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The Small House Movement

The Small House Movement

frugalhomediy March 27, 2012 0

There’s a “small” movement sweeping the country of people living in micro-houses.  The houses are typically between 100 and 700 square feet.  For the most part, people are choosing to build these houses in order to  simplify their lives

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Top Six Ways to Increase Home Value

Top Six Ways to Increase Home Value

frugalhomediy March 23, 2012 0

There are many factors that affect home value, and it can be difficult to decide if certain improvements are worth the investment. There’s a lot to consider when when making home improvements such as your

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The Ecomony Kitchen Remodel

The Ecomony Kitchen Remodel

frugalhomediy March 16, 2012 1

My parents purchased a house for my sister to live in while at college.  She lives there with a few friends.  It’s a great deal because she lives there for free while my parents collect

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Get My Free Ebook:  How to Make a Bed Frame from PVC Pipe

Get My Free Ebook: How to Make a Bed Frame from PVC Pipe

frugalhomediy March 13, 2012 4

Checkout my latest free ebook, How to Make a Bed Frame from PVC Pipe.  Here’s the introduction… Introduction These are pictorial instructions on how to build a stylish and inexpensive bed frame from PVC

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Avoid Car Payments, Grow Wealth, and Own a Nice Car

Avoid Car Payments, Grow Wealth, and Own a Nice Car

frugalhomediy March 10, 2012 0

This is a great video by Dave Ramsey that explains how car payments cost more that you think.  It talks about why and how to avoid car payments.  There’s a hugh swing of fortune that takes place

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The House Flip on Walnut Street: Episode 6

The House Flip on Walnut Street: Episode 6

frugalhomediy March 9, 2012 0

After all the asbestos siding was removed I found that the exterior walls on the original part of the house were without insulation. To remedy this I drilled one inch holes in each stud

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Submit Your Invention Idea to Stanley Works

Submit Your Invention Idea to Stanley Works

frugalhomediy March 8, 2012 0

In my recent article about passive income I wrote about how royalties from inventions are a great source of passive income.  However, getting an invention to market involves a lot of time, effort, and

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The Top Four Ways to Create Passive Income and Grow Wealth

The Top Four Ways to Create Passive Income and Grow Wealth

frugalhomediy March 7, 2012 0

Consider developing passive income streams to grow wealth fast.  Passive income is when someone gets paid continually for work done once.  On the other end of the spectrum, active income is when your time is traded for

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The Most Cost Effective Countertop Material

The Most Cost Effective Countertop Material

frugalhomediy March 6, 2012 0

The most cost effective countertop material to use is tile. Most tile is durable, elegant, heat resistant, stain-resistant, and inexpensive when compared to alternatives. Tile is available in a wide variety of materials including

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Look to Slavaged Building Materials for Your Remodel

Look to Slavaged Building Materials for Your Remodel

frugalhomediy March 4, 2012 0

  When buying materials don’t just automatically go to the big box stores, check your local Habitat for Humanity Restore first. Habitat Restore’s provide a socially responsible way to keep reusable/surplus building materials out

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