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7 Awesome Home Office Addition Ideas

What is the easiest way to add space to your abode? One is to remodel your garage or your basement. Second, invest in office pods or work sheds, or upgrade the garden shed. If you are still working at home and find it distracting to see everyday home stuff, it's best to take your office out of the house. Here are some home office addition ideas you can consider for you and the family. Mini Work Pod If you have a garden, a work pod may be a good idea. Essentially, Mini Work Pods are quiet spaces for improved focus. In an office setting, it is a  smart type of an enclosed mini office booth for workers who often have difficulty finding the best private corner. At home, it can be ...

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Moving Concierge

Moving into a new location often comes with a load of lists involving thing to do. The internet does not always help people find all of the essential services they will need upon moving into a new home. Kandela Concierge provides personalized service that helps the relocation process go much smoother. Home owners can understand how Kandela works by by considering all of the necessary services and subscriptions that are needed for a new house. A company such as Kandela basically searches for TV, phone, internet, utility, water and other providers in the local area to where the clients will be moving. Personalized A personal moving concierge company finds the best rates for all of the ...

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Eco Friendly Outdoor Lighting Options For Your Garden

The UK became the first major world economy that took steps to completely end its contribution to global warming by 2050, thus, committing to a ‘net-zero’ target. In its efforts, in January 2021, the Ministry of Housing announced fresh eco-legislation. The law passed sets out plans for all new domestic buildings in the UK to be constructed following strict energy efficient standards. Hopefully, this would result in a plan for all new homes to be 'zero carbon ready’ by 2025. How can you as a homeowner contribute? There are many ways. The viessmann.co.uk points out that by 2050, the average net-zero  home could feature the following: 1. Altering the building makeup to have increased levels ...

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When DIY Goes Wrong: How to Survive A DIY Disaster

Everyone who has ever picked up a hammer will have had dreams of transforming their drab old home into a place of wonder, a utopian construct formed by your very own capable hands. Ah, DIY. Why would you ever want to call in a professional? That’s not a hypothetical question, and it has a very simple answer – because a DIY project can go very, very wrong, very, very quickly. It’s probably fair to say that 95% of the people who have undertaken more than one DIY project, or remaking your home will have encountered some kind of issue, whether minor (like a cosmetic crack in the wall) or major (like drilling straight through a water pipe). What defines a good DIY’er is not the fact that ...

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Create The Look of A Charming Cottage Garden in Your Yard

The efficiency of modern technology requires career driven professionals and business minded individuals to work at a faster pace in order to keep up with the trends. This should not be a problem for a motivated and dedicated worker until the body gives in to stress and results to breakdown. Everybody needs a break from the hustle once in a while and one way to get some peace and quiet is to spend some time in an idyllic place like a charming cottage garden or a nature resort of your choice. Cottage gardens or villas are some of the practical choices for quiet relaxation. These quaint venues exude an atmosphere of leisure where you can leave all your cares away and simply indulge in the ...

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Spicing Up Your Yard to Add Curb Appeal to Your Home: 4 Best Tips

You don't have to live in Florida or another area that enjoys tropical temperatures to liven up the outside of your home. Spicing up your yard can achieve both relaxing and beautiful results. The type of investment you put into your home's exterior could do more than add curb appeal to your home. It could increase the overall value of your property. If you're at a loss as to where to get new ideas for your yard and garden, start researching different types of outdoor furniture. A great way to get ideas on the type of outdoor furniture you can add to your yard's appeal is to take pictures of outdoor furniture you see while traveling. For example, if you travel to different regions of the ...

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Happy International Cat Day!

So it's International Cat day, but isn't cat day everyday? Like, don't we spoil our furbabies so much, we work our ass off to make them comfortable? :) That's a meme that cat moms and cat dads have shared a lot around. How to Spoil Your Furbaby on Cat Day Well, there isn't really  a lot more to do than give extra brushes, extra treats, probably an extra spoon of their favorite hooman food (ham, beef steak, fish). 16-hour Sleep Cats sleep at least 16-hours a day, but what would an extra hour or two be for cat day? Well, make sure to play a lot with your furbabies on cat day to exhaust them enough for them to sleep that long. Treats and Treats Brush and Scratch Items to Have for ...

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Beautifying The Balcony: 5 Charming Set of Additions

I grew up surrounded by plants and trees, most especially tropical fruit trees which I truly love. Talk about papaya, soursop, avocado, coconut and banana. There are pineapples, mangoes, starfruits and a lot more though I may have forgotten what they are exactly called. Now living in a city, in an apartment high above the ground, there's just no way that I'd be able to have any tree at all. The most I can plant to have some greenery around our simple abode are ornamental plants and to make things smell sweeter, herbs and some smaller vegetables. I've seen a lot of balcony photos on pinterest and pretty ones while out travelling and those have piqued my interest on how others are beautifying ...

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6 Things to Consider When Redesigning Your Home

You have some time on your hands. As I do. If you have decided that it is past time to redesign your home, there are a number of things that you will need to consider. Your ideas will depend on a host of many different factors. If you are planning to do the job yourself, there are many guides and tips that can help you. If you are planning to hire a design firm or contractor, there are other things that you will need to consider. Costs The cost of your redesign project will depend on the specific room that you are designing, the size of the space you are working with, and your specific goals for your project. The time required will also depend on these factors. You cannot expect to ...

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3 Points on Home Designing with Minimal Furniture

Have you considered a minimalist home design? Does home designing with minimal furniture really make a difference? It may be different when you have a big house, but designing the interior of a small apartment, loft, or condominium unit usually poses a challenge to most people. Figuring out how to put everything you need inside the room can be a test of patience and spatial reasoning skills. There are simple ways you can do to update the look of your home. You’ll also need to get your creative juices going in choosing furnishings and décor that do not clash or make the room look cluttered. One can deal with their design dilemma with less fuss – and stress – by sticking to minimalist designs ...

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