The She Shed: Creating Personal Spaces for Women

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Man cave, male retreat, manspace, manland, mantuary. These words have made it into the modern homeowner vernacular, often referring to a spare room—be it a garage or a basement—that is transformed into a space devoted to a man’s hobby, such as video games, music or sport. While many women have power over the design of …

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Essential Things to Do When Communicating with Your Interior Designer

Effective communication is vital to every design choice. Your interior designer should know precisely what you want in your home. Think of it as talking to your hairdresser. There will be times when you don’t exactly agree on a particular hairstyle. You either end up being happy about your new do or internally screaming as …

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Control Options for Gas Fireplace Fires

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Fireplaces have been around for ages and are currently among the most sought-after amenities for property buyers. Fortunately, adding a fireplace to your property if it doesn’t have one is inexpensive. Modern fireplace options are also flexible and do not require very extensive home improvements to accommodate them. A gas fireplace is an ideal alternative …

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Simple Ways to Maintain Your Air Conditioner

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These days, homeowners have to improve the quality of the air indoors. Doing so helps ensure that guests and residents are in good health. One way to keep the air clean at home is to invest in air conditioner maintenance. The filters and the coils inside air conditioners help circulate cool and dirt-free air. However, …

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