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.

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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Nov 20, 2020

If you are not careful, a messy home can inspire a messy lifestyle. And when we say messy, we do not mean dust bunnies under the couch, or dirty dishes in the sink. Every aspect of your home — from its layout and design to its storage spaces and flow — has a critical impact on your daily routine. So, if you are looking to make healthy improvements to your […]

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Nov 17, 2020

Do you have cracks in your asphalt driveway? In this blog, you will learn how to repair asphalt cracks using a simple patch material. Driveways are a quintessential part of the American home. They host and display our beloved automobiles, and they provide outdoor space for families to use — to play, to decorate for holidays, or to complete a DIY project. Regardless of size, shape and style, every driveway […]

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