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How Often Should You Clean Your Carpets? We Tell All.

If not cleaned properly, your carpet can contain four thousand times more germs than a toilet seat. Yes, that’s definitely cause for concern. 

How to Take Care of Hardwood Floors

This blog post is part of our home maintenance for first time homeowners series. Read the previous post on how to get rid of household mold for more helpful information!

Our Guide To Household Mold (And How To Get Rid Of It)

This blog post is part of our home maintenance for first time homeowners series. Read the previous post on plumbing tips for more helpful information! 

This is the Best Ikea Furniture, According to the Experts

With affordable prices and great designs, Ikea furniture is more than just a cultural fad: it’s a great investment. Because Ikea has such a vast catalog of furniture offerings, we’ve scoured the internet to find recommendations from design experts for the best Ikea furniture out there. 

Power Washing Prices: What You Can Expect to Pay

The inside of your home isn’t the only thing that needs sprucing—every few years, you should power wash your home to eliminate the buildup of dirt, grime, and algae. 

How to Hang Art Without Nails So You Don’t Damage Your Walls

Whether you're a serious collector or have just acquired a few pieces for fun, decorating your walls with artwork can add personality and a splash of color to your home. Studies show that it can even boost your mood. Of course, finding a way to display each masterpiece can be challenging, especially if you're worried about damaging your walls.

5 Handyman Projects To Do at Home That Will Make Your Life Better

If you’re not working with a lot of space, small changes like increased storage and fun wall art can make your home feel like an oasis. 

How to Install a Chandelier: Brighten Your Space With Our Handy Guide

Changing out a light fixture like a chandelier is one of the easiest ways to upgrade a space, and updating the lighting can create an entirely new ambiance and aesthetic in a room. However, homeowners—especially newbies to home renovations—can understandably get intimidated by anything to do with electricity. 

How to Install a Ceiling Fan: a DIY Guide So Simple, Anyone Can Do It

Get ready to be blown away by science: ceiling fans are cheaper to run and are significantly more energy efficient than air conditioning.

Everything You Need to Know to Pick the Perfect Kitchen Table

If you have a formal dining room, the space is most likely sits unused for the balance of the year or becomes a collect-all for your miscellaneous items without a permanent home.

How to Hang Heavy Objects on the Wall so They Won’t Come Crashing Down

If you don’t hang a heavy item on the wall properly, there’s a high chance that it’ll fall. A heavy television, piece of art, or shelf could seriously damage your home or injure your family and pets on the way down. 

Gutter Cleaning Near Me: How to Find the Best Company

As summer winds down, homeowners have to start preparing for the busy maintenance season ahead. With autumn approaching, that means raking piles of leaves, preparing to winterize your garden, and the most arduous task of all: cleaning the gutters.

Rug Cleaning, Uncovered: Our Comprehensive Guide to Sparkling Carpets

Whether you own a home or just want the deposit back when your rental contract is up, pretty much everyone can agree that it’s a good idea to invest a little bit in your carpets every now and again. That’s why Americans spend $5 billion a year on carpet cleaning. After all, carpet stains can’t be swept under the rug – literally or metaphorically. 

How to Find the Best Professional House Painters in Your Area

According to leading real estate experts, adding a fresh coat of paint to the interior or exterior of your home is a simple, cost-effective way to improve the aesthetics and value of your property—or is it?

Recessed Lighting Installation Cost: What's a Fair Price?

If you’ve ever seen a renovation television show in the last five years, you know that recessed lighting has been a big trend in kitchen and bathroom design. Recessed lighting—or downlights as they are also known—are lights that are installed right in the ceiling (in other words, they don’t hang down). 

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