Home-Improvement

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5 steps to a smart home

When it comes to technology, smarter is better. There are smart watches, smart televisions and just about everyone has a smartphone.So what about a smart home?Smart thermostats and lighting timers represent the first steps toward smart home technology for many homeowners, but in a lot of cases, they were the only steps. Since then, technology has continued to develop, and today there are scores of home goods that can talk to one another while allowing you total control of your... read more
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Your backyard canvas: 3 ways to create an outdoor living area as unique as you are

Its amazing to contemplate that all the famous paintings in history — from da Vincis Mona Lisa to van Goghs Starry Night — are essentially formed from three primary colors. Artists skillfully combine red, yellow and blue to formulate an infinite range of colors to bring their paintings to life.Likewise, when creating your own outdoor living space, you...
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3 steps to a more secure home

More than 75 percent of Americans are concerned about the security of their home, yet few think about door hardware when it comes to added protection.In fact, out of those who have ever purchased a new lockset or deadbolt, only 19 percent have done so with the safety of their home in mind, according to a Harris Poll...
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5 ways to create big luxury in a small master bathroom

If youre thinking about remodeling your small bathroom, you may know that studies show updating a bathroom of any size can increase the value of a home. However, theres a statistic from a Houzz survey you might not know: 75 percent of people who renovate a master bathroom dont make it bigger.Enlarging a small master bathroom is often...

Tips to turn the kitchen sink into a beautiful, functional focal point

When youre updating a kitchen, its time to ignore that old adage everything but the kitchen sink. Many homeowners dont think about replacing their kitchen sink unless its broken, ancient or theyre upgrading countertops. However, the sink has the potential to be the perfect focal point of beauty and functionality in any kitchen.Whether youre undertaking a full kitchen...
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