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winter scene mural on wall in office

4 DIY projects to improve the visual appeal of your home

If you love a good DIY project, then the beautiful weather of the spring and summer marked the perfect time to tackle all of your outdoor goals. Yes, these were the good times, but since then, the weather has shifted and cooler temperatures have arrived. So, is now the time to shelve your DIY aspirations for the rest of the year?Hardly.Colder outdoor temperatures may have forced you indoors, but they dont have to mark an end to your DIY pursuits.... read more
huge window in design office

The sound of silence: How to design a quiet home office

In todays increasingly digital world, its no surprise that more employees are opting to work from home. While there may be a shift of physical locations — from the office building to the home — productivity is still paramount, making the need for quiet home workspaces more important than ever.As urbanization continues, builders and developers are focused on...
man caulking a window frame

4 DIY tips to save money and get your home ready for winter

Many people look forward to the cooler weather. The brisk autumn winds and colorful leaves signal that once again its time to take out the sweaters and scarves. There are the hot soups and pumpkin-flavored drinks to keep one warm as the weather gets cooler, but for the conscientious homeowner and dedicated DIYer, its time to start winterizing...
Laundry room with tons of cabinets

Upping your laundry room's wow factor

Doing the laundry is no longer relegated to dark, musty basements where no one cares to go. Thanks to modern technology, great design and access to innovative ideas online, laundry rooms have moved upstairs and come into their own. In fact, laundry rooms today are right up there with dream kitchens and dream bathrooms — and the more...
family playing football in the back yard

3 important areas to focus on when winterizing your home

From the holidays to cold-weather fun like ice skating and skiing, winter promises its share of good times. Preparing your home for winters weather extremes can help ensure that you get the maximum enjoyment out of the season, while protecting your homes vital systems and indoor comfort.Winter weather can take a toll on homes, so its important to...
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