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Keeping Your Stuff and Yourself Safe When You Live in an Apartment

As a homeowner, your home security is totally up to you. You can install security systems, put up flood and motion detecting lights, set up video surveillance, anything you want! You can do as much or as little as feels comfortable. When you live in an apartment, though...not so much. Apartment dwellers, you can’t rip out their windows and install security glass. You can’t wire in alarms or change the lighting (much). You definitely can’t … [Continue Reading]

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How to hide your household eyesores [Infographic]

There will always be a couple of things you want to change in your home, no matter how much effort do you put into decorating every room. These annoying household eyesores will catch your eye every time you enter the room. You know they are useful but you still hate looking at them. You want to find a way to hide it from the plain sight whether it is bulky appliances, messy looking cables or even your Internet router. Is there anything more … [Continue Reading]

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How to hide your household eyesores [Infographic]

There will always be a couple of things you want to change in your home, no matter how much effort do you put into decorating every room. These annoying household eyesores will catch your eye every time you enter the room. You know they are useful but you still hate looking at them. You want to find a way to hide it from the plain sight whether it is bulky appliances, messy looking cables or even your Internet router. Is there anything more … [Continue Reading]

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Ideas for Extending Your Kitchen

Lately, there has been a rising demand for open-plan kitchen diners as more homeowners seek a change from formal dining rooms and separate cramped kitchens. This increasing preference for a combined kitchen and dining area is fueled by a need for a more laid-back family space. The kitchen diner is rapidly becoming the new heart of the home, allowing families to cook and eat together or entertain guests whenever they wish. Children can also use … [Continue Reading]

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12 Indoor Plants You Can’t Kill

Do you love plants, but can't seem to master the art of survival? Well, we are obviously talking about the survival of the plants, not yours. If the answer is 'yes', then read this. Keeping a plant alive for a long period of time can be a hard task, especially if you live in an apartment. Nevertheless, if you love a pop of green in your shack, one of these 12 highly resistant indoor plants can be your little miracle of 2014. 1. Sanserveria … [Continue Reading]

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12 Strangest Objects You Can Turn into Apartment Furniture

Some DIY projects are "obvious". You can obviously change the colour of that table you like so much, for instance. However, there are other DIY projects that are a bit more original and unexpected. Here are 12 examples. 1. Wine bottles Your used wine bottles can have a second life as part of an original chandelier. 2. British telephone box This one - turning a traditional British telephone box into a sofa - is not exactly easy to do … [Continue Reading]

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Ultimate bathroom cabinet organisation cheat sheet [Infographic]

It doesn’t matter how spacious your bathroom is, it is never big enough. We try to put too much stuff in it, which is why everything looks messy and crowded. How often do you want to get something in your bathroom cabinet only to open it and realize that it is an impossible mission? Even if you manage to find it among all the other things, you can’t get it without knocking everything down. Well, this will change today. If nothing else, you … [Continue Reading]

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of your First Apartment

Finding your very first apartment is a momentous occasion. It's a rite of passage that proves that you really are an adult now. You have your own space. You … [Continue Reading]

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KB Homes – How A Smart Home Will Change MealTime [Infographic]

Source: Kbhome.com KB Home put together a great infographic that will show you how a smart home will revolutionize your mealtimes. You will be surprised. Just imagine this: you had a tough day at work and … [Continue Reading]

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Hot off the Press – A Brief History of Heating

Monty Python’s hilarious and controversial 1979 film The Life of Brian contains any number of seminal scenes, being as it is one of the greatest comedy films ever made. Set in the Judea of the Roman Empire … [Continue Reading]

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Ways to make your apartment as cozy as a house

There are a variety of reasons why people choose to live in apartments instead of houses, and although each home has its own pros and cons there are many ways for the apartment dwellers to overcome some of the … [Continue Reading]

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