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4 Most Common Misconceptions about Bed Bugs You Need to Know

If there is one thing people are talking about when it comes to pests, it is bed bugs. This issue is affecting millions of people in the United States. In fact, one out of every five people has had some experience with bed bugs, either in their own home or in a hotel. Here are a few misconceptions about these creepy crawlers you should know before inspecting your own home.

5 Tips For Decorating Your Child's Bedroom

Decorating: it's simultaneously fun and challenging. You want to decorate your child's bedroom in a way that's beautiful and stylish, yet also functional. Decorating children's bedrooms carries with it unique concerns; everything must be safe and also durable in order to stand up to a child's naturally curious and rambunctious nature. Here are four pointers to make your decorating endeavor easier: 1. Change color schemes. ​Adding a fresh coat of paint to the walls is one of the quickest and easiest ways to change the whole look of a bedroom.

Feng Shui In 2015: Why You Must Be Very Sheepish When Choosing Window Treatments This Year

Feng shui is the Chinese art of room arrangement that has been practiced for over 1700 years. Furniture placement, wall colors and other design elements are thoughtfully chosen to create a sense of harmony, productivity and inspiration in the home or office. According to Chinese astrologers, 2015 is the year of the Wood Sheep. If you're planning on buying new window treatments this year, get your feng shui on by selecting drapes and window coverings that work well with the characteristics of the gentle lamb.

Decorating Your Home For Less: What You Should Know

When you move into a new home, you can take the opportunity to revamp and refresh your home decorating style. A new home can represent a new expression of your style. However, because you have just moved in, you are working with a limited, if not nearly non-existent, budget. While this may seem discouraging, there are plenty of ways that you can decorate your new home within a small budget. It just takes a little creativity and some shopping prowess.

Is It Too Late To Plant My Flower Bulbs?

If your plans for 2015 include selling your current home, there are several things that you can do to make it as appealing as possible to prospective buyers. Sprucing the carpets and removing any excess clutter are obvious ideas. However, it is also a good idea to plant a barren yard with high quality flower bulbs, and you can often do so when there is still a chill on the ground.

2 Creative Uses For Broken Mirror Glass In Your Home

Broken mirrors are one of the most common reasons homeowners will visit a glass repair shop for replacement glass pieces. Whether it is in the form of a broken dresser mirror or vanity piece, it seems that mirrors are a commonly damaged glass component in the home. They say every time you break a mirror you are destined for seven years of bad luck, but just because this kind of broken glass is considered a bad omen it does not mean that you cannot turn mirror shards into something good.