Tips for an Outdoor Kitchen on a Budget

Tips for an Outdoor Kitchen on a Budget
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Spring is finally here!

Which means, for a lot of the world, that summer weather is on the horizon. So why not add an outdoor kitchen to help you take advantage of the beautiful days and nights in the months ahead?

Outdoor kitchens can vary in scope and size; they can be as simple as a table and a portable grill or as complex as a full-fledged kitchen, only waterproofed!

Which means the cost of an outdoor kitchen can vary greatly depending on how much of it you do yourself, and the components you add. 

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5 Ways to Use Corrugated Metal in Your Home

5 Ways to Use Corrugated Metal in Your Home
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Without a doubt, the price of building materials has soared, especially in the last few years. As a result, more homeowners are opting for unconventional materials inside their homes.

One of those materials that’s becoming one of the most popular options is corrugated metal.

Strong, durable, easy to work with and fire resistant, corrugated metal panels are growing in popularity with homeowners; many of whom are avid DIYers who are looking to save money without sacrificing quality.

These panels are available in more colors than the standard silver, and their cheaper cost in relation to the soaring prices of lumber hasn’t hurt their reputation either.

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What You Need To Fix Before Selling Your House

What You Need To Fix Before Selling Your House

Many people find the process of selling a house unpleasant. A lot of work goes into selling a house and preparing it for potential buyers. One of the most important things to do is patch up any problems. No one wants to buy a house with a bunch of glaring issues. In this article, we’ll go over what you need to fix before selling your house so you can attract the greatest amount of people.

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Reducing Your Home’s Carbon Footprint: 6 Undeniable Benefits of Installing Solar Panels

Environmentally-conscious homeowners are beginning to discover the plethora of ways to reduce their home’s carbon footprint. Simple tasks like turning off the lights, taking shorter showers, and unplugging electronic devices when not in use can undoubtedly keep your energy and water usage low. However, suppose the goal is to make your home as environmentally-friendly as possible. In that case, an overhaul of your home’s HVAC system may be necessary, or you might consider investing in renewable wind or solar energy for your home. 

Solar energy is more popular, accessible, and affordable in the United States than ever before due to its low maintenance and production costs for panel installation. Once installed, homeowners enjoy significantly cheaper energy bills, tax credits, and a higher resale value should they decide to relocate. 

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How to Install a Pocket Door in An Existing Doorway

How to Install a Pocket Door in An Existing Doorway
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A pocket door is great for any space, small or large.

It frees up space that would otherwise be needed to allow a door to fully function and enables you to change the feel of a space from wide and expansive to small and cozy in seconds.

While you could hire someone to do the job, installing a pocket door isn’t difficult for any homeowner with basic DIY skills…but it can get messy!

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