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  • Install Hardwood Floors To Make A Smaller Home Appear Bigger

    Many retirees in Ohio are moving into smaller homes. The Columbus Dispatch reports that, over the next 15 years, 120,000 people in Central Ohio are expected to downsize their homes after they turn 65. That figure doesn't include seniors elsewhere in the state. If you're nearing retirement and live in Ohio, you may soon be purchasing a home that's smaller than your current one. You don't have to live in a home that looks small, though.
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  • Dress Your Windows Up for Winter and Save Money on Energy

    If your windows are older than a few years old, you likely notice a lack of performance when it comes to insulating your home and supporting optimal indoor temperatures throughout the year. Replacing your windows altogether to protect your home and save energy can be a costly endeavor, but there are a few things you can do to enhance the performance of your current windows without the need for a complete replacement.
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  • 3 Easy Home Updates Sure To Save You Money All Year

    Making small renovations and updates to your home throughout the years is an effective way to maintain a high property value overall, as well as optimize comfort for everyone who happens to be living within your household. Expensive updates such as roof replacements and room additions can be helpful, but you don't have to spend a bundle in order to benefit from a few home updates once in a while. If you're looking to give your home a newer look and feel without breaking the bank, and maybe even saving some money as time goes on, consider implementing one or more of the following three home update ideas:
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  • Tips For Choosing The Right Tarps For Your Trucks

    When you're hauling a lot of materials that are vulnerable to damage, moisture and other hazards, you'll want to take steps to protect those materials as best as possible. One of the best ways to do this is by investing in a waterproof tarp for each of your trucks. Tarps are available in all shapes and sizes, which means that you're sure to find one that will fit the back side of your truck no matter how big it is.
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  • Apartment Owners: 5 Space-Saving Dining Solutions

    The dining room is one of the most social parts of many American family homes, but the size of the property you live in can make a big difference when it comes to the space available to sit around a table. Mansion owners rarely need to worry, but if you live in a compact apartment where space is a premium, you may need to think more creatively about creating a usable dining space.
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  • 5 Ways To Accomodate A Home Office In A Tiny House

    Living in a tiny house comes with many sacrifices for space and room when the whole building is only 200 to 400 square feet. A living area can often double as a dining room, bedroom, and a home office. If you're seeking the comforts of an office in a small living space, then there are five options that are ideal for a tiny home. By carefully shopping for pieces of office furniture, you can have the room to work effectively and get tasks completed as needed.
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  • 3 Ways To Reduce Heating Costs And The Need For Heater Repairs

    If you are like most homeowners you know how inconvenient and costly heater repairs can be, especially in the middle of winter when you rely on the use of your heater the most. Luckily, you can do more than cross your fingers and hope for the best when it comes to avoiding the need for heater repairs – it's all about minimizing wear and tear so your heating system is not overworked and therefore exposed to the chance of a breakdown.
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  • Enhance The Look Of Your Home With Mirrors

    Mirrors are a great accessory for your home. Depending on where and how they are placed, they can be used to enhance the look of your home. Here are three different ways you can use mirrors to transform the look of a room. Opposite Windows in a Dark Room If you have a room that is dark and dull, you may have tried many tricks to brighten up, such as adding more lights to it.
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  • Earwigs: What They Are, What They Can Do And How You Can Get Rid Of Them

    Imagine looking down at your feet and spying a short, dark brown insect with a menacing pair of pincers on its hind end; you have just seen a common sight in the insect world: the earwig. Even though the earwig is relatively small, attaining a maximum size of 2 inches in length and much less in most other instances, their presence can be unsettling to homeowners. Beyond their frightening appearance, earwigs comprise an insect group that can damage plants in your garden and landscape.
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