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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 Trim a Redwood Deck: Finishing Touches Before Staining & Sealing Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on December 5, 2017

How to Trim a Redwood Deck: Finishing Touches Before Staining & Sealing

If you are building a redwood deck and have installed the deck floor, you are probably feeling pretty good about your project and are ready to finish things up. The good news is: you’re very close to being done. But you’re not there yet. In this article, we’ll show a couple of ways that you...

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How To Reupholster A Chair – Makeovers To Inspire You Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on November 16, 2017

How To Reupholster A Chair – Makeovers To Inspire You

Furniture inevitably gets old and there’s a point when we look a chair and we decide it’s time for a change. Sometimes that means a brand new chair is in order but sometimes not all hope is lost and a makeover is planned? Not sure how to reupholster a chair? No worries. The following projects...

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Feng Shui Your Dining Table Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on November 15, 2017

Feng Shui Your Dining Table

The dining room is a primary space in your home where people gather to share conversation, food, and time. In order to create a space that is conducive to that concept – one of sharing – then we’ll need to turn our attention to the main player in the dining room: the dining table. In...

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How to Feng Shui Your Entryway Full story

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

How to Feng Shui Your Entryway

Aside from the front door itself, the entryway (or foyer) is the critical space in our home for first impressions. In fact, feng shui considers this area (including the front door) the mouth of qi, from which all opportunities flow into our lives. It’s a space of transition, shifting from your instincts’ high-alert status (outside...

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Feng Shui Dining Room Layout for Optimum Health & Happiness Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on October 31, 2017

Feng Shui Dining Room Layout for Optimum Health & Happiness

Using feng shui guidelines for the layout of your dining room will have numerous beneficial effects. First of all, you will instantly feel peace and acceptance when walking into a feng shui dining room. (You will also feel a stimulated appetite, hopefully.) This is due in large part to the layout of the dining room...

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How to Install a Curved Deck Floor Full story

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

How to Install a Curved Deck Floor

If you are building a deck, you might run into some architectural challenges. A right-angled deck is one thing, challenging enough to get right, but a curved deck adds quite a bit to the challenge. In this example, a redwood deck is being built up next to some existing curved concrete steps. This requires that...

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Feng Shui for the Modern Bathroom Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on October 24, 2017

Feng Shui for the Modern Bathroom

The bathroom is more than just a place where the toilet resides. When arranged and decorated appropriately, a feng shui bathroom provides a space for purification (releasing unwanted qi) and renewal (absorbing positive qi). Bathrooms can exude vitality, serenity, and freshness. In fact, the bathroom is one of three spaces (bedroom and kitchen are the...

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How to Install a Redwood Deck Floor Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on October 20, 2017

How to Install a Redwood Deck Floor

The fall season is the perfect time to finish up those value-adding projects around your yard, particularly if you live in a part of the world where winter hits hard and stays long. And nothing adds value to a home’s exterior like a gorgeous redwood deck. This tutorial will show you a step-by-step method that’s...

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