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Posted on 01/16/2022
Why You Should Consider Composting
Image by Joke vander Leij from Pixabay It may tempt you to toss those potato peels in the kitchen trashcan, but resist the urge. Not only will they make your trash smell terrible but they'll attract critters once the bag goes outside. By putting your vegetable scraps and coffee grounds back into the earth, you're helping to prevent...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
Quick and easy ways to keep your garage safe
Your garage offers a convenient place to keep your vehicle safe, store tools and gardening supplies and work on a wide range of projects. The following tips can help you improve the safety of your garage to lower the risk of injuries or other harm to you and your household. Keep hazardous materials locked up Pesticide products, fertilizers...
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Posted on 01/02/2022
Virtual Design: Design on a Budget
Photo by fauxels from Pexels Interior design changes allow you to give your entire home or certain parts of your home a makeover. However, knowing which kinds of changes to make or which styles to use can seem overwhelming. You might also have a hard time picturing how distinct design elements would look in your home. Virtual interior...
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Posted on 12/26/2021
Common Features in Green New Construction Homes
Photo by Maria Orlova from Pexels With a greater focus on energy efficiency in recent years, new construction has been using green features. These features are designed to reduce negative impacts on the environment and help homeowners reduce their energy usage. If you’re planning to have a green home built, the following are some of the more common...
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Posted on 12/19/2021
Fireplaces: Quick safety tips for using your fireplace
Chilly fall and winter nights are a great time to use your fireplace, but it's important to do so safely. Fireplaces can be hazardous regarding house fires, burns, carbon monoxide leaks and other dangers. Before using your fireplace, make sure you're familiar with the following safety tips. Schedule a cleaning and inspection Your fireplace should be cleaned and...
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Posted on 12/12/2021
Mason Jar DIY Ideas for Your Home
Mason jars are a DIY and crafting mainstay. With so many uses beyond just canning, many homeowners have gotten used to keeping a few extra jars around the house just in case. If you're interested in more useful ways to repurpose your extra jars, here are some fun and easy craft ideas to inspire you. Spice Sprinkler For...
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Posted on 12/05/2021
7 Creative DIY Living Room Decor Projects
The living room is one of the most flexible rooms in the home. As you seek to complete your living room design, consider DIY living room decor projects. These are 7 creative DIY living room decor ideas that could be incorporated into any home: Faux Fireplace Not every room is equipped with a natural fireplace, but that doesn’t...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
Try These Deck Design Trends to Enhance Your Outdoor Space
The driving reasons to build a new backyard deck or replace an aging one sometimes differ from other home improvements. One might upgrade a kitchen to take advantage of the latest appliances, flooring materials or to build a convenient center island. Behind every decision to remodel the interior, cost and quality of life considerations tend to win the...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
3 Ways to Pick Patterns for Your Living Space
Textiles are one of the most important aspects of interior design—a true decorating fundamental that interior designers use to pull a room together. These things are often overlooked in favor of stylish trim, on-trend paint shades and well-chosen furniture, which are all necessary parts of the design equation. But without the right fabrics and wallpapers to unite the...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
Ideas for a DIY Fire Pit
Having a backyard fire pit gives you a great place to sit around with family and friends on summer nights or cooler nights. Although fire pits are sold in many stores, building your own gives you more control over how it looks. You can design your own fire pit, construct it yourself, and set it up to use...
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Posted on 11/07/2021
3 Ways to Organize Your Laundry Room
If you’re looking for a way to make your laundry days easier and more efficient, organization is the best place to start. Creating storage and organizing your laundry room will help you every step of the process. Here are a few clever ideas for laundry room storage and organization to inspire you. Mounted Drying Racks Clothes that require...
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Posted on 10/31/2021
Property Investing: How to Find Capital in Your First Property
Photo by Jonathan Rolande via Pixabay Dipping your toes in the real estate investing waters can feel intimidating--especially when it comes to making a large up-front investment. Although there are ways to get started in real estate with lower up-front costs (low- or no-down payment VA and FHA loans, for instance), it's smart to have some savings to...
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