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Posted on 10/24/2021
Adjusting Your Smart Thermometer for Maximum Energy Savings
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Your smart thermostat is designed to save you money without your having to think about it. Of course, that doesn't mean that you don't have any say over how it works and how much money you save. We'll look at tips you can use to keep your energy bills as low as...
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Posted on 10/17/2021
The 5 Hottest Trends in Deck Design Right Now
The driving reasons to build a new backyard deck or replace an aging one sometimes differ from other home improvements. One might upgrade a kitchen to take advantage of the latest appliances, flooring materials or to build a convenient center island. Behind every decision to remodel the interior, cost and quality of life considerations tend to win the...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
6 Brilliant Ways to Add Key Design Elements to Your Bedroom
Image by Burst via Pexels Bedrooms offer a great opportunity to create cozy and relaxing sleep environments while incorporating different style elements. The bedrooms in your home don’t need to have the same style overall, so feel free to use different designs in each one. Whether you want an airy, mostly white bedroom or a bedroom with some...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
How to Make Your Own Seed Starter Containers on a Budget
Sprouting seeds indoors is an excellent way to get a jump-start on your gardening projects. Whether you’re planning on growing vegetables outside or simply wish to grow your own houseplants from seeds, it’s a rewarding and incredibly low-maintenance process. There are many choices of seed-start-and-grow kits available on the market, but you can just as easily create your...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
Quick Tips for Choosing Your Home's Color Scheme
Image by Bronisław Dróżka from Pixabay The colors you choose for different rooms can have a major impact on how your house looks overall. With so many color schemes to choose from, how can you decide which ones would work best for your home? Part of this comes down to your personal preferences, but there are other factors...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
Assistance Programs to Get You in Your New Home
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay If you’re in the market for a new home, chances are you’ve been evaluating your finances. As a first-time homebuyer, there are programs in place to help with the down payment. According to the December 2019 Realtor Index Confidence Survey, first-time homebuyers accounted for 31% of all sales, and 77% put down less...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Make the Old Fence Look New Again
Photo by Atner Yegorov via Pixabay Do you have an old fence that has good bones but nonetheless is detracting from the overall aesthetic of your outdoor living space? If so, consider giving the fence a facelift rather than tearing it down and replacing it with a brand-new version. You don't have to be a professional fence contractor...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
DIY Succulent Planter Ideas
For houseplant enthusiasts, there never seem to be enough plant pots. While lots of household items can work as planters for houseplants, finding items that work as well for succulents can be difficult. This holds true especially for succulent arrangements with multiple plants in the bunch. To help inspire you here are some tips for items you can...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
DIY Projects: Essential Tools Every Homeowner Should Have
When you plan to tackle DIY projects around the house, it’s important to have the right tools for the job. You’ll find several construction tools designed for these kinds of projects, but which ones do you really need? While some projects might need more complex tools or tools for a specific purpose, such as demolition, other projects just...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
11 Easy Ways to Display Plants in the Home
Indoor plants can help boost your mood, productivity, concentration and creativity. But being a plant parent means finding the right ways to display your flora so they can grow and thrive in any space. We’re going to dive into several ways you can set up your plants so you can enjoy a piece of the outdoors—indoors. 1. Floating...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
Stay Green With These Lawn Alternatives
Image by Zdeněk Chalupský from Pixabay If you’re considering replacing your lawn with something more sustainable and low-maintenance, there are many options to choose from. Many homeowners hesitate to get rid of their lawn because they will miss the softness and lush green color of grass. Luckily, there are lots of alternatives that can satisfy that same aesthetic...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
New Construction Delays: What's Normal, What's Excessive
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels A construction crew has to deal with a lot of issues when they're on the job. No matter how careful the preparation is, it's impossible to expect that everything will go exactly as planned. That being said, there are plenty of "professionals" in the market who may try to take advantage of...
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