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Posted on 01/29/2023
How to design rooms for the garden
As the line between indoor and outdoor spaces continues to...
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Posted on 01/22/2023
Enhance your outdoor space with these climber plants
Climber plants are the perfect addition to any outdoor...
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Posted on 01/15/2023
Pet-Friendly Alternatives to Sago Palm
Palms are an excellent way to bring the tropics home. With many varieties to choose from, it's important to know which will work best for your household and everyone in it. Unlike the highly toxic sago palm, there are plenty of palm plants perfectly safe for pets and humans. Here are some suggestions to inspire you: Parlor Palm...
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Posted on 01/08/2023
Architectural design: Modern houses in Japan
When asked to describe modern houses in Japan, many might...
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Posted on 01/01/2023
3 Sustainability tips for your home garden
If you’re interested in ways to live more sustainably, one of the best places to start is your home garden. There are plenty of sustainable gardening methods that are simple, inexpensive and benefit your garden while reducing your environmental impact. No matter what type or size of garden you have, there are ways you can make it more...
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Posted on 12/29/2022
Another Property Sold - 1364 Bouret Drive, San Jose, CA 95118
This charming remodeled 3 bed, 1.5 bath home located in a desired Cambrian neighborhood prides itself on its traditional floor plan. Light and bright throughout with an inviting living room with large window & cozy fireplace. Freshly painted Interior & Exterior - new laminate flooring throughout. Enjoy meals in the eat-in kitchen with new upgraded stainless steel appliances. The spacious yard offers outdoor entertaining. Excellent location with short distance to shopping including Costco, Whole Foods, restaurants, schools, park and easy commute routes. Christmas arrived early and you dont want to miss out on this...
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Posted on 12/25/2022
How renters insurance safeguards your belongings
Moving into a new rental can be exciting! However, you...
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Posted on 12/18/2022
Pros & Cons: Open Concept Homes
Open concept homes, also called open floor plans, have been a mainstay of home design for decades. There are many reasons this style of architecture is so popular, yet there are also some downsides. If you’re considering an open concept home, here are the major pros and cons to consider: Open Concept Pros Better Flow - With a...
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Posted on 12/11/2022
Virtual Party: How to Set Up for a Long-Distance Gathering
Hosting a virtual party doesn’t have to be complicated. As with in-person parties, you’ll still need to set a few basics, but they aren’t much different from throwing an in-person get-together. Here are 3 ways to make sure your next virtual bash goes off without a hitch. Find the Best Time All functions need a time, no matter...
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Posted on 12/08/2022
1364 Bouret Drive, San Jose, CA 95118 is now new to the market!
This charming remodeled 3 bed, 1.5 bath home located in a desired Cambrian neighborhood prides itself on its traditional floor plan. Light and bright throughout with an inviting living room with large window & cozy fireplace. Freshly painted Interior & Exterior - new laminate flooring throughout. Enjoy meals in the eat-in kitchen with new upgraded stainless steel appliances. The spacious yard offers outdoor entertaining. Excellent location with short distance to shopping including Costco, Whole Foods, restaurants, schools, park and easy commute routes. Christmas arrived early and you dont want to miss out on this...
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Posted on 12/04/2022
Tools at home: 4 Types of power saws you should know about
When it comes to cutting, saws are among the first tools...
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Posted on 11/27/2022
Growing Geraniums: Essential Care Tips
Geraniums are a staple among many gardeners for their ease of care and wide array of colors. A versatile plant, geraniums can grow in hanging baskets, containers and soil in a range of climates. If you're thinking of adding geraniums to your garden, here are some essential care tips to help: Location Geraniums can grow in almost all...
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