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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 Cap Pergola Posts for Longevity & Weather Protection Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on February 22, 2018

How to Cap Pergola Posts for Longevity & Weather Protection

Whether you have just built a pergola or fence or you have an existing wooden structure with exposed post tops, you will likely want to consider capping them off. Wood has a tendency to split over time – especially a vertical exposed piece of wood, such as a pergola post. Sun beats down on the...

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How to Stain and Seal a Wood Pergola Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on February 15, 2018

How to Stain and Seal a Wood Pergola

If you are building a wood pergola, you might want to consider staining and sealing the lumber before the pergola is constructed. This article shows products that work beautifully on a modern two-town pergola, as well as how to apply them effectively. It should be noted here that staining and sealing a wood pergola, deck,...

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How to Install Modern Pergola Rafters Without Brackets Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on February 12, 2018

How to Install Modern Pergola Rafters Without Brackets

If you have your pergola posts in, your pergola frame installed, and your pergola rafter lumber stained, you’re probably ready to move onto finishing up your wood pergola by installing the rafters. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install pergola rafters quickly, relatively easily, and inexpensively – without brackets. Metal brackets are...

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10 Ideas For Laundry Room Wall Decor Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on February 12, 2018

10 Ideas For Laundry Room Wall Decor

Laundry rooms are shamefully overlooked spaces. Many times they share a purpose with a mudroom, a hallway closet or even the kitchen. With the piles of clothes and laundry essentials, it’s easy to let this space fall by the wayside of decorating your home. However, if your laundry room is a pleasant space to be...

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How to Frame a Modern Pergola Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on February 6, 2018

How to Frame a Modern Pergola

If you want to increase the outdoor value of your home, a modern pergola is certainly one way to do just that. Building your own pergola might feel like a daunting task, and the truth is, it’s not fast or particularly easy. But it is certainly doable and highly rewarding. If you are trying to...

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Use Feng Shui to Decorate the Dining Room Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on January 10, 2018

Use Feng Shui to Decorate the Dining Room

The dining room is a perfect venue for merging social conversation and relationship bonds. There’s something about the combination of food, time to dine, and a warm, inviting setting that magically bonds people. A feng shui dining room is the epitome of this formula, with guidelines on selecting an optimal dining table, dining room colors,...

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An Inspirational Guide to Farmhouse Christmas Decor Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on December 11, 2017

An Inspirational Guide to Farmhouse Christmas Decor

Think of the most traditional Christmas you can imagine. We would guess that images of going home to a house in a snowy field comes to mind. An old storied house smelling of baking and fresh pine with a cozy roaring fire and twinkling Christmas lights. Many classic Christmas styles revolve around a certain decorating...

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10 Credenzas to Compliment Your Mounted TV Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on December 7, 2017

10 Credenzas to Compliment Your Mounted TV

There is one thing about owning a television that is always a nuisance and that is that you never own just one black box. There’s the TV, which is a black square box, and usually some kind of movie playing box. Sometimes you have speaker boxes and game playing boxes and even boxes that let...

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