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Window Treatment Options: Shades

There are many functions that window treatments have in your home. They can reduce the heat that enters your home, maintain the cool, provide a dark room, and offer another layer to your decorating. One of the types of window treatments that is available is installing shades. You have more than one option when choosing…

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Window Treatment Options: Blinds

The windows in your home have many functions. They can be used to bring a little fresh air in from outside, be able to see the rain that is coming down outside without getting wet, allow you to keep an eye on your children playing in the backyard, and many more uses. A way to…

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Window Treatment Options: Curtains/Drapes

One of the ways that you can finish off your windows is by using curtains or drapes. While quite a few people think that a curtain and a drape are the same thing, they are not. Curtains are normally a lighter fabric with no lining, and they can be sheer and thin. Drapes are made…

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Carpet Pads

When carpet is placed in a room the first item that is laid down is carpet padding. The carpet is something that everyone sees, so thought goes into how it will look, function, and last. The unseen figure in room carpeting is the padding the lies underneath. The carpet pad’s role is to help the…

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How To Care For Your New Wood Floors

When the dust settles, and renovations are done, you want to sit back, relax and enjoy your new rooms. You also want to keep them looking as new as possible. For your new wood floors, that means minimizing dirt, dust, and scratches to your flooring. Initially, you might be hypervigilant and make everyone take their…

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How To Set Off Space In An Open Design Area

People love space. They love the freedom to move around without a lot of clutter and walls. Open design areas can make smaller rooms look larger because the eyes will see from one wall to the other without the line of sight being broken. While this is good, the open area can also look too…

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How To Care For Your Brand New Carpet

You’ve chosen to use carpeting instead of wood floors for the rooms in your house. Your carpeting has just been laid down, and you want to keep it as new looking as possible. Whether you have pets or children or both or neither, there are many steps that can be taken to keep your new…

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Remodeling An Older Home

Some materials that are available for building and remodeling homes today differ greatly from those used years ago. There have been improvements in design, the discovery of new materials, a focus on ecological uses, and more. Remodeling an older home though requires further consideration. There were materials used in the past that that are now…

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Benefits Of A Spring/Summer Remodel

Spring time brings a sense of renewal. The flowers are beginning to bloom, summer is just around the corner, and the sunlight brings energy to everything it touches. Springtime is also considered home remodel season. If you are planning a kitchen or bathroom remodel, you should consider starting it during the spring and summer months.…

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Protect Your Home During A Remodel

There many choices to be made when you are remodeling, such as colors, patterns, appliances, etc. This can be a fun time picking out how your new room will look. One consideration to be made is the security of your home during the remodel. There will be people coming and going from your home, most…