Big Results on a Little Budget: 3 DIY Projects That Pay to Do Yourself

With the abundance of home improvement shows on TV, DIY has evolved from an intimidating trade for the pros to an easy-to-manage project for even the least handy of humans. Transforming a home from disaster to delightful through simple DIY projects and repairs is much easier than you may think and can save you a bundle in the process. If the thought of doing your own handy work has you wiping your brow, think again with these easy improvements. Here are three DIY projects that pay to do them yourself.

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7 Winter Prepping Tips

The onset and arrival of colder temperatures means that it’s time once again to brace yourself – and your home – for everything that winter weather threatens to throw at you. From cool, drafty air wafting into your house to friends and family bringing snow and sand inside with them, it’s important to remember the preparation to go through before winter strikes.

In order to help keep your home warm, cozy and clean throughout the winter months, follow these seven tips to get started.

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Tips for Tackling Storm-Related Roof Damage

Having your home severely damaged by a storm can turn your world upside down. The damage could simply be cosmetic, or so extensive as to render your home uninhabitable. In either case, you need to act fast, but smart, to ensure that your home will be properly repaired. Often, foremost among your concerns will be your roof, as it is protects the rest of your home and possessions. Start your post-storm repair process with these tips from the experts.

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6 Eco-Friendly Ideas for Sustainable Eating

In many American households, once-unfamiliar sustainability practices have become commonplace. Current data from the Environmental Protection Agency shows a national recycling rate of about 34 percent, more than double the 16 percent rate in 1990. Even so, more than 167 million tons of waste still ends up in landfills each year. These eco-friendly tips can make it easier to move toward more sustainable consumption.

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From Easy Art to a Sweet Treat – Try These Fun Halloween Watermelon Recipes

Spooky, silly or symbolic, carved pumpkins are an essential ingredient to any Halloween celebration. This year, scare up some special fun for your party with a wicked watermelon carving, instead – but don’t stop there.

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Back to the Nest: Practical Tips to Welcome Adult Kids Back Home

For the first time since 1880, more young people are living with their parents than any other living arrangement. A recent report from the Pew Research Center showed the number of 18- to 34-year-olds living at home is higher than the number of young adults who are married or cohabiting in their own home. From student loan debt to saving for their own home, young adults have many reasons for returning to the nest. However, if your child’s bedroom has been turned into your home office, gym or craft room, you may find that their return home presents a unique set of challenges.

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Picture Perfect Home Decorating Tips From a Pro

Decorating can be one of the most exciting times during your experience as a homeowner. Not only are you creating the essence of your home, you are also adding your very own personal touch and style. One of the easiest ways to add unique spice to an ordinarily drab room — incorporate exceptional artwork.

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Set Up a Nursery with Room to Grow

Preparing for a new baby is an exciting time in a couple’s lives. And while baby-proofing electrical outlets and cabinets might seem tedious, no one ever complains about designing a new nursery. If you love redecorating, you might want to change your child’s room as he or she grows. Here are five tips for decorating a nursery.

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