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7 Warning Signs Your Roof Needs a Makeover

So, you’re up to your ears with everyday routine, trying to balance work and life while navigating the endless flow of tasks and chores. With so many things happening every day, who’s got time for roof repairs? The roof is one of the most important parts of any home structure. It protects the interior, its occupants and their belongings from the elements. It keeps us warm and dry during winter and cool during summer. As important as it might be,…

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Organize your home according to Marie Kondo

One of the most important things in life is being organized, since this simple notion helps you immensely on a daily basis. What better place to start than your own home. Now, even though every one of us likes to brag about being independent and resourceful, there is nothing shameful about looking for help. Here, the works, ideas and principles set by Marie Kondo stand second to none. Here are some of the ways in which they can be applied…

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Curl Up & Get Cozy: Tips for Decorating a Loft

Lofts are truly charming: they are like your own little castle up in the sky, and their endless flexibility allows you to experiment and use the space as either a studio, flat, guest room or a home office. Whichever purpose you have in mind for your attic space, decorating it definitely calls for a constructive and carefully planned approach: in most cases, you will have to rethink insulation, windows, space organization, and pick proper furnishings and cute accessories to round…

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Creating a Pet-Friendly Environment at Home for Your Little Buddy

Getting a pet is not as simple as just going to the store and picking out what you want. You have to ensure that you provide them with a warm home and family members who will return the love. On the other hand, you will have to adjust a few things around your home to make sure that your pet does not destroy anything nor do they get hurt while you are not around. Store Dangerous Items in Cupboards Try…

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Ways to Upgrade Your Rental Apartment

Having a rental apartment turns into a real decorating challenge, considering the proprietor must be consulted even about the tiniest change. However, one should not be discouraged but feel free to consult the owner. A little change never hurt nobody and the owner would probably be open to some creative suggestions. If you lack inspiration, here are some of the creative decoration suggestions. How to Decorate Your Little Heaven It is always good to make some noticeable change in your…

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Bring Life Into Used Outdoor Furniture

The furniture you might have on your patio or garden could be hard to take care of, because the weather and time will gnaw on it. You can prevent it from being destroyed completely but it will be important to take the right precautions, otherwise you might have to throw them away. Bear in mind that while some furniture is meant to be outside all year round, some you will need to take inside, when the weather gets cold. Keep…

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It Is Time for House Cleaning

You do not wait for your house cleaning the way you are dreaming about your vacation somewhere on the beach. Despite the fact that home cleaning is a regular procedure, it always seems that it comes like thunder from clear sky. Yes, that is because no one really wants to do it. But try to be positive about the things that have not happened yet. If you need a cleaning service for your house, then hire it and your problem…

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The Family’s First Electronic Pet or Things to Consider about Vacuuming

What is it that every household has or should have? A kettle, TV or blue bin? Well, maybe yes to all of them, but it is a vacuum cleaner that should definitely be with the family once they settle in their home. When you are moving into a new house, add a hoover to your appliances’ shopping list and you will not regret it in a week’s time, when you find yourself thinking about house cleaning. The hoover is your…

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What You Need to Do Before You Move into a New Place

The dream house is finally there for you to move in. Even though you have arrived at your new home, and the furniture is ready to be unloaded, some things need to be taken care of first. This is what the pre-moving activities should look like. Pest Control The best thing would be to check in on your new home a day or two before you start moving in and call the exterminator to see if there is any pest…

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Room by room guide for choosing the right lighting fixtures

Light sets the mood of a room and its placement and type is of the utmost importance. Lighting works in conjunction with furniture, room size and layout, colors and décor. When these elements come together, rooms start to speak in many visual languages. With a staggering amount of modern lighting options, though, it is not easy to choose the right type of lights for each room. They come in all styles and enable every design expression possible, which is a…

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