When you live in an apartment, you usually don’t have a lot of space for big changes and redecorating. Still, that doesn’t mean that you can’t add a bit (or a lot) of luxury and elegance to your humble home. It might take some time and a lot of work on your part, but it will all pay off after everything is done.
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We all love our pets, but we don’t love their hair. Certain breeds of dogs and cats are just shedding machines and that can’t be changed. As the pet parent to a domestic long-haired cat, I fight the same battle you do every day. Continue reading “Controlling Pet Hair in Your Home”
Don’t just update your home for the sake of updating. It’s important to make informed decisions about which updates you should make. Not every renovation on your home will help build equity. For example, converting two smaller bedrooms into one larger bedroom will lower the value of your home. Something that you really want in your home might end up being the opposite of what someone else really wants in their home. So, if you are planning to do some renovating in 2017, what should you invest in?
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Do you ever feel like the holidays become too busy to even really enjoy them? Sometimes it is easy to get so consumed with the chaos of the holidays that we forget about the things that truly matter. The holidays should be about spending time with the people we love most. A big part of this is having friends and family over to enjoy food, fun, and festivities! Here are six simple and creative ways to make your home more inviting this holiday season. There are definitely more where these came from but hopefully these few will create some inspiration for your holidays!
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Do you ever feel like your home’s exterior needs some help? Well, to be honest- your neighbors probably do as well. I’m sure you have planned on eventually doing some renovations and upgrades, but the time just never seemed right. Well, newsflash: the time is NOW!
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The front of your home may be the showpiece of your landscape, but the back yard is where the entertaining happens. It is all your own, a sanctuary for relaxation, entertaining, and play. Why shouldn’t you take your backyard from blah to breathtaking? Having a place to entertain family and friends or even to sit and enjoy a good book is a must, especially when the weather is nice! Here are our top tips when planning your perfect outdoor space:
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These days everyone is looking for ways to help the environment, but the issue is that most people don’t even know where to start. People have the right intentions but sometimes are not quite sure how to execute them. Here are some of the steps to improving your home and make it overall more energy efficient. Adopting some ecologically friendly products and energy-saving techniques can dramatically lower energy bills and improve indoor air quality while helping the environment.
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Not everything you update in your home will actually increase the value of it. For example, converting your garage into a second family room can detract from your home’s value because it doesn’t appeal to all buyers. Something that you really want in your home might end up being the opposite of what someone else really wants in their home. So, if you are planning to do some renovating in 2016, what should you invest in?
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“Spring Cleaning” is something we all hear about, but how do you make sure your cleaning is done in the most efficient way? With spring weather comes a few responsibilities. Getting everything deep cleaned right after winter is a must and we have a few tips to help you get the most of out of your spring cleaning this year!
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Ever wonder where the most beautiful neighborhoods to live in the United States might be? We have done our research and ranked the most beautiful neighborhoods in America. If you’re looking for a gorgeous neighborhood to settle down in, look no further, we have found the most beautiful views, architecture, and landscapes for your next home!
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