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Posted on 10/10/2021
How to Use Decorative Accents to Style Your Outdoor Space
Decorative items can make an enormous impact on the entire design of an outdoor space. Whether used sparingly or to create chic, creative clutter, accessories are the way to upgrade a patio or porch and make it truly your own. However, it’s hard to know where to begin. How do you use decorative accents to create your own...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
Got an Old Door? Create Your Dream Headboard in 7 Steps
Image by congerdesign from Pixabay Have you always dreamed of having a beautiful stately headboard at the head of your bed? Do you have an old door and wonder just what you can do with it? If you answered yes to both of those questions, boy, do we have the perfect project for you. Using your old door...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
7 Home Energy-Saving Projects You Can Easily DIY
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Going green at home doesn't have to cost thousands of dollars. There are plenty of easy changes homeowners can make to minimize their home's carbon footprint. From installing new storm windows to adjusting the temperature control on the hot-water heater, these DIY projects are can shave dollars off utility bills. The best...
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Posted on 09/22/2021
22 Cheyenne Rd, Worcester, MA 01606 is now new to the market!
This 3 bedroom 2.5 bathrooms in a highly sought after Indian Hill Community has been recently painted and ready for you to call home. Enjoy fall cookouts on the large composite private deck or curl up by the fireplace on the cool nights just ahead. New updated include *10 YEAR YOUNG ROOF* 2 YEAR WATER HEATER *BRAND NEW GRANITE COUNTERS IN UPDATED KITCHEN* ALL NEW HARDWOOD FLOORS THOUGH OUT FIRST FLOOR*UPDATED HALF BATH *BRAND NEW MASTER BATH *ALL CARPETS PROFESSIONALLY CLEANED*ALL NEWER WINDOWS IN BACK SIDE OF HOME. Hot Summer nights can turn on the WHOLE HOUSE FAN for instant comfort. Walk out Basement ready for your ideas to finish.Don't...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
Home Gaming: How to Choose the Best Seating and Décor
When you have a gaming room in your home, you can enjoy playing video games in comfort. Having high-quality video and audio equipment is an essential part of any gaming room, but you can also add some style with the seating and decor you choose. If you’re exploring options for gaming room decor and seats, the following tips...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Updating Door Hardware Can Be a Décor Game-Changer
Sometimes the little things add up to major differences, and that idea holds true when updating door hardware. It’s not uncommon for relatively inexpensive doorknobs, locking systems and hinges to lose their luster prematurely. Repetitive use and age result in those once shiny finishes looking dull and worn out. Unattractive door hardware elements are like tiny blemishes in...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
What Are the Best Alternatives to Pressure Treated Wood For Decks & Patios?
Many homeowners choose pressure-treated pine to build decks based on its price and longevity. While the material ranks as the undisputed go-to lumber for decks and patios, it may not be a perfect fit for every homeowner. That's largely because pressure-treated pine brings a few negatives to the table. About Pressure-Treated Lumber Originally, pressure-treated lumber used to contain...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Adding New Efficiency to Old Homes
Photo by Jessica Bryant from Pexels If you've recently purchased a home that was built long ago, prepare to make a few upgrades in the name of comfort. From upgrading windows and doors to replacing worn-out appliances, these are the improvements that easily pay for themselves over time. Best of all - they'll boost the way your vintage...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
DIY: Go Door Chic with Antique Doorknobs
Image by savannaholson0 from Pixabay There are many people who are looking for new and inventive ways to decorate their home. In order to get the most out of this process, it is important to pay attention to detail. The doorknobs are a commonly overlooked source of decoration. One of the ways to add a little bit of...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
3 House Plants for Your Home Office
Image by Candid_Shots from Pixabay Plants are an excellent addition to any living space but especially good for home offices. Whether it’s a fully furnished and dedicated room, desk in the bedroom or even just a laptop at the kitchen table, your workspace will benefit from some greenery. Luckily there are some great indoor plant options that are...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
Pros & Cons of Choosing a Condo as Your First Home
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Condominiums can be an excellent option for first-time homebuyers. With lower upfront costs and great perks, a condo can definitely outshine a traditional detached home in many respects. However, even for new buyers a condo might not be the best choice. Here we will go over the main pros & cons of purchasing...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
Yes, Your Patio Is Big Enough to Decorate. Here's How.
Photo by Heather Mount on Unsplash As the weather gets warmer, it’s a good time to revisit your outdoor spaces. No matter the size of your yard, porch or patio, there are some simple changes you can make to beautify and refresh the space. That being said, sometimes lack of space can seem difficult to work with. The...
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