coping saw are both necessary for trimming; you can purchase or rent them at most hardware stores. A tape measure,

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Insulating Your Attic

Insulating Your Attic

Hiring a professional to insulate your attic would cost you somewhere between $1,500 and $2,000 for a 1200 square foot house. If you follow this guide and do it yourself, you would be looking at about $500. This isn’t a difficult job, and the benefits outweigh the work involved, but it’s sweaty, dusty work. To make the most of

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Restretching Carpet

Restretching Carpet

Has your carpet become loose or lumpy over time? While this is a common problem, it can be fixed through the simple steps of restretching your carpet. If you would prefer not to hire a professional for this task, it can easily be done yourself by following the steps below. Restretching your own carpet has the added benefit of

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