Winter Projects

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Winter months bring cold days and long nights. While you wait for the weather to warm up soyou can get out into the garden, there are still plenty of great DIY projects to tackle, even inthe winter. Here are 7 terrific ideas for the Do it Yourselfer in you.1. Paint Your Walls – Paint an accent wall or an entire room with a fresh color.2. Declutter – Sure this sounds like a fancy name for house cleaning, butdecluttering is more than that. Remove excess furnishings to make your roomsseem larger and more inviting.3. Update Your Kitchen –A new backsplash or cabinet pulls can quickly change thelook and feel of your kitchen.4. Add Insulation – This will provide instant satisfaction as those cold, drafty roomsfeel warm and cozy. If you have some real skill, you can include changing out oldwindows or doors as well.5. Smarten Up – This is a great time to automate your home with Smart devices.Add security cameras, a smart thermostat or smart lights and plugs.6. Build Something – For the handy, winter months are a great time to add cabinets,a TV hutch or bookshelves to your home.7. Re-Grout Your Tile – From kitchen counters to floors, re-grouting can freshen upthe room.