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Maximizing Space in a Small Kitchen

Many homes come with kitchens that are less than ideal. The lighting can be terrible, the appliances old, the floors grimy … and counter space? Well, that’s a nice idea. Get the most out of the kitchen space you do have with these...
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5 Tips for Spring Lawn Prep

Even if your lawn is made up of weeds more than actual grass, you can turn it around with some basic spring maintenance. Try these five tips to get your lawn ready before the weather warms up and the grass...
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8 Curb Appeal Boosters You Can Do in a Weekend

A polished home exterior creates an inviting experience for any visitor or passersby, which is especially important if your home is on the market. Check out our tips to get the most curb appeal for the lowest cost – while...
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3 Must-Do’s Before Listing Your House for Sale

Planning to sell your house this year? Now’s the perfect time to prep it for listing! Set aside a couple of weekends to do the work, and follow these three steps. Then, get ready to make a great impression on...
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Is Buying a Historic Home Right for You?

Some home buyers want new, modern and move-in ready. Others prefer older homes, with character and charm they can’t find in new construction. If you’re interested in historic homes, take these factors into consideration as you shop. Historic neighborhoods often impose restrictions Many...
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Furnace, Boiler or Heat Pump? Time for Heating Systems 101

Heating your home accounts for an inordinate portion of your utility bill, so it pays to choose the most efficient heating system possible. This doesn’t necessarily mean you should upgrade to a different type of system, however. Generally speaking, it’s...
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2019 Design Forecast: What’s In, What’s Out

As we flip to the last pages of our 2018 calendar, it’s time to look at interior design trends on the rise – and say goodbye to those on their way out in 2019. Here are our predictions about what’s...
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How to Move Cross-Country: See How These Renters Made It Work

When former New Yorkers Erica Warren and Cici Harrison drove across the country and settled in the Pacific Northwest, they had a list of criteria for their new rental. They’d need a parking space, a home office so Erica could...
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Your Top 5 Fireplace Questions, Answered

Fireplaces are one of the most sought-after home features, but using one can be intimidating, and you’ve probably got questions. Here’s a quick guide to get you and your fire started this fall. How do I use a wood-burning fireplace?...
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9 Tips for Achieving Maximum Coziness

As fall continues and the days become shorter, it’s too tempting to just hibernate until spring. But there is, indeed, joy to be found in the quieter months of the year. Perhaps it’s a bit overdone to talk about the...
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