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When the cherry red washer-dryer combination appliances came out, my wife was practically drooling over them. She wanted them so bad that I finally broke down and bought her a LG pair front-loading washer and dryer (of course, cherry red). [Read More]
01/13/2011 (06:19 AM)
The home improvement industry predicts that 2010 will show a small growth in new home construction compared to 2009. Additionally, investing in remodeling projects is expected to rise at a faster rate than new home construction. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (06:22 AM)
The brilliance of a kitchen island is that it can vastly expand the design and convenience of the space.   An island equals extra counterspace, storage and can double as a homework area in the evening. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (06:23 AM)
The rising price of fuel has created a double financial whammy for homeowners who are already paying more to drive to the supermarket, and then get hit with higher food prices once inside the store. As prices for fresh produce continue to climb, resourceful homeowners search for alternative solutions. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (06:24 AM)
Water is Mother Earth’s most precious resource, but it’s also one that’s easiest to waste, even when we try to be careful. A leaky sink, kitchen faucet or a flush on a water-guzzling, non-low-flow toilet flows down the drain and costs money. Plus, are you still using old-fashioned filament light bulbs? (Really?) You’re being awfully generous to the utility companies! [Read More]
01/13/2011 (06:26 AM)
It’s been said that we live in a throwaway society. I beg to differ. I mean have you looked in your neighbor’s garage lately? How about your basement? [Read More]
01/13/2011 (06:33 AM)
Are you trying to sell your home? Has your realtor suggested home staging might help you get a serious offer? Staging a home makes it appear as spacious and attractive as possible, but it also involves major de-cluttering.  [Read More]
01/13/2011 (06:34 AM)
Do you have the urge to run away from the clutter in your home? Should your overflowing closets be classified a Federal disaster area?   If the answer is yes, consider closet organizing systems to rid your home of unwanted clutter.   [Read More]
01/13/2011 (06:36 AM)
If you think the top indicator of a clean house is it must smell like a pine tree–or worse–Greg Nicklas of Maid Brigade of Portland would like to clean yours. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (06:38 AM)