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How to Organize and Beautify Your Entry Hall in 7 Days

Take your entry from scuffed up to spiffed up, restoring total cleanliness and order in just a week.
Posted by Brianna Corey on January 17, 2018 in  Cleaning  DIY  Home Decor  Organization
How to Organize and Beautify Your Entry Hall in 7 Days Take your entry from scuffed up to spiffed up, restoring total cleanliness and order in just a week. VICTORIA KEICHINGER Houzz Contributor, Laura Gaskill A neat, chic entryway gives visitors a positive first impression and makes coming home a pleasure. But between the daily influx of mail and a household’s worth of coats, shoes and bags, this space is often one of the most challenging to keep clean and clutter free. Give your entryway a fresh s... read more
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33 Tried and True Tips for a Sparkling House

Houzzers from around the world share their tips for transforming housework into child’s play.
Posted by Brianna Corey on December 26, 2017 in  Cleaning
33 Tried and True Tips for a Sparkling House Houzzers from around the world share their tips for transforming housework into child’s play. SHARON LEE Houzz Contributor,  Pauline Warlet Household chores are a fact of life — no matter how we tackle them, there’s no getting around them. Sometimes we divide them up among family members and try to turn them into a game; at other times, we simply integrate them into our weekly routine. Either way, we’re eager to make them as easy a... read more
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7 Things to Do Before Moving into Your New Home

The keys are yours, now what?
Posted by Brianna Corey on December 23, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Cleaning  First Time Home Buyers
7 Things to Do Before Moving into Your New Home The keys are yours, now what? VICTORIA KEICHINGER Congratulations! You’re a new homeowner. While you may not be able to wait to move in, there are a few things you should consider tackling before hanging those family photos on the walls. 1. Change the locks – For peace of mind, it’s a good idea to change out the locks on your exterior doors to ensure that anyone the previous owners may have given a key to can no longer access the prop... read more
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The Best and Worst Flooring Materials for Family & Pets

Is it possible to have children, pets, and beautiful flooring? The answer is yes.
Posted by Brianna Corey on December 14, 2017 in  Cleaning  Home Decor  Kids
The Best and Worst Flooring Materials for Family & Pets Is it possible to have children, pets, and beautiful flooring? The answer is yes. SHARON LEE Guest by By Katy Caballeros Is it possible to have children, pets, and beautiful flooring? Yes—but you’ve got spills, muddy feet and the occasional pet “accident” working against you. You just want to find flooring material that meets your needs, like: Durability – The floors should be able to withstand untrimmed dog nails,... read more
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How to Prepare for an Excellent Open House

Make sure you're ready
Posted by Brianna Corey on November 02, 2017 in  Cleaning  Selling Your Home
How to Prepare for an Excellent Open House Do you want multiple offers on your property? Hosting an open house can be a great way to achieve this. But make sure you’re ready. GUSTAVO GONZALEZ Maximize your shot at success. Your property needs to be in the best possible light when you are hosting an open house. Follow these to-do lists to prepare your home for an excellent open house. Depersonalize the HouseHelp the buyers envision themselves living in the house. When you are hosting an open house, it&rsqu... read more
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