Hvac Repair Contractor?
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Apr 27, 2015 / Dream Homes /
While you surely have the entitlement to try your hand at DIY HVAC repairs, it's normally not the smartest idea. Even if you are pretty handy, heating and cooling systems are complex, and if you do not know that's what you are doing, you could end up making things much worse. Or it is possible that a poor repair job will make your system run more inefficiently, costing you money and shortening the lifetime of the unit. Simply put, if you do not have extensive experience ...
4 Ways To Customize A Rented Apartment
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Feb 23, 2018 / Home /
While everyone who owns their own home has complete control over the decoration and design, right down to where the walls are and what colour they are, this is not the case with many rented apartments. Landlords often put a number of restrictions, since they know people can be in and out and what some might find amazing in terms of interior decoration others may not, and they do not want to deal with having to revert everything to something neutral every time a tenant ...
4 Dorm Room Organization Tips
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Feb 16, 2018 / Home /
Moving into residence at your university is certainly an exciting time in life. It can also be scary if this will be your first time properly away from home. But if you can take a deep breath, even just preparing for your move can be exhilarating. Make sure your room is well-organized with these dorm room organization tips: Mattress and Door Caddies You may not have a lot of space in your room, which means hanging organization is key. One of the most popular examples is a ...
4 Plants For Apartment Life
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Feb 09, 2018 / Home /
Just because you live in an apartment, in the urban jungle, does not mean you cannot engage in gardening. You can have nice green space within your apartment so long as you choose your plants and flowers carefully. Curious about your options? Here are four plants ideal for apartment life. Peace Lilies The lily, with its wide range of specific species, is the perfect addition to an outdoor garden. The good news? You can bring this beauty inside with the peace lily, which is a hardier form ...
4 Storage Tips For Small Spaces
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Feb 02, 2018 / Home /
Everyone needs to store some things in their home. Sometimes it will be a lot of stuff, and sometimes it will only be a littler. The need for storage does not change depending on the size of your space—you still need to take care of your possessions! With a small space, however, it can be harder to find storage space—everything else is limited! Here are some tips to help store everything you own in a small space: Under The Bed You need a bed in your home, ...
3 Creative Uses For Wallpaper
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Jan 26, 2018 / Interior Decoration /
When most people think of wallpaper, they think of it as a way to design their walls instead of using any paint. This results in many old-school patterned walls in the home. However, there is more than one way to use wallpaper in your home than simply slathering it on every single wall around. Here are three creative uses to get you started: Line Bookcases and Drawers Use some patterned wallpaper matching the scheme in your room and line either the back of your bookcase or the ...
3 Tips For Designing Outdoor Spaces
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Jan 19, 2018 / Home, Interior Design /
Design is not just limited to the inside of your home. Many people who have access to a backyard love to design spaces out there. It can be, after all, a great place to entertain family and friends in the warmer months (e.g. a backyard barbeque or watching fireworks). Without walls, however, some people find designing outdoor spaces a little bit more difficult to handle, simply because of the different type of space than what they might be used to. Here are three key tips ...
4 Tips For Managing Interior Design Projects
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Jan 12, 2018 / Interior Design /
Are you planning to make changes to your home’s interior design? Are you designing your home for the first time? Interior design projects can be a lot of fun, both in a mathematical as well as in a creative sense. However, it is also very easy for an interior design project to get out of hand in many ways, especially if you are trying to manage multiple interior design projects at the same time. The good news is that with a little care, you can ...
Difference Between Interior Design and Decoration
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For the most part, the terms interior design and interior decoration are used interchangeably. Many people use part of one when they describe the other as well. However, despite this supposed overlap, interior design and decoration are actually two different things. Unsure about what the actual difference is? The good news is we are here to help clarify everything for you. Enhance The Function Interior design refers to the function of each room within a home, office space, et cetera. An interior designer’s goal is to enhance ...
Top 3 Interior Decorating Tips
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Dec 29, 2017 / Interior Decoration /
Are you ready to decorate your place for the first time? In need of an interior decoration overhaul? You have come to the right place! With all the control in your hands, along with the vast array of choices in front of you, interior decorating can become overwhelming at times. To help you get started, here are three key interior decorating tips to keep in mind from beginning to end. Watch The Picture Hanging Did you know the vast majority of people hang their pictures and other ...
3 Cozy Interior Decorating Tips
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Dec 22, 2017 / Interior Decoration /
In the colder months, cozy interior design is more important than ever. With the bitter weather outside snapping against your face, making your fingers and toes icicles, and the fact you can see your breath in the air, no one really wants to hang out in a home that also seems stilted and cold. You need the warmth, both in the actual temperature as well as the feel of the room. So what should you do if your space isn’t already a cozy one? Here are ...