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The Ultimate Guide to Making Any Rental More Energy Efficient Renters Solutions. Think that because you don't own, you have no control over your home's energy use?

The Ultimate Guide to Making Any Rental More Energy Efficient Renters Solutions

Not true! Here's our ultimate guide; full of links to quick, easy and yes, even inexpensive, ways to reduce your carbon footprint and lower your bills (your landlord will thank you!). Most of these changes are likely to pay for themselves in energy savings over the duration of your rental. Also, don't forget that once you move, you can either leave the improvements intact and sell them to the future tenants, or take them with you to your next home. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 9 Small Cleaning Resolutions That Will Make a Big Difference.

3 Common Causes of Pavement Failure and Their Solutions.

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DIY furniture, decore; repurpose. Use of space/ transform an area. Home Things Pinterest Ruined - Popular Pinterest Decor Tricks. How a Professional Organizer Helped Me. I always envisioned nesting as that final stage of pregnancy when the expectant mother camps out in the nursery, cleaning with OCD fervor and meticulously folding onesies across the surface of her swollen belly.

How a Professional Organizer Helped Me

This is not what happened to me. I opened my eyes one Saturday morning somewhere in the middle of my second trimester, and before I even lifted my head off the pillow, I startled my husband awake by declaring, "I hate this room. " It had begun. Making over the bedroom was the first in a series of nesting home improvements I had to make before I could get to the blissful newborn-clothing-folding step of making room for baby.

With its easy-to-close door, the bedroom had become a hideout for all our crap — clothing poured out of the closet and shirts and jeans without drawer space sat in homeless piles on the floor — but there was no way to shut the door on the fact that the room would not work once baby arrived. 99 low-cost organizing tips. Getting and staying organized isn't easy.

99 low-cost organizing tips

If you're struggling to conquer clutter once and for all, our simple 99 organizing tips should help get you started. We know, we know: getting organized can be easier vowed than done. Brit. Forget what your horoscope says about the next full moon.

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What does it say about the decor style of your living room? From calm and collected to vibrant and bold, every astrological sign has key characteristics that make up your style. Based on the elements and personality traits found throughout the zodiac, each sign gravitates toward certain color palettes, textures and spaces. Scroll on to find out what your sign says about you. Aries: The Trendsetter (March 21 — April 19) With a flair for the dramatic, Aries love making a statement. Read this: Make a pretty-in-pink statement with one of our favorite trends: flamingos. Taurus: Timeless Luxury (April 20 — May 20) Tradition with a twist is the name of the game when it comes to Taurus. Read this: Green is a classic color that will always bring a luxe vibe to any space. Gemini: A Welcoming Balance (May 21 — June 20)

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Easy Cleaning Tips to Save You Time. This Charming Little House Used to Be an 88-Square-Foot Laundry Room. Can you imagine living in your laundry room?

This Charming Little House Used to Be an 88-Square-Foot Laundry Room

If your answer is no, just wait until you see this 88-square-foot laundry room that was turned into a charming guest house. Cesar Rubio Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Designed by the talented architect and designer Christi Azevedo, the teeny-tiny home might make anyone who likes to stretch out their legs a little wary. That is, until you see the inside of this gorgeous renovated building, complete with reclaimed wood beams and walls covered in red brick. Azevedo came up with the idea when she encountered an old French laundry for sale in San Francisco. The downstairs area comes with a leather couch, a modern IKEA kitchen with plenty of storage space, and a coffee table. After looking at pictures of the interior, it really doesn't seem much smaller than a standard San Francisco apartment (which, if you didn't know, is tiny). Photos courtesy of César Rubio Photography.

[h/t TODAY.com] 20 Clever, Easy Tricks to Shave Years Off Your Home. Cha-Ching: 5 Domestic Skills That Will Save You Money. No matter how small your paycheck, you can always save money by doing things yourself that you would otherwise pay someone else to do.

Cha-Ching: 5 Domestic Skills That Will Save You Money

Below are five skills you should have in your domestic toolbox, ideally when you're just starting out on your own, but it's never too late to learn (and to save). 1. Cooking Cooking is probably the most effective money-saving domestic skill you can possibly have. My cooking skills have improved a lot since my 20s when I was first living on my own, but even then I was able to (and did) cook for myself.

Nowadays, the internet offers so much cooking inspiration and instruction—there's no excuse not to learn. 2. Seven beautiful ways to display books.

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28 Decorating Tricks To Brighten Up Your Rented Home.