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Install a Safe Shower for Universal Access

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 02, 2014

The idea of universal design is all about offering quick and easy access to every part of your home. It builds in the flexibility to accommodate users in any state of health or physical...


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Concrete Steps: Precast vs. Poured in Place

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 30, 2014

A new type of staircase has made its appearance on the home improvement scene lately -- precast concrete steps. These factory-molded stairs have a lot to offer in terms of ease of installation,...


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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....


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Mortgage Insurance: Your Questions Answered

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 17, 2014

Owning your own home used to require a substantial down payment … at least 20 percent. These days, you can obtain a home loan even if you have less than that amount in hand....


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Space-Saving Fixtures Scaled to Fit Small Bathrooms

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 16, 2014

What do rural tiny homes, new suburban houses, and old apartments smack dab in the center of the city have in common? Most were built with bathrooms that can politely be termed minuscule....