4 Factors That Affect Your New Windows’ Energy Efficiency

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New windows not only update the look of your home to make it more stylish and appealing, but they also increase your home’s energy efficiency. Modern windows are much better in maintaining indoor air temperatures at a comfortable level than windows even just a couple decades past were. However, there are a few things that…

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Are They Bugging You? 5 Ways Pests Are Sneaking Into Your Home

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Unless you’re an entomologist, you probably want to keep bugs where they belong: outside your home. Unfortunately, pests are crafty, so even when you think you’re one step ahead, somehow, they find a way to come inside. And while it’s not uncommon to encounter an ant here or there, the last thing you want is…

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What does it mean to design for aging in place?

Simply put, aging in place means choosing to stay in your home as you age and your abilities change, rather than moving into senior living housing. Many people choose to stay in their homes because they are close to their community, family and friends; they are comfortable in their home and have many memories there;…

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Questions Seniors Should Ask Themselves if Aging in Place

Questions Seniors Should Ask Themselves if Aging in Place

As we age, it’s normal to feel differences in abilities we’ve always taken for granted. We might ache a little more in the morning. We might have more trouble reading up close. Maybe we don’t hear so great, or maybe we even feel more unsteady. While these are all typical changes everyone feels with age,…

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Buying an Old Home? 5 Ways to Make it Your Own

Buying an Old Home? 5 Ways to Make it Your Own

People who enjoy history and retro decorating styles often buy older homes to renovate. This can be a fun and creative project that will take time and may cost some money, but the final result will be a beautiful home they can enjoy for years to come. Before considering the interior decorating aspect, it is…

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4 Necessary Remodels to Make Your Bathroom Wheelchair Accessible

4 Necessary Remodels to Make Your Bathroom Wheelchair Accessible

When planning to remodel your bathroom for wheelchair accessibility according to ADA guidelines, you will need to give some thought to planning. In addition to the specific fixtures to install to support a person who uses a wheelchair, you need to think about the general layout. Here are some considerations to keep in mind when…

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