Posts Tagged ‘Renovating’

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7 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Have In Your Apartment

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The uncomfortable reality of renting is that it is, as the term would imply, rented space as opposed to being owned. When it comes to apartment maintenance and upkeep, what’s expected of tenants can differ from one rental to the next. read more

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Making the Most of High Ceilings

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Almost every home comes with a set of design challenges. Sparse kitchen cabinets, tiny windows, creaky steps — unless you design it yourself, creativity is key to making it all work. While low ceilings are typically only a problem in basement or attic rooms, high ceilings are more prominent in converted warehouse/industrial spaces and houses […] read more

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Affordable and Creative Ways to Upgrade An Old Apartment Fireplace

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You’ve finally found the apartment of your dreams, and it has a fireplace! It doesn’t matter if it’s a working fireplace or an older one that’s been sealed off for years — fulfilled dreams are almost always immune to specifics. But then you move in and realize it doesn’t quite fit with your décor. In […] read more

5 Green Gifts for the DIY Home Renovator

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Getting gifts for a DIY home renovator that are eco-friendly is perfect for anyone who either loves the planet or saving money-or both. “Greening” one’s home can make a home more energy-efficient, leading to major savings when it comes to utility bills. 1 – Window Film A most basic of green supplies for the DIY […] read more