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Attics and Lofts

Attic spaces are tough to work in.  Since they are outside the “living space” of your home, finding the right flooring solution requires special consideration. However, flooring your attic can make it a perfect place for storage. Doing so the wrong way means that you could weaken your...

High Quality Bedding: Egyptian Cotton, Bamboo, or Silk?

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the key foundations of health and wellbeing.  If you’ve resolved to take better care of yourself and improve your quality of life, you’d be wise to upgrade your quality of sleep.

One way to get better rest is by investing in high-quality, organic ...

Air Cleaners

Relief from allergies and hefty energy bills might sound too good to be true, but with Filtrete Healthy Living Ultra Allergen Filter MPR 1500, both are within reach. 

Designed to bring relief to allergy sufferers, the filter cleans indoor air and reduces allergens by capturing 90% of airborne...

Cheap Home Improvements: More Affordable Home Upgrades

In an uncertain housing market, dropping big bucks on complex home improvement projects isn’t always the way to go.  However, with a little DIY know-how and a conservative amount of cash, there is a lot you can do to enhance both the value and enjoyment of your home.

Here are seven cheap...

Bathroom Decorating and Design

Serena Remote Controlled Cellular Shades from Lutron make for a simple, affordable room upgrade, providing privacy, practicality and convenience at the touch of a button. Raise or lower Serena Shades from anywhere in the room as daylight patterns change to avoid glare, keep out UV rays and...

Exterior Remodeling

Heating an apartment is the single biggest energy expenditure during winter.  But while home owners can do things like purchase new energy efficient heating systems, renters don't have the same options to improve heat in a home they don't own.  Or do they? 

Renters can actually make several...