Archive for the ‘Around the home’ category

November 15, 2018

9 Smart Charging-Station Solutions for Decluttering Your Cables

9 Smart Charging-Station Solutions for Decluttering Your Cables

It seems like every year a new type of high-tech device becomes an essential part of our lives. But we could all do without seeing the countless cables it takes to keep these devices charged and ready to go. To help keep your devices powered up, and your surfaces free of busy cables, here are […]

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November 13, 2018

Smart Home technology goes main stream

Smart Home technology goes main stream

Homes are getting “smarter.” From greater connectivity across all technology platforms and devices to complete automation and AI, consumers are finding more and more options to utilize Smart Home devices and products than ever before. Beyond a novelty, home owners are seeking new and innovated products to provide greater security and ease-of-use at home and […]

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October 29, 2018

8 home updates that make a big impact with a small budget

8 home updates that make a big impact with a small budget

Remodeling can get very expensive quickly.  But small updates, sometimes made before trying to sell a home, can actually create a bit impact.  Most can also be done by yourself to save more money! Some of the projects to consider are: New hardware on cabinetry in kitchens and baths New colorful mulch in garden beds […]

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October 25, 2018

7 reasons to NOT clean up your fall garden beds

7 reasons to NOT clean up your fall garden beds

Wait, what?  Getting the OK to NOT clean the yard up? That’s unusual but there are reasons. Here are just a few: Leaving your spent plants up in the fall provides shelter to wildlife Plants left standing provide a totally different look when there’s a snowfall Leaving plants were they are enables them to gather […]

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October 23, 2018

10 ways to make a small bathroom appear bigger

10 ways to make a small bathroom appear bigger

Bathrooms are an important consideration when selling your home. Make sure they are CLEAN and uncluttered. Small bathroom?  Here are 10 easy ways to quickly make a small bathroom look bigger and make the most of your limited space. 1. Mirrors – Add larger mirrors to reflect light and provide the illusion of space. 2. […]

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