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Bad Plumbing Can Be Expensive

If you’re looking to save money, there are a lot of things you can do to cut down on your costs. For example, buying food from a grocery store and preparing dinner at home instead of going out to eat every night will save you money, as will cutting out all those Starbucks soy lattes [...]
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Choosing a Bathroom Extractor Fan

You have a brand new bathroom, and building regulations require you to install a bathroom extractor fan; but which one should you choose? You will soon discover that the possibilities are almost endless: to start with, should you buy an axial fan, a centrifugal fan, or even an inline fan? Do you need a low [...]
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My Old Bachelor Pad vs. a Modern One

I have to start by confessing that my eyes go a bit misty whenever I recall my old bachelor pad. I spent many happy hours in there listening to my records, reading books and entertaining guests. It wasn’t a place of sumptuous luxury but it was somewhere I felt relaxed in and could bring people [...]
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Tips on Decorating with Kids Room Stickers

Once your child gets to a certain age the desire to have the perfect bedroom of their dreams kicks in.  Not only is this a wonderful opportunity to encourage your child’s individual personality, it is also a great time to find out more about what your child really enjoys and where their passions lie. Kids [...]
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The Benefits of a Storage Footstool

When it comes to choosing a new suite of furniture for your living room, you will find that there are many options available.  You can go for a sofa with chairs, a corner sofa, a three and a two-seater sofa or any combination you prefer.  These days, one of the more popular items you can [...]
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How to Plan Your Next Kitchen

Fitted kitchens can cost a fortune, and getting them fitted can be quite disruptive. They’re not something you’re going to want to shell out for every couple of years, so it’s important that you get the design right first time. These tips will help you to plan the perfect fitted kitchen. Choose Your Tone Do [...]
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Four Emergency Plumbing Tips

To most of us plumbing is something of a dark art and the mere word can bring out a shiver. For the most part there is no escaping a call to the plumber when your waterworks misbehave, but there are some things you can do yourself when faced with a bathroom emergency. The following tips [...]
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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Feng Shui

The beautiful and mysterious art and science of Feng Shui has become an interesting area of study for many people. Begun in ancient China thousands of years ago, it has been brought into contemporary homes as more and more people have discovered that Feng Shui actually works to dispel negative energies and improve the health, [...]
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Making the Most of a Small Kitchen Without Remodeling

While some of us dream of the massive kitchen replete with luxurious accouterments, an island and space enough to film a professional cooking show, all these things are not within the realm of reality for many homeowners with small kitchens. However this shouldn’t discourage those who want well-equipped kitchens from taking measure to bring their [...]
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The Perfect Study Area

The kids are heading back to school, and their study areas should be ready for them. An ideal area meets each student’s specific needs and style. Everything In or Out? First and foremost, the area has to meet the student’s organizational style. There are basic two types of organizers: the “everything in” and the “everything [...]