Tri-County news • Last Minute Gift Guide • Thursday, December 15, 2016
DIY projects. Renting means you always have access to the items you need, and when your project is done, cleanup is as easy as returning the items to your local rental store. To find a rental store near you, visit rentalHQ.com. First, focus your efforts on high-traffic rooms where guests will spend the most time. For example, tackle improvements in the kitchen, living room and guest
continued from page 2 bath, but skip projects in less trafficked areas like your master bedroom. Next, pick projects that are fast, easy and low cost, but will have high impact. You have undoubtedly heard it before, but it is worth saying again—paint, paint, paint. Repainting a room is one of the fastest, easiest and most cost-effective ways to make it look better. Most rooms can easily be painted in a day or less,
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even if you are going all-out and doing the ceiling and trim as well as the walls. Score bonus points by using a rented texture sprayer to add a unique, professional look to walls. In kitchens and bathrooms, replace dated or worn faucets. Install a new showerhead in the bathroom, and add a new shower curtain. A new light fixture in the dining room can brighten the space
and enhance the festive atmosphere. Rent a steam cleaner to freshen up tile floors, carpet and upholstery. Score bonus points with your scent-sensitive in-laws for using a cleaning method that is hypoallergenic and chemical-free. Some projects may take a little more effort, such as removing that tired dining room wallpaper or ‘80s-style wallpaper border in the powder room.
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Christmas at Timm House
At left, volunteer and New Holstein Historical Society Board of Directors member Carol Wordell poses with one of the decorated Christmas trees currently on display at the Timm House. At right, Vicky Ramminger, a volunteer at the Timm House, stands near one of the Christmas trees decorated and placed throughout the home for visitors to enjoy. The Timm House will be open for tours one final weekend this season, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 17-18. Hours are from 1 to 4 p.m. Special tours may be arranged for non-weekend days by calling 948-7748. Admission to “Frosty at the Timm House” is $5 per person ages 13 and older, $2.50 for children ages 6 to 12, and children under age 5 are free. A special selection of New Holstein afghans also will be available for purchase at $20 each. Faye Burg photos
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