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April 20, 2016

4 Easy DIY Kitchen Projects

I live in a turn-of-the-century farmhouse that will be turning 100 years old in two years. It came with vintage pine floors, big windows, tall ceilings, and brick fireplaces. But architectural details? Not so much… Not to worry, though, we just added them in! If you have a kitchen that needs a little personalization, these are the projects for you. Here’s some suggestions to DIY a little character into your kitchen space.

1. Plate rack with recipe

To make this project, start with a blank wall. We chose this space in a hallway area between the kitchen and living room. It needed a little character without using up a lot of space. Next, we framed out the area between the [...]

 
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April 20, 2016

Homes.com DIY Expert: Planter Irrigation

Spring is in full swing and it’s time to plant! Want to add some greenery to windows and porches, but afraid you won’t remember to water them? In this video Matt of the DIY Village shows us how to install drip irrigation in your planters to keep them growing and beautiful for weeks to come.

If only we could water our houseplants on a timer…For more handy DIY tutorials like this one, check out the Homes.com Youtube channel!

Homes.com is the place to dream and discover your ideal home! Are you starting to get the itch to look for your first or next home, but don’t know where to start? You’ve come to the right place! Browse our real estate and lifestyle [...]

 
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April 12, 2016

DIY Hacks to Prepare Your Home for Storm Season

Storm season can be an extremely stressful time for homeowners—particularly when rare weather events like El Niño come into play. Between flooding, high winds and heavy rains, it’s natural to worry about how your home will fare should the worst happen.

Luckily, there are a few simple ways to prepare your home for storms. And as a bonus, some of these upgrades can help you save money on your home insurance premium. Here are some of the best DIY tips for weathering the storm:

Start Inside Your Home

There are plenty of ways you can fix things inside your home to help keep a bigger issue at bay down the road. By devoting the necessary time and resources to improving your [...]

 
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April 11, 2016

10 Ways to Easily Grow a Ton of Food in a Very Small Garden

Just because you don’t have a lot of space doesn’t mean you can’t grow your own food. Use these 10 simple pointers to grow tons of food in any sized space!
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