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Sunday 07/20/2014
Energy-Saving Ideas for Home
Posted: July 20, 2014

(Family Features) Making improvements around the house to curb your energy usage is not only good for the environment, it can make a big impact on your utility bills, too.

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Get Growing with an Urban Garden
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 1:34 am

(Family Features) Urban living and lush gardens aren’t as mutually exclusive as one might assume. In fact, it’s possible to cultivate thriving gardens in even the smallest spaces.

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Create a Room Fit for a Queen with Crown Molding
Posted: July 20, 2014

(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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DIY Ideas for Every Room
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 1:34 am

(Family Features) From simple storage solutions that freshen up messy rooms to projects that enliven a space, do-it-yourself options are a popular choice among many homeowners. Try out some of these ideas to make every room in your home feel new again, without having to empty your pocketbook or call a handyman. 

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Ways to Protect Your Family Outdoors
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 1:34 am

(Family Features) Before your family begins enjoying the great outdoors during this adventure-filled season, make sure your yard is properly treated to avoid the dangers of poison ivy, oak or sumac.

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Home Updates That Go Back In Time
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 1:34 am

(Family Features) Mid-century modern inspiration draws from the 1940s through the 1960s, a twenty-year span when design was sleek, elegant and functional. Although the style originated more than 70 years ago, this trend has resurfaced with a fresh revival. 

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Thursday 07/17/2014
Geothermal: A Comfortable Way To Cut Costs
Updated: July 18, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—One way to keep your home at a comfortable temperature without your heating and cooling bills going sky high can be found underground.

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Sunday 07/13/2014
Add Appeal, Save On Your Remodeling Project
Updated: July 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) For those who wish to make updates to their home, the kitchen is a great place to begin. According to the 2013 Cost vs. Value report from Remodeling magazine, a minor kitchen remodel should recoup up to 75 percent of total remodeling dollars, based on the value of the home increasing. When focusing on this important part of the house, many homeowners are looking for ways to add luxurious and modern touches without breaking the bank.

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National Curb Appeal Month: Tips to Upgrade Your Home’s Exterior
Updated: July 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) Curb appeal is important in setting a welcoming tone. And if your home is for sale, an attractive exterior becomes crucial.

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Caring for Your Stone Surfaces
Updated: July 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) Many homeowners install granite or marble countertops and vanities for their durability and to add more value to the home. But in the end, nothing beats the most visible benefit — that rich shine and luster right after the workmen install the new natural stone.

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