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Question to Ask before Hiring a Cleaning Crew

Filed in Cleaning, Uncategorized by on June 23, 2017 • views: 7

Hiring a cleaning service you can trust can be a daunting task. With so many available options, from franchises to mom-and-pops to individuals, and prices ranging from $10 an hour to $45+ per hour, it is easy to get lost in the process. Here are some recommended questions to ask to facilitate an apples-to-apples comparison, […]

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Women & Home Repair, Home Repair & Women
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Women & Home Repair, Home Repair & Women

Filed in Fun facts by on June 23, 2017 • views: 22

When the subject of home repair or property investment pops up, as it tends to do when your job is to answer questions and write about on these matters all day, there is an outdated association among many people of past generations when it comes to gender and home improvement and home ownership. Here are […]

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Keeping Your Remodeling Plans Green

Filed in Remodeling by on June 23, 2017 • views: 9

Scale Back No matter how green you build a large home; a smaller home with the same energy-efficient and eco-friendly construction techniques will have a smaller environmental impact. That doesn’t mean that you need to restrict yourself to building a humble cottage instead of an expansive dream home, but be thoughtful about how you use […]

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RTA vs. Assembled Cabinets: the Main Debate!
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RTA vs. Assembled Cabinets: the Main Debate!

Filed in Remodeling by on June 23, 2017 • views: 9

The decision of RTA, or ready to assemble, cabinets and already assembled cabinets may not be the exact choice that you first imagine. Most often, people think that, in considering their options, that they are really making a choice between mass manufactured and convenient over quality. But this is hardly the case. RTA Cabinets RTA […]

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Lifestyles – Remodeling for the Elderly or Disabled
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Lifestyles – Remodeling for the Elderly or Disabled

Filed in Remodeling, Uncategorized by on June 23, 2017 • views: 7

Changing, remodeling or making additions to your home to accommodate people with disabilities can be done in a variety of different ways. If you are building a new home, you can ensure that it be single-level without door jambs to impede a wheelchair. If you are remodeling aspects of an existing home, you may need […]

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5 Summer Updates to Increase Your Home’s Value

Filed in Seasonal by on June 23, 2017 • views: 19

You already know that remodeling is a great way to improve your home’s appearance and raise your property value. But which improvements are worth tackling today? Here are five projects that you can complete before the leaves start falling. 1. Add a Deck Creating an enticing outdoor living space is one of the hottest trends […]

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Elements of (Kitchen) Design, Part 3

Filed in Design by on June 22, 2017 • views: 11

Color Harmony Harmony can be defined as a pleasing arrangement of parts, whether it be music, poetry, color, or even an ice cream sundae. In visual experiences, harmony is something that is pleasing to the eye. It engages the viewer and it creates an inner sense of order, a balance in the visual experience. When […]

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Home Maintenance: Essential Tools to Have on Hand

Filed in Maintenance by on June 20, 2017 • views: 10

Any homeowner will tell you that there are a thousand and one tasks to property upkeep. The job is never done as each season brings about new challenges. While you don’t need to be prepared for every possible scenario at all times, it is important to have “staples” to your home improvement tool kit.   […]

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Basement Renovation Tips

Filed in Remodeling by on June 20, 2017 • views: 10

Kitchen renovations tend to receive the most attention when the subject of home improvement comes up.   Keep It Dry Check for any water issues in your basement before beginning the planning process. Obvious signs are pools of water or drips coming through the below-grade walls. Check outside to make sure the ground is graded […]

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Elements of (Kitchen) Design, Part 2

Filed in Design by on June 20, 2017 • views: 11

Space, in two-dimensional design, is essentially flat; it has height and width, but no depth. There are certain visual cues, however, that can create the illusion of space in the mind of the viewer. By using those cues, artists and designers can create images that are interpreted as three-dimensional. Size Size is one of the […]

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