Home Improvement Blogs – Twin Cities

What Kind of Lightbulbs Should You Be Buying?

Light bulbs have changed a lot in the last few years. Years ago, the standard light bulbs were incandescent. They were inexpensive, easily disposed of, and ubiquitous. They were also inefficient. Today, most of the light bulbs on the market are relatively efficient. These new light bulbs are more expensive, but they also last longer. […]

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How to Maintain Your Home Air Quality

Homeowners do not want to live in a home with high levels of air pollutants. While such an issue may not be easy to observe, poor air quality can result in symptoms like headaches, nausea and irritation of the mucous membranes. It may also be more difficult to sell a home with odors and air […]

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Chimney Care and Maintenance for New Homeowners

Chimneys need to be kept clean and well-maintained in order to remain functional. If you’re a homeowner – especially a first-time home buyer, here’s what you need to know about caring for your chimney. What Tools to Buy In order to use a fireplace properly, homeowners must have certain tools available to them. Without these […]

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How to Schedule Long-Term Home Maintenance

The purchase of a home is a commitment from its owners to care for it throughout the course of their tenure. But even though this may seem obvious, home maintenance and basic chores have a tendency to fall by the wayside when life gets too busy. Before owners let home maintenance fall to the bottom […]

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Gutter Maintenance For Your Home: What You Need to Know

Your home’s gutters are designed to help water drain from your roof and flow away from your home’s foundation. Without good gutters, water saturation and water intrusion could cause a variety of problems in your home. Mold, mildew, wet rot and structural damage are all problems that your home could experience without functional gutters. If […]

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5 Popular Kitchen Counter Materials

Kitchen counters have evolved steadily over the years, opening up the door to patterns, colors, and textures that were beyond a homeowner’s imagination even 30 years ago. However, the actual number of materials hasn’t changed that much throughout the last few decades. Many people searching for a new home to buy, often see different types […]

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Tips for Better HVAC Maintenance

The ductwork in a home is more important than most owners realize. An HVAC system will often be inspected by a potential buyer as a part of selling a home. In addition, a home HVAC systems are also the key to lowering utility bills and improving the air quality of the home. The more owners […]

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Upgrading Your Garage? Tips and Ideas

A garage upgrade is an excellent way to add value to a house and get more functionality out of the garage. Many homeowners choose to upgrade their garage when they need more living space or want to start using their garage more for parking or completing projects. If you’re a homeowner who is considering a […]

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Popular Ways to Renovate Your Backyard

Home improvements to the backyard are a practical way for homeowners to increase enjoyment and increase the value of their homes. Knowing which ones to choose requires people to understand what they need, what is realistic, and how they will feel about it in the future. With these ideas, homeowners will be able to select […]

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4 Tips for Transforming a Space Into a Home Office

A home office can be a nebulous concept for many homeowners because it’s specific to the primary user’s needs. Some people turn it into a library-like room, where they can read books or listen to the radio in peace. Others need it to be a straight working space that they need in order to separate […]

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