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James White

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Name:
Homey Improvements
Category:
Lifestyle
Tags:
home, homesteading, real estate, diy
Start Year:
2013

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Net worth:
$450,000.00
Location:
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Team
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Construction
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Latest Blog Posts

NOTE: I’m testing backyard composting bin! Would love to hear your favorites and ones you think I should try. I’ll add my findings and the best composters to this post. If you’re the kind of person concerned about helping the Earth, you’re probably already recycling. Recycling is a great way to be kind to the environment ... The post How To Buy A Good Composter appeared first on Homey Improvements. ...
Posted: Nov 11 2017 @ 8:46 AM
Gutter installation ' as a cost-effective do-it-yourself project ' can be completed within a day or two. Properly installed gutters protect your property investment. Without an applied drainage system, rain has the power to wear down a home's surrounding soil, damage its foundation, flood the basement or crawl space and seep into siding. Once water ... The post Guide for Easy Gutter Installation appeared first on Homey Improvements. ...
Posted: Nov 09 2017 @ 8:43 AM
Homeowners seeking a more sustainable energy source are often faced with two viable options: wind and solar. Both have their benefits and disadvantages, though much of the decision comes down to where you live. Local government regulations, wind patterns, land elevation and more all play a role in deciding whether to go in on wind or solar energy. Wind Energy Wind turbines are often considered the best option for large-scale applications. They ...
Posted: Aug 29 2017 @ 10:13 AM
No matter how big your garden is — small and new, or full and overgrown — there’s always room for a good ol’ flowering shrub. There are an endless array of species, variations and blooms to choose from. Whether you’re looking for thick coverage, seasonally inspired flowers or year-round color, there is a shrub for you! Here’s a list of a few must-have flowering shrubs you should add to your garden ...
Posted: Aug 15 2017 @ 3:13 PM
It’s true that you can probably paint anything. But should you paint everything with the same brush? Or the same paint? Absolutely not. Update your metal door, your brick walls, your drywall and more — but do it the right way. And with the right tools. Give the surfaces in and around your home new life by choosing the right paint, brushes, and methods. Metal The key to a successfully-painted metal surface ...
Posted: Jul 15 2017 @ 1:14 AM
Maybe you can’t find a color you absolutely love at the paint store. Maybe you have plenty of paints lying around after other projects in your house, and you want to use them again — but in a new way. Maybe you just like to create. There’s no wrong reason to mix paints, and doing so can be a lot of fun. However, because the end result is never fully ...
Posted: Jun 19 2017 @ 2:19 PM
I found out how to restore deck paint, and now I’m going to share the secret with you. I had just bought a house, and the previous owners had allowed the deck paint to become chipped. It looked awful, and I was beside myself. We had really wanted an outdoor deck, but not one that got splinters in our feet and looked shabby. With summer coming up, we didn’t want to ...
Posted: Jun 07 2017 @ 3:22 PM
Are you inviting weeds to live on your lawn? If you’re not practicing good lawn care, you are! You can fix a weedy, thin or even patchy lawn just by providing good care and giving the lawn what it needs. While it takes some effort on your part, a beautiful lawn is well worth it. What Causes Weedy Lawns? Lawn weeds appear because the grass lacks proper care. If you’re not providing good, ...
Posted: May 31 2017 @ 3:20 PM
We’ve asked SimpleWater to share their knowledge about well maintenance and their new product Tap Score. Enjoy, DIY Folks While we’ve come a long way since the hand-dug wells of Egypt and other ancient civilizations, modern wells are still susceptible to a range of issues that may affect the quality of your home’s drinking water. Thirty-eight percent of America’s population relies on groundwater for its drinking supply.  Private wells must be properly installed, inspected, and ...
Posted: May 09 2017 @ 12:41 AM
If you’re in the market for a home loan, you may be wondering about the difference between an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) and a fixed-rate mortgage. In an ARM, the interest rate adjusts periodically, depending on the direction of interest rates. ARM interest rates are typically low for the initial period. After that, they go up or down, depending on the direction of rates. When you see information about an ARM, you ...
Posted: Apr 28 2017 @ 12:45 PM

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