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Setting up Your Home Security Camera System

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An alarm is an excellent foundation for your home's security system, but a security camera completes the picture. When you have the ability to view and record what goes on inside your home when you're not there, you will rest easier each time you leave for leisure or business. Modern home security cameras are compatible with home computers, allowing you to easily view, process and store footage captured by your camera system. In addition, computer connectivity enables access to the system from anywhere by using a wireless device, such as a smart phone or laptop.

The Benefits of Beautiful Quilt Cover Sets

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There are countless quilt cover sets available for your new bedroom, or you can even make your own. The bedding you put in your room is a reflection of your personal style and taste. It should bring a smile to your face when you see it, and it’s also important that it adds something special to the room. Here are a few ideas for different cover sets you can choose when redecorating the bedrooms throughout your home.

Get Creative and Plan a Bathroom Renovation

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Ready for a Do It Yourself Project? Today, many homeowners are choosing do-it-yourself renovations for their bathrooms. Remodeling your bathroom can add value to your home and make using your bathroom a pleasure, but how do you know how much of your project you should take on yourself? Many DIY renovators enjoy planning their renovation, choosing the colors, and finding the fixtures and hardware, like towel racks and faucets. Many homeowners also enjoy painting and installing hardware. However, most homeowners subcontract the electrical, plumbing and tiling for their bathroom.

Discover Sufficient Garage Storage Space

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Anyone with a garage knows that clutter multiplies if sufficient effort is not invested to clear the space more than once each year. Cars, hobbies, garden implements, sports equipment and overflow from the living space compete for the floor and shelf space in the largest “room” in the house. Competing interests can cause conflict when time comes to determine how to reduce the clutter and get organized. All storage space in the house and the garage should be evaluated for the best possible use in the effort to store belongings.

Examples of Beautifully Designed Bathrooms

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Bathrooms are an essential part of residential design. First, the bathroom must be functional for all potential users. In addition, bathrooms can be great places to simply relax and unwind. Not only does the bathroom allow owners to showcase style and personality, but designers can transform bathrooms from mundane spaces into virtual spas and getaways. Take a look at some of the most beautiful bathrooms from a variety of backgrounds and get some design ideas and inspiration.

Tips To DIY Shower Tile Installation

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Tile can be installed virtually anywhere in your home. Tile used in the bathroom can span from the floor, up the walls and into the shower. Tile in the shower is an easy, economical way to give the bathroom a more modern, sophisticated look and feel. Globally, home owners are putting more money in their bathrooms then in their kitchens. In fact bathrooms are getting larger and more sophisticated because they are a place to get away from the daily stresses of life. Here's how toi get started on your project.

Tips to Decorate your Water Garden

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Water Gardens can be a peaceful and attractive addition to any home. Developing a unique and creative water garden, also called aquatic gardens, is a challenge for many home landscaping enthusiasts. Some of the elements to consider when designing a water garden are:

• Sunlight is critical to the health of a Water Garden. Be sure to arrange decorative elements and plants for maximum sun exposure.

• Appropriate plants for your region and weather are important elements of creating a successful ecosystem within your garden.

Green Living in Shipping Container Homes

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In tough economic times it can be difficult to balance concern for the environment with a tight budget. In many cases greener living options cost significantly more than their less conscious counterparts. Some creative people are able to find ways to combine leaving a lighter footprint with saving money. Given the plentiful supply and sturdy construction of shipping containers, using them as the basis for an economical and environment-friendly home is becoming a popular option. 

Kitchen Designs for Country Homes

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In most country style homes, the kitchen is both the heart and soul of the house. Country kitchens are often built large enough to include an oversized, farmhouse-style table where friends and family congregate and socialize while the family chef makes dinner. However, one home owner may envision a kitchen with French doors that open out to a deck, butcher block counters and wide-plank floors, while another homeowner wants their country kitchen to have cathedral ceilings, painted cabinets and marble countertops. Country-style kitchen design is extremely flexible and should always reflect the personality of the home owners.

How To Install A Shade Sail

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Shade sails provide you with partial to full shade wherever you need it the most. Use shade sails to shelter your patio or to provide cover for light-sensitive plants in the garden. These products are simple triangles or rectangles of shade cloth. When anchored properly, a sail will last for years and stay in place through all kinds of weather. Homeowners with some experience in basic construction skills should be able to handle installing their own sail. The right supplies and tools are crucial to a successful and attractive installation.

Garden Makeovers To Enhance A Home

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Garden makeovers can enhance a home’s outside appearance as well as add value to the home. A garden makeover can be a simple task of adding new structures and shrubbery to an existing garden, or it can be a more in depth creation requiring replacing all of the existing garden structures, greenery and flowers with new items. However, no matter which makeover is chosen, a few things will need to be done first before starting to work to create this magnificent new garden.
Consulting with an Excavation Contractor is the Best Way to Begin a Garden Makeover

Fantastic Health Benefits of Polished Concrete Floors

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Polished concrete floors can work nearly anywhere, from an old farmhouse to a modern loft apartment. Not only are they eco-friendly, but they are also incredibly cost effective, something that is highly important to almost every home-owner. However, unlike other wallet-friendly flooring materials, polished concrete floors are more than just aesthetically pleasing: they also come with a host of health benefits. 

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