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Put Your Mind At Ease About Granite Counter Maintenance

10 December 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Granite countertops are a popular option for many homeowners, but some people are hesitant to put them into their kitchens for fear that stone is high maintenance. Fortunately, may of these concerns are unfounded. The following can help put your mind at ease when it comes to the beauty of granite:  Q: Does granite stain? A: Granite is resistant to most stains, but it isn't immune. This is because stone is naturally porous. Read More …

Frequently Asked Questions About Kashmir White Granite Countertops

1 November 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Kashmir white granite countertops are increasing in popularity among homeowners. This is because this color of granite looks like marble, but is cheaper and requires less maintenance than marble. If you are considering this type of countertop, you may have some questions that you want answered before you make a final decision. Here are a few of the frequently asked questions about kashmir white granite countertops and the answer. ' Read More …

4 Reasons To Choose Antique-Style Light Fixtures Vs. Antique Light Fixtures

25 September 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you are in the process of remodeling an older home, or if you would just like to add a touch of vintage style to your home, you might be thinking about purchasing antique light fixtures. However, you might find that buying new light fixtures in an antique style is going to be a better option. These are a few reasons why. 1. Save Money For one thing, you should consider the cost of antique light fixtures. Read More …

More Than A Sack Of Potatoes: The 411 On Cleaning Your Burlap Window Treatments

24 May 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Articles

From country-inspired d├ęcor and vintage accessories to a rustic-themed home that is casual and comfortable, burlap is an excellent option to complement many decorating styles. Burlap is made from jute fibers, which are resistant to tearing and weathering, so it is a strong material to use around your home in a variety of ways. The light and airy construction of burlap also makes it a good fabric choice for your window treatments, since it allows a small amount of natural light to come into your home. Read More …

5 Times You Should Apply Sealant To Your Stone Veneers

27 April 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Articles

Whether you are completing a new stone veneer installation or are maintaining previously installed stone veneers, you may wonder whether sealant is necessary and how much you should apply to your veneers to keep them safe and looking new. While sealant can bring out the features of your stone veneers and protect them from damage, applying sealant is not mandatory in every situation. This is because quality stone veneers are colored all the way through and should chip and wear without much visual change. Read More …

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the things we use to clean our homes

We rely on the tools that we need to keep our homes clean to work as they should when we go to use them. Unfortunately, things like vacuum cleaners and rug scrubbers tend to break at the most inconvenient times. Do you know what to do if your vacuum cleaner's belt slips, the filter clogs or it just won't turn on? What do you do when your rug scrubber won't suck the water back out of the carpet that it just put down? My blog is all about the things we use to keep our homes clean. You will learn what to do when they won't work and how to make them work to the best of their abilities.

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