Discount Furniture

Discount Furniture

Does your furniture have holes in it big enough for the family ferret to peek his head through? Read more >>

Decorating Ideas

Decorating Ideas

Looking for ideas for projects to do at home with the kids? Stuck for cute ways to decorate your rooms? Read more >>

Small Changes

Small Changes

there are plenty of projects to do at home to spice up an interior, and they do not require hiring professional decorators. Read more >>

Modern Bedrooms

Modern Bedrooms

bedroom sets that create that cozy, homey ambiance people want, for an affordable price. Read more >>

Do It Yourself

Do It Yourself

with your time and your budget and your skill level, there is only so much that you can do Read more >>

 

5 Reasons You Should Donate to Charity

Red cross pickup

Americans are generous people. Every year, they donate a lot in the way of their time, their money and their stuff. One way to give back to your community and help people who need it is to donate clothes to Red Cross centers in your area. The American Red Cross is one of the best known charities in the country. In 2014, ordinary people gave about $687 million. It can be easy to see the good people do when they make used clothing donations or donate clothes to any charity but there are some ways these acts of giving help the person on the giving end of the equation.

  1. Making donations to charity makes people feel great. When you donate clothes to Red Cross centers, you get back a nice, warm and fuzzy feeling. Part of that is the feeling of empowerment that helping other people gives you. In so ma
Read more >>

Thinking Small: 5 Signs It’s Time To Downsize Your Home

townhomesThe average American moves 12 times in their lifetime. Often, these moves are in response to significant life events. The birth of a child, a marriage, and a parent moving in all might prompt you to purchase a bigger house. But sometimes, life leads you to purchase a smaller home. If you are currently experiencing any of the following life events, it might be time to look at townhomes, apartments, or other smaller dwellings.

  1. You don’t use all of the space in your home.
    Unused rooms are simply a waste of space and money. By downsizing, you can make every room in your home well-used and lived in. This can be a highly rewarding experience.
  2. The maintenance is too much.
    You might be at a point in your life where you just can’t handle home maintenance tasks any longer...
Read more >>

Valance, Swag, and Cornice: What’s The Difference?

valanceWindow treatments are a great way to customize your home with your own personal style without making too big of a change. The right kind of window treatments can even improve your living situation in more ways than one. For instance, did you know draperies can reduce the amount of heat loss in your room by up to 10% during the winter?

It’s true window treatments can give your home a little extra flair. But what exactly is the difference between treatments and what do they do for your windows individually?

Valances

A valance is a fabric that hangs over the top of the window itself to help hide the hardware of your other window treatments such as the curtain rods...

Read more >>

Facts On Metal Roofs

Metal roofs chilton

In the United States, there are many industries and companies that are underappreciated for the type of work that they do. These industries and professions include plumbers, technicians, electricians, construction site managers, and also roofing companies. Even though most people know very little about all of these different professions, they are all incredibly essential to the everyday lives of most Americans.

Metal roofers and residential roofing are incredibly important for basically everyone that lives in the United States. Everyone relies on their roof to protect them from objects in the sky such as rain, snow, and even things that can fall from trees. When trying to understand the foundation of a house or

Read more >>

Is This My Dream House? How To Know If You’ve Found The One

Thomes for saleaking tours of a seemingly endless list of homes can be the most exhausting part about buying a house — until you find that perfect match. When you walk into a home and you suddenly feel right at home, that is a great sign. But how else do you know that it’s time to stop home shopping? If you have one or several of the following thoughts, it might be time to make an offer.

  • It Doesn’t Have Your Deal Breakers: Most buyers have a list of home features that they are absolute deal breakers for them. For example, if a home has a metal roof, ductless air conditioning, or dogs next door, you might not be interested. If you walk through a home and nothing raises any red flags, this is a great place to start.
  • You Can Imagine Your Personal Touches: You want to be able to picture a home containing ...
Read more >>

Baby Shower Gifts New Parents will Actually want to Receive

Types of bedding

Are you looking for the perfect baby shower gift? Do you want to stay away from generic baby shower gifts like diapers and bottles? The new parents are likely to get a large quantity of these items, so they will appreciate the unique twist on the baby shower gift. These are some ideas that might help you step outside of the box and gift something entirely unique.

Baby photo frames and photo books

Many baby shower guests are focused on the practicality of having a new baby, such as diapers, towels, and bottles. While these items are important, they are not very personalized. The baby will use these items for a few months and eventually, they will be thrown out. If the parents are asked many years later what you purchased for the baby, it is unlikely that they will remember. If you want to

Read more >>

The Surprising Health Benefits Of Your Kids Playing Outside

It’s no question that physical activity helps to improve a child’s physical and mental health. Whether they’re outside playing tag, hide and seek, jumping rope, or swimming in their above ground pool, there’s a wide range of benefits of kids playing outdoors.

Children love to play, which makes it that much easier to encourage your kids to head outdoors and run around no matter the weather. However, in case your kids are just a little bit stubborn, here are some surprising benefits of playing outside:

  1. Stress relief
    Sitting in a classroom for eight hours a day can be stressful for kids of all ages. Playing outside in the yard or on a playnation swing set helps to reduce that stress, therefore improving their moods and reducing the risk of tantrums. According to a study by the University of...
Read more >>

5 Ways Being a Puppy Parent Prepares You For Kids

Chest pain stomach pain

Congratulations, you?re the proud new parent of an adorable puppy! The joy an animal can bring to your heart is endlessly rewarding, but it does not come without sacrifice. For example, until your puppy reaches 16 weeks old, you have to bring her in every three to four weeks so the veterinarians can give her vaccines. This will help keep her free of any major or minor illnesses and prevent them from spreading. Every day is a new challenge and in order to have a happy, healthy dog, you need to learn how to rise to the occasion. Each day that you spend with your furry friend not only forms a bond but also gives you confidence that you can be a good parent. Yes, raising a dog is a great way to practice for the eventual baby boy or girl in your life.

  1. Providing Food
    When you?r
Read more >>

Could a Small Shed Help You Keep Your Lawn and Garden Tools Organized?

Small sheds

This is the weekend when you need to finish up all of the outside tasks. Three weeks ago, you drained the sprinkler system, last night you mowed the lawn very short, and this weekend you plan to rearrange the two small sheds that you have on your property and store away all of the garden and lawn tools. The fact that the temperatures dipped to 22 degrees last night is an indicator that the cold temperatures will be here to stay and you want to make sure that you are ready.
Whether you are getting ready to prepare your small sheds for the winter or you are just in the planning stages for having custom sheds built for your property, there are many style available in a number of sizes and price ranges. From Amish storage s

Read more >>

3 Things Your Granite Countertop Manufacturer Wants You to Know

Countertop distributor

Since ancient times, granite has been a prized building material that radiates luxury. And because of its timeless beauty, granite remains a popular building material and is commonly used in modern flooring, kitchen countertops, bathroom countertops, and various types of vanities.

Granite countertop manufacturers are happy to meet customer demand, however many customers are unaware of what it actually means to have granite countertops in their home. Unlike laminate and tile countertops, granite countertops require a different kind of awareness and maintenance. Knowing how to properly maintain granite per the countertop manufacturers’ recommendation will help to preserve its luxurious look.

Here’s 3 things your granite countertop manufacturer wants you to know:

Staining

Read more >>