Understanding Your Home and Garden

Choosing Your Bedside Table

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Few pieces of furniture are as personal as those that populate a bedroom and bedside tables make up an important component of the bed, dresser, and chest suite of furnishings. Bedside tables (or nightstands) not only balance the appearance of the bed, but are often packed with vital items needed for comfort, health, entertainment, and storage. When it’s time to choose your bedside table, care should be taken to address the below factors.…

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Reasons To Build A New Deck

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You love to spend time outside at your home, but your deck — or lack of a deck — can make outdoor adventures less fun. You want a new deck but can’t justify getting one because you either think you don’t have space for one or can’t afford the addition or you have a deck already and can’t think of a reason to replace it. Here are reasons to build a new deck.…

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Are Gas Fireplace Inserts a Safe Choice for Families with Children?

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While old-fashioned wood-burning fireplaces are still installed in new homes today, they’re quite drafty and require a lot of maintenance, including routine ash removal and an annual chimney cleaning. Gas inserts mimic the look of burning logs without the need to chop firewood or rake out coals, yet many families with children avoid these inserts out of concerns over their safety. With the right precautions and care during installation, most gas inserts are perfectly safe for family homes.…

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