Kitchen Flooring That Takes the Heat

georgia-island-kitchen-1174089-mThe kitchen floor has to bear relatively more wear and tear than just about any other room in the home, especially if the kitchen is the focal point of the home and someone actually prepares most of the family meals in it. In that case, it’s worth it for the homeowner to make sure that the floor is as sturdy as it is beautiful and comfortable to walk and stand on. Here are some options for kitchen flooring that take the heat.

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10 Unique Lighting Designs For Your Home

suspended-woven-lamps-207649-mThe lighting scheme that a room employs can have a drastic impact on the way that residents and visitors experience that space. Both in terms of aesthetic and effect on inhabitants, a unique lighting design changes a space by altering the tone, the psychological repercussions, and the general attraction of the room.

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Feng Shui For The Office

wireless-home-office-568660-mWhether its a home office or an office cubicle, the way your office is arranged can affect how constructive your worker’s behavior is. One of the most efficient ways to add comfort and increase proficiency in the office is to incorporate Feng shui elements. Feng shui; an ancient art and science over 3,000 years old in Chinese culture, helps people balance good health and good fortune.

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Home Theaters Can Add to The Resale Value Of A House

3518284515_dfa0efffe2_zThe real estate market is not what it once was and we are all trying to deal with it. Though the country is steadily recovering from the recession, homeowners are still seeking ways to distinguish their home from others also for sale in their neighborhoods. Perhaps surprisingly, some are choosing to install indulgences like a home theater, not only for their own enjoyment but to increase the resale value of the house and to make it stand out from the crowd.

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Hidden In Plain Sight: The Fun Of Hidden Rooms

bedroom-1189015-mThe idea of a secret room makes many people perk up and take notice. There’s a bit of childhood wonder associated with secret rooms. Secret rooms are mostly used for kid’s activities, but they can also be used for adult purposes like setting up home offices. This is perfect for houses when there’s limited living space inside the house.

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Swimming In Luxury With Indoor Pools

swimming-pool-1-1077707-mWhether you are designing your dream home from scratch or making renovations and upgrades to add luxury to your existing home, a swimming pool is a must-have feature that can add value and enjoyment to your space. There are many gorgeous designs and styles that you can incorporate into your swimming pool design, and these can instantly give you a wonderful place to entertain guests or to relax peacefully on your own well within your privacy. However, any home can have an outdoor pool installed in the yard.

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Bedroom Storage: Decluttering Your Personal Space

bedroom-899092-mBuilt-in options and a number of clever design features available today offer ideal ways to manage clutter that many people have in their bedrooms. Cleaning up your bedroom space is restful and brings a sense of peace that’s needed when you want to relax. Bedroom organization inspires a full night of restful, recharging sleep. If you are living in stress-increasing piles of clothes or shoes that need storage solutions, implement the ideas discussed below to make sufficient space for luxury and entertainment.

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Four Things To Consider During A Bathroom Remodel

romantic-bath-1086780-mRemodeling the bathroom is one of the things on the top of many homeowners’ renovation list. Bathrooms are often seen as a scene of relaxation; if you’re taking a relaxing bath, you don’t want to be distracted by how tiny the tub is or how dingy the tile has become. Renovating a bathroom is a big project and leaves many homeowners scratching their heads wondering where to begin. When brainstorming remodeling ideas, keep in mind a proper sequence of events, design functionality, current trends in home improvement, and plumbing routing and repairs.

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5 Safety Tips to Consider When Building a Garage

lake-townhome-1281972-mWhen it comes to building a garage, most people ignore the safety aspect of it. However, with all of the tools and equipment located in a garage, the potential for injuries and accidents is always there. Whether you’re building a new garage or remodeling an existing one, safety, along with other considerations should stay on top of your list. It is very important that you are aware of various ways to maintain a safety-approved environment in your home.

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Is A Fixer Upper Right For You?

untitled-3-1099533-mWhen it comes to buying a new house, there are plenty of bargains to be found in most housing markets. One of these that’s commonly sought by home buyers is fixer-uppers; homes that are sold at a rock-bottom price because the current owner is not interested in or is unable to make the needed repairs.

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