Author: Earnest Palmer

Designing a Bedroom Sanctuary

Today’s world is so busy and on the go so when the work day is over most people really just want to go home and relax. Having a haven to come home to is so important for you to recover and wind down, somewhere that allows you to rest and be prepared for the next day. For many people their sanctuary is their bedroom. A lot of people don’t know where to start when it comes to design so today I’m going to provide you with a few designer secrets to help you create a peaceful and luxurious retreat. The

Easy Home Maintenance to Save you Costly Repairs

Spring and fall are the ideal times to add those semi-annual honey-do home maintenance items to your list in order to protect your home from elemental and environmental wear and tear that occurs throughout the year. Doing some simple maintenance such as cleaning out your rain gutters, repairing chipped caulking and paint, and reattaching loose trim or downspouts could easily save you thousands of dollars in extensive repairs caused by water damage, infestations, and mold or dry rot issues. Cleaning your Gutters Rain gutters are an area of the home that often gets overlooked when performing regular yard or home

Having the Right Tools to Clean Your Carpet

For any major job that requires some hard work or repeated motion, you need the right tools to help you. If you are installing a light, you need the right screws, nails, and screwdrivers to help you put everything together. In the case of cleaning your carpet, you want to make sure you have good solvents, towels, detergent, and more to help you rid your carpet of permanent stains. Here’s a brief break down of how you can use certain tools to help you clean your carpet. Set Up the Foundation with a White Absorbent Towel This comes in handy

Don’t just Reassemble your Room – Redecorate

Why would you simply put everything back where it came from after you have gone to all of the hard work to paint your room? After painting is the perfect time to re-evaluate your room’s décor and make those subtle changes that you have been dying to make. Here are a few tips to make your redecorating efforts a success. Start with a Thorough Cleaning Before you begin to put everything back into its place, take the time to give the room and its contents a thorough cleaning. Room painting projects are the perfect time to vacuum and dust all

How to Wash Your Deck

It may seem obvious, but keeping your wood or composite deck is essential if you want to keep it looking great and long-lasting. Greg Reveles of Renorr Dynamics is here to provide a lesson in deck-washing. Preparing the deck What you want to do is make sure that you’re not going to break anything that’s on the deck—and you do that by taking it all off! If you have toys, furniture, big plants, anything that either sits there on purpose or accumulates by accident, now’s the time to get it out of the way. If you have any bushes that

Easy Bathroom Remodeling Hacks

Bathrooms can easily show the age of your home and not everyone has the money to go all out and completely renovate the main rooms in their homes let alone the bathroom or bathrooms. Working on your home can cost a lot more then you might think. If you have a handy man that’s great with carpentry and plumbing then you’re one of the lucky ones, but that won’t fix everything. You’ll still need to pay for the supplies. Most people have other things that need to be done first and they are trying to get to do those things

How To Organize The Media In Your Family Room

Do you own a lot of movies, video games or CDs? Do you have trouble storing them in your family room? Fear not as there are solutions out there to keep everything you own nice and organized. Plus it will be much quicker when you want to location a specific item to watch, listen to, or play. The first thing you can do to help organize your collection is keeping everything together. Separate and keep all your DVDs together, your music CDs together, and your video games together. That way it will be a little easier to find them. You