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Nine House Cleaning Tasks That Give You A Great Workout

October 16, 2017

House cleaning is a drag. That comes as a surprise to no one. But, there is a great side benefit to having a tidy home. Well, there are many, but we’re not talking about the psychological advantages of living in a clean home or even the fact that a clean house just plain looks good. […]

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4 Cheap And Chic Window Treatment Ideas That Aren’t Drapes

October 13, 2017

The wrong window treatment can call attention to a poor view, mask a good one, and make a room look overall drab. Add in the right window treatments, though, and you could end up with just the right finishing touches to make your home look stylish and feel inviting. The problem is that window treatments […]

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Not Your Typical Fence: 8-Foot-High Rock Wall Gives Yard Privacy

October 12, 2017

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7 Ways to Make the Most of the Coming Fall Weekend

October 11, 2017

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Fall Planting: No Bulb Garden Is Complete Without Hyacinths

October 10, 2017

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10 Takeaways From Our Most Popular New Dining Room

October 9, 2017

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Get Pumpkins! And More Ways to Make the Most of This Weekend

October 6, 2017

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8 Lessons From the Most Popular New Bedrooms on Houzz

October 5, 2017

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4 Reasons Why Bamboo Is Taking Home Decor by Storm

October 4, 2017

Homeowners are often looking for home improvement options that strike the right balance between affordability, functionality, aesthetics and eco-friendliness. Bamboo has been marketed as something of a panacea—a kind of wonder wood that checks all the boxes. Designers, contractors and consumers have all taken note, as bamboo has made its way into homes as flooring, […]

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Surprising Benefits Of Buying Or Selling Your Home In The Fall

October 3, 2017

Seeing fewer for-sale signs now that summer is over? That can be great news for buyers who are looking to score a new home and buyers who want to get rid of their place and buy a new one. If you think you missed the boat on making your move this year, we’re here to […]

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The Latest and Greatest Fall Home Trends

October 2, 2017

As the days shorten and autumn arrives, it’s time to start considering holiday gift items, or even a couple of household goodies you might just want to keep for yourself. Take, for example, the remotely controllable slow cooker from WeMo, which lets you check on your meal in progress without actually having to be in […]

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6 Ways to Make the Most of This Weekend

September 29, 2017

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8 Rules for No-Pressure Entertaining

September 28, 2017

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Are You Prepared For Disaster?

September 27, 2017

How prepared are you if natural disaster descends on your home? Natural disasters surround us. TV and online video bring home the devastation: forest fires, floods, hurricanes, storm surges, tornados, earthquakes, heat waves, mud slides… Our first reaction is to pitch in and help…donations of food, clothing, daily basics, building materials, hands-on assistance, and cash […]

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Driving the Smart Home Surge

September 26, 2017

More homeowners are adopting automation, according to a recent survey by CEDIA, a trade association, and HomeAdvisor, relying on professionals in a “smart home surge.” Seventy-five percent of the professionals surveyed, in fact, say they have received more smart home inquiries in recent months, and requests for maintenance once per month or more. “This report […]

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10 Ideas for Styling Your Patio for Outdoor Dining This Fall

September 25, 2017

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City Or Suburbs: Where Should You Buy A Home?

September 22, 2017

Getting ready to buy your first home? You’re probably caught in that age-old dilemma of whether to buy in the city or move to the suburbs. There are plenty of reports out there that detail how millennials want to stay in the city to be where all the action is. Walkability isn’t just a catchword; […]

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How to Try the Chinoiserie Trend at Home

September 21, 2017

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2 Kitchen Islands Allow Room for Cooking and Hosting

September 20, 2017

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6 Ways to Make the Most of This Weekend

September 19, 2017

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6 Ways to Use Pumpkin Spice in Your Decor

September 12, 2017

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11 Great Design Ideas You Might Have Missed This Week

September 11, 2017

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Thinking of buying a house? Here’s where to start

September 8, 2017

So you’re ready to take the leap from renter to homeowner — but where exactly do you start? Many first-time homebuyers across the country are facing brutally competitive markets that favor sellers. That means buyers need to bring their A game to snag a pad of their own. Especially if you’re a newbie. The road […]

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8 Small Spaces Where Paint Can Make a Big Impact

September 7, 2017

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