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July 14, 2021

Kitchens Take on New Purposes Following the Pandemic

During the 2020 pandemic, kitchens became a beehive of activity. Kitchen tables, islands and desks became ersatz home offices and classrooms where family members plunked down laptops to login to their virtual accounts.

The kitchen became more of a “command center” where all ages gathered together to figure out logistics ...

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June 17, 2021

Tripping Over Toys? Organizing Your Kids’ Toy Room

Being a parent is often said to be the most demanding — and the most rewarding — job in the world. Just about any parent will agree that they feel privileged to love and raise their children, at least when they’re not dealing with a toddler who’s melting down or an ...

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June 16, 2021

Store Clothes In Your Closet, Not Dust

Household dust are tiny particles that can add up to big problems. Dust might appear harmless, but look at it more closely and you are likely to see the various nasty components such as dust mites, dust mite excrement, pollen, toxic chemicals, and other materials that can cause discomfort, trigger ...

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June 14, 2021

New Technology Spurs "Smart Home" Advances

Thanks to rapid-fire advances in technology, today’s “smart home” is getting smarter every day.

A short time ago, possibilities for integrating technology throughout a home seemed like science fiction. Now, they are now everyday realities.New Technology Spurs "Smart Home" Advances

The amazing smart home is capable of learning how to predict and adapt to your ...

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June 7, 2021

Avoiding Construction Pitfalls When Remodeling

Before tackling a major remodeling project, take steps to avoid pitfalls that could lead to frustration, unexpected delays and dissatisfaction with project results.

Builder Grade?Avoiding Construction Pitfalls When Remodeling

For instance, you could find--to your chagrin--the contractor used builder-grade products during the remodeling project rather than quality supplies and materials you expected. To avoid ...

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May 19, 2021

Mixing Metals: Finishing Your Kitchen’s Look

Infographic created by Gerber.

The metals in your kitchen aren’t like other home décor pieces: there’s no rule they have to match. In fact, mixing materials can create a more collected, contemporary, beautiful style — one that’s on trend and timeless. Designer kitchens often feature more than one metal, and ...

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May 19, 2021

Declutter Your Home. De-Stress Your Life.

Graphic created by Closet Works.

 

Decluttering your home can not only help you get organized, but may help you shed pounds, lower your stress levels and improve your overall health as well! First, a cluttered or disorganized home simply makes it harder to find what you need when you ...

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May 19, 2021

Bathroom Organization Ideas That Cut The Clutter

Bathroom organization can lead to a smoother morning. Are toiletries cluttering your countertop? One solution is to corral them with a shallow, decorative tray. This keeps necessities such as skin care products, contact cases, perfumes and colognes, and jewelry in sight yet neatly contained. Avoid keeping large items such as ...

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May 17, 2021

If Your Home Has These Design Elements, it May be Time for an Upgrade

As with all things Design Trends change with each year which can make it difficult for many homeowners to stay on top of latest and greatest design features. While ultimately, your home should reflect a design that fits your personal aesthetics and taste, there are a few design trends that ...

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April 26, 2021

10 of the Best Home Improvement Projects Under $10,000

Whether you're planning on selling, just trying to squeak out a little bit more profit from the sale, or, it's just time to do an update, saving money on home improvement projects is always a given. $10,000 is not a shy budget, by any means, but it ...

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