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Renovating your home? Don’t forget the heating and cooling system

September 20, 2021

BPT As the pandemic continues to keep many Americans in their houses, home improvement projects are on the rise. With long durations of time spent at home, more homeowners value a comfortable and functional living space. Today, renovation and repair are preferred by 61% of people over relocation. One key aspect of creating a comfortable,…

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Redefine modern design with purposeful nuance

September 2, 2021

BPT Modern design celebrates the elimination of unnecessary elements, keeping only the beautiful details that enhance a space. Purposeful, exquisite nuances from finishing and natural materials to functional details bring life to modern design. Designers can redefine a modern space with these principles in mind to create a stunning, yet timeless aesthetic that embodies luxury…

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Three emerging design trends for today’s lifestyles

August 27, 2021

BPT Events from the past year have all of us reconsidering what we want and need out of our homes. From work and play to wellness, our homes have become the epicenter of, well, everything — leading to an emergence of design trends focused on adapting to a new normal. The design experts at Wilsonart,…

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Five tips for creating an edible garden – anytime, anywhere

August 20, 2021

BPT People have become more health-conscious in the last year, seeking relaxing activities and projects that give them a sense of accomplishment. According to the National Gardening Association, 67% of Americans are growing or planning to grow their own fruits, herbs, and vegetables in 2021, and there are more than 18.3 million new gardeners trying…

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Tips for elevating your man cave into the ultimate retreat

August 12, 2021

BPT The desire to have a personal retreat within a home transcends generations, which is why man caves continue to be popular with guys of all ages and personality types, especially during the past year. While there’s something special about having a space to call your own, not all man caves are created equal. There…

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Planning your dream outdoor room? How to manage the budget

August 6, 2021

BPT As the pandemic continues, outdoor spaces have become true extensions of the home. From a calm place to escape to an area to work and focus, outdoor rooms are being designed and utilized more frequently than ever before. “Homeowners have shifted their focus from having spaces to entertain to making their homes more functional,”…

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Turn on ambiance, turn off mosquitos

July 23, 2021

BPT As people across America continue to spend more time at home, the backyard has become an extended outdoor living area and a happy place that provides a retreat from the busyness of everyday life. A place where you can relax, take a deep breath and enjoy special moments with family and friends. Moments like…

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How to protect your home from costly water damage

July 2, 2021

BPT  There’s nothing quite like owning a home. You feel the pride of achieving a financial goal and the comfort of having a sanctuary and space of your own in which to build a lifetime of memories. Occasionally, there’s also the element of surprise when things suddenly break — like appliances, the furnace or water…

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Five simple, sustainable backyard improvements

June 18, 2021

BPT One in three consumers say they have increased their efforts to incorporate environmentally friendly practices, and 70% prefer to purchase eco-friendly products, according to a recent Trusted Media Brands survey. Some of the easiest first steps toward a more sustainable lifestyle can be taken right in your own backyard. Create an outdoor oasis with…

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New to plant parenting? Here’s what you need to know

June 3, 2021

STATEPOINT Plant parenthood among millennials and Gen Z has been on the rise in recent years, and time spent at home throughout the pandemic has inspired even more people to start houseplant collections. In fact, over the past year, searches including “indoor plants,” “buy plants” and “plant delivery” spiked, as many set out to create…

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