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How to properly wash your walls so they get clean but not damaged

Wall cleaning is a chore often neglected. Our walls take up a massive amount of space in our homes and can be a daunting task to try and complete. Also, you can even damage your walls if you don’t know what proper cleaning steps to take for your type of paint. But worry not! Keep …

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Is it Okay to Put Chalk Wall in the Living Room or Dining Room or Does that Look Bad?

I love having a chalk wall in the living room or dining room since it offers a unique way to get creative interior décor. You can use the surface to write or draw interesting messages or adjust a portable chalk wall to your desired design. I support its incorporation into a living room or dining …

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Should Kitchen Cabinets be Darker or Lighter than Walls?

While you may think this question just comes down to personal taste, there are some significant factors you’ll want to consider. We’ve got the expert advice, so read on to find out the answer to this age-old question. I’ve always had white cabinets in my kitchen, and while it does provide a bright and clean …

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26 Different Types of Soundproofing Wall Materials

Whether you simply want to block out noise in your bedroom from the outside while you sleep or you want to create a recording studio, there are many soundproofing materials in the market today. s a self-published author, I made the decision to record my own audiobooks at home versus paying thousands of dollars to …

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Batt vs. Blown-In Insulation in Walls: What Should You Use?

No matter the climate in which your home is located, insulation makes it a better living space. A properly insulated home stays cooler in the summer and warmer during the winter. A home with properly insulated exterior walls, ceiling, and the roof has fewer drafts, holds its temperature better, and costs less to keep comfortable. …

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Painting vs. Wallpapering: Costs, Aesthetics, and Trying Your Patience

Podcast Version With a new year on the horizon, one of your New Year’s resolutions might be finally getting around to that home improvement project that you’ve been procrastinating forever. And what’s more boring than white walls? White walls can be delightfully minimalist depending on the lighting and the rest of the decor, but constantly …

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Black is the New Black: How to Make Noir Walls and Accents Totally Slay

From the first few generations of goths all grown up who are now decorating their forever homes to minimalists trying to avoid bright colors for fear of clashing (or plummeting resale value), black home goods are seeing a major upswing lately. Black food was all the rage on Instagram and ThreadBanger gave us black bath …

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Are Accent Walls Grossly Overrated?

The wall complemented the tones in the map and framed it adequately. The arrangement allowed just enough space underneath the map to place a wide bookshelf containing part of our library. It wasn’t our first choice, but it worked: an accent wall we didn’t choose, rather sloppily painted around the edges, in an eclectic room …

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