Home Renovation Blog

The HouseSmarts home renovation blog is your ultimate resource for how-to info. It's a virtual library of helpful, DIY content that can help you get started on a number of projects today.

Nov 17, 2020

Routine upkeep is still a daunting task for most homeowners. To help you get started, we put together a short seasonal home maintenance checklist. Home is more than a place to live. It is an investment — an asset for which people exchange money in hopes of owning something valuable. As such, we homeowners want to feel confident in and proud of our investments. That’s why we strive for curb […]

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Oct 16, 2020

When is the last time you explored underneath your home — not in the basement, but in that small space between the ground and first floor? We call that a “crawl space,” since it is hardly tall enough for adults to stand in. Though many homes have one, most folks hardly pay them attention, often leading to dangerous consequences. If you are like most homeowners, you probably have not thought […]

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Sep 21, 2020

There is no nicer feeling than that of squatting down onto a brand new toilet seat. round or elongated; closed front or open front. Regardless of its style, there is something uniquely relieving about an upgraded toilet bowl. You may laugh but trust me — once you install a new seat, you will be impressed by the difference it makes. Replacing a toilet seat is one of the easiest and […]

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