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Philip Piantone, Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
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Tag: DIY

Posted on 02/19/2023
4 Home plumbing issues you can solve
Plumbing problems can happen from time to time, but you don't always have to call a plumber for repairs. You can fix minor plumbing issues on your own, which is a great way to save money and prevent more serious problems from happening, such as major water leaks. The following are some easy DIY plumbing repairs for your...
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Posted on 01/01/2023
DIYs with paint: Making your own accent wall
If you’re interested in DIY projects with paint for your home, try painting your accent wall. Accent walls are the perfect feature to transform an entire room with color, pattern or texture. Here are some inspiring ideas for creating your own accent wall DIY: Imitate wallpaper with a herringbone pattern Instead of using actual wallpaper on an accent...
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Posted on 10/16/2022
DIY: 6 Simple Home Repairs
Knowing how to do some home repairs can help you save money and time. Instead of having to wait for professional repairs to be done, you can tackle these on your own. While it's best to leave major repairs to professionals, consider trying the following simple DIY repairs. Torn Screens When your window screens have tears or rips,...
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Posted on 10/16/2022
Try These Mini-Greenhouse Ideas to Grow Plants Indoors
Whether you're gardening in the winter or protecting delicate houseplants, indoor greenhouses are an excellent solution. You can find miniature greenhouses meant purely for utility and others meant to provide aesthetic appeal. If you build your own mini-greenhouse, it's up to you. Here are some ideas for simple mini-greenhouses to use indoors. Plastic Bin Greenhouse For a convenient,...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
Budgeting for a home theater room
If you’re ready to build the home theater room of your dreams, it’s smart to begin with a budget. After all, there’s nothing worse than your exciting upgrade plans leading to unexpectedly high prices. While the cost of a home theater can vary significantly, there are some basic elements you can plan for in your budget. Before starting...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
5 Budget-Friendly Backyard DIY Projects
It’s possible to upgrade your backyard on your own and on a budget. If you’re looking for a way to transform or enhance your outdoor living space, DIY projects are the way to go. Here are some ideas for DIY backyard projects you can do to upgrade the space. Fire Pits Fire pits are far simpler to DIY...
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Posted on 03/27/2022
How to Turn Empty Wine Bottles Into Unique Decor
Empty wine bottles are an excellent source of DIY project potential. With some basic tools and a bit of creativity, you can make a long list of fun and functional decor by upcycling them. If you’re looking for a way to use old wine bottles or just want some fresh new DIY ideas, here is a list of...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
Build a DIY Hoop House in 10 Steps
Protecting your plants from extreme weather is crucial to a happy and productive garden. When growing vegetables this is especially important as many crops will die in a frost or even under excessive rain. Luckily there are some inexpensive DIY ways you can protect your garden. One of the most popular designs for a DIY greenhouse is a...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
3 Ways to Save Money & Boost Curb Appeal
Increasing the curb appeal of your home’s exterior can be a challenge. With so many details to consider, it’s difficult to know where to start. It can be even more difficult to create a budget for a lot of desired upgrades and changes. Luckily, there are some effective changes you can make all on your own while saving...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Upgrade Your Backyard With a DIY Fire Pit
Evenings in the backyard are always more cozy with a fire pit. If you’ve been wanting to upgrade your yard with a fire pit of your own, the good news is that there are plenty of ways to build one. One of the easiest ways is by building a ring out of retaining wall blocks. We’ll go over...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Selling Agent: Cost Breakdown and Benefits
Photo by Arka38 via Shutterstock At first glance, you may wonder what the point is of paying a real estate agent for work you may just as easily do yourself. The curse of the Internet is that many consumers have just enough knowledge to be dangerous. That means that while you could sell your home directly, you may...
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Posted on 08/09/2020
Does Your Old Garden Shed Need a Face-lift ?
Photo by Sue Rickhuss via Pixabay Do you have an old garden shed in your yard that's outlived its original purpose? Perhaps your gardening tools and supplies have moved on to a new shed or been relocated to a convenient spot in the corner of your garage. If so, you may be considering tearing down your old shed....
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