Lifestyle

Find and maintain the right carpet for you
Home and Garden
March 16, 2016

Find and maintain the right carpet for you

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Homeowners should consider as many variables as possible, including foot traffic in a given room, before installing carpeting in their homes as many factors can influence the longevity of a given style or weave.

(MS) Carpets provide both practical…

Save money and stay cool as temperatures rise
Home and Garden
March 16, 2016

Save money and stay cool as temperatures rise

(MS) — Excessive energy bills can be a concern in spring and summer, just as much as they are in the winter. So how can you save money while keeping your home cool? The solution is simple: Top up your attic insulation.

A…

  • Clover Comeback: Today’s twist to a lush, green, easy, eco-smart lawn alternative
  • Clover Comeback: Today’s twist to a lush, green, easy, eco-smart lawn alternative
Home and Garden
March 16, 2016

Clover Comeback: Today’s twist to a lush, green, easy, eco-smart lawn alternative

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Clover is is a lush alternative to grass that is easier to grow, lasts longer and requires less work.

Who doesn’t love the look and feel of a lush, green lawn? Having your home surrounded by gorgeous green turf has…

How to clean and maintain stainless steel
Home and Garden
March 16, 2016

How to clean and maintain stainless steel

(MS) No matter the style of a homeowner’s kitchen, be it modern, traditional or farmhouse, stainless steel appliances can add a pop of shine and a touch of class. Proponents of stainless steel appliances note their easy maintenance, stylish look and durability. Plus, the…

Modifications make bathrooms safer
Home and Garden
March 16, 2016

Modifications make bathrooms safer

(MS) Few areas in a home can prove as perilous as bathrooms. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says every year around 235,000 people over the age of 15 visit emergency rooms in the U.S. because of injuries suffered in bathrooms, the majority resulting…

Home and Garden
March 16, 2016

Cost-cutting measures for your renovation project

(MS) Home renovation projects can help homeowners transform their homes into their own personal oases. But such transformations do not typically come cheap, costing homeowners tens of thousands of dollars depending on the scope of the project.

Each year, Remodeling magazine releases its…

Home and Garden
March 16, 2016

Embrace the wonders of wireless at home

Electronic devices enable us to access information, communicate and engage in entertainment. Consumer electronics also have transformed the typical household.

Data from the Consumer Electronics Association, CTIA and U.S. Census Bureau paint a picture of just how immersed in new technology society has become. Statistics…

Clever takes on the “something old, new, borrowed, blue” tradition
Bridal
January 27, 2016

Clever takes on the “something old, new, borrowed, blue” tradition

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Blue gloves and garter can fulfill the “something blue” in the popular good-luck wedding tradition: “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.”

(MS) Wedding day tokens of good luck come in many forms, but the“something old, something new, something…