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Living Space: 4 soft surfaces in your home you didn’t know you could sanitize but definitely should

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Ever feel like you’re forgetting something? Maybe it’s the keys you left inside the car just as the door locks click. Or your phone sitting at the grocery store, probably after trying to wrangle open those tricky produce bags. Chances are those little sinking feelings don’t often pertain to cleaning your rugs, curtains or throw pillows, ...Read more

Living Space: 7 essential leaf-raking tips to make your fall cleanup so much easier

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Trees and shrubs in all their brilliant fall finery are an amazing sight to behold. But those color-drenched leaves eventually make their way to the ground, where you may find them much less welcome.

Raking leaves is at the top of most fall garden to-do lists, and it can be a rather labor-intensive and time-consuming chore. But dealing with ...Read more

Living Space: 5 feng shui office ideas for a calmer, more productive workspace

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Many of us spend a good chunk of each day sitting at our desks, whether in a home office or a cubicle. The way your workspace is designed can have a huge impact on productivity, either helping you stay focused and motivated or providing distractions and interruptions. Applying the principles of feng shui to your office is one way to foster a ...Read more

Living Space: 6 gutter-cleaning mistakes that could lead to disaster

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Cleaning gutters is an essential home maintenance task that helps ward off damage to your foundation, leaks and other serious issues. Although clearing debris from your gutters seems straightforward, this chore can be dangerous if it’s not done properly, especially since you’ll likely be working on top of a ladder. It’s even riskier if ...Read more

Living Space: 6 things to clear out for a more organized, less cluttered bathroom

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We can all recognize a beautiful bathroom, but it can be difficult to tell what actually makes the space appealing. Some folks choose to incorporate bold, bright colors into their bathrooms, with a textured mat or patterned shower curtains. With other bathrooms, neutral tones and pops of fresh greenery read as modern and elegant. Your bathroom ...Read more

Living Space: It’s time to tackle your laundry room decor

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Here’s the deal: Most of us spend quite a bit of time doing laundry. Whether it’s loading, folding, ironing or stain-fighting, it’s often an around-the-clock, seven-days-a-week process that leaves no rest for the weary. If you’re not one who actually enjoys the chore (which is probably the majority of us, right?), there’s hope for you ...Read more

Living Space: 8 cleaning mistakes that are making your home dirtier

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When it comes time to spiff up your home, it’s easy to run through your normal cleaning routine without thinking twice about it. Although it can feel like second nature, some common cleaning habits could actually do more harm than good. Plus, leaving behind bacteria, dust and grime only creates more work for you in the long run.

As you tackle...Read more

Living Space: How to decorate with primary colors for a bold, retro-inspired look

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By definition, primary colors are the most basic of hues. When mixed together, these elementary colors form every other shade on the color wheel, but no other colors can be blended to create red, yellow or blue. The primaries represent the most intense, purest forms of color, and this vibrant combination is beginning to establish itself as one ...Read more

Living Space: How to find a home repair service

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A home is the biggest purchase most of us will ever make. Protect your investment by taking care of repairs quickly and properly. When you have a routine maintenance problem that you don’t have the time or skills to tackle, a home-repair or handyman service can help. These services are generally less expensive and faster than general ...Read more

Living Space: Painted floors are having a moment

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Not just for pretty porches and coastal cottages, painted floors are taking over home interiors. Images of quaint, rustic country homes or sprawling Southern porches may come to mind when you think of painted floors, and for fans of classic design, the trend is nothing new. But the latest looks prove painted floors are for every style and space,...Read more

6 things almost everyone has trouble decluttering

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Somewhere along the way, we all got the impression that decluttering our homes should be easy. If you don’t need something, you simply ... let it go — right? That is much easier said than done, especially when it comes to items that tug at your heartstrings like photographs and letters.

Still, chances are there are at least a few things ...Read more

Living Space: The 5 biggest mistakes DIYers make — and how to avoid them

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Do-it-yourself projects let you customize your space, provide a savvy way to save money on home upgrades, and elicit a swell of pride when the final product turns out just the way you envisioned. But even with the most meticulous step-by-step instructions, DIYs don’t always go to plan.

According to a recent survey conducted by the home ...Read more



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