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Black and white striped chair

Regulars readers of dadka will know of our interest in black and...

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Hanging mail organizer – some modern selections

Hanging wall organizers not only helps us to sort through our mail...

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Bubble chairs under 100 dollars

If you are trying to buy bubble chairs under 100 dollars, I...

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Bookshelf ideas for small room

Bookshelves can be a real space saver in small rooms.  Most of...

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5 productive home office design ideas

Some people use their home office for paying bills and filing taxes. Others work from home occasionally, or even exclusively, and truly need a dedicated office space where they can escape the chaos in the rest of the house in order to focus on earning...

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Smart landscaping ideas to help keep your home cool

If you are thinking that it is time for a new AC, you may be surprised to learn that some leafy foliage can have some of the same effects as an air conditioner. Instead of springing for a new AC, you may want to think of...

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DIY plumbing advice for homeowners

As a homeowner, plumbing issues can be incredibly frustrating. From clogged toilets to damaged septic tanks, it can be a hassle to repair them. Of course, maintenance is critical, especially if you want to make sure that your plumbing system remains in optimal condition. No...

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5 heating system maintenance tips for homeowners

One of the best ways to keep your heating system in working condition for longer is to perform basic maintenance. In fact, HVAC system repair specialists stress that maintenance is the key to not only making sure your heater’s lifespan is longer – it will...

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5 effective energy-efficient living tips for homeowners

Even if you’re not altogether on board with the green living movement, you’re probably interested in the prospect of saving money on your monthly utility bills. And doing your part for the environment can definitely overlap with saving money. Although some lifestyle changes will come...

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5 low cost home improvement ideas

Whether you’ve just purchased your first home or you’ve been living in your current residence for a while, there’s probably a laundry list of improvements that need to be completed, whenever you have the extra funds. But not every upgrade has to include gutting and...

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Noisy AC system solutions for homeowners

Is your air conditioner making a loud noise? Are you having trouble enjoying the peace and quiet of your home because your AC is just too noisy? There are, in fact, a number of reasons why an AC system starts to become noisy. But just...

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5 ways to save on energy costs in an older home

If you happen to live in an older home, we’re willing to bet that there are a lot of things that you happen to love about it. It might be the size of the rooms. It might be the ambiance that it provides. Or, it...

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How to track down and manage energy hogs in your home

Tracking down energy hogs can sometimes feel like a truffle hunt. Indeed, though, you don’t need the nose of a hog to find an energy hog. All you need is a keen sense of awareness, purpose and resourcefulness. As a homeowner, finding these energy hogs...

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5 creative ways to improve your backyard patio

If you’re someone who likes to spend a lot of quality time outside and you’re fortunate enough to have a patio, when’s the last time that you decorated that space? If you never have or it honestly appears a bit dated, then you’ve come to...