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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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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: July 08, 2014 - 1:33 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: July 08, 2014 - 1:33 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: May 22, 2014 - 1:37 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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Wednesday 05/07/2014
What to Know When Redoing Your Home’s Flooring
Updated: May 08, 2014 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) Whether you’re purchasing a home or remodeling your current one, floors are perhaps the biggest piece of your home investment puzzle. They’re also the literal base from which all other design choices are made.

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Sunday 08/24/2014
Tips to Keep Your Family Safe
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) Portable generators are useful when temporary or remote electric power is needed, but if used incorrectly, they can cause harm to you and your family.

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Give Your Kitchen a Facelift
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) Ever hear the saying “Kitchens sell a home?” Well it’s true; the kitchen is the most important room in the home. Whether you’re considering putting your house on the market or investing in your home for personal long-term enjoyment, an upgraded and attractive kitchen can make your home irresistible. 

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Make Your Home Smarter
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) With apps that offer comfort, convenience and security, homeowners are getting more out of their smartphones to make their homes better, smarter places to live. Smart home apps such as those from Nest are expected to link various home devices together to bring peace of mind, control and even energy savings to our lives.

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Outdoor Stain Busters
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) Engaging in outdoor activities are a great way for families to stay active and spend quality time together, but between tree-climbing, nature hikes, and backyard barbecues, outdoor adventures can lead to piles of dirty, dingy and stained clothing.

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Tips for a Clean, Guest-Ready Home
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 1:32 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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Thursday 08/21/2014
Safety First: Protect Yourself During DIY Projects
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—Reality TV shows, online webcasts and YouTube videos have encouraged many people to try the do-it-yourself (DIY) route when it comes to tackling less-complicated home renovations or fixes. Often, there are advantages to DIY projects, such as financial savings, learning new skills, environmental benefits and more.

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New Home Fashion Favorite: Show Your Metal
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—An increasing number of Americans are taking a shine to the look of metal for their home furnishings.

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Get Your Outdoor Power Equipment Ready For Winter (And Spring)
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—How well your outdoor power equipment works the next time you need it could depend on how you winterize and store it. Here are hints that can help:

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Tuesday 08/19/2014
Gasp-worthy perils of bad indoor air - and what you can do about them
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - Cooler weather is on the way. You might think the seasonal demise of pollen-spewing flora, coupled with more time spent indoors, means allergy and asthma sufferers – not to mention the rest of us – can expect to breathe easier. Not so – if the air inside your home or office is polluted.

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Enhancing the Curb Appeal of Your Home
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - August is National Curb Appeal Month, and there's no better time to spruce up the exterior of your home. Be sure to use colors that complement each other when repainting or replacing window frames, shutters, doors and other areas. For inspiration and ideas, visit www.sensationalcolor.com/color-for-your-home.

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Sunday 08/24/2014
Tips to Keep Your Family Safe
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) Portable generators are useful when temporary or remote electric power is needed, but if used incorrectly, they can cause harm to you and your family.

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more »
Give Your Kitchen a Facelift
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) Ever hear the saying “Kitchens sell a home?” Well it’s true; the kitchen is the most important room in the home. Whether you’re considering putting your house on the market or investing in your home for personal long-term enjoyment, an upgraded and attractive kitchen can make your home irresistible. 

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more »
Make Your Home Smarter
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) With apps that offer comfort, convenience and security, homeowners are getting more out of their smartphones to make their homes better, smarter places to live. Smart home apps such as those from Nest are expected to link various home devices together to bring peace of mind, control and even energy savings to our lives.

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more »
Outdoor Stain Busters
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) Engaging in outdoor activities are a great way for families to stay active and spend quality time together, but between tree-climbing, nature hikes, and backyard barbecues, outdoor adventures can lead to piles of dirty, dingy and stained clothing.

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more »
Tips for a Clean, Guest-Ready Home
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 1:32 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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Tuesday 08/19/2014
5 DIY fall yard cleanup tips
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - Fall is the perfect time to give your lawn the extra attention and care it needs – especially after an action-packed summer. Inclement weather, extreme temperatures and heavy foot traffic can take a toll on your yard, and inhibit the overall health and growth of your lawn. It’s important to let your lawn recover during the fall and make sure it has the nutrients and strength it needs for the coming months.

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Sunday 08/17/2014
Create a Room Fit for a Queen with Crown Molding
Updated: August 18, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) If you’re looking for a cost-effective way to dress up a room in your home, crown molding is a simple way to add elegance and class with minimal investment.

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Install Bathroom Tile Like a Pro
Updated: August 18, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) Updating the flooring can instantly infuse new life into a tired, outdated bathroom. For an upscale, polished look that doesn’t have to break the bank, transform your bathroom with a fresh style by installing a new tile floor.

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Assessing Curb Appeal
Updated: August 18, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) So you're looking to move your family out of your current residence to a new home better suited for your needs. Before you list your home on the market you will need to gauge its appearance to prospective buyers.

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Wednesday 08/13/2014
Smart Tips to Make Fall Lawn Care Easier
Updated: August 14, 2014 - 1:39 am

(StatePoint) A beautiful lawn is important for a lovely home, but when those autumn leaves begin to fall, some extra effort is required to keep things picture perfect. This once meant firing up noisy machinery and piling up bag after bag of yard waste. Now that we live in more environmentally-conscientious times, this might not seem like such a responsible idea.

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