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Dec. 14, 2020

Considering a Hygge Lifestyle?

An antidote to the winter blues and blahs can be embracing the Danish concept of hygge—finding joy and contentment in life’s simple pleasures “in the moment.”.Considering a Hygge Lifestyle?

Living the hygge (pronounced “hue guh”) lifestyle evokes feelings of wellbeing. Creating a hygge atmosphere can be as simple as lighting a candle ...

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Nov. 16, 2020

4 Tips to Keep Holiday Cleaning Simple

This Christmas season is going to look a little different than years past, but many of us will probably still be enjoying some holiday fun in some measure. We can still bake dozens of cookies, and purchase gifts, set up a tree, and maybe even have a few people we ...

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Aug. 24, 2020

Homemade Cleaners that Remove Film on Granite Counters

Granite counters are gorgeous, durably long-lasting, and help to increase the value of a home. They are also picky about what they want to be cleaned with. The wrong cleaner can make your granite loose its luster. It is not uncommon to notice a cloudy film across the face of ...

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Aug. 10, 2020

The 10 Best Outdoor Upgrades to Make To Your Home

With more of us spending time outdoors in the great Pacific Northwest and the fresh air, we're starting to put a little bit more emphasis on outdoor upgrades and exterior home improvements. With your planning on selling your Portland or Vancouver home or just want to impress the neighbors ...

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Aug. 10, 2020

The 10 Best Outdoor Upgrades to Make To Your Home - 3

The 10 Best Outdoor Upgrades to Make To Your Home - 3

#8. Steel front door.

A new front door is a great addition to a home and it doesn't cost more than $1500 to about $2000 but can really give you about a 70% rate of replacement. A new steel door can add a unique look to your home and ...

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Aug. 10, 2020

The 10 Best Outdoor Upgrades to Make To Your Home - 2

Best outdoor upgrades

#4. Vinyl siding.

Vinyl siding is just a step down from the fiber cement siding and can be a little less expensive to the tune of about $14,000 on average.

#5. Vinyl window replacements.

If your windows have seen better days and are starting to lose their seal, it ...

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July 27, 2020

Does Your Home Need a Rubber Broom?

When you hear the words rubber broom you probably think, “what is that? Why would I need/ what would I ever do with, a rubber broom?” When we tell you about the rubber broom and how useful it is, you will probably wonder why no one ever told you ...

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July 16, 2020

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Vacuum

Buying a vacuum seems like a pretty simple no-brainer task. It seems like it should only entail heading to the store or an online website and picking out the one that looks the best with the styling that is your favorite. There are actually several different things to consider when ...

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July 3, 2020

What Designers are Looking for in Trends

What Designers are Looking for in Trends

I'm not talking about color, shape, the room in which you're designing, or even the texture. I'm talking about buzzwords that are extremely important to today's designers. This may not be the same trend from just a couple of years ago but it is something that ...

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June 15, 2020

10 Things All New Homeowners Should Know

10 Things All New Homeowners Should Know

Congratulations! You've just purchased your first home excavation Mark or, maybe your second, third, or even fourth home. But, if you don't do this that often, and most of us don't unless we are real estate investors, you might need a refresher course on what to do ...

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