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A Complete Kitchen Checklist

The right inventory in your kitchen will make cooking at home both easier and more enjoyable. But how do you know whether you have everything you need? Before you stock your new kitchen, read through this complete checklist so you can proceed i...

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The Importance of Bathroom Lighting

When decorating, there are three basic types of lighting to consider: General, including the overhead lights you may have in any given room Task, such as reading lights at your desk or in bed Accent, used to highlight décor, suc...

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Big Trends in Showers and Tubs

Design trends come and go, and as we enter the 2020s, that fact remains true. You may be wondering what to expect in terms of tubs and showers — that is, which styles, designs and formats will we see in new home construction and bathroom remo...

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The 5 Home Improvements That Give the Best ROI

Someday, whether you're downsizing or moving to another region, you'll probably want to sell your home. Whether this is something you'll be doing in one year, five years or 20 years, spending time and money upgrading your house now will increas...

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Today’s Reality Calls for Virtual Reality

I will never forget when my social studies teacher at Millbrook High told the class that “one day people will interact in an artificial world known as virtual reality as much as they do today in person.”  That was 1991 and we thought he ha...

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What Is a Home Warranty?

If you're a first-time buyer especially, a home warranty is worth considering. Think of it as a home protection plan. You probably have very little experience maintaining a home. But who should pay for the coverage? You the buyer or the folks y...

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7 Questions to Ask When Attending Open Houses

If you're a potential homebuyer, there are a number of questions you should ask the listing agent about each home. Open houses help you get a better feel for the space while learning more about it in the process. When you're ready to shop for a...

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5 Kitchen Cleaning Hacks to Get the Job Done Faster

No one likes cleaning the kitchen. It's a tedious chore. However, there are ways to make it less grueling. Check out our five kitchen cleaning hacks so you can save time to do the things you enjoy! Oven hack There are many techniques ...

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