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Window Treatments And Accessories To Protect And Decorate

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Windows are an important part of your home, as they provide light to you and allow sunlight to enter and provide an attractive view to the outside. In fact, an unobstructed view to the outside is a great way to help treat and prevent depression. Because having windows on your home are so essential, but you still want to have the ability to protect your home interior, here are some window treatments and accessories you can use on your home to protect and decorate your home inside and out.…

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Radon Mitigation: South Florida Gardening

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On the surface, radon is associate with scary words: “radiation”, “carcinogen”, “cancer clusters”, etc. Although radon levels must be managed, they can be managed fairly easily and inexpensively. This is particularly pressing if you live in South Florida and you enjoying gardening on your property. Here’s a quick guide to help you mitigate radon on your South Florida property. Testing The radon mitigation process begins by testing your property for radon levels.…

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Go Beyond Basic: 5 Reasons To Include A Whirlpool Tub In Your New Bathroom

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If you’re in the process of designing your new home, don’t forget about the master bathroom. This is the perfect opportunity to give yourself the gift of something special: a whirlpool bathtub. If you don’t think whirlpool tubs will improve your life, think again. Here are just five of the reasons you need a whirlpool tub. Alleviate the Stress If you lead a hectic life, there’s not always enough time in the day to alleviate the stress.…

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4 Tips To Breathe New Life Into Your Home

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If you’re walking around your house and wondering how to breathe new life into it, there are a lot of simple project ideas that are worth exploring. Let’s look at four that make great excuses to swing by the hardware store to get some supplies. 1. Revitalizing Coffee Tables and End Tables The small tables in your living room are bound to suffer some degradation over time due to everything from UV exposure to coffee cup stains.…

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Landscape Maintenance That Keeps Your Property Healthy And Beautiful

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Landscape maintenance is much more than mowing the grass every week. Your lawn and plants need to be watered and nourished so they stay healthy, and trees, shrubs, and flowers need to be maintained. If you want a lovely yard, but you don’t have a good track record for keeping plants alive, then you can hire a landscape maintenance service to keep your property lush and attractive. Here are some maintenance chores that need to be done regularly.…

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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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3 Simple Ways To Get An Emerald Green Lawn

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Few things feel nicer under bare feet than soft lawn grass, and a lush, emerald green lawn makes even humble homes appear upscale. If you’re like many homeowners, however, you’ve discovered that creating and maintaining a green lawn is much harder than it looks. Some people, for instance, think that all that’s required for a green lawn is lots of water and fertilizer, but this isn’t necessarily the case. Following are three strategies designed to help your lawn a beautiful shade of green.…

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Options For Cleaning The Air In Your Home

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If you have pets in your home, you may worry about the quality of your air due to their dander and shed hair. If someone in your family has allergies or if you have a new baby in the house, then clean air is important. While vacuuming regularly and keeping dust cleaned up helps, you’ll get the best results by filtering the air with a purifier. Here are some of the options for cleaning the air in your home.…

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