Decorating

How To Restore Plastic Lawn Furniture With A Heat Gun

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    If you have older lawn chairs then they are probably beginning to break down in the sun. An oxidized surface turns them gray or a powdery surface makes them unusable. There are a few ways that you can handle this. First would be the easy way.. to just buy new lawn furniture. The second way works pretty well and that would be to scuff the surface to remove the powdery surface and then paint the …

    How To Find Inexpensive Bed and Mattress Alternatives

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      A friend that is on a very tight budget asks about what alternatives there could be for a Bed and Mattress for about 4 months before they move across the country. They just need something more than the bare floor to sleep on and budget is their strong point.

      Now for many people the thought of paying hundreds or even thousands of dollars on a bed is nothing for them but remember in this case …

      How To Find Good Quality Cheap Mattress

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        A friend is asking about their options for a Mattress. They need something cheap but reasonable and it will only be needed for their last 2 years of college. This is something that a lot of families need to deal with. They need a nice mattress for limited use. Maybe its for a child that is growing or for a guess bedroom or vacation home. Whatever the reason behind its use the cost needs …

        How To Remove White Blush Marks From Furniture Finishes

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          A friend of ours says that they used their living room table to do some ironing and after they were done they found the finish on the table was white. They ask how do they repair this and will it be easy?

          This is a common problem with real wood or veneer wood tables with a lacquer finish. This can also happen with a polyurethane finish that is degraded. The problem that is seen is …

          How To Gather design ideas for your remodeling project

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            Many of us have a developed design style that we have built up over many years. Whether good or bad it is a part of us that has grown from our childhood home of our parents, our relatives and our friends. We also pick up design choices from television, magazines and homes and buildings that we visit.

            In the end what we believe is right is what makes us feel most …

            How To Tips And Tasks To Improve The Look Of Your Home On A Budget

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              Painting-DoorWhether you are thinking of selling your home or you just want an updated feel it doesn’t have to cost you a lot of money to get a quick payback by completing some basic projects that are easy to do.

              One of the hardest things to do is to evaluate your home objectively. This is because you have grown accustomed to the place you live and the little things you overlook might be …

              How To Decisions When Completing a Fireplace Remodel

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                If you have been sitting around looking at your old fireplace for half the season you may be contemplating upgrading or remodeling the outside of your fireplace and mantel to give it a new look. In this how to will look at some of the ways you can upgrade your fireplace and what precautions you need to take when remodeling your fireplace.

                The first thing you should understand is the materials chosen …

                How To Prepare Old Furniture For Painting

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                  A friend asks me how they can paint their old side tables for a new couch they are getting. Then proceeded to tell me it will be a light blue leather couch with orange accents and yellow pillows. At that point I was wondering why this person was a friend… but since I won’t have to look at it all the time I decided to help them out with their task.

                  The first thing that …

                  How To Decide Between Building or Buying a Bookcase

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                    Building Bookcases is one of the easier starter projects for people who want to learn how to work with wood. The project can be very simple or intricate and you can go with a Painted surface or with Natural Wood Stain. Unfortunately if you think that building a bookcase will be cheaper than buying one then you are wrong and we will go through what it will take and the materials that you might …