Category: Home and Garden

5 Important Benefits Of Downsizing Your Home

5 Important Benefits Of Downsizing Your Home

July 19, 2019 |

After the children are all grown and moved out, the family home often feels excessively large and empty. If you’re in this stage of life, you may be wondering if you should downsize like so many others, or stay put. Downsizing may be the best option, depending on your lifestyle.

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4 Times When Laminate Flooring Is Better Than Hardwood

4 Times When Laminate Flooring Is Better Than Hardwood

July 12, 2019 |

Hardwood flooring is considered a premium flooring material. It’s natural, long-lasting, durable and comes in a wide assortment of colors, wood, stains and plank widths. But hardwood flooring isn’t always the best choice. If you’re looking at homes to buy and eliminating the ones with laminate flooring, you could be overlooking some important considerations.

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3D Printing Used For Home Renovations And Construction

3D Printing Used For Home Renovations And Construction

July 10, 2019 |

3D printing technology is a game-changer in the home construction business. Not only is the technology capable of printing a home, but it can also be used to print one at a much lower cost when compared to traditional home construction.

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How To Turn A “Dumb” Home Into A Smart Home

How To Turn A “Dumb” Home Into A Smart Home

July 3, 2019 |

Having a “smart home” is a trend that is popular. What does it actually mean? Smart home technology improves energy-efficiency, increases security, and creates more convenience for the home’s occupants.

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Pros And Cons Of Installing A Pet Door

Pros And Cons Of Installing A Pet Door

June 21, 2019 |

If you’ve just moved into your new home and you have a pet, you may be thinking of installing a pet door. A pet door is a permanent door feature that is cut into the bottom third of an entry door. Before making a permanent alteration to your door, consider the pros and cons of installing a pet door.

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The Benefits Of Adding An In-Law Apartment To A Home

The Benefits Of Adding An In-Law Apartment To A Home

June 18, 2019 |

One renovation that may add value to a home is an in-law apartment. Even if a homeowner does not have any relatives, an in-law apartment makes wonderful guest accommodations. It is possible to rent it when unoccupied to earn some money.

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7 New Home Upgrades that Could Save Your Life

7 New Home Upgrades that Could Save Your Life

June 11, 2019 |

One of the best things about moving into a new home is personalizing it and really making it yours. From hanging wall art to arranging furniture to finding the perfect spot for your grandmother’s hand crocheted afghan, it’s a real joy to decorate.

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Make the Most Of A Small Yard Space

Make the Most Of A Small Yard Space

June 7, 2019 |

It’s great to have a yard in this day and age, but so many new developments in the city have limited green space for you to let your imagination run wild. If you’re wondering what you can do with your patch of green space or small yard, here are a few options for making it aesthetically appealing and still maximize the potential.

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Want to Make A Richer Life? Take Time To Make Time

Want to Make A Richer Life? Take Time To Make Time

June 4, 2019 |

Many who are financially sound got that way by being skilled at accumulating wealth. The question is, did they also accumulate quality of life? Working all the time to build wealth, while at the same time lacking happy experiences with those who are important, is not creating a rich life.

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I Can’t Believe It’s Not Grass!

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Grass!

May 31, 2019 |

For those who have not taken a look at the innovative technology that is now used to make artificial grass, they will be surprised at how realistic some of the newest products look when compared to living grass. Installing artificial grass, which is high quality, does not come cheap.

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