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Posted on 09/26/2021
3 Benefits of Keeping Plants in Your Bedroom
Photo by Daria Shevtsova from Pexels Keeping indoor plants is a hobby for some and a matter of decoration for others. However, all houseplant owners benefit from the many health advantages of having living greenery in the home. In particular, houseplants in your bedroom can have a positive effect on both the aesthetic and your overall health. Here...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
Smart Home Entertainment: 3 Devices to Start With
Building a home entertainment system isn't usually done overnight. It takes time to decide what speakers you want, whether you still need a DVD player in the digital age and how to configure your streaming device based on what you like to watch. We'll look at a few devices that will bring your entertainment system up to where...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Do You Need Cash-On-Hand to Be Successful in House-Flipping?
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels Having the cash-on-hand to buy a dilapidated house and renovate it into a profit-generating dream home takes much of the financial strain off a house flipper's shoulders. But what about that hard-working person who possesses the skills and expertise but lacks money? Does the mere fact someone doesn't have the cushion of...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
How to Decorate Your Bathroom With the Color Green
If your bathroom needs a refresh, consider going green—literally. While environmentally conscious materials and sustainable practices are excellent choices for your bathroom, so can the rejuvenating and calming choice of color. Bathrooms are more than a utilitarian space and should inspire a sense of comfort. Green might seem like an unexpected or intimidating choice in a world so...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
How to Pack Glasses & Cups When Moving to a New Home
Packing up your kitchen to prepare for a move requires careful organization. With so many shapes and sizes of items in your kitchen, it’s important to pack everything in the right way. Glassware and cups are a common pain point in packing a kitchen because of their fragility and irregular shape. However, there are some tricks and strategies...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
Comparing Decks and Patios
Photo by Im3rd Media on Unsplash Modern backyards are about more than having space to grow a garden or toss a ball with your kids. Today's yards are designed to be an oasis from the stress and rigors of every day life. They create outdoor living spaces that are ideal for personal use and for entertaining guests. So,...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
The 5 Best Houseplants With Dark Foliage
Houseplants come in a rainbow of colors beyond the expected green. Growers are discovering new colorful varieties of popular plants, including those with dark foliage. Dark-leafed plants make a bold statement in an indoor space and add a touch of drama to any plant collection. If you’re interested in finding the perfect dark foliage for your space, here...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
What Should You Do If You Suspect Identity Theft
Photo by Brian A Jackson via Shutterstock Identity theft is an issue that has become more common since the digital age has bristled and bloomed. Many people are victims of phishing scams – an online predator steals your identity by impersonating a respectable institution and takes your sensitive information, financial information being stolen from non-secured sites, hacking or...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
Thinking About Solar Panels? Here's What You Need to Know
Image by Jukka Niittymaa from Pixabay When it comes to renewable resources, there is nothing quite as powerful as the sun. Solar energy is the one resource that we have on our planet that will never run out, and people are discovering that there are many innovative ways to harness the sun's energy in order to power our...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Cabinet Greenhouses: The Indoor Plant Trend You Need to Try
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels For every low-maintenance houseplant there are multiple plants with strict climate and lighting needs. Many houseplant enthusiasts use portable humidifiers and grow lights in order to help their favorite plants grow indoors. One trend that is becoming more popular both in the plant and design world is creating mini-greenhouses out of display...
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Posted on 07/21/2021
5000 Durant Avenue, St Louis, MO 63115 is now new to the market!
Brick bungalow. Two bedroom, separate dining room with eat-in kitchen. Fully covered front porch and enclosed rear porch. Home is being sold AS-IS. Seller will not do any repairs or...
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Posted on 07/19/2021
Another Property Sold - 2625 South Kingshighway Blvd, St Louis, MO 63139
Comfortable family home for an active, growing family. Centrally located, park-side residence bordering Tower Grove Park, your "front yard" and playground. Within walking distance South Grand Avenue shopping and restaurants or for dinner "date nights" on The Hill. Easy access to I-40 and I-44 for a quick trip to sports venues and the Saint Louis Zoo, or points west. Library and Missouri Botanical Garden are...
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