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How to Add a Laundry Room to Your Existing Home – Get Creative!

Are you tired of doing laundry in your existing space? If you are looking for a way to have a new laundry room, perhaps you need to get creative in restructuring your existing living space. Without the option of actually adding on to your home, you might need to sacrifice another room, or at least [...]
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Getting a Home Theater Set-up: 8 Tips for Convincing Your Spouse

So you found the killer home theater system you’ve always wanted. The trouble is that your spouse isn’t as enthusiastic about the whole affair as you are. Maybe he thinks you can’t afford it, or she believes that the television set you have now is fine. What can you do? Here are eight ideas for [...]
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Setting Up Your New Home Office

you’ll have to do is prepare and set up a home work space. A crucial part of being productive is making sure that you have a good working environment, away from the distractions of your home. It’s really important that you are able to shut the door and feel like you’re at work. If you’ve [...]
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Creating a Living Space in Your Attic

An easy way to get more space in your home is to take advantage of the attic space. The space is already there, now you just need to make better use of it. These ideas will take your attic from grungy to glamorous and you will not want to leave home. Make the best use [...]
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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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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 [...]
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One to Watch – TV frames and Interior Designs

Modern flat screen TVs are a great improvement on traditional models – offering simpler and easier designs which integrate into any style of interior design.  Generally requiring less space than the traditional hefty box a flat screen is certainly easier to handle.  Even so, a TV can take over a living room, but most modern [...]
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Chamber of Secrets: Medieval Toilets

Here in the states it is hard to find many distinguishable qualities between toilets, but this is not true once you travel abroad. The vast history of other continents has gone through many different toilet designs. A Louisville plumbing company has put together some fancy, funny, and downright questionable toilets. 1. Toilet of the Monks [...]
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Help! My Living Room is Caught in a Time Warp

Isn’t it amazing how our homes can slowly get out of date without us even realizing it? This very thought crossed my mind a couple of months back when it suddenly dawned on me that my living room had been caught in a time warp. It wasn’t that anything was really that bad. It is [...]
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The Pros and Cons of Having a Piano In Your Home

An acoustic piano can bring great joy to a household — filling it with music and antiquity. It can also be a cumbersome object that gets in the way and an added household expense. Anyone thinking about investing in a piano has a number of considerations to work through before making a purchase. The Good [...]