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Enjoy Good Healthy Fun with No-VOC Paints

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 25, 2014

You've probably heard of the dangers of decorating your home with paint high in volatile organic compounds which off-gas toxins harmful to human health. But what about the supplies...


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Watch Out for Undetected Water Leaks

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 21, 2014

Sometimes it’s impossible to ignore the fact that you have a water leak in your home’s plumbing system. A torrent gushing from a burst pipe is an obvious sign. But other...


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FAQs About Mold Prevention and Cleanup

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 30, 2014

Whether it occurs in summer or in winter, mold in your home is not only unsightly, it is also dangerous to your family’s health. Read these FAQs to get the answers about how mold...


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What You Need to Know about Indoor Air Quality

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 25, 2014

Ever been plagued by a mysteriously persistent cough, sniffles or itchy eyes? You might have dismissed your symptoms as a passing cold or mild flu. But chances are you were actually...


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The Secrets to Naturally Cleaning Your Wood Floors

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 19, 2014

Wood floors, in particular hardwood, are all the rage in home décor these days. Their stunningly handsome appearance and hypo-allergenic nature make them a sought-after choice...


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Designing Your Bedroom for a Decent Night’s Sleep

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 18, 2014

Almost everyone knows how unpleasant the occasional sleepless night or early morning awakening is. Even worse, chronic wakefulness is a condition that may have far-reaching negative...


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4 Reasons to Choose Carpet

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 09, 2014

Wall-to-wall carpeting, once a home decor status symbol, has been overshadowed in recent years by the popularity of hardwood flooring. However, carpet can be a comfortable, affordable,...


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Furnishings for Frequent Movers

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 28, 2014

Some folks live in the same place all their lives, while others change residence every few months. If you fall into the latter category, you may move due to employment, education, finances...