What to Know About Getting Your Home’s Exterior Trim Painted (6 photos)

During the paint job. Once work gets started, your painters will scrape and sand the existing paint. This will expose the condition of your trim and potentially any additional rotted wood that wasn’t visible before, which could add to the cost of the job. Painters may repair window casings, corner boards or fascia boards themselves, […]
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Wash Dishes, Sweep Floors: Housework as a Meditation Opportunity (8 photos)

Chores as Mindfulness Meditation If you want to take advantage of the far-reaching benefits of mindfulness but haven’t found the time to start working it into your day, consider using a task you already perform as an informal meditation. You already have to get certain things done, so why not practice enjoying them for their […]
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Houzz Tour: Fun Open-Plan Style Remakes a Former London Warehouse (12 photos)

The kitchen is a clever mix of industrial and Shaker styles. “I wanted an industrial feel in order to respect the building’s past,” Skinner says. “The light switches are raw pewter, for example, and the pendant lights are originals, sourced from a reclaimed-lighting specialist. I didn’t want to go too industrial, though, as we wanted […]
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Couple Convert a Midcentury Dresser Into a Knockout Vanity (7 photos)

Photo by Sean Jorgensen Bathroom at a GlanceWho lives here: Ivana and Sean JorgensenLocation: Las VegasSize: About 60 square feet (5.6 square meters) Las Vegas homeowners Ivana and Sean Jorgensen hadn’t planned on remodeling their master bathroom for a few more years, but a crack in the bathroom’s original copper plumbing accelerated their timetable. The […]
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