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How to select the right carpeting for your home

Although many people may tout the benefits of hardwood flooring over carpeting, there are plenty of individuals who like to have the soft and luxurious feeling of carpeting underfoot. Selecting the right carpeting for a particular room and purpose can be a bit daunting because of the abundance of...

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Did you know: Windows

According to Remodeling magazine's 2011-2012 "Cost Vs. Value Report," replacement projects perform better in resale value than other types of remodeling projects. Siding-, window- and door-replacement projects all recoup between 69 and 78 percent of their initial costs. Replacement projects perha...

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Vinyl siding still a consumer favorite

Vinyl siding is trusted by homeowners looking to add aesthetic appeal to their home's exterior. Though vinyl siding may seem to be a cut-and-dry type of product, the vast array of vinyl siding colors and styles has created certain trends among consumers. Made chiefly from polyvinyl chlorid...

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Hints for homeowners: Add value to your home

When you want to add value to your home, a few easy remodeling tips can help you get the most out of the money you spend on renovations. • An Updated Kitchen—Great rooms are becoming more popular, so consider joining the dining room with the kitchen to get added living space in ...

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How to design a bedroom that unleashes your child's creativity

Many parents may be surprised to learn that, according to Harris research, children begin taking an interest in changing their rooms just after the age of 5, citing more space to hang out and play as the No. 1 wish for the space. The study also found that 71 percent of parents think the design of...