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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.

What Is Chalk Paint? Creating A Chalkboard Dream Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on July 1, 2021

What Is Chalk Paint? Creating A Chalkboard Dream

There are dozens of different types of paint that you can paint your furniture and walls with. You hear terms like latex paint, enamel paint, and acrylic paint all of the time. But have you ever heard of chalk paint? This type of paint is fairly simple to understand but understanding everything that “chalk paint”...

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Freshen Up Your Home By Learning How to Clean a Rug Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Vera Dordick, on June 30, 2021

Freshen Up Your Home By Learning How to Clean a Rug

It’s likely you have at least several area rugs in your home, no matter what type of flooring the house has. And, whether you chose them for purely aesthetic reasons or to add a soft spot to the family room or bedroom, every area rug will need some regular maintenance to keep it clean and...

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The Difference Between Mold Vs. Mildew Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on June 30, 2021

The Difference Between Mold Vs. Mildew

No one wants harmful bacteria growing in their home. But what most people don’t know is that mold and mildew are very different. One is much more harmful and aggressive while the other is just annoying. If you want to protect your family, then learn to spot the difference between them and get rid of...

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Indoor Plants Safe For Cats And Other Pets Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on June 29, 2021

Indoor Plants Safe For Cats And Other Pets

While some plants are great for most houses there aren’t any plants that work for all houses nor plants that shouldn’t be used in any house. So finding the right concoction of plants for you is important. One thing that can affect which plants you choose is the pets that you have. If you have...

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30 Tips for Rocking Black and White Wall Art Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on June 29, 2021

30 Tips for Rocking Black and White Wall Art

Wall art seems to make people’s knees shake more than most decorating decisions in the home. There are so many questions we ask ourselves in the process of hanging something. “Is this too high? Is it too low? Is it too large or too small? What if I put the nail in the wrong place?...

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How To Use Wood Bleach To Lighten Wood Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on June 28, 2021

How To Use Wood Bleach To Lighten Wood

There are many different things you can do to darken the wood, from painting it to staining it. But even when painting wood a lighter color, the color looks lighter but the wood itself just looks covered. It can be difficult to make the wood look lighter.  But there is one technique that has a...

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20 Fun, Alternative Ways To Use Coat Hooks Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on June 27, 2021

20 Fun, Alternative Ways To Use Coat Hooks

Coat hooks and coat racks can be utilized for more than just coats! Just because we like using see these wall racks to hang up our raincoats doesn’t mean you can’t use them elsewhere and for other things. They’re still just a hook and a hook can hold a lot more than our outerwear. Check...

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Tips and Tricks For Styling Your China Cabinet Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on June 27, 2021

Tips and Tricks For Styling Your China Cabinet

You’re brave for clicking on this post! Most of the time, china cabinets come with visions of Grandma’s dining room and rose speckled china and shepherdess figurines. That alone can make you shy away from a china cabinet of your own. But you have to admit, they are very practical pieces of furniture. If you...

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