Borax for Cleaning Walls

Borax for Cleaning Walls

Wall spots typically don’t require a powerful cleaner, and all-purpose detergent or even dish soap can often do the task. If you need a booster, it’s ideal to avoid acidic cleaners, like vinegar, or highly alkaline ones, like ammonia, or […]

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Organic Pest Control of Bean Beatles

Organic Pest Control of Bean Beatles

Bean beetles, also generally known as Mexican bean beetles (Epilachna varivestis), closely resemble ladybugs, with their shape as well as spots. Their bodies feature quantify and 16 black spots . Bean beetle larvae are orange or yellowish spiky-looking, fat grubs […]

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Look to the Sun for More Your Home's Lighting

Look to the Sun for More Your Home's Lighting

With the increasing costs of energy, the depletion of finite resources, and the projected long-term ramifications of emitting carbon to the atmosphere, with less energy for heating, cooling, ventilating and lighting a home is becoming vitally important. Passive daylighting — […]

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13 Versatile Furniture Pieces Which Grow With You

13 Versatile Furniture Pieces Which Grow With You

Whether you’ve just signed the lease in your first flat, or you’re focusing on replacing your faculty apartment furniture with higher-quality stuff, it helps to have a long-term strategy for furnishing your place. You might not always have a massive […]

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Steep Your Rental in Color — Without Painting the Walls

Steep Your Rental in Color — Without Painting the Walls

This ideabook is for colour fans who need to painting the walls alternatives. Even if your landlord has a strict no-painting coverage, or you realize you will be moving ahead long, you can still have a home that is vibrantly […]

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Microunits Are Coming to NYC. See the Winning Style

Microunits Are Coming to NYC. See the Winning Style

In July 2012 New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development launched an adAPT NYC Contest to develop a building with microunits to a Whole Lot in Manhattan’s Kips Bay neighborhood. The competition was spurred by the shifting demographics […]

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Here's a Bright Idea: Smart Bulbs for Better Lighting

Here's a Bright Idea: Smart Bulbs for Better Lighting

A normal lightbulb tends to come in 1 colour and one brightness level. But now new LED (light-emitting diode) lightbulbs promise to become any colour and any brightness at any moment you prefer. And best of all, they may be […]

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Sumptuous Sophistication for a Manhattan Loft

Sumptuous Sophistication for a Manhattan Loft

After the owner of the attic, in Manhattan’s Tribeca area, first referred to as architect David Howell, his intentions were to sand and refinish his present floors. From the time they were completed, they’d completely renovated the entire apartment, leaving […]

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Warmth Infuses a Greenwich Village Home

Warmth Infuses a Greenwich Village Home

Walking right into Dora Jonassen’s apartment was just like stepping into a time machine. The 800-square-foot area is nestled onto the top floor of a landmark 1910 building in New York’s Greenwich Village. Jonassen, an accomplished food stylist in Denmark, […]

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DIY: Creative Vintage Book Cover Frames

DIY: Creative Vintage Book Cover Frames

Lauren Donaldson desired to come up with a exceptional way to display a pair of vintage black-and-white photographs of her loved ones. Inspired by her love of books, she made unique frames from old books she discovered buried at a […]

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