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Your Shopping Choices and The Environment

Are you aware of the impact your shopping choices may have on the environment? Here’s a closer look at this issue. Until relatively recently, most of the earth was wilderness, including grasslands, forests and deserts. Over the last few hundred years, however, as people have turned to agriculture to grow the food necessary to support …

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Should You Use Sapele for Your Next Project?

If you’re a woodworker, DIY enthusiast, or professional craftsman, there always seems to be one question that takes forever to answer. What type of wood should you use? Sure, there are the staples to choose from: Oak, pine, hickory, teak, and various other woods. However, you may have heard of something a little more exciting …

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How to Remodel a Kitchen with Smart Appliances

1. What are smart appliances, and how do they work Smart appliances are those that are equipped with an embedded computer. This computer is used to control the appliance and also collect data about your use of it. The data, in turn, can be analyzed for a variety of purposes. Smart appliances range from refrigerators …

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Tips for Staging Your Home Headed into Fall 2021

Ready or not, here fall comes. As late August approaches faster than we might have anticipated, those who have been looking towards selling their homes in the fall season are likely feeling the pressure. Autumn has historically been a popular time to sell a home, and now that many people are vaccinated and feeling comfortable …

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Downsizing 101: How to Do It the Right Way

Get down to basics. Take inventory of everything in your home and pare it down to only the items you truly need. Once you do, you’ll have a better idea of how much space your next home should have. Donate or sell everything you won’t take with you. Do some long-term planning. If you have …

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Struggling with Clutter In Your Small Living Space

One challenge that many new tenants face is clutter. Although living in an apartment or small house may feel cozy at times, it also allows clutter to accumulate quickly. Despite one’s best intentions, piles of “stuff” can take up valuable territory — physically and even emotionally. Not only can clutter have negative effects on the …

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Turn your home into an eco-paradise

You’ve probably spent a lot of time and money on making a lovely home for yourself, but did you ever consider the impact it might have on the planet? Every room in your house could be having a negative effect on the planet, and you might not even know it.  But there’s no need to …

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Making Your Small Place Feel Like A Big Space

What if you could make your small place feel like a bigger space without adding any square footage. Well, it is possible. It’s possible by using design techniques and using psychology to your advantage. No matter what type of small space you may have, there are a lot of simple yet effective techniques you can …

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Newrooms

Newrooms was founded by Jamie Anderson in 2003 combining his family traditions of carpentry and building. Then by adding his own flair and passion for art and design. Over the years Jamie has utilised his technical knowledge to build relationships with a select group of suppliers. Thus allowing the company to produce exclusive and beautiful …

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Indoor Parties are Back, Let’s Prepare Those Floors

We’ve missed having the extended family and friends over for fun and laughs, and we are set to make the most of what we have missed. However, is your home prepared after more than a year off from the socials? Could there be some little improvements to add to the atmosphere before your friends arrive …

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