Benefits of synthetic (PU) contemporary garden furniture
Jun 26 2012

In these tough economic times choosing to purchase a luxury outdoor sofa or garden sofa set may seem like an unnecessary indulgence. There is a common misconception in the UK that luxury outdoor sofa ranges also feature luxury prices tags. Whilst its certainly true that there are some rattan outdoor furniture ranges offered by shops and online retailers that are prohibitively expensive, it is possible to find a cost-effective luxury outdoor sofa or sofa set that will provide you with value for money and a great way to relax and enjoy your garden in the fine summer weather. It’s a fantastic feeling to be relaxing on your patio or deck area looking at your garden on a hot summer’s day. Garden sofa sets are also great for entertaining family and friends.


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Eco-Friendly Ways To Keep Your House Cool During The Hot Summer Months
Jun 26 2012

For many homeowners, summertime means leaving your air conditioner running almost nonstop, which can raise your utility bills to astronomical numbers, as well as being potentially damaging to the environment. At the Land Institute in Kansas, it was calculated that air conditioning in the average US home emits 1,500 kg of carbon dioxide each year. By being a little more careful and vigilant, there are a lot of ways that we can keep our homes cool in the summer without relying solely on air conditioning.


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The Power of Office Design in Employee Motivation
Jun 19 2012

Did you know that how your office looks can really change the way your employees feel about their work? A well-designed office and effectively chosen business art can help motivate employees to do their best and feel proud to work there. Poorly designed offices only lead to employee dissatisfaction and a poor worth ethic. Simply by changing the appearance of your office, you can help improve employee motivation in the following ways:


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The Dangers of Asbestos Exposure During Home Renov
Jun 19 2012

One of the latest trends in home renovation is the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) movement. Hoping to save some money, many homeowners are opting to do home improvements themselves. More homeowners are also becoming aware of many "green" options for replacing materials in their home.


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Wallpaper Versus Paint. What Is The Right Choice For Your Home?
Jun 15 2012

Home decoration is a very serious undertaking, as you will be living with your results for a rather long time (depending upon how committed you are to change). It is always a good idea to do as much preparation, planning and research as possible before jumping into a new project. Especially when decorating the room in any permanent sense, such as flooring, fixtures, or wall coverings. Toward this end, let’s examine the difference between wallpaper and paint, so that you can make an informed and intelligent decision for your next exciting room changing project.


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Burglary Prevention That Doesn't Ruin Your Home Design
Jun 15 2012

Homeowners invest time and money in creating attractive landscaping and beautiful home design. These elements add value to the home, and marring an attractive home with ugly security cameras or alarm stickers definitely puts a damper on the home’s curb appeal. Fortunately, several landscaping and home design elements protect a home without sacrificing beauty. You can also prepare for the worst case scenario by implementing neighborhood watch programs, buying the appropriate homeowners insurance from a company like Kemper Direct Insurance, and generally being vigilant about your surroundings.


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Upholstered Or Leather Furniture? What Should You Choose?
Jun 13 2012

When you're buying furniture, there are several questions that will occur – what are the size, dimensions and style of furniture you want to get? What is going to fit within your budget? What will match the scheme of things or the theme that you have around the home?


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Getting Creative In The Garden
Jun 13 2012

Urban gardens typically have to make the most of their concise space. This can be challenging, but with a little creativity and a commitment to green garden practices, you can design a garden space filled with your personal style that also reflects earth-friendly sensibilities. The following five ideas will help you create the urban green garden of your dreams using repurposed and up-cycled materials.


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5 Must Have Accessories For Your Home
Jun 12 2012

Your home is one of the biggest and most obvious expressions of your personal style and personality, and getting it just right is a passion for many homeowners. While there are certain clear trends in the way in which people choose to decorate their homes, both inside and out, some fundamental style aspects remain classic and timeless. If you are unsure about the best way to make your home look classy and not contrived, there are a number of things that you can do to ensure your home looks the part.


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Factors To Keep In Mind Before Setting Up A Sliding Gate System
Jun 11 2012

Getting a sliding gate system is a big step for your property. It will completely change the overall impression your guests have upon arriving. It adds a sense of exclusivity and mystique. Rather than an open doorway that anyone can walk through, your property will now seem like a welcoming fortress.


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How to choose the right headboard for your bed
Jun 11 2012

If you are struggling for ways to switch up your bedroom décor without calling in a professional, a new headboard could be just the thing you’re looking for. Changing the way your bed looks can create a dramatic difference in the room, and could be a lot easier than giving the room a new paint job.


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How to keep pests out of your vegetable garden for good
Jun 11 2012

The garden is one of the best sanctuaries that we have from the stresses of daily life, and yet there are a few things that can make tending to a garden stressful in its own way. One of the biggest problems for many people who are trying to grow either fruits or vegetables at their home is the sudden appearance and constant presence of pests such as rodents and ants that can overtake and destroy your plants before you know it.


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