DIY Home Improvement Projects To Try While You’re Stuck At Home

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The COVID-19 pandemic has meant all of us are spending more time at home. Even when social distancing restrictions lift, it’s clearly going to be a different summer than most of us were probably anticipating at the beginning of the year. So why not take this opportunity to improve your surroundings with some DIY projects? Even if you’ve never attempted a DIY home improvement project before, know it doesn’t need to take advanced skills or lots experience to make a major design impact. It’s also something the whole family can help with. Here are the best DIY projects for every level.

Swap Out Hardware

Anyone who can use a screwdriver can makeover a room simply by changing the pulls and knobs on drawers and cabinets. This is one of the few projects that requires zero skills. A true

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There’s a Ghost in Jennifer Coolidge’s Bathroom

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Jennifer Coolidge

Jennifer Coolidge
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“This is my impression of that actress from Legally Blonde,” a random TikToker essentially shouted at me a few days ago through my phone screen before diving into an impression that did Paulette Bonafonté absolutely no justice whatsoever. I am slightly ashamed, but not too proud to admit, that I have spent some time scrolling through TikTok in recent weeks, however, this was the thing that finally forced me to close the app and turn off my phone. Lackluster impression aside, the true crime here was referring to Jennifer Coolidge as “that actress from Legally Blonde.” Let’s get one thing straight, Jennifer Coolidge is a gift to us all, and I don’t care what generation you happen to be a part of, you will put some respect on her name!

I could spend some time here writing out a retrospective of Coolidge’s many

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Bathroom Breaks & Decreased Productivity #HoldItIn2WinAPrize

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Employers have fairly wide discretion in terms of developing work rules designed to increase productivity and decrease time spent “slacking off.” But, if you believe the reports, one Chicago-based company may have gone too far.

Apparently, WaterSaver Faucet Company has been experiencing a decrease in employee productivity. The perceived root of the problem? Excessive bathroom breaks. So, what did the company do about the problem? It reportedly implemented a policy declaring excessive 60 minutes or more of bathroom time over 10 working days. Essentially, a 6 minutes per day rule.

To track bathroom usage, the company reportedly installed a tracking system that requires employees to swipe ID cards to access the bathroom.

It probably wouldn’t surprise you to learn that WaterSaver Faucet Company is unionized. Company employees have filed a charge with the NLRB concerning the company’s bathroom usage policy, alleging that union employees

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How to Master Some Home Improvement Skills During Quarantine Time

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Most of us are spending a lot more time at home these days—most of our time, in fact. Maybe we’re watching way too many home improvement shows (no judgment here!). But inevitably, we’re looking around our homes and thinking things could use a bit of sprucing up.

“People don’t have to do it; they want to do it,” says Dennis Gehman, owner of Gehman Design Remodeling in Harleysville, PA, and national treasurer of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. “They’ve become tired of their bathroom or kitchen or whatever room. Most of the time, things aren’t broken; they just want a new look.”

And between the need to keep a distance from others and the general economic uncertainty, it makes sense to save some dough by tackling these projects on our own. But beware—everyone needs some professional guidance.

Fortunately, as with work meetings, fitness classes, and even

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6 Crucial Things to Consider When Remodeling a Kitchen

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You can live without a lot of things, but a kitchen? The idea probably gives you hives. But if you’re picturing yourself heating your food over a campfire, fear not! A little planning can ensure you have the kitchen of your dreams without having to live like an early pioneer. Use this kitchen renovation checklist to ensure your remodel doesn’t completely upend your life.

Tips to Survive a Kitchen Remodel

 

Protect Your Surfaces

Even the best remodel requires some grime! Map out where contractors will enter and exit. If you’re concerned about damage to your flooring or furniture, you may want to put down carpet scraps, old rugs, or plastic drop cloths.

 

Create a Temporary Kitchen

Don’t leave all the creativity to choosing tile and countertops! Before you begin, create a temporary kitchen space. Ideally, you’ll have a spot in your house, like a utility or laundry room, that has

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25 Stylish Blue And Gold Bathroom Decor Ideas

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Blue and gold is a very stylish color scheme that can inspire your next home renovation for sure, wherever you decide to apply it. Will it fit a bathroom or a powder room? Yes, sure! If you are interested in ways to do that, here they are!

Colors And Styles

Blue and gold is pure elegance, whatever shade of blue you choose: light blue, navy, bold blue, electric blue, powder blue and others, and gold will finish off the look with a refined feel. Such a color scheme can be refreshed with neutrals, with creamy and white, or made calmer with greys and tan if you want that, and brass can substitute that shiny gold if you want a more vintage feel.

As for styles, blue and gold can fit literally any style: farmhouse, vintage, contemporary, art deco, minimalist, modern and many others, you can mix up several styles for

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This ‘Nano House’ on wheels has a living room, kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom

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  • Netherlands-based Haaks has created a tiny home with a living room, kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom that can be placed on a mobile platform.
  • The “Nano House” is almost 20 feet long, 10 feet wide, and 11 feet tall. 
  • The tiny home’s amenities are powered by solar panels and a battery.
  • The Wilg “Nano House” currently starts at €36,450, about $39,615, without VAT.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Netherlands-based Haaks — which also made a two-story RV — has created the Wilg, a tiny home with a living room, kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom that can be mobilized with an optional platform on wheels.

The idea for the Haaks company first came when founders Pim Gijsbers and Jules Luijpen decided they wanted to bring innovative ideas to the mobile home market. In 2017, they officially founded the company, which now includes a lineup of two camper homes, first debuted in

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Why There are a colony of Insects in Your Kitchen

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Posted by Zoopgo on April 21st, 2020

Summary: The kitchen is the place where the food for the entire family member has been cooked deliciously. It is the area which has been considered as the favorite spot in the home. Additionally, infestation is the thing that all house members have experienced at some point of life. So, are you wondering why ants love this place at your house? Should you hire pest control services in Delhi NCR to get rid of them?

So, before thinking this, you should ask several questions that are given below:

  • Is it Clean?

  • Are You Missing the Bigger Picture?

  • Are There Entryways?

  • Did you Repeat the Treatment?

  • Did You Take Professional Help?

  • Conclusion 

Let us discuss these questions in detail:

Ants look for only food and water and understand your kitchen as the perfect place to call it home. In such a situation, you should

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Kitchen Extensions London – Large & Small Kitchen Extension

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Atomic Build specialises in kitchen extensions and other creative building projects. Our talented team understands every aspect of home design and construction, with our integrated and considered approach ensuring high quality outcomes. If your current kitchen is unable to meet your growing needs, we can expand your usable space and give your kitchen a new lease of life. 

Kitchen Design & Renovation

We offer a tailored approach to all aspects of kitchen design and construction, providing bespoke solutions that enable unprecedented quality and finesse.

There are many ways to extend your kitchen and upgrade your quality of life. Before we begin construction, our expert consultants will visit your home and provide you with valuable advice about every part of the process. Whether you want to add storage space, expand your floor area, or add new appliances, we will create a detailed development plan complete with visualisations and structural calculations. 

Atomic

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Home Improvement on a Budget: 4 Tips to Follow

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Homeownership is one of life’s great milestones, and if you own your own home you have probably spent a long time thinking about the improvements you can make to your space.

One of the biggest hurdles to home improvement is cost, as some remodeling and redecorating work can cost thousands, putting home improvements out of reach for many families.

There are many great improvements you can make on a budget, however, and here we have four of the best tips available.

A Fresh Coat of Paint Can Make a Big Change

You can give your home a whole new and fresh look by giving surfaces and rooms a new coat of paint.

You may have a few old tins lying around you can use for free, but a can or two of paint can be incredibly inexpensive for the change they can bring to space.

This makes paint one of

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