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How to Choose and Use Ecofriendly Kitchen Appliances
"Here's how to pick and use appliances wisely... going to waste money, waste it on something more fun than your electrical bill."... com/DIY/how_to_save_energy_in_the_kitchen.aspx. There are some good tips on saving... com/DIY/how_to_save_energy_in_the_kitchen.aspx A very good resource for appliance info... have done to try to improve the program from within the industry. Although some manufacturers... I'd like to see? Have appliances last like they used to. We are tossing too many appliances..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Charcoal Gray
The most modern neutral, charcoal gray looks great in dining rooms, living rooms and even nurseries. Here's how to use it best
"Here's how to use it best... my go-to color." True gray (or achromatic gray) is a mixture of black and white... in knew how to post pics I would; have to learn. But combo is so easy and cheap..a... Make sure to test colors the way they are going to be used on large sample boards and... would like to use but I have a deep green wall to wall carpet and brown accent walls and... be able to find money to change the walls. I just re-did my guest room in all-over..."
How to Grow a Rose Garden in Pots
Everything can come up roses, even without a plot of soil in sight. This step-by-step guide to growing roses in containers shows you how
"guide to growing roses in containers shows you how... below to make growing a rose container garden easier.... could pin to pinterest. Thanks for the info but how to you keep your roses healthy during... ground seem to be doing fine. "These are gorgeous. I wish I could pin to pinterest."... anything to Pinterest. Go on their website and follow the instructions to install their... photos to your personal ideabooks on Houzz. I wanted to create a lush Mediterranean..."
How to Prepare for and Live With a Power Outage
When electricity loss puts food, water and heat in jeopardy, don't be in the dark about how to stay as safe and comfortable as possible
"about how to stay as safe and comfortable as possible... cylinders, how safe is it to store them, say in the garage, and how long can they be stored... generators and how to hook them up. You can listen to them at solar1234.com or look them up... that plan how to do .. try to use ur outdoor living skills if you have or read thru... helps to be able to melt snow to flush toilets after the water gives out. Got a..."
Relocating? Here’s How to Make the Big Move Better
"Part 1: How to organize your stuff and your life for an easier household move... tendency to "eat" them and it's inconvenient to have to go back to the store to get... boxes go to a designated spare space according to what floor they need to be on. Then... colors to designate the room they were to go to. The notes stated the room where... attached to furniture to help the movers and you do not have to be right there all the..."
How to Make Your Mudroom Shine
"tell us how to set up one of the toughest rooms in the house... his/her foot to tie a shoe. I will try to build one into the to-go cabinet. Thanks to... don't have to have "some kind of labour job" to get your shoes dirty enough to warrant... having to nag everyone to take them to their rooms I now have a mudroom with a huge... essential to our agricultural home. I am wondering how to provide space for my growing..."
How to Paint Stripes Right
"How to paint stripes on a wall, for crisp clean lines every time... secret to painting them perfectly — with no paint color bleeding under your masking... Allow to dry completely, then use painter's tape to mark off the stripes for the... layer to dry completely, then paint your stripes. Let dry again before pulling off..."
How to Pick a Mailbox That Really Delivers
Mailboxes send an important message about your home's curb appeal. Here's how to make sure yours is eloquent
"Here's how to make sure yours is eloquent... challenge is how to get the mailbox close enough to the road to please the postal person... delivered to the mailbox rather than having to go to the post office to pick them up... boxes have to comply to AusPost standards. We have piddly choices here. I LOVE the ECO... ought to buy it just to put in my house anyway! Keep searching for 'post mounted... enough away to save it from the annual Attack of the Snow Plow. Amen! xenasmom - I have..."
How to Grow Your Own Sweet Summer Crops
Got a garden patch and a hankering for the freshest veggies and berries? This guide will get even urban gardeners farming
"enticing. To reach this stage, you need to start early — in late winter and early spring... the time to plan for those important first steps that need to be done before you even... guides: How to grow the top summer crops, plant by plant... could go to buy ever element (dirt to container to non modified seeds). Does anyone... new ways to do things--and not to do them--there for everyone to see. We built a wood-fired..."
How to Help Your Dog Be a Good Neighbor
Good fences certainly help, but be sure to introduce your pup to the neighbors and check in from time to time
"be sure to introduce your pup to the neighbors and check in from time to time... surprised to see my neighbor standing on my porch with a beautiful black Labrador retriever... black Lab, to cancer three years ago. Because she and her husband are in a busy stage... and soon to be grandparents themselves — they agreed that holding off on another dog... can't seem to understand she's gone. A couple of times a year he goes on a "walk about"..."
Downsizing Help: How to Edit Your Belongings
"what to take and what to toss if you're moving to a smaller home... reaction to this was to throw away everything — whether I needed it or not (much to... square feet to 2,500, or from 2,500 to 900, the requisite divesting can stop one’s desire... desire to downsize in its tracks. So let’s talk about some ways to give direction to... for us to downsize, the editing part was fairly easy. But it is most assuredly not..."
How to Commission Custom Upholstered Furniture
Learn the questions to ask, the details to discuss and the easiest thing to get wrong on a custom piece
"questions to ask, the details to discuss and the easiest thing to get wrong on a custom... optimal way to solve size, comfort and aesthetic issues. But before you rush out to purchase... frame to final trims. This knowledge will be the key to your getting exactly what... furnishing to complete a room’s design, commissioning an upholstered piece is an optimal... you need to understand the technicalities involved in the creation of a custom piece..."
How to Work With a House Painter
A professional house painter may be your best friend for refreshing rooms. Here's what you need to know to get the best result
"you need to know to get the best result... or need to hire a pro. Here's how you can ensure a tip-top experience. What a house... don't want to handle or that are too tricky for an amateur to tackle. What it will cost:... rollers add to the bottom line too. Ready to start? Keep the following suggestions in... addition to painting surfaces of all kinds, painters prep those same surfaces (stripping... When to hire one: Hire a painter for interior and exterior painting jobs you don't..."
How to Mix Wood Furniture Finishes
Furniture doesn't need to match to look good; add character and charm to your home with mismatched — but complementary — tones
"doesn't need to match to look good; add character and charm to your home with mismatched... question is "How can I mix different finishes together in the same room?" Let's say you... easy ways to mix woods in your own place.... and want to replace with wood however I will likely not be able to match it to the wood... going to be replaced with a brown and a matching couch on the smaller wall where... cabinet to store my scrapbook stuff in and it will be in my bedroom and the other furniture..."
How to Get Your Window Treatment Right
"lingo to know to get the draperies you really want... noticed how much I sound like Charlie Brown’s teacher when talking to clients about... draperies. To me, they’re all compelling, but to others it’s like sitting through a t... saving up to have a wall of windows draped or ready to place an order with a local workroom... matriarchs to macho men, attention spans stop where talk of fabric choices end and pleats..."