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Why Ceiling Fans Are a Great Addition to Your Home

If you were to ask interior designers whether ceiling fans have fallen out of fashion, you would likely get a variety of answers. Although some designers believe that they are out of date, the vast majority enthusiastically endorse adding them to your decor. The right fan is not only an attractive addition to a room, but offers some significant benefits that you won’t find elsewhere.

The Benefits of Ceiling Fans

Ceiling fans are ideal in rooms with high or vaulted ceilings, or in any space where you struggle to control the temperature. But while you may think of a fan as something strictly used for cooling in the summer, it can actually help heat rooms as well.

For starters, the electric motor powering the fan actually produces heat. Although that’s not likely to make a measurable difference to the thermostat in and of itself, what will make a difference is … Read more

Five Ways To Add Rustic Charm To Any Home

Perhaps your dream house is a rustic style or farmhouse home. But your reality is that your current living space is a condo, mid-century modern, or a split level. This home may not be your final destination, but you can add rustic design elements to any home to get you the ambiance you crave.

Done correctly, you can incorporate rustic design touches to your home and have it blend together quite nicely. The key is to know how to combine the two to create a unique rustic look.

Here are some tips for creating rustic charm in any home.

1. Update your light fixtures

Swapping out light fixtures is a change that can be made in every room. The key is to change your current ones, for those that evoke rustic charm. You might even want to put a modern spin on that rustic charm, too.

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Six Easy Tips for Faster Home Cleaning

You’re trying to clean up your home, but you don’t have a lot of time to spend. Maybe you’re having guests in a short while, or you’ve been putting cleaning off for so long, and you’ve decided to just get it done with.

Cleaning can be a time-consuming task, as most people know. Most attempts to perform a fast-clean often result in a shabby job that will have you wondering if you really helped the situation or not.

We’ve put together a list of easy tips you can apply to get your home ready in a couple of hours.

  • Get your tools in one place: First thing to do is get your instruments sorted out. Having your tools in one place means you won’t waste time looking for them when you’ve already started cleaning.
  • Clean the whole house: While this may seem counterintuitive, it’s always best to set out to
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How 3D Virtual Tours Can Help Sell Property

Technology has transformed many industries throughout the last decade or so. Perhaps none more than the real estate industry. The ability to host 3D virtual tours has completely changed the way real estate professionals can showcase and market properties. The fact is, more and more prospective buyers are looking online to find properties they may be interested in.

This is especially true when it comes to the new generation of prospective homeowners. By utilising all of the tools and technology that is available to your advantage, you should be able to enhance your ability to sell to this growing segment of the market. 45% of Gen Z and 41% of millennial buyers find a virtual tour or a recorded video to help decide on buying a home [1]. In this article, we will be going over some of the different ways 3D virtual tours can enhance your ability to sell … Read more

Here Are Four Unconventional Ways You Can Use Concrete to Add Style to Your Home

As a homeowner, you probably have a few structures made of concrete on your property, such as a driveway, patio, or a floor. Concrete is an excellent choice for these structures because it’s incredibly strong, durable, versatile, cost-effective, and readily available.

Perhaps because concrete is so widely adopted, it’s considered by many homeowners to be an uninspiring building material. However, thanks to technological advancements and some creativity, concrete can be just as attractive as more expensive construction materials such as wood, glass, stone, and brick.

1. Architectural Concrete Finishes

Architectural concrete gives homeowners the resilience of traditional concrete with the beauty of more luxurious materials. Here are some examples of such a finish:

  • Stamped Concrete: This architectural concrete system cleverly recreates the quintessential finish of lavish natural stone at a lower cost. Stamped concrete can be customized to suit a variety of styles in homes.
  • Limestone Finish: This popular
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