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Posted on 08/07/2022
Ideas for Dressing Up an Outdoor Party
Avid entertainers know the value of a good atmosphere when setting up for their gathering. But even they have difficulty when dressing up their outdoor space for a gathering or full-fledged party. Here are three quick and easy ways to dress your outdoor area for a successful get-together. Table Linens If you’re throwing a party in your outdoor...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
Architectural guide: Canadian house styles
If you’re thinking about buying or building a home in Canada, it’s helpful to know about the most popular styles of Canadian house. While homes across North America share many similarities, there are some key differences to be aware of. Here is a guide to Canadian house designs you’re most likely to encounter: Ranch style Canadian house plans...
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Posted on 07/31/2022
How to Build a Storage Bench for Your Outdoor Space
No matter if it’s indoors or outdoors, any space can benefit from more storage. Some might shy away from adding more storage to a space because they’re afraid of creating clutter. For situations like this, the best thing you can do is find storage that also serves another function. For outdoor furniture, benches are an excellent option for...
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Posted on 07/31/2022
Designing a small space: Tips for decorating a small bedroom
Designing a small space can be challenging. When you want to add style and comfort to a room with little square footage, every design decision becomes more important. Small bedrooms can be especially tricky to decorate without making them feel cramped. To help, here are some ideas for decorating a small bedroom: Layout matters If you're decorating a...
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Posted on 07/24/2022
Here's Why You Should Consider Alternatives to Pressure-Treated Wood for Your Deck or Patio
Many homeowners choose pressure-treated pine to build decks based on its price and longevity. While the material ranks as the undisputed go-to lumber for decks and patios, it may not be a perfect fit for every homeowner. That's largely because pressure-treated pine brings a few negatives to the table. About Pressure-Treated Lumber Originally, pressure-treated lumber used to contain...
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Posted on 07/24/2022
Why You Should Consider Adding a Screen House to Your Deck
The conventional wisdom related to building in a backyard deck or patio revolves around improved quality of life and return on investment. A new deck delivers years of peaceful enjoyment and an approximate 75 percent resale value return. That's largely because this type of home improvement increases the usable square footage and transforms the property into an indoor-outdoor...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
Tips & tricks for better yard drainage
If your yard is full of puddles, soggy soil and waterlogged plants, it’s time to invest in better yard drainage. Depending on the cause and severity of the issue, there are plenty of DIY options you can handle without spending a fortune. Understanding common causes leading to drainage problems and how they affect your yard will go a...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
5 Common Things to Know About Modular Houses
When you’re exploring options for a new house, you might consider modular homes. These homes are built in factories, then transported and set up on pieces of land. A modular home might be a good option for you depending on factors, such as your time frame for getting a new house and your budget. If you’re thinking of...
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Posted on 07/15/2022
Video Tour - 4231 N 34TH Place, Phoenix, AZ 85018
Gorgeous remodeled home, with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths & an office, oversized 2 car garage, recently refinished wood floors. Kitchen opens to family room, living room & dining room w/ granite counters in kitchen. Stainless Steel Appliances, center island, gas cooktop, washer & dryer included. Cherry Wood cabinets, master walk-in closet. Beautiful Barn Door separates the Primary Bedroom from the rest of the home. 3 French Doors that open to the back patio, Backyard has raised garden bed if you want to grow your own veggies. Close to restaurants, shopping, entertainment. Rent includes landscape maintenance of the front and back...
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Posted on 07/15/2022
4231 N 34TH Place, Phoenix, AZ 85018 is now new to the market!
Gorgeous remodeled home, with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths & an office, oversized 2 car garage, recently refinished wood floors. Kitchen opens to family room, living room & dining room w/ granite counters in kitchen. Stainless Steel Appliances, center island, gas cooktop, washer & dryer included. Cherry Wood cabinets, master walk-in closet. Beautiful Barn Door separates the Primary Bedroom from the rest of the home. 3 French Doors that open to the back patio, Backyard has raised garden bed if you want to grow your own veggies. Close to restaurants, shopping, entertainment. Rent includes landscape maintenance of the front and back...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
The ideal placement for feng shui plants
Choosing the best feng shui plants is only part of maximizing the energy flow in your space. It's also crucial to place the plants in the correct areas or "zones" to promote wellness, both for yourself and the plants. Here is a simple guide to the best places to put your houseplants according to feng shui principles: The...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
3 Tips for a low maintenance garden
Whether you’re a gardening beginner or just want more weekends free from plant chores, there are plenty of ways to create a low maintenance garden. By choosing the right plants and using the right tools, you can have a lush and beautiful garden with less effort. Try these tips for creating a low maintenance garden of your own:...
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