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Monthly Archives: December 2015

    How to keep your home cozy all winter long

    By Barry Evans | December 31, 2015

    Right now, your home probably is brimming with the warmth and cheeriness of the holiday season. But once the tree and decorations are gone, how do you make that cozy feeling last through the winter months ahead? We asked home decorating experts for some easy, practical and budget-friendly tips to extend that welcoming ambience, especially... Read More

    Simple home decor, maximizing space tips

    By Barry Evans | December 30, 2015

    HOME is the most valuable asset the family can have. It provides a sense of security. It is also the domain where the family can express their creativity in making the home a nurturing place for every member of the family. Check out some decoration tips you may want to apply in your own home.... Read More

    Stay warm, stay frugal: Six money-saving tips to winterize your home

    By Barry Evans | December 28, 2015

    How can you keep costs down and still keep warm this winter? We rounded up six easy money and energy-saving tips for keeping in the heat without burning up all your extra cash. I’ll be the first to admit it: I’m a cold baby. At the first sight of snow, you’ll find me curled up on my couch... Read More

    Remaining Safe During the Holiday Season

    By Barry Evans | December 27, 2015

    Richland County, SC (WLTX) —  Many people continue to enjoy the holidays with friends and family, but law enforcement officials wants you to make sure you are safe. Master Deputy Gino Giusti of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department says you must be alert, especially during this time of year. “You know holidays are usually a pretty happy time... Read More

    Expert tips on renovating to add value to your home in 2016

    By Barry Evans | December 25, 2015

    The most valuable aspects of a home Renovating for a profit looks easy enough on television but in real life, it’s a science that takes research and practice to perfect. Buyers agent Patrick Bright of EPS Property Search says renovators looking to make a profit should aim to achieve an average of $2 return on every dollar spent... Read More

    Home Decorating Tips For 2016: 11 Modern Functional, Versatile Furniture Designs For Homes Next Year

    By Barry Evans | December 24, 2015

    A lot of people have been wondering how they could decorate their own home for the coming year. Experts advised to focus more on functionality, versatility and innovation in structures and materials for home décor next year. Lushome mentioned 11 tips on what kind of furniture people should have for their homes, which they should read before... Read More

    Rosie on the House: How best to repair splitting vigas

    By Barry Evans | December 23, 2015

    Homeowners email and text us at “Rosie on the House” with hundreds of questions each year. Here are some recent ones plus answers to the questions: Q: My Southwestern-style home has wooden vigas and posts on its exterior. But I’m having a problem because they are drying out and splitting, and the paint is peeling... Read More

    Home Help: 4 DIY tips to refresh your home for the holidays

    By Barry Evans | December 22, 2015

    TIP OF THE WEEK With the holidays right around the corner, people across the country are getting ready to host parties, dinners and more. Could your home’s interior use a refresh before the guests arrive, but you haven’t settled on the right idea? The key is to select one or two-day projects that will make... Read More

    By Barry Evans | December 19, 2015

    (BPT) – It’s a chilling thought, but winter is coming fast. Snow, sleet, ice and brisk winds are all on their way. You can’t avoid winter’s pending arrival, but you can prepare for it. If you haven’t already, start your preparations today because once the first few flurries fall, it will be too late. To... Read More

    Books for the decor lover on your gift list

    By Barry Evans | December 19, 2015

    f home is where the heart is, give a gift that’s both from and for the heart. Autumn always sees the release of new books — just in time for holiday gift giving — and this fall was no exception, with several options for the decor lover on your list. Canadian author and Kinfolk magazine... Read More

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