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5 Things Every Wine Enthusiast Needs In Their Home

Is relaxing with a glass of wine sound like the ideal way to spend a night? As a wine enthusiast, you’re accustomed to a certain kind of lifestyle. The kind where you have tried almost every affordable bottle in the wine section of your grocery store. You should have everything you need in your home for the perfect wine night. Here are seven things every wine lover must have in their home.

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Southern Home Decorating Ideas

When you walk into a southern home, you’ll see a style that has developed over time. Antiques and family heirlooms stand comfortably next to modern and quirky additions. There’s an eclectic vibe, not a haphazard feel, but a natural evolution of decor. Perfection is not the goal of a southern home. The goal is welcoming hospitality with a touch of graceful sophistication. This doesn’t happen by accident. Although there’s an ease about southern style, a lot of work goes into having an elegant, approachable home. Here are simple ways to add southern charm to your decor.
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Why You Should Rent A Cabin For Vacation

Cabin rentals have been a trend in travel for years. It’s a nostalgic feeling going up to the mountains or the lake with the family over summer break and staying in a cabin. Staying in a cabin can feel rustic or luxurious depending on what you’re looking for. Here’s why you should rent a cabin for your next vacation.

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Family Friendly Places to Live Near Charleston

Charleston is an amazing and up-and-coming city in South Carolina. The sunny area is full of tech company growth, a booming economy, great schools and things to do every day. There are also smaller areas around Charleston that cater to families and are close to good school districts. Here are some of Charleston’s small area communities to look into relocating to.

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Buying a Vacation Home in Seaside, Oregon

Whether you are looking for a second home to spend holidays and time away, or simply looking to diversify your investments, purchasing a vacation home can provide considerable benefits. Seaside has a rich history of being a northwest destination for travelers wanting to take in the scenic beauty of the Oregon coast. With multiple local amenities and a stable housing market, there has never been a better time to invest in a Seaside vacation home. Rogers Inn Vacation Rentals offers vacation homes right on the beach in Seaside. Just a 79-mile drive from Portland, Seaside’s location established it as a resort town early on in its history. Located on the rugged coastline of the Pacific Ocean, Seaside and its surrounding areas offer 11 miles of sandy shores. Mild temperatures make Seaside’s climate ideal for many.
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Tips for Carpet Cleaning

Shoes and carpet stain There are all kinds of ways a carpet can get hit with a stain and none of them are fun to clean up. What’s worse is that if any of these stains are left unattended for more than a few minutes, permanent damage can be done to your rug. So let’s start with some of the most common spills that occur on carpets across the nation. If you have pets, then chances are you’ve encountered some unwanted gifts from Fido and company in your home. In addition to hair, dander, and dirt, they also leave their unwanted business. You can scrub most of the remnants away, but there will be lingering smells and scars. Avoid using ammonia based products to clean dog urine. Simply create a solution of 1/2 white vinegar and ½ warm water. Spray this solution liberally onto the spot. Allow it to soak for several minutes and then proceed with the blot technique until stain is gone and spot is almost completely dry. Several attempts might need to be made in order to neutralize the smell.

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Diagnosing A Steering Rack Leak

Ever drive a car without power steering? It’s no treat. If you haven’t driven an older car without power steering there’s no reason to go out and seek that punishment. Appreciate your power steering, it makes your life immeasurably easier. Unfortunately, making your turn of the steering wheel as easy as it now is requires a bit of innovation that also opens you up to potential troubles, namely steering rack leaks. Continue reading “Diagnosing A Steering Rack Leak” »

The Growth Of Modular Construction

Too often when people consider a new construction project they imagine the process in too narrow a scope. Classic construction is a matter of raw materials assembled in front of your eyes. These days, however, modular construction has become a legitimate option for both commercial and residential projects. Continue reading “The Growth Of Modular Construction” »

5 Common Problems With Above Ground Pools

Above Ground PoolMaking the decision to put in a pool is fun and exciting. A pool can offer your family hours of enjoyment and fun. But above ground pools can come with some problems that you need to be careful to watch for.

The pool could be unlevel. You need to be very careful to make sure that your pool is going to sit level. This means taking extreme caution if you are installing the pool yourself or making sure that the company that you hire is qualified and knows what they are doing. Having an unlevel pool is not only an eyesore but places undue strain on the walls of the pool.

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Electric vs. Gas Lanterns: Which is Best for You?

Gas or Electric LanternsDuring ancient times, providing light in the darkness was a significant problem. After the invention of candles, lanterns soon became popular. The Greek poet Theopompus in ancient Greece first spoke of them. Now, thousands of years later, we have light in plentiful supply during the night hours, thanks to our technological innovations. Yet, there’s something intriguing, romantic and beautiful about the glow of a lantern or candle that humans are still drawn to. Today, lanterns can either be fueled by gas or powered by electricity. There are advantages and drawbacks to both. Let’s compare the two to see which one best suites your budget and your needs.

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