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Lighting fundamentals: How style and function blend for ideal bathroom visibility

(BPT) - Bathroom remodels are one of the most popular home improvement projects and they provide impressive return on investment. While plenty of focus goes into selecting the perfect tile or ideal shower surround, there’s one critical area that too often is overlooked: the lighting.

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Monday 01/19/2015
Three upgrades sure to turn kitchen time into quality time
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - The average American spends an hour a day in the kitchen preparing food and cleaning up afterward, according to the American Time Use Survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Add in the time it takes to put groceries away, load and unload dishwashers, organize cabinets and pantries or just hang out, and you spend a whole lot of time in your kitchen.

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Wednesday 01/14/2015
Expert tips for choosing the right window for your kitchen remodel
Updated: January 21, 2015 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - What are the hottest updates for homes in 2015? The kitchen is one of the most popular rooms in the home to remodel, and for good reason. According to HGTV and Trulia, a kitchen update is one of the secrets to selling your home.

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Tuesday 01/13/2015
Common Sense Upgrades to Make Your Bathroom Safer
Updated: January 13, 2015 - 4:32 am

(StatePoint) From burns to slips to trips, bathrooms can be hazardous. In fact, hundreds of thousands of injuries occur in the bathroom annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Friday 01/09/2015
5 easy kitchen and bath upgrades that take only hours to complete
Updated: January 16, 2015 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - Do your kitchen and bathrooms look a bit drab? If you don’t have the time or budget for a full remodel, there are still many simple updates you can do to refresh these spaces and invigorate each with impressive style. From affordable faucet updates to pretty paints, each takes one day or less to complete, instantly providing a dramatic effect.

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Wednesday 01/07/2015
Add a touch of Tuscany to your dinner table
Updated: January 14, 2015 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - A recipe that is ideal for any occasion, from weeknight meals to Sunday suppers to get-togethers with friends, can be hard to come by. Tuscan Brined Pork Chops with Salsa Verde is a near-perfect answer for all of these occasions.

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Monday 12/22/2014
Help men reclaim space of their own: Bathroom sharing tips
Updated: December 30, 2014 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - Most couples acknowledge that women get the majority of space in the bathroom. In fact, men claim that just one-third of the bathroom is set aside for their things, according to the 2014 U.S. Dove Men+Care Hair Survey, and they often reach for items that belong to their partner, instead of products made for them.

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Friday 12/12/2014
Bathroom luxuries: 6 delights to take your bath from lax to luxe
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - The bathroom doesn’t have to be basic. Thanks to a wide array of new products on the market – and plenty of ways to customize – even the most outdated bathrooms can become an oasis of tranquility and a lavish retreat away from the stresses of everyday life. Here are six ideas for transforming your bathroom into a luxurious spa-like space.

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Tackle tough DIY tasks like a pro
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - Have you been putting off some seemingly hard-to-handle home improvement projects? If so, there’s still time to tackle do-it-yourself tasks like a pro – from painting high ceilings and stairwells to repairing garage and basement floors. With the right tips and tools, you can accomplish these home improvements in a snap.

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