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Black and White: A Reemerging Home Design Trend

(StatePoint) Black and white always has been a classic color pairing, and this neutral palette has resurged as one of today’s hottest design trends.

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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

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Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

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Thursday 08/09/2018
Home Design Ideas for Travel Enthusiasts
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) Travelers are often struck by the unique style of a certain locale, such as the bright colors of Havana or the chic sophistication of Paris. If your family plans to travel soon, you will likely return longing to recreate memories of your time away.

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How to Select the Best Ceiling Fans for Your Home Interiors
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:36 am

(StatePoint) If you have a “less is more” outlook on home decorating purchasing decisions, you probably want your lighting fixtures to not only be functional, but also fashionable elements that complement other accessories and contribute to your overall interior design. When it comes to ceiling fans, experts say that by shopping around, you can find a highly functional fixture that can even serve as the focal point of a room.

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Friday 07/13/2018
5 tiny house inspired tips to help you live comfortably in a small living space
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:36 am

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Thursday 07/12/2018
6 dorm room essentials for a comfortable college experience
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:35 am

(BPT) - Across the country, high school graduates are filled with anticipation as they prepare for their first year of college. For many, this means moving out of their parents’ house and into a dorm. While dorm rooms typically have tight quarters, this doesn't mean you can't make it feel a little like home sweet home.

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Thursday 06/21/2018
Fly your flag for the Fourth and all year with this fun project
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:35 am

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Tuesday 05/29/2018
Celebrate common ties by tackling this Father's Day project with dad
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:35 am

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Monday 05/14/2018
5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Summer
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) Summertime means backyard barbecues, home decorating updates and more. Want to make all of this happen affordably?

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Thursday 05/03/2018
Colorful Design Ideas for Refreshing Your Home this Season
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) If you are looking to elegantly redesign the spaces in your home, consider taking your cues from the latest trends in the luxury market. Neutral color palettes and soft, soothing shades, such as gray, taupe and cream are on the rise among today’s luxury homes and adding touches of color will help personalize these spaces.

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Thursday 03/15/2018
High-tech bathroom trends for 2018
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:40 am

(BPT) - Technology is trending in home design and decor this year, and some of the most dramatic, futuristic and fun tech trends are showing up in the bathroom. From glass doors and windows changing from clear to opaque with the touch of a button to toilets transforming the whole experience of going to the loo, it's all about high-tech tricking out your oasis.

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5 musts for a low-stress, on-budget DIY home project
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:43 am

(BPT) - Owning your own home is a life accomplishment for many adults, and keeping it looking sharp and adding your personal touches brings a sense of pride. It seems there are always things you want to improve, so don’t let a limited budget or lack of know-how hold you back from dreaming. There are plenty of ways to enhance a room or remake a space without breaking the bank, along with many resources out there to show you how.

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Tuesday 03/13/2018
R&R in the great outdoors: 3 ways to transform your outdoor living space
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:38 am

(BPT) - As Americans increasingly appreciate the therapeutic benefits of nature, they’re putting more thought and effort into creating beautiful, comfortable and functional living areas outside their own homes.

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Monday 02/26/2018
Are hidden leaks damaging your home, boosting water bills and harming the environment?
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:46 am

(BPT) - Home water leaks waste 1 trillion gallons of water per year, and 10 percent of American homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons of water a day, according to the EPA.

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The secret places pests are hiding in your home
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:40 am

(BPT) - Pests can be hiding just about everywhere — whether you can see them or not. When you know where to look, there are preventative measures you can take to help avoid a pest infestation problem in your home. Terminix shares details on the unexpected, “secret” places pests can be hiding.

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Wednesday 02/21/2018
House hunting? Use this handy checklist before you make the offer
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:44 am

(BPT) - House hunting can feel like an adventurous new chapter in your life. If you're lucky enough to find the property that checks off all the "must have" boxes — appearance, size, price, location — it’s easy to fall in love.

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Thursday 02/15/2018
3 Major Home Renovations that are Worth the Effort
Updated: February 15, 2018 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) Building a new home? Overhauling an existing one? Here are three renovation ideas that will add beauty and value.

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Mix and Match: Update Your Home With 2018 Design Trends
Updated: February 15, 2018 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) Are you planning to refresh your home but aren’t sure where to start? Some of today’s most popular design trends encourage mixing and matching favorite home accents within the same space.

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Wednesday 01/31/2018
Cut expenses without cutting corners on your bathroom remodel
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:44 am

(BPT) - When homeowners get the urge to remodel and renovate their homes, two rooms immediately top the list: the kitchen and the bathroom. In the last decade, we’ve seen something of a renaissance in home bathroom design. From an innovative use of materials to radically reimagined bathtubs and toilets, today’s bathrooms offer a dream space with comfort and convenience in a stylish package.

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Tuesday 01/30/2018
The beauty of barn doors
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:40 am

(BPT) - Barn doors moved out of the farmyard and into the house a long time ago. Recently, however, they have become an even more popular and useful feature in residential design. It’s not hard to see why.

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Thursday 01/25/2018
Keep your home pest free this year
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:40 am

(BPT) - Now is a great time to establish year-long goals and resolutions, including home improvement goals you’d like to tackle this year. The first step is to create a pest control plan for your home. It’s important to establish good habits early in the year to help prevent potential pest problems. Unchecked, pests can wreak havoc in your home, but there are several steps homeowners can take to help avoid an infestation and keep their home safe and their family happy.

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Wednesday 01/24/2018
Tips to tackle 5 of the most satisfying DIY projects
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:46 am

(BPT) - What’s your favorite DIY project you’ve ever completed? Chances are the answer pops right into your mind, and even if you’ve completed hundreds of DIY projects over the years, you probably have some that truly stand out.

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Deciphering the legalese in your furnace warranty
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 3:42 am

(BPT) - From smartphones to mattresses, almost everything you buy comes with a warranty. How can you ensure you get the most benefit from a warranty, especially for a major investment that’s critical to the comfort of your home, like a new furnace?

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Monday 01/22/2018
6 Home Décor Trends to Make a Style Statement
Updated: January 22, 2018 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) Is your home décor starting to feel a bit stale? Spruce up your interiors with some of the hottest home design trends for 2018 -- from customized cozy to natural textures to retro touches.

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Wednesday 01/03/2018
5 spring remodeling projects sure to brighten your home
Updated: April 11, 2018 - 3:38 am

(BPT) - During the coldest months of the year, it’s hard not to think about the warmer months to come — and all that they hold. You may already be planning your next vacation or outdoor activities to host in your backyard this summer. Now is the time to brainstorm about your spring home remodeling projects that can add enjoyment and value to your humble abode.

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Thursday 12/21/2017
Resolve to get more shut-eye? Here are 4 sleep hacks to help
Updated: April 04, 2018 - 3:38 am

(BPT) - As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, millions of people vow to eat better, work out more and lead a healthier life.

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Monday 11/20/2017
Fireplace Safety Tips for this Holiday Season and Beyond
Updated: November 20, 2017 - 3:36 am

(StatePoint) Gathering around the hearth this holiday season? While you may be taking time off from work and school to celebrate, don’t take a vacation from practicing basic safety guidelines. Stay safe with the following tips.

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Wednesday 11/15/2017
5 Ways to Create Ambiance in Your Home
Updated: November 15, 2017 - 3:36 am

(StatePoint) If your home interiors lack charm, don’t worry. These five simple additions and updates can add ambiance and character to your home.

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Tuesday 10/31/2017
Tips to Make Your Holiday Decorating Very Merry
Updated: October 31, 2017 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) Nearly 70 percent of Americans say their favorite part about the holidays is spending time with family and friends, according to the Pew Research Center. So, during the hectic holiday crunch, you may be looking for ways to simplify the many tasks on your to-do list.

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Thursday 10/26/2017
5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays
Updated: October 26, 2017 - 3:36 am

(StatePoint) Whether you’re hosting or just trying to get into the holiday spirit, preparing your home doesn’t have to be daunting or expensive.

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