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Simple Carpet Cleaning Hacks for Holiday Food Spills

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 20, 2015

Mmm ... cozy! An elegantly carpeted living room provides a warm atmosphere for entertaining your near and dear. Unfortunately, it also seems to provide the perfect target for spills...

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6 Important Upgrades to Make as Soon as You Buy a Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 09, 2015

If you've just bought a home, now is the perfect time to take care of upgrades. Personalize your new abode by making it more beautiful, safer, and more functional before you actually...

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Genius Gifts to Craft from Leftover Flooring Scraps

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 26, 2015

When you install a new floor -- whether hardwood, tile, carpet, engineered wood, or laminate -- you'll need to order about 10 to 15 percent extra to allow for cutting, breakage, and...


5 Home Improvements That May Make Your House Noisier

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 08, 2015

Home improvement is a passion among many North Americans these days ... with good reason. As the saying goes, your home is your castle, the place you go to relax and enjoy the company...

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DIY First Aid for Damaged Hardwood Floors

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 19, 2015

Hardwood is arguably the most esthetically appealing flooring material there is. In addition, it has plenty of other virtues -- it's natural, long lasting, hypoallergenic, wheelchair-friendly,...