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Home Addition Ideas for Increasing Square Footage

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Home Addition Ideas for Increasing Square Footage

Every homeowner is looking to increase the square footage of their home.  There are many ways to go about doing this, but most people will agree that one of the most affordable ways to do so is by increasing your home's living space.  Although you may be limited in terms of the number of rooms you can actually have added due to zoning restrictions, small rooms can often be enclosed or built over existing open spaces with little difficulty.  Regardless of which approach you take, there are some helpful tips that can help you decide what works best for your...

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Do You Need to Change Your Wiring?

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Do You Need to Change Your Wiring?

As a homeowner, it's important to be able to spot warning signs that there may be bad wiring in your home. This is because if you suspect that there are faulty electrical wires or outlets in your home then you should contact an electrician immediately before something serious happens. Here are some common signs you will see when the wiring in your home isn't up to par: 1) Flickering Lights – One of the most irritating problems homeowners have is flickering lights. Wiring issues usually cause this problem and it can be fixed by having any faulty wiring repaired or replaced depending...

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What's the Difference Between an Attic and a Loft?

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What's the Difference Between an Attic and a Loft?

You are probably wondering, "What is the difference between an attic and a loft?" Well, don't worry. I'm here to tell you that they are not just different words for the same thing!  What's really important about knowing the difference is that it will help you decide which type of space would be best for you. This article will discuss how each one functions differently so you can make your decision. Loft A loft is a building's upper story or elevated area in a room directly under the roof. Most loft’s are converted into a living space, such as an...

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Don't Store These in Your Attic!

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Don't Store These in Your Attic!

If you're like most homeowners, you probably have a lot of stuff crammed into your attic. While it might be convenient to store all of your excess belongings up there, it's important to be aware of what should never be stored in your attic. Why? Because storing certain items in your attic can actually damage your home and cause serious safety hazards. If you're not sure what these items are, read on for a list of the things that should never be stored in your attic. Hazardous Materials If you're storing any flammable chemicals—whether they're used for cleaning, photography, or...

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The Ultimate Secret of Attic Organization

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The Ultimate Secret of Attic Organization

You saw how neat and organized your friends and families attic is, and you know what a mess your attic is. The reason why your friends and families' attic are so organized and clean, is because they know the ultimate secret of attic organization, and you do not. But, with these secrets, you will also be able to get organized and clean your attic in no time. And, before you know it, you will have an attic that is just as organized as your friends and families attic. Start Sorting the Stuff The one thing that you need to do,...

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