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Simplifying Life With Schlage Locks

My home renovation has been in progress for a few weeks, and when it was time for the selection of door hardware in the mudroom, it was time to research a lock that exceeded standards, but also one which could interact with my security system – and a keypad option to prevent extra keys from being given for access. After some research and speaking with both a locksmith and my security…
Traditional Pool

OUTDOOR LIVING TIPS

As we vacation and begin the dog days of summer, there are various safety precautions that people should take into account while participating in outdoor activities. You should be aware of child safety, pool safety, and cookout safety. CHILD SAFETY Bug bites, bee stings, sun burns, and allergies are very common during the summer time. In order to avoid these from affecting your child, here is a simple list of…
Kuna Inpost

RENOVATION DIARY #6

Many home security systems rely on phone lines for connection. However, what if your phone line is down while someone is breaking into your home? In order to ensure your safety, I suggest investing in the new z-wave- it has wireless connection, so no need to rely on your phone line. The top three companies I recommend are: FRONTPOINT- A wireless home security that can be set up in less…
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RENOVATION DIARY #2 – AVOIDING MOLD

Three weeks in and you wake up to standing water, waterlogged carpet and old linoleum tile. The silver lining: You wanted to renovate basement anyway. The negatives: There might be mold lurking… First thing: call the plumber to verify they will show up quickly. In the interim, turn on a fan to recirculate the air and order a dehumidifier through Amazon. Plumber arrives. Stay out of his way as the…
Featured Smart Appliances

Smart Appliances Or Appliance Smart

Home appliances are being produced and used with smarter technology. Most high-value appliances are now energy-efficient, offering the best technology use for sustainable homes and sustainable environments. Start off with your sink – undermount sinks are better than drop-in sinks because they are fixated under the countertop, rather than on top of the countertop. Drop-in sinks have an exposed area or space – between the countertop and the sink –…
Your Perfect Kitchen

Your Perfect Kitchen

Everything you need to design a home that is highly functional and healthy, from the cabinets to the air purifiers. Your kitchen will be used for many purposes, such as: socializing, eating, cooking, recreational activities, and relaxing. Therefore, you want your kitchen to be fresh, comfortable, and useful in all aspects. The last thing anyone wants is to come into a kitchen and smell that foul odor radiating from the…