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Posted on 10/17/2021
Turn Your Bathroom Into a Sustainable Spa Retreat
Renovating your bathroom is a big undertaking. Not only can this be one of the most costly home improvement projects to take on, but it also can provide you with one of the biggest returns on your investment. Your bathroom is a high-frequency room, and therefore it is a drain on your energy resources. It also is one...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
Beginner-Friendly Wood Crafts for Your Home
Reclaimed wood is increasingly popular in home decorating across many design styles. There are plenty of ways to get wood in order to upcycle into decorative pieces, but even the simple DIY tasks can require some light woodworking knowledge. Luckily, we’ve put together a couple of beginner-friendly DIY wood projects to create unique and useful decor for your...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
How Annual HVAC Maintenance Keeps Your Unit Running and Your Wallet Happy
Your HVAC system is one of the most important systems in your home. It's also one of the most expensive to replace, with the average cost of a new HVAC system easily ranging between $5,000 and $10,000. By taking care of your home's HVAC components, you can keep your living space comfortable all year round while also minimizing...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
5 Tips for Designing a Dining Room
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay Your dining room might serve as your main eating area, or you might just use it on special occasions, such as holiday gatherings. Whether you get a lot or just a little use out of your dining room, it’s important to make sure this space looks its best. If you’re thinking of ways...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
How to Create Your Own Backyard Oasis
Image by Narcisse Navarre from Pixabay As the weather warms and the days become longer, many homeowners spend more time in their outdoor spaces. No matter the size, a backyard can be an escape from the stress of the work day and a relaxing place to socialize with friends and family. Creating a sense of calm and beauty...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Home Office: Quick Tips to Stay Comfy While Working
Working from home is the new norm and the home office won’t be ignored. From setting up efficient areas to store your working documents and tools to opening the space so you don’t feel cramped during a tight deadline, here are a few home office design ideas to keep your mind and body limber. Keep Furniture Simple Many...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
Would Building An Outdoor Kitchen Increase Your Home's Value?
Photo by Askar Abayev from Pexels Taking out loans for remodeling is an reinvestment into the largest purchase of a lifetime for many - your home. That's why everyday people are tasked with making informed decisions about the most beneficial way to put hard-earned money to work in their homes. These are questions worth considering before hiring a...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
How to Build a Bird Bath for Your Garden
Bird baths are an excellent feature to invite wildlife into your outdoor spaces. You can find bird baths in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials, but they are also very easy to DIY. You can upcycle or repurpose many items you already have, as well as use inexpensive and easily obtainable materials. Here we’ll go over some...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
Quick Storage Solutions That Don't Take Up Floor Space
Photo by Max Vakhtbovych from Pexels Whether you’re a minimalist or a maximalist, you need storage. Designing your home with spectacular, well-designed storage nooks in mind can make your life so much easier. Consider building these storage solutions into your new home. 1. In-Wall Storage Solutions Utilizing the space between studs to create built-in shelves or storage nooks...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
Converting a 1031 Investment Into a Home
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels 1031 exchanges are special transactions in which one investment is effectively “swapped” for another. In real estate, this means selling one investment property for another of “like-kind.” This can be an effective and lucrative strategy because it can allow you to defer certain taxes as long as you abide by specific rules...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
Magical and Miniature: The Best Plants For a Fairy Garden
Image by Angie Bordeaux from Pixabay Fairy gardens are versatile and simple enough to be made for both outdoor and indoor spaces. They can be compact and creative ways to add a personal touch to any room or yard. However, if you’re going to make a fairy garden with real plantlife, it’s important to choose plants that will...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
How to Use Minimalism in Your Home Decor
Many simplify the definition of minimalism as “less rather than more.” This definition holds true when applied to interior decorating and in other lifestyle choices. There are some key elements of minimalist design you can use as a guide when applying it to your own living space. Here we’ll go over some decorating tips to help you adopt...
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