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You must be aware of your own limitations, and be willing to hire a professional if needed. Read on to get some handy advice that may be of use in your home improvement projects, whether or not you are doing the work yourself.

Consider a combo unit if you don’t have much space available for a separate washing machine and dryer. A combo unit is usually 36 inches wide. The ease of having the same machine both wash AND dry your clothes is an added bonus!

TIP! Change the air filters in your home regularly. This makes your air better to breathe, but it also helps out your air conditioner and heating system too.

You might spend a lot of money when buying new furniture. Add some style to your home by buying good, used furniture at garage sales and thrift stores. There are often some real gems hiding amongst used items. Some may need to be worked on, but if you put in the time, it will be a great addition to your home.

Update your flooring and replace old carpet. Trusted flooring companies can install carpet, hardwood or tile in a day or two, or you can do it yourself with the help of a home-improvement store.

Consider starting your projects in the kitchen. First, mix TSP and water half and half and scrub the walls. This will remove the grease and a lot of the old paint. Paint your kitchen an attractive shade of tan and marvel at how the character of the room has changed as a result.

TIP! As you tackle home improvements, be mindful to observe your surroundings, making sure to do just those projects that are sensible. For example, an uninsulated addition in Alaska or an outdoor hot tub in Arizona.

To keep your toilets clean, pour bleach inside the bowl. The bleach may stink for a bit, but germs will be killed and you will know that everything is as clean as can be. Scented bleach can also help keep the odor at bay.

Dollar for dollar, an additional bathroom can really boost the value of your home. Second bathrooms can be extremely advantageous, especially if the new bathroom is on a different floor. It is common for more than one person to need in the bathroom at one time.

A coat rack mounted on your wall is a nice way to display necklaces and other jewelry. Only display costume jewelry – nothing expensive. If you display your jewelry nicely, it keeps things organized and looks pretty too. Keep the few pieces of jewelry that you wear more often in front and close at hand.

TIP! Tile can wear out over time. A mixture of vinegar and water will safely clean most floors.

There are some tasks that are meant for a professional and should never be placed in the hands of anyone whom hasn’t chosen a career in home improvements. Keep this advice in mind to ensure that you don’t get in over your head and waste a lot of time and money.

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Posted on Sep 24, 2017

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