What to Know About Adding a Deck, Via Houzz.com

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Want to increase your living space and enjoy the open air more? Learn the requirements, costs and other considerations for building a deck Good weather should be enjoyed to its fullest extent. To do that you have to actually go outside. But if your home lacks an enticing outdoor living space, there’s little incentive to… Continued

July 10, 2015

A Tree-Hugging Home Reaches New Heights, Via Houzz.com

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With a second story added and other parts restored, this Los Angeles home with a sycamore running through it suits the owner even better The location was perfect. Nestled in the woods of Los Angeles, surrounded at night by deer and coyotes, with no neighbors to speak of, this 1950s Hollywood Hills abode was the… Continued

July 8, 2015

9 Tips for Cleaning Up at the Garage Sale

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9 WAYS TO CLEAN UP AT A GARAGE SALE After you clean out your garage, you can then clean up by having a garage sale. 1. Schedule smart. June through October is the best time. A one-day sale over 5 or 6 hours is enough to get rid of lots of stuff and let shoppers know… Continued

July 1, 2015

4 Steps to Cleaning Out Your Garage

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If your garage has become a glorified storage shed, here are 4 steps to clean it out. 1. Empty it. Take everything out and, starting with the first item you remove, sort each one into piles that will: 1. stay in the garage, 2. be put elsewhere in the house, 3. go into a garage sale,… Continued

June 29, 2015

15 Creative Backsplashes Full of Character, Via Houzz.com

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You’ll find personality aplenty in these distinctive backsplashes — and lots of inspiration too A distinct backsplash can bring so much to a kitchen. In addition to its primary function of protecting a wall from kitchen splatters, a backsplash can reinforce a great focal point; add an interesting texture, color or pattern to a minimalist… Continued

June 26, 2015

Kicking Back in a Relaxing Lowcountry Boathouse, Via Houzz.com

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The hardworking nature of this multipurpose Georgia outbuilding is hidden by its laid-back vibe A couple and their two dogs get super casual in their boathouse, just a hop and a skip from their more formal main house. Located on The Ford Plantation outside Savannah, Georgia, the sweet, 600-square-foot outbuilding has architecture that’s a mix… Continued

June 22, 2015