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Kitchen and bathroom remodeling on the rise

You bought a home. You have been putting off remodeling the kitchen for some time. But now the appliances need to be replaced. It’s time for the 30-year-old kitchen to be updated. That’s when Sandy Holston of Vision Flooring and Interiors comes in.

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Tuesday 09/30/2014
Decorate Your Home this Season for Under $100
Updated: October 03, 2014 - 1:35 am

(StatePoint) When it comes to filling your home with fall flair and warm festive cheer, you don’t have to rely on generic décor purchased from the store, which can be pricy and forgettable. This holiday season make your home unique with a little DIY.

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Thursday 08/14/2014
Ten Home Décor Trends for Your Rental
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 1:36 am

(StatePoint) Just because you’re a renter doesn’t mean you need to settle for bland, boring décor. You can make more of your space in an inexpensive yet trendy way.

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Wednesday 08/13/2014
Stay on Top of Design Trends When Updating Your Home Décor
Updated: August 14, 2014 - 1:39 am

(StatePoint) Whether you have a traditionally styled interior or your home sports more contemporary décor, you can stay on top of design trends when refreshing your home’s look.

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Tuesday 08/05/2014
Quick, Easy Ways to add Warmth to Your Home Décor for Fall
Updated: August 06, 2014 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) We all get bored from time to time and want to change things up. While it’s easy to add items to your wardrobe or try a new hairstyle, it may not always feel as easy to change the look and feel of your home.

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Monday 07/21/2014
Home Improvement Tips to Make the Most of Small Spaces
Updated: August 14, 2014 - 1:39 am

(StatePoint) No matter where you live, you want to make the most of your available living and storage space.

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Sunday 07/06/2014
Art evolves with new technology
Updated: September 13, 2014 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - Can you imagine a museum without paintings? Technology has impacted society in countless ways but many overlook its impact on the arts. The very phrase “the arts” might evoke images of oils, watercolors or sculpture but technology is inspiring a whole new generation of artists who are using new mediums to create their masterpieces.

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Monday 06/30/2014
Tricks for less mess and stress this summer - indoors and out
Updated: September 03, 2014 - 1:34 am

(BPT) - Summer vacation means children, teens and in-betweens are spending more time at home, resulting in more messes, mud and madness. By tackling a few projects around the home now, you’ll be able to sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful weather and carefree days ahead.

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Sunday 06/08/2014
Small Touches Can Make a Big Impact on Your Home’s Interior Design
Updated: June 09, 2014 - 1:39 am

(StatePoint) For homeowners looking to make a big interior design splash while staying on-trend, it’s all about focusing on little touches, say experts.

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Monday 06/02/2014
Spruce Up Your Home this Summer for Under $100
Updated: June 03, 2014 - 1:36 am

(StatePoint) Looking for an easy and inexpensive way to refresh your home this summer? With a little inspiration and work you can give your home a quick makeover within a limited budget.

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Monday 05/12/2014
Fresh ideas for summer alfresco entertaining
Updated: October 03, 2014 - 1:35 am

(BPT) - Warm days are calling, as summer traditionally kicks off the outdoor entertaining season. But this year, tradition takes a new direction. More hosts are breaking the boundaries of indoor versus outdoor entertaining. Gone are the paper plates and plastic cups. Instead, people are daring to take their dinnerware outside.

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Sunday 10/19/2014
Bathroom Upgrades to Impress Guests
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 1:31 am

(Family Features) Game night, girls' night or family reunion - your home serves as the backdrop for many occasions. Preparing your space for friends and family can feel like a heavy undertaking, but with a few simple entertaining tips, hosts can wave goodbye to anxieties.

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Earth-Friendly Ways to Welcome Babies, Pets
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 1:31 am

(Family Features) Bringing a new member of the family home - be it a baby or pet - is sure to result in many happy smiles, giggles and messes. Whether it's your child eating spaghetti for the first time or your puppy trailing in mud after a rainy day, joyful moments with your little loved ones create memories and clean-ups.

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Tips for a Clean, Guest-Ready Home
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 1:31 am

(Family Features) Now is the season for enjoying backyard BBQs and poolside parties with friends and family - not being trapped in the house for pre- and post-party cleaning. With a little planning, you can minimize time spent on daily chores and maximize time spent soaking up the sun and creating memories with guests.

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Lawn Care Tips for Fall
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 1:31 am

(Family Features) Taking time in the fall to prepare your lawn for the colder months ahead will pay dividends come spring and allow you to enjoy lusher, greener grass when temperatures rise again. 

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Pick Your Power Source
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 1:31 am

(Family Features) In a variety of situations, portable generators can supply temporary or remote electric power. From emergencies to recreational and construction activities, portable generators become a welcome addition to any instance when power is needed, yet not readily available.

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Friday 10/17/2014
Be on the Lookout for These Invasive Species
Updated: October 18, 2014 - 1:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Insects originating in foreign countries, commonly called invasive species, are a major concern in the U.S. because they often don't have natural predators, allowing their populations to grow quickly. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) reminds homeowners that several of these invasive species can be a threat or a nuisance to families or properties.

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Soak Your Way To Wellness
Updated: October 18, 2014 - 1:31 am

(NAPSI)—A growing number of people are now using a hot tub as part of their personal wellness routine. They find the time they spend in warm water can soothe sore muscles, relieve stress and help them enjoy a better night’s sleep.

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Thursday 10/16/2014
Store Your Mower In Eight Easy Steps
Updated: October 17, 2014 - 1:31 am

(NAPSI)—Chances are, your lawn mower has been a faithful fair-weather companion. So at the end of the mowing season, you want to give it the attention it deserves.

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Wednesday 10/15/2014
It's Official: Women Are the Decision-Makers Even When It Comes to Roofs
Updated: October 16, 2014 - 1:31 am

(NewsUSA) - What do shoes have to do with choosing the perfect shingles for your roof?

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Sunday 10/12/2014
Corral Clutter with a Mudroom
Updated: October 13, 2014 - 1:31 am

(Family Features) Positioned near the busiest door, mudrooms are quickly becoming a must-have in many family homes. These organizational dynamos are the perfect place to catch muddy boots, backpacks, sports equipment and dirty paws before they make it all the way into the main living area.

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Sunday 10/19/2014
Bathroom Upgrades to Impress Guests
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 1:31 am

(Family Features) Game night, girls' night or family reunion - your home serves as the backdrop for many occasions. Preparing your space for friends and family can feel like a heavy undertaking, but with a few simple entertaining tips, hosts can wave goodbye to anxieties.

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more »
Earth-Friendly Ways to Welcome Babies, Pets
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 1:31 am

(Family Features) Bringing a new member of the family home - be it a baby or pet - is sure to result in many happy smiles, giggles and messes. Whether it's your child eating spaghetti for the first time or your puppy trailing in mud after a rainy day, joyful moments with your little loved ones create memories and clean-ups.

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more »
Tips for a Clean, Guest-Ready Home
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 1:31 am

(Family Features) Now is the season for enjoying backyard BBQs and poolside parties with friends and family - not being trapped in the house for pre- and post-party cleaning. With a little planning, you can minimize time spent on daily chores and maximize time spent soaking up the sun and creating memories with guests.

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Lawn Care Tips for Fall
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 1:31 am

(Family Features) Taking time in the fall to prepare your lawn for the colder months ahead will pay dividends come spring and allow you to enjoy lusher, greener grass when temperatures rise again. 

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Pick Your Power Source
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 1:31 am

(Family Features) In a variety of situations, portable generators can supply temporary or remote electric power. From emergencies to recreational and construction activities, portable generators become a welcome addition to any instance when power is needed, yet not readily available.

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Sunday 10/12/2014
Corral Clutter with a Mudroom
Updated: October 13, 2014 - 1:31 am

(Family Features) Positioned near the busiest door, mudrooms are quickly becoming a must-have in many family homes. These organizational dynamos are the perfect place to catch muddy boots, backpacks, sports equipment and dirty paws before they make it all the way into the main living area.

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Mini-Makeovers Deliver Big Home Value
Updated: October 18, 2014 - 1:31 am

(Family Features) Kitchen and bathroom remodeling projects can significantly add comfort, improve functionality and increase the home's resale value. Whichever reason drives homeowners to complete an improvement project, they need to pick one that also delivers a return on investment.

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Sunday 10/05/2014
Clever Storage Ideas for Small Spaces
Updated: October 06, 2014 - 1:31 am

(Family Features) No matter how cramped and cluttered your living space, there is always a spot or two for extra storage. Finding it is just a matter of getting creative and utilizing a few clever solutions.

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Sunday 09/28/2014
Why Emergency Preparedness Matters
Updated: October 03, 2014 - 1:34 am

(Family Features) Preparing for an unexpected emergency, especially one brought on by severe weather, is one of the most important ways you can protect your home and family. Proactively addressing storm-related issues ranging from property damage to power outages can minimize a potentially disastrous situation.

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Wednesday 09/24/2014
Building memories around a fire pit
Updated: September 26, 2014 - 1:38 am

(BPT) - Whether you’re spending quality time with family or entertaining guests, few things compare to the cozy, warm and welcoming atmosphere created by a fire pit in the backyard. In fact, fire pits are among the most popular features for enhancing an outdoor living space, according to the 2014 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects. Even better, with little experience and materials, you can build a fire pit in just a few hours.

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