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Build Wood Decks/Porches/Ramps Good-Looking and Safe

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 26, 2015

Nothing beats the look of real wood. Natural woods add eye appeal to any part of your home, but are especially important in highly visible outdoor decks, porches, and ramps. Of course,...


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Nothing Says Welcome Like a New Wooden Door

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 12, 2015

A brand new wooden door gives that special feeling to your front entrance. It welcomes you and your family home after a long day at work or school, greets your visitors, and projects...


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What to Do About Common Cabinet Problems

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 16, 2014

Uh oh! There it goes again -- that cabinet door that always bangs annoyingly or the almost-impossible-to-open drawer from Hell. Even if you've gotten used to living with problem cabinets...


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Favorable Feng Shui Gifts to Enhance Your Friends' Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 01, 2014

If you're looking for presents for the holiday season, host/ess gifts, or housewarming offerings, why not look to feng shui? Green and affordable, feng shui-inspired gifts bring positive...


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Fabulous, Functional Cabinet and Drawer Design

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 27, 2014

Today's kitchens are more fabulous-looking and functional than ever. And well they should be, since they're the room where families spend a large number of their waking at-home hours....