Spring/Summer Home Improvement 2021

12 Stories • Available March 2021
Study For Safety

Study For Safety

Dear James: We are converting our family room into a bedroom and laundry room. I am pretty handy and want to do most of the wiring myself. Are there some common wiring errors I should look out fo

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Own Less; Live More

Own Less; Live More

What would you do if you had to use -- let alone actually enjoy -- everything you own? Truth be told, most of us will never live long enough to accomplish such an overwhelming requirement. Ins

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Culinary Multitasking

Culinary Multitasking

I love to cook. And I enjoy inviting guests for dinner parties or more casual meals. What I hate is the big, ugly mess that happens in the kitchen as I'm cooking and concentrating on getting ever

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The Art Of Design

The Art Of Design

Collections are an important component of decorating. They can give even the most bland decor a point of view. Actually, here is something most designers know: Collections show best in what most

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How To Downsize Your Closet To Maximize Your Happiness (and Space):

How To Downsize Your Closet To Maximize Your Happiness (and Space):

As humans, we accumulate quite a bit of clothing over our lifetimes. And sometimes, letting go of stuff can be difficult because, well, you never know when you might need that flannel shirt that'

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Revamp Your Outdoor Space

Revamp Your Outdoor Space

Finally, warmer temps are here, practically begging you to spend time outdoors. But before you fire up the grill, take some time to refresh and add a little punch to your outdoor space. Home

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Great Grills

Great Grills

If your first experience of "barbecue" was cooking over an open campfire as a Girl or Boy Scout, then buckle up. Barbecue grills have grown up since then. If you're in the market for a new grill

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Home Offices

Home Offices

It's no secret that working from home has surged during the pandemic. According to a recent Gallup poll of 2,730 U.S. adults, 33% of workers are always working remotely, and 25% sometimes work

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Lawn Aeration

Lawn Aeration

Q: I had a remodeling project going on in the back of my house just before the government put limits on people working. The project is done, but the tractors, wheelbarrows and other equipment did

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7 Feng Shui Shortcuts

7 Feng Shui Shortcuts

Have you ever noticed that sense of airy ease in your home just after spring cleaning or giving your space a good decluttering, dusting and vacuuming. That's feng shui at work, rewarding your ti

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Building A Better Toolbox

Building A Better Toolbox

In the movie "Gran Torino," Clint Eastwood's character said: "Take these three items, some WD-40, a vise grip and a roll of duct tape. Any man worth his salt can fix almost any problem with this

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Backyard Bird-watching

Backyard Bird-watching

While staying home for virtually the last year, most of us have grown tired of being in the same setting, surrounded by the same walls. But take a look out the window and you might be surprised

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Spring-summer Home Improvement Info 1

Spring-summer Home Improvement Info 1

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Spring-summer Home Improvement Info 2

Spring-summer Home Improvement Info 2

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Spring-summer Home Improvement Info 3

Spring-summer Home Improvement Info 3

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