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New Year, New Trends in Color and Design
We’re well into the new year, and the Chinese New Year has just kicked off as well. As the fashion world starts to look ahead to spring, they release their predictions and pronouncements for the trends of the upcoming year. 2014 will prove to be fast moving light-hearted and fun if these newly announced trends have anything to do with it.Designing Your DIY Home Office On A Budget
Anyone that has ever tried to use a room in their house as a home office realizes that there aren’t clear boundaries, and there are usually constant interruptions. Sooner or later, though, that last straw happens, and you just can’t take it anymore. To keep your sanity, it’s going to be better for you to build a home office and declare it off limits to your family, friends and pets. You may want to look at getting a flat pack home office.Preventing Water Damage During The Winter
Winter is not far off and you need to start preparing now. We call this winterizing the home. The chances of water damage tend to increase during winter; of course this can be credited to the snow, ice and rain that characterize the season.Using French Drains To Prevent Water Damage
French drains (“FD”) can be effective tools when it comes to preventing water damage. With a French drain, you can divert ground water from your building, hence prevent foundation damage. Now, for those of you who are unsure on what a FD is, this is a perforate pipe which is placed on the ground and covered with gravel.Energy And Water-Saving Tips for Your Home
This article goes into detail on how to save energy and water during the winter. It includes 10+ Do It Yourself projects to update your house.