This Faux Built-In IKEA Hack Could Save You Thousands

When Oriane and her husband Christopher moved into their large Chicago home, a lot of things needed updating (as these before photos prove). On a pretty tight budget, they ended up tackling many of the DIY projects of the remodel themselves. Everything from fresh paint to a new kitchen makes their condo beautiful. Though every […]

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Pros and Cons of Vinyl Replacement Windows

According to Energy.gov, heat loss and gain through windows takes up 25 to 30 percent of heating and cooling energy use in a residential household. That can add up to a big chunk of change, not to mention the negative impact on the environment, whether you live in Jacksonville, Florida; Boston, Massachusetts; Austin, Texas or anywhere […]

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Choosing Indoor and Outdoor Plants and Planters

There’s nothing like a well chosen plant display to make your home and garden shine. Selecting the right garden and house-plants is key to creating the perfect environment for you, and your plants, to thrive. Choosing indoor plants and planters There are so many reasons for investing in a well-chosen houseplant. For example, when we […]

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Ways To Make Your Garden Green

How can you make your garden green? While the basic answer is fertilizer and water, there are other things you can do to keep your garden healthy and happy. The presence of a lawn area in your garden can reduce the temperature of your garden space, and lure creatures that create a healthier environment for […]

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How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes All Year Long

Dealing with mosquitoes – what you should know There is no doubt that mosquitoes have a bad reputation. Yes, there may be evidence to suggest that they have a positive effect on nature, by pollinating some flowers; but they also bite and they spread deadly diseases, such as malaria, encephalitis and yellow fever. There are […]

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