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  • 5 Ways Architectural Designers Can Help With A Home Addition

    Many homeowners get attached to their houses and don't want to leave them even when the demands of their family call for more space. When that happens, they may decide to add on to their existing home. The first step is usually to reimagine your existing house as if you were building it brand new. The next step should be to call an architectural designer to help with the plan.
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  • Use Interior Design To Improve The Lighting Throughout Your House

    As a homeowner, you may have put a decent amount of time into furnishing and decorating your home. But, you may still feel like the way that your home looks could be improved upon. If you find that the lighting throughout your house is what you think is lacking the most, you should consider hiring an interior designer because they can help you make various improvements. Window Treatments One of the ways that you can make lighting better in your home is by working on the window treatments.
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  • Want To Decorate Your Home After Moving In? 3 Reasons To Rely On An Interior Designer

    After moving into a home that you've just purchased, you may be curious about what you can do to make it start feeling like your own right away. Furnishing and decorating the space alone can be overwhelming due to the near limitless number of options for the interior design styles. In order for the entire home to feel furnished and well-designed, it's a smart idea to look for a professional interior designer that you can hire to help out with making your home comfortable for you.
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  • How You Can Select The Perfect Shutters For Your Home's Interior

    Window shutters are one of the best window treatments you can purchase for your home's interior. They come in so many different styles and can effectively block out natural sunlight. If you're in the market for some, you can make the perfect selection by taking these actions.  Measure Your Windows  Window shutters come in a lot of different sizes today. So that the set you select fit perfectly without any major issues, you need to gather the dimensions of the windows that they're going on.
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  • Give Your Walk-In Closet New Life With A Boutique Closet Upgrade

    Whether you're adding a spacious walk-in closet during a remodel project or just giving yours a makeover, designing a boutique closet space is a sure way to make your day more enjoyable. But, what is a boutique closet, and how can you create one? Here's a quick guide to this popular trend: What is It?  As its name suggests, a boutique closet is a large and open floor closet design that mimics and reflects the dressing rooms of luxury boutiques.
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  • Reasons To Choose Carpeting For Your Elderly Relatives' Homes

    Do you have elderly parents or grandparents? Do they live on their own and you're worried about their welfare? If you're like most children or grandchildren, you're concerned about how your parents or grandparents can maintain their independent lifestyle. Surprisingly, one thing that can help in this area is having carpeting installed in their home. Here are some reasons why this can be a good idea: Better traction: If your elderly relatives use a cane or a walker to get around, tile or wood flooring may no longer be safe for them to use.
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  • How To Update An Old Staircase Railing

    If your staircase railings are looking a little old and outdated, you can update it to look a little more modern and change the look of your home. You don't have to tear out your old railing, or cut out the old post (unless you really want to), you can give your railings and post new life with just a coating of paint. See below for instructions on how to easily paint your railings, post, and even the spindles, without needing to sand or prime them first.
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  • All The Bells And Whistles -- Interior Design For Your Cape Cod Home

    Whether or not you live in New England, your new Cape Cod-style home will be a delightful addition to your life. From charming dormers and shutters to clean symmetry and simple landscaping, Cape Cod homes stand out among the crowd. But having a historical-style home is not just about the right exterior look; it's also about how you complement that architecture with your interior design choices. So, how do you continue the Cape Cod design beyond the front door?
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  • Tips For Pre-Planning Your New Kitchen Cabinet Lay-Out

    Before you start installing your kitchen's new cabinets, planning ahead for doing so can help you avoid time-consuming and costly mistakes. Planning ahead will also help you see the little issues you may need to work around before starting the installation. The last thing you want is having to take down the cabinets you installed to fix a problem so you can successfully finish your installation. Follow these tips for successfully installing your new cabinets.
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