Adding Containers Can Really Liven Up A Cottage Garden

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Cottage gardens are a beautifully planned hodgepodge of riotous color and texture, but they can be a bit overwhelming. Using containers to break up the flow can add surprise and whimsy to your landscape. Large Containers With Accent Plants Imagine a mass of flowers of all different colors, sizes and shapes. Pretty, yes? Now imagine a large Terracotta pot in the center of those flowers with an eye-catching clump of purple grass waving in the breeze above the blooms.

10 February 2016

3 Environmentally Friendly Hardwood Flooring Options

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A lot of people want to have hardwood flooring, but they worry about the impact of hardwood flooring on the environment. After all, trees are a necessary part of the environment and logging can be destructive. However, there are ways that you can have your hardwood flooring and still not impact the environment too heavily.  Bamboo Bamboo isn't actually a tree, it's a grass. But it's not like the grass that is growing in your front lawn.

18 January 2016

Unique Flooring Options For Your Master Bathroom Remodeling Project

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If you are remodeling your master bathroom and have been struggling to find a flooring option that you like, then you have come to the right place! Here are three unique bathroom flooring ideas for your consideration: Concrete Bathroom Flooring If you live in a one-story home that was built on a concrete slab, then you might be surprised to learn that you can use the existing concrete as the flooring for your master bathroom.

26 January 2015

Saving Money While Protecting The Environment With Energy Star Appliances

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Saving money is a major concern for many consumers, due to a major economic recession that has produced job insecurity and stagnant wages. At the same time, our reliance on fossil fuels to generate electricity has contributed to environmental concerns. When shopping for new appliances, it is more important than ever to look for the Energy Star label. What is Energy Star? Contrary to popular belief, Energy Star is not a company that manufactures or distributes appliances.

22 January 2015

Don't Touch Your Thermostat And You Can Save Money

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If you feel your heating bills are high and that you have no control over the thermostat in your home, it's time to get a programmable thermostat with wireless technology. There are many benefits to getting a new thermostat, and you can even link the unit with your home security system. Here are few reasons it's time for an upgrade. Reduce Heating Bills One of the major benefits of a timed or programmable thermostat is that you can set the temperature around the times you are at home.

13 January 2015

Learn How A Card Access System Can Help Your Gym

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Having a 24-hour gym allows people to work out whenever they want. Having someone on staff 24-hours a day can be a bit difficult though. You do not want to have to pay someone to be at the gym at all times, but need to have a way to ensure that only paying members come into the gym. A card access system is a great option to consider. Below is a guide to learn how a card access system can help your 24-hour gym.

7 January 2015

Learn What Factors To Consider When Choosing A Bedroom Set For Your Daughter

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Choosing a furniture set for your little girl can be difficult. Furniture can be expensive, so you want to make a purchase that she can use for years to come. Below is a guide for how to choose a furniture set that will last your child through her teenage years to ensure she gets the most use out of the furniture as she possibly can. Ample Sleeping Options Girls love to have sleepovers when they are young and as they get older.

18 December 2014