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How to Clean Your Roof Shingles

There are several reasons why roof shingles get dirty over time, but falling debris, algae, and moss are some of the most common. In this article we look at how to clean you roof shingles in each of these cases. Falling Debris Stormy weather can cause sticks,

Featured Brand Friday: T-Fal

BRAND BASICS Brand Name: T-Fal Brand Type: Small Appliances and Cookware Year Started: 1956 Website: www.t-falusa.com A BRIEF HISTORY In 1954, a French engineer named Marc Gregoire invented a process that allowed aluminum to bond to PTFE (polytetrafluorethylene), making way for the creation of the first non-stick frying pan. By the

Vintage Appliance Colors #ThrowbackThursday

Until the early 50's, the only finish offered for home appliances was a standard white. Nowadays, stainless steel appliances are enormously popular and can be found in most kitchens. But what colors have been all the rage in between those times? I was having a conversation with

Midweek Reads #25

Good morning! Halloween is nearly upon us, and I can feel my excitement growing. So naturally, some Halloween DIYs and other fall-themed posts got sprinkled into today's Midweek Reads. There are also some great home life articles for you, addressing both the practical and the sentimental. Happy

Our 13 Favorite Indoor and Outdoor Fireplaces

Anyone who experiences the changing seasons can understand the sentiment and value behind having a fireplace. They are beautiful and make a bold statement, no matter the style. Indoor fireplaces make it easier to decorate your home too! You can build an entire room around a fireplace

How to Build Your Own “Mom Cave”

You've already heard of the man cave - the place where husbands can go to watch sports or their favorite shows, have a snack and a cold drink, or play pool with their buddies. But really, why should this form of retreat be exclusive to men? Everyone

6 Advantages of Dormer Windows

Having a congested space to live is definitely not a good idea; after all, we have grown up from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Yet, if you have a jam-packed living space then of course you have to make maximum use out of it. There are

3 Benefits of Having Clean Furnace Filters

Not everything in life benefits you. Thankfully, your furnace filters can. By ensuring that they are changed regularly, your home can be improved in many ways. Plus, changing your furnace filter isn't hard - and you can do it yourself! Since there is always so much to

Featured Brand Friday: Lifestyle Solutions

BRAND BASICS Brand Name: Lifestyle Solutions Brand Type: Furniture Year Started: 1989 Website: www.lifestylesolutions.com A BRIEF HISTORY Lifestyle Solutions has been making contemporary furniture for 25 years. They are headquartered in the United States, but they offer their products around the world. They have seen significant growth since they were