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How To Settle Into a New Home

Ah, spring is coming. A time of renewal, beauty and… moving. With the spring season typically being the busiest one for most of the country, that means there are a lot of people moving into new homes right now. It can be stressful and intimidating to find yourself in a new place under normal circumstances. …

Four Common Moving Mistakes to Watch Out For

This past year has seen a huge rise in people moving all over this country as job and economic situations change, rocked by the lingering effects of the global pandemic. Millions of employees are taking advantage of their companies’ new work-from-home opportunities which means they can live anywhere they want. Families are leaving expensive cities …

Cultivating Well-Being Through Gardening

An Interview With Landscape Designer Steven Mackler A lot has changed over the course of Steven Mackler’s 45-year career in gardening—and much of it has been for the better. “There’s been a tremendous increase in beautiful new plant varieties and cultivars, and the ability for both professional and lay gardeners to access them,” he explains. That’s …

Decorating With Greenery the Pet-Safe Way

Decorating with greenery comes with many benefits, but living plants can be harmful to pets. If you’re considering adding plants to your space, and you have a furry buddy or more at home, it’s important to make pet-safe choices. Here are some ideas for how to decorate with greenery while keeping your furry friends safe: …

4 DIY Plumbing Repairs

Plumbing problems can happen from time to time, but you don’t always have to call a plumber for repairs. You can fix minor plumbing issues on your own, which is a great way to save money and prevent more serious problems from happening, such as major water leaks. The following are some easy DIY plumbing …

Simple and Budget-Friendly DIY Upgrades

Remodeling your home can give it a fresh look, but figuring out what changes to make can be difficult when you have a strict budget to stick to. Fortunately, you don’t have to spend a lot of time and money to upgrade your home. In fact, there are several easy and cost-effective ways to improve …

Modern Vs. Contemporary Design Styles- Which One Is Right for You?

In everyday language, you might reasonably swap out the word modern for contemporary. In the design world, though, the two words represent two different styles. Here is a quick overview of the similarities and differences between “modern” and “contemporary” designs. What Is Modern Design? Modern design refers to an era that has already passed us …

Home Improvement- Loans That Could Help You Finance Your Next Project

Building an addition onto your home provides you with more space, whether you need it for a living area or for storage. You can build additions onto the side or back of your home, or build up rather than out. No matter what kind of addition you’re thinking of building, it’s important to think about …

Contemporary decor: How to Decorate in the Contemporary Style

Contemporary decor is everywhere, yet it can be difficult to define. While often used interchangeably with “modern,” the term contemporary refers to a specific design style using specific elements. Contemporary style is simple, sophisticated and bold without being busy or overly dark. To help further define the term and inspire some of your contemporary interior …

3 Ways to Save Money & Boost Curb Appeal

Increasing the curb appeal of your home’s exterior can be a challenge. With so many details to consider, it’s difficult to know where to start. It can be even more difficult to create a budget for a lot of desired upgrades and changes. Luckily, there are some effective changes you can make all on your …