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Tips to Make Your Family Room Look Great While Keeping it Comfortable

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If there is one room that is the heart of the home, it is the family room. It is where your family gathers to play games, watch TV, and, above all, create memories. The design in your family room is very important since it is going to be the backdrop of all of these wonderful memories, plus, it will probably make it in a picture or two. The family room is all about your family, obviously, so choose furniture and accessory items that make you happy and comfortable. Just make sure to follow these easy tips to ensure that your space is also cohesive and aesthetically pleasing.

3 Ways to Change Your Ceiling and Upgrade Your Space

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You have the floors perfected and the walls finalized, but don’t relax quite yet because your room is still not complete. Ceilings are often overlooked, but ignoring yours will inhibit your room from reaching its full potential. This forgotten space can have a dramatic impact on the final look and feel of your room. The right ceiling treatment can make a room feel elegant, cozy, or dramatic. It will make your entire design scheme cohesive from top to bottom, because, contrary to popular belief, people will notice the large surface area over their heads. Here are some of the most common ceiling treatments that you may want to consider to increase the aesthetic appeal and value of your home.

Easy Tips for Clean Windows and Window Treatments

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Sparkling windows make a world of difference when it comes to your home's interior. After all, crystal clear windows let in that gorgeous natural light, filling your home with a cozy brightness. And when your windows are spotless, you want your window treatments to be just as spic and span. Here's how to do it like a pro.

Replacing Your Windows: How to Choose the Right Contractor and the Right Windows for Your Home

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New windows represent a significant investment -- and one that can pay off big in terms of energy savings and recouping value when it's time to sell your home. Plus, new windows simply look amazing and brighten your home's interior and exterior. Here's what you need to know about replacing your windows.

Safe and Easy Backyard Fire Pits

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A backyard fire pit is a feature you and your family can enjoy in almost any weather. Just imagine cool fall nights under the stars toasting marshmallows with the kids or enjoying a romantic moment with your special someone. As outdoor living becomes increasingly more popular, homeowners are looking for ways to make their outdoor spaces usable throughout the year. A fire pit provides warmth, light and ambiance to make outdoor gatherings fun even on chilly nights.

Essential Autumn Chores for Your Yard and Garden

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It’s time to harvest the last small offerings of the vegetable garden and trade your watering can for a rake: fall is almost here. But the change to cooler weather doesn’t mean your yard-work chores are done for the year; taking care of a few key tasks now will help your yard and garden survive the winter and be ready for rejuvenation in the spring.

Great Plants for Dazzling Fall Color

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You don’t have to travel to New England for a view of fiery fall color; with a little planning you can enjoy an autumnal display of botanical fireworks in your own front yard. To refresh your fall landscape start by clearing out spent summer annuals and trimming back leggy and faded perennials. Once your yard is well groomed you can make a clear plan about the size and quantity of plants needed to give your landscape a color infusion.

Custom Home Builder, KLM Builders, Showcases Sonoma Ranch Model at Thousand Oaks in Spring Grove, IL

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If you are looking for a stunning, custom home situated in the midst of 110 pristine wooded acres with gently rolling landscapes, then look no further. KLM Builders presents The Sonoma in Thousand Oaks, a new single-family ranch home that is ideal for home buyers searching for unsurpassed natural beauty at a price they can afford.

Making Your Home Ready for Fall

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With the falling leaves and cooler weather come holiday parties and family gatherings. That means that a lot of people are going to be seeing your home soon, and you can’t hide behind your nice deck or spacious backyard. Now is the perfect time to devote some of your attention to sprucing up your interior for the fall season. You want a home that screams cozy and inviting, and you can create that enviable ambiance by following these four simple tips.

How to Create a Sanctuary on Your Own Patio

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Your patio is your oasis: your getaway from the worries of your day and a place for you to truly relax. But if you don’t have it properly decorated, it could very well be stressing you out instead. Your outdoor living space is all about ambiance. From ground up, your patio decor should contribute to the calming, resort-like feel that you want and deserve.

Maintenance-Free Living at Sea Pines Makes More Time for Sun and Fun

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Imagine living in a gorgeous villa near the beach and waking up every morning to the serene setting with sun-kissed views and the smell of saltwater in the air. Sea Pines at Bon Secour’s Ranch Villas can make this dream a reality thanks to their prime location in Foley, Alabama, just five miles from the beautiful coast of Gulf Shores. When buyers choose Sea Pines at Bon Secour, they are not only choosing an exciting town offering breath-taking views and fantastic shopping locations, but also maintenance-free living and an inclusive community that is sure to exceed their every need.

Cornerstones at Oxmoor Valley: A Comfortable Place To Call Home

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Cornerstones at Oxmoor Valley was designed with the active homeowner in mind: luxury, single-level ranch homes with maintenance-free exteriors set amid the natural beauty of Alabama and located next door to downtown Birmingham. Whether you’re a busy career professional searching for a convenient lifestyle or an active adult looking to downsize, you can experience the superior quality and value that home buyers have come to expect from the Cornerstones at Oxmoor Valley.