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.

Jun 30, 2021

As summer kicks into gear many of us will try to “beat the heat” at home.  Fortunately for you, there are plenty of ways to keep out heat in the summer months with minimal investment.  Check out these cooling tips you can put into practice: Window Treatments that Make a Difference Shades, curtains, blinds… whatever style of window treatment you have in your home, during peak sunlight hours you definitely […]

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May 26, 2021

For anyone who uses their grill on a regular basis, it’s important to make sure it’s maintained properly so you can enjoy it whenever you like.  Fortunately for you, we have some great tips you can use right now to keep your grill in tip-top shape: Prep Your Grill Before Cleaning Before you get started there is some prep work to do.  First, make sure the grill is completely off […]

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Apr 9, 2021

When the weather improves and we start spending more time outdoors, well it just so happens that’s just about the same time those pesky ants are ready to come inside!  During late spring and early summer, these pests begin building their mounds and start searching for food.  If you’re not careful they may start lining up their all-you-can-eat buffet line – which leads right into your house. There are many […]

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Jan 11, 2021

Do you have an old piece of furniture wasting away in your basement? Maybe it is a coffee table from an old apartment, or a nightstand no longer in use. The piece probably looks worn out, and you likely consider it useless. Maybe you considered donating it but concluded that nobody would want it. At least, not in its current condition. Fortunately, it is easy to revitalize old furniture for […]

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