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Top 5 Pieces of Outdoor Art to Spruce Up Your Patio

Apr 27, 2012 by Outdoor Art Pros

Have you taken a good look at your patio and finally realized that you are really not putting this space to good use? Your deck or patio should essentially be an extension of your home, and with the right outdoor décor, it can be. Here at Outdoor Art Pros, we have all the right pieces that will make this space as inviting, comfortable and memorable as the rest of your home.

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Windows into Your Home

Jun 26, 2008 by Pella

How much thought do you put into your windows? Though they act to enlarge, lighten and even decorate a space, windows are an area that can be overlooked when considering a renovation. A total window rehabilitation is a clever means to improve the overall aesthetics of a house, and gain energy efficiency in the process as seen here in the two Albertan family homes that received an overhaul by Pella.

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Choosing Rotary Tools

Jul 19, 2010 by Lowe's

Rotary tools are extremely versatile handheld tools, well-suited to many do-it-yourself and professional applications. Since these tools are so versatile, choosing the right one for your project can be a little confusing. Use our guide to sort it all out.

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5 Trends in Bathroom Retreats

Apr 04, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Though overall renovation budgets may still be on the wane, master ensuites seem to be one place where compromise and economy are secondary to luxe finishes. Hotel inspiration is common, with features such as TVs integrated in mirrors , door-less showers, and ultra high-end finishes being coveted.

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West Coast Contemporary Opulence

Nov 14, 2008 by BDR Artisan Construction Inc.

It's hard to believe that this was once a 1950’s decaying & sinking Beach House. The award-winning incarnation – a revitalized contemporary waterfront residence with a secondary suite on Tsawwassen beach – is nothing short of opulent.

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5 Bathroom Design Trends for 2012

Mar 06, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), a non-profit trade association that has educated and led the kitchen and bath industry for more than 45 years, conducts an annual member survey to identify the latest trends in bathroom and kitchen design. Based on 350 responses throughout Canada and the United States, here are five (5) bathroom trends for 2012. Note that four (4) of the trends also cross over to Kitchen Design.

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Kitchen Remodel Transforms Quality of Life for Mobility Challenged Homeowner

Jan 31, 2012 by Kitchen Magic Custom Refacing & Cabinetry

Kitchen Magic was asked to create a functional kitchen for this wheelchair bound homeowner who lived alone and had struggled with inaccessible space for many years and was greatly limited when working in the kitchen.

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Revamped 80's Family Room

Jan 16, 2012 by Clements Interiors

Problem: An outdated 1980’s family room with an awkward rounded fireplace with ineffective storage using up an entire wall in the room, has two entrances which divide the room in half.

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Retro Refashioned

Dec 09, 2009 by Rocket Renovations

A 50’s sensibility is modernized with a clean-lined contemporary look – making a young couple’s dream kitchen wishes come true.

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Buying Guide for Kitchen Cabinets and Countertops

Jun 29, 2010 by Lowe's

Remodeling a kitchen is one of the biggest and most exciting projects a homeowner can undertake. The choices and decisions may seem endless, but the possibilities and the payoff are immense.

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Pump and Tank Buying Guide

Aug 13, 2010 by Lowe's

Pumps and pressure tanks aren’t usually the topic of everyday discussion, unless you happen to be a plumber. Most people don’t really even give them a second thought and that can make selecting one a little confusing. With all the different types and sizes available it can seem as though you need a degree in hydro engineering to make the right choice. Don’t be intimidated by all the choices and plumbing lingo, use our guide to help you make an informed decision.

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