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By Julia Clem | Technical Writer
The washing machine is one of the workhorses of a household, but it’s also one that likely isn’t given much thought—until something goes amiss, of course. Although major household appliances are built to last for many years, no machine lasts forever, and an old washing...
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By Zach Hunt | Technical Writer
Fresh paint, updated appliances, new cabinets—these common upgrades spring to mind when considering renovations. But it’s a mistake to overlook the potential of interior lighting to bring new life to your home. Updating and adding modern interior lighting are easy home...
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By Julia Clem | Technical Writer
Sunrooms are a fantastic addition to a home, but all that extra space comes with the task of deciding how to use it. An empty sunroom is a blank canvas—it can serve a multitude of purposes. To gather some ideas for sunroom designs, we talked to Rich Thomas, owner of...
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By Laura Hucke | Technical Writer
If you are looking for a way to get into gardening or if your home could use some sprucing up, window boxes could be the perfect solution for you. Because there is such a large selection of flowers for window boxes, they are a highly customizable addition to your home. By following...
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By Stephanie Singleton | Technical Writer
One of the easiest ways to elevate your home’s curb appeal is to extend its interior style to the front—it’s a blank canvas waiting for an injection of personality. Try some of the front door ideas below, which are simple enough to complete in a weekend but good enough to make...
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By Laura Hucke | Technical Writer
Beyond its ability to keep you warm and cozy in the winter, a fireplace can also function as a huge design element in your home. While many may associate fireplaces with brick and a more traditional type of home, there are a multitude of ways to modernize them, and...
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By Julia Clem | Technical Writer
A new baby can turn your life upside down in so many wonderful ways. As you prepare to bring home your new family member, don’t neglect preparations to make your home safer for your baby. Covering electrical outlets and removing stove knobs can wait until your little one...
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By Teija Johanson | Research Supervisor and Contributing Writer
Wall space provides great potential for personalizing your home. Many homeowners choose to showcase their individuality through paint color choices and artwork, but a great alternative is storage. Make your walls do double-duty by utilizing the space in stylish and functional...
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By Ashley Parker | Technical Writer
Knowing how to fix things around the house has a host of benefits. It can be more convenient than having to schedule something with a contractor, it’s sometimes cheaper, and it often comes with a healthy dose of pride. Most homeowners can easily take care of many...
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By Julia Clem | Technical Writer
With all the DIY and home improvement television shows, websites, and magazines available today, it’s easy to develop a slightly skewed idea of what is actually involved in most major home improvement projects. Kitchen and bathroom remodels are almost never finished in...
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