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Ideas & Quick Tips Kitchen Practical Tips For the Home

Damage to Granite Countertops: Can Citrus Juice Damage Granite?

Image via DecorPad Question: Can citrus juice damage granite countertops? How can I keep my granite countertops protected? Answer: First things first:  Granite is actually resistant to household acids such as …

Flooring Ideas & Quick Tips Practical Tips For the Home

Silencing Wood Floor Squeaks

When the air in your home becomes extremely dry, your floor will lose moisture and contract. Conversely, when humidity is high, your floor will absorb moisture and expand slightly. As …

Home & Interior Design Home Decor Ideas & Quick Tips Practical Tips For the Home

Quick and Easy Children’s Decorating Idea

Question: What’s an easy way to decorate a kids room that’s not too permanent? Answer: Room Make-Over Kits are an easy and affordable way to transform an ordinary child’s room …

Housekeeping Ideas & Quick Tips Practical Tips For the Home

Is All Purpose Cleaner Best?

Question: I want a quick cleaning routine around the house. Is all purpose cleaner OK to use on all surfaces? Answer: Every surface in and around the home requires special …

Home Improvement Ideas & Quick Tips Practical Tips For the Home Remodeling

How to Avoid Remodeling Fraud

Question: My neighbors recently finished an extensive remodel of their home. They paid their contractor in full, but he did not pay his subcontractors. As a result, several subcontractors put …

Ideas & Quick Tips Lighting Practical Tips For the Home

Guidelines for Hanging Chandeliers

Question: How high should you hang the chandelier over the dining room table? Answer: Dining room chandeliers should be hung out of the way but still in sight. The most …

Home Improvement Ideas & Quick Tips Remodeling

Keep the Peace in a Remodel

According to the recent Dremel “Do-It-Yourself” (DIY) Index Survey, a surprisingly high percentage of men – 44 percent – believe that working on home improvement projects with another family member …