Declutter Your Home The KonMarie Way

Does this sound familiar? If you’re going to have a collection problem, it’s most likely over final payment. Until that time, the owner is eager to keep the job moving. Any delay in payment would delay completion and the owner’s use of the property. But when the job is done, the owner holds all the cards. Check the thermostat to ensure that it’s in a level position before screwing it onto the wall. Don’t limit yourself just to the classic peg board. Take it to a new level and invest in a metal peg board or a the sleek and modern slate board. Be sure that you allow enough time between coats for the stain to dry completely.

Despite all these splinters, I still hadn’t reached my breaking point. Since I managed to remove all those splinters, I was willing to live and learn. One of the more inexpensive options, and one that any home improvement enthusiast (no matter their skill level) can do themselves is to install a ceiling fan.

During winter, I can feel cold air rushing in not only at the bottom, but by the hinges, as well. We did check back upstairs, when it got really … Read more

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Declutter Your Home The KonMarie Way

While remodeling your home for safety is a smart move- both financially and logically, there are many points to consider if you plan on living in your house while remodeling. So as I get my ninja fortress ready for sale, there are a few big items that I need to finish, but can’t do myself. One of these is to replace the iron front porch which is seriously rusting and looks, well, like sh1t. As I get quotes for this, it makes me think of Steve’s reality distortion field.

Place the template/paper on the wall and ensure that it is level, using a level tool. Use the tip of a screw, or a pencil to mark the locations on the wall where the towel rack will be installed. Place wall anchors in position first, then install the towel bar or rack with a power screwdriver in the place marked with your template. Done!

Perhaps most crucially, Home Improvement has not been afforded the faintly damning courtesy of becoming retro kitsch. The Taylors have not been dragged, grayer and puffier, into any Old Navy ads; the closest we’ve come is Richard Karn doing infomercials for something called the Pocket Hose You … Read more

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Declutter Your Home The KonMarie Way

Housing market is hot right now, wondering what you can do to increase the value of your house? according to Zillow , these are the 5 types of projects that will increase the value of your home! Kitchen,Bathroom,Yard, Painting and Flooring. So the stairway will have to be modified – high on my priority list. My husband’s partner suggested an elevator – that is extreme! I will aim for a new stairway and something under it that is efficient and hopefully easy on the eyes like what we have here.home improvement

Solid wood is always a great choice because it looks so good but it is prone to a few issues such as movement and chipping. To protect it, it will require a later of lacquer or linseed oil which will help to make it last for longer. Sisal fibers can be bleached, but they can also be dyed, proving a versatile decor item.

Marvin, the 32 oz container works very well with the 750. For smaller batch sizes, it is almost a must. We tried smaller batches in the 64 oz container but didn’t get a consistent mix. Even though it was extra expense, we are happy with the purchase … Read more

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Declutter Your Home The KonMarie Way

If you’re looking for a cost-effective way to freshen up a space, start with the walls. A quick coat of paint can take a room from dull to lively with minimal effort. Start by painting an accent wall in a bedroom; who knows, it may inspire you to redecorate! Feeling a little more adventurous? Go for wallpaper with a daring pattern, but use it sparingly so as not to overpower the room. If it’s the kitchen or bathroom that needs a little TLC, replace your old tile backsplash or add accent tile for visual interest. These updates don’t have to be permanent, so the possibilities are endless. To determine if you have a uniformity appeal, use the tax assessor’s website in your county to search the other houses on your street or in your neighborhood: The tax assessor’s record for each house will show a 100% assessed value and total square footage. For each house, divide the 100% assessed value by the total square footage. Then, average the assessed value per square foot” results for your entire street or neighborhood. If your house is above the average, multiply the average by your house’s square footage and request that amount as … Read more

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