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Can You Design a Home With Only DC Appliances?

Despite the raging battle of currents back in the 1880s, both AC and DC powers are necessary for our daily lifestyles. Most homes today run on AC power, but thanks to the rise of renewable energy sources, especially solar power, DC generators and appliances are …

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How To Design a Living Room With Bay Windows

Bay windows are a classic design feature in homes across the world. However, designing a room with bay windows can be tricky if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Luckily, we’ve laid out a guide so you can easily design your living room with …

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How To Design a Room With a Corner Fireplace

A fireplace is usually the centerpiece of any well-designed room. However, what happens when the fireplace is tucked away in the corner? A corner fireplace can be a hugely beneficial design feature that, if you manage correctly, will result in a beautiful, fashionable finish.  Here’s …

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Does Every Ceiling Need To Be Textured?

The average ceiling inside US homes has a popcorn-like texture to it. And while plenty of residences feature smooth ceilings, textured alternatives continue to be far more commonplace. But what does this texturing add, and does a ceiling benefit from it? Not every ceiling needs …

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Should You Remove Storm Windows? How To Decide

Storm windows offer protection against bad weather and provide your home with an extra layer of insulation. If you live in Southern states, it’s best to keep storm windows on through hurricane season, but it’s not uncommon for people to leave them on all year …

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How To Make a Storm Door Open Wider

During the summer, all you want to do is open your entryway to let in extra light and probably watch your kids play outside while preventing any bugs from entering your home. And during bitter winter weather, it’s crucial to have an insulating barrier for …