7 Best Paint Colors for a More Soothing Bedroom

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According to a Sherwin-Williams survey, 3 out of 4 consumers say their bedroom needs painting – but they want to be sure they choose a wall color that soothes & promotes more restful sleep. The paint company suggests that a black painted ceiling in a room with soft beige walls encourages a good night’s sleep. They also Read More

10 Signs You Are Ready to Invest in Real Estate

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When it comes to property investment, timing is everything. Ultimately, choosing the right time to enter the market will have a significant impact on the long-term success of your investment. But how can you as an investor know whether the timing is right? Global property portal Lamudi has compiled a list of 10 tell-tale signs Read More

6 Homeowner Expenses Renters Must Consider

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Transitioning from renter to homeowners means much more than simply having a place to call your own. Purchasing a home is well worth the investment, but it’s important for renters to be totally financially committed. Renters seeking to buy a one should budget not only monthly expenses but also these overlooked costs: Home maintenance – Read More

Bathroom Upgrades You Can Do in a Weekend

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By Barbara Pronin Replacing the tile or refinishing the tub can be major bathroom projects, even for accomplished do-it-yourselfers. But when it comes to adding style and pizzazz, it can take just a few good ideas and a weekend or less to turn your frumpy bathroom into a beauty.From news and lifestyle journal Epoch Times, Read More

7 Things You Should Never Do To Your Home

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By Barbara Pronin New homeowners can be overwhelmed with the list of things they should do to their homes – clean the gutters & replace the furnace filters, for example. But, say the Wall St. Journal’s home advisors, there are at least 7 things a homeowner should never do – and here’s why: Don’t do your Read More

Off the Wall Tips for Repurposing Wallpaper

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By Suzanne De Vita This week’s #TBT is Grandma Maxine’s wallpaper collection. Yes, my dear grandmother really collected wallpaper. And not just swatches or scraps here and there – I mean rolls and rolls of the stuff. Occasionally she’d scrapbook with it, but for the most part, it remained untouched. Until, that is, she gave Read More