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How To, Tips, and Advice

If you’re on a budget and would like to save a few bucks (so you can splurge elsewhere), or you’re unsure of how to go about creating the functional and aesthetic home of your dreams, or you simply love the thrill of accomplishment when you do something on your own, Homedit’s How-To section of articles is the ultimate helpful guide. Here are found tips and advice for a variety of home decorating questions and challenges.

How to Build a Deck Frame Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on October 12, 2017

How to Build a Deck Frame

When your deck posts are all installed, it’s time to build the deck frame. The frame in this tutorial essentially represents all the primary support beams that your deck will require – the perimeter, of course, and also a few beams running through the center of the deck perimeter to support the middle sections of...

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Feng Shui and Your Living Room Sofa Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on October 11, 2017

Feng Shui and Your Living Room Sofa

Feng shui, in some circles, is associated with the art of placement. While it’s true to some extent that the way that furniture, such as the sofa, is placed in the living room impacts the overall flow and feel of the space, it doesn’t necessarily follow that furniture must be arranged in a precise way...

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15 Living Rooms to Help You Master Scandinavian Design Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on September 28, 2017

15 Living Rooms to Help You Master Scandinavian Design

It’s not new or particularly mind blowing, but the concept of scandinavian design still holds some wonder and freshness whenever you come across it. There is just something about a distinctly scandinavian space that is so appealing. Maybe it’s the classy neutral color story. Maybe it’s the lack of clutter. Whatever the case, scandinavian design...

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How to Wall-Mount a Pergola Frame Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on September 28, 2017

How to Wall-Mount a Pergola Frame

If you are building a pergola right next to your house or another structure, you might consider mounting the upper pergola framing to the wall. This might be particularly helpful in a small exterior space, so that you don’t lose valuable pergola square footage. This tutorial will walk you through the process of wall-mounting a...

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Feng Shui in the Bedroom: All About the Bed Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on September 25, 2017

Feng Shui in the Bedroom: All About the Bed

Feng shui, an ancient Chinese method and science of spatial arrangement, helps people to design a balanced home and be happier, healthier, and more successful as a result. The bedroom is particularly important in feng shui, because the bedroom is a sanctuary of sorts. In the bedroom, we’ll focus this article on the primary furnishing:...

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How to Install Pergola Posts Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on September 13, 2017

How to Install Pergola Posts

Building a pergola is a wonderful way to add value to your home and your life. Pergolas are instant gathering places and provide a beautiful boost to the exterior of your home. In order to build a pergola, of course, you will need to install the pergola posts. This article uses the post brackets that...

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How to Install Pergola Post Brackets Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on September 7, 2017

How to Install Pergola Post Brackets

If you’re building a pergola, you will need to find a way to install your pergola posts. There is a simple way to install footings (check out this article on installing deck footings) if you want to put the posts directly into the concrete, but many experts contend that for the long-term, installing post brackets...

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10 Reasons Tray Ceilings Are Meant For You Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on August 31, 2017

10 Reasons Tray Ceilings Are Meant For You

Do you feel like you’re living in a box? Many homes can feel too squarish with their straight walls, straight floors and straight ceilings. You can paint and carpet all you like, but you’ll still have a flat surface above your head. Lucky for you, there is a simple way to fix the whole view....

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