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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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Wednesday 02/14/2018
3 Major Home Renovations that are Worth the Effort
Updated: February 15, 2018 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) Building a new home? Overhauling an existing one? Here are three renovation ideas that will add beauty and value.

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Mix and Match: Update Your Home With 2018 Design Trends
Updated: February 15, 2018 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) Are you planning to refresh your home but aren’t sure where to start? Some of today’s most popular design trends encourage mixing and matching favorite home accents within the same space.

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Sunday 01/21/2018
6 Home Décor Trends to Make a Style Statement
Updated: January 22, 2018 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) Is your home décor starting to feel a bit stale? Spruce up your interiors with some of the hottest home design trends for 2018 -- from customized cozy to natural textures to retro touches.

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Friday 12/15/2017
Top 3 design trends for 2018 (slideshow)
Updated: December 22, 2017 - 1:34 am

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Sunday 11/19/2017
Fireplace Safety Tips for this Holiday Season and Beyond
Updated: November 20, 2017 - 1:34 am

(StatePoint) Gathering around the hearth this holiday season? While you may be taking time off from work and school to celebrate, don’t take a vacation from practicing basic safety guidelines. Stay safe with the following tips.

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Tuesday 11/14/2017
5 Ways to Create Ambiance in Your Home
Updated: November 15, 2017 - 1:35 am

(StatePoint) If your home interiors lack charm, don’t worry. These five simple additions and updates can add ambiance and character to your home.

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Monday 10/30/2017
Tips to Make Your Holiday Decorating Very Merry
Updated: October 31, 2017 - 1:34 am

(StatePoint) Nearly 70 percent of Americans say their favorite part about the holidays is spending time with family and friends, according to the Pew Research Center. So, during the hectic holiday crunch, you may be looking for ways to simplify the many tasks on your to-do list.

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Wednesday 10/25/2017
5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays
Updated: October 26, 2017 - 1:36 am

(StatePoint) Whether you’re hosting or just trying to get into the holiday spirit, preparing your home doesn’t have to be daunting or expensive.

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Friday 09/01/2017
Six Ways to Bring Warmth into Your Home this Fall
Updated: September 02, 2017 - 10:26 am

(StatePoint) With the shorter days and cooler nights of fall can come the urge to hibernate. But first prepare yourself and your home for the season with these cozy and warm accents that will make time spent indoors cozier.

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Wednesday 08/09/2017
3 Mini-Makeover Ideas to Refresh a Room
Updated: August 10, 2017 - 1:34 am

(StatePoint) Looking to bring new energy to a space? Hoping to update that outdated décor? These easy tips can help you revitalize any space in your home with minimal time and effort -- utilizing color, accessories, accents and more.

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Friday 04/20/2018
With More Buyers Out There, These Home Upgrades Can Really Pay Off
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:37 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - It's time to stop thinking of Millennials as totally uninterested in owning anything just because they were early adopters of Uber.

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Thursday 04/19/2018
Lifesaving Ideas Rewarded
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among the approximately 47 million Americans over 65—or hopes to be someday—there could be good news for you.

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Wednesday 04/18/2018
DIY tips for homeowner tile installation
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

(BPT) - A bathroom remodel is on the agenda for 31 percent of homeowners in 2018, according to a survey by Lightstream, a national online lending division of SunTrust Bank. Those remodeling efforts can take many forms, but arguably the most dramatic and impactful upgrade to a bathroom is installing a new tile floor. While that may sound like a complicated undertaking that is better left to a pro, with a few simple tips, even homeowners with modest do-it-yourself experience and skill can successfully install a reasonable-sized tile bathroom floor. Even in cases where a homeowner ultimately decides to hire a pro for the job, understanding some basic tile installation practices and principles will make the project less daunting and the overall experience more positive.

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It's Good To Be Prepared For Bad Weather
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

(NAPSI)—The hurricane season in the United States runs from June 1 through November 30, though the storms have been known to occur at other times. For 2018, experts at Colorado State University believe, the country can expect an above average storm season, with 14 named storms and seven hurricanes, three of them major. Regardless of whether these weather predictions come true, it’s always a good idea for home and business owners to take the necessary steps ahead of the storm warnings and the inevitable rush for emergency supplies.

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Home-Brewed Coffee That's As Good As It Gets
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

(NAPSI)—Have you ever pondered the delicious cup of coffee served up at your favorite coffee shop and wished your hurried morning home-brewed cup could be just as good? If you use one of the push-button pod brewing systems, you are choosing convenience and speed but sacrificing flavor, value and the environment. Do you realize that when you buy coffee pods, you are paying about $40 per pound of coffee and adding greatly to the local landfill? A drip coffeemaker brews somewhat better-tasting coffee but you probably waste half the coffee that you brew. That is like doubling what you pay per pound of coffee.

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Tuesday 04/17/2018
10 Steps to a Better Backyard
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

(Family Features) Follow these simple steps for building your dream escape – right in your own backyard. For more inspiration and ideas, visit Trex.com.

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Refresh Your Space for a Brighter Season
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

(Family Features) As temperatures rise and springtime blooms, it’s time to wipe away winter and refresh your home. Spring is all about airing out your space and spending more time outside, which calls for cleaning and perking up your routine. 

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Bold and Blended
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

Upgrade your home without a full renovation

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Demystifying Composite Decking
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

(Family Features) First introduced in the late 1980s, composite decking quickly gained acceptance among builders and homeowners who recognized and appreciated being able to achieve a natural wood look without the ongoing hassles of upkeep. While most people today understand the main benefits of composite decking – durability and minimal maintenance – the material itself is still new enough to raise questions, confusion and some skepticism among homeowners who grew up with wood decks.

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6 Steps to Up Your Home's Curb Appeal
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

(Family Features) For good or bad, first impressions count. Whether you’re keeping up with the Joneses or capturing attention from would-be buyers, give your home’s curb appeal a boost with these easy steps.

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Tuesday 04/17/2018
10 Steps to a Better Backyard
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

(Family Features) Follow these simple steps for building your dream escape – right in your own backyard. For more inspiration and ideas, visit Trex.com.

more »
Refresh Your Space for a Brighter Season
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

(Family Features) As temperatures rise and springtime blooms, it’s time to wipe away winter and refresh your home. Spring is all about airing out your space and spending more time outside, which calls for cleaning and perking up your routine. 

more »
Bold and Blended
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

Upgrade your home without a full renovation

more »
Demystifying Composite Decking
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

(Family Features) First introduced in the late 1980s, composite decking quickly gained acceptance among builders and homeowners who recognized and appreciated being able to achieve a natural wood look without the ongoing hassles of upkeep. While most people today understand the main benefits of composite decking – durability and minimal maintenance – the material itself is still new enough to raise questions, confusion and some skepticism among homeowners who grew up with wood decks.

more »
6 Steps to Up Your Home's Curb Appeal
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

(Family Features) For good or bad, first impressions count. Whether you’re keeping up with the Joneses or capturing attention from would-be buyers, give your home’s curb appeal a boost with these easy steps.

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5 Ways Fuel-Injected Lawn Tractors Will Change How You Mow
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

(Family Features) The term “fuel-injected engine” is most closely tied to engines for high-performance cars – both on the road and on the race track. Now this popular technology is making its way to yards around the country with the introduction of fuel-injected residential lawn mowers.

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Tuesday 04/10/2018
Spring into Lawn and Garden Care
Updated: April 12, 2018 - 1:34 am

(Family Features) If cooler weather has you longing for sunny days outdoors, take heart. Once spring rolls around, you can safely begin the annual cleanup to prepare your yard for months of warm-weather enjoyment.

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3 Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2018
Updated: April 12, 2018 - 1:34 am

(Family Features) When it’s time for a home remodel, specifically of a bathroom or kitchen, many homeowners turn to trendy looks as inspiration. Color, texture and material variance, like using different types of tile, lead the way in this year’s kitchen and bath trends.

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Rabbits running rampant in your backyard? Smart tips to keep them at bay
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

(BPT) - You may never see them. They sneak in silently once the sun goes down. They ravage your delicate garden and stunning landscape. If you do happen to catch a glimpse, they'll run fast as lightning to safety so they can dine in your yard while you’re not around.

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Thursday 04/05/2018
4 tips for festive flourishing flowers, vibrant plants and hardy herbs
Updated: April 21, 2018 - 1:38 am

(BPT) - Spring is in full bloom, but are your plants keeping pace? If the answer is anything but a resounding yes, don’t worry. There’s still plenty of time to get into the spirit of the season and grow your most beautiful bed of flowers.

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