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  1. Fall Mantel Displays

    If you have a fireplace, decorating your fall mantel is a wonderful way to show off this season's bounty. You can use pumpkins, ornamental gourds, dried flowers, fruit, leaves, leaf prints and other seasonal beauties.

    When temperatures drop, a fireplace is where the whole family can gather and spend quality time together. How you decorate the mantle depends on what style you are going for and what seasonal touches you want to add to your home's décor.

    "Fall" into the spirit with these inspirational mantels:


    Opposites Attract:

    Rhoda Vickers of Southern Hospitality blog uses jewel tones and touches of red, opposite but complementary colors that
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  2. Installation Guide for Your New Blinds

    Installation Guide for Your New Horizontal Blinds



    For those looking to revamp their house on a budget, self-installation of new horizontal blinds is not only possible; it’s also simple. Before beginning your DIY project, make sure you have a stepladder, tape measure, pencil, screws, screwdriver or drill, and a level on hand. Then, follow these simple steps:

    Before Purchase:

    1. Decide whether you want to mount your new blinds on the inside or outside of the window frame. It’s a matter of personal preference; would you rather the blinds just cover the glass (inside), or extend to the outer edges of the window frame (outside)?
    2. Carefully measure your window/ window frame, depending on your answer to #1. For an outside mount, you should measure to the outside edges of the molding. For both mounts, you’ll
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  3. Fall Maintenance Checklist




    Fall is here! Get ready for winter's worst and avoid expensive repairs by taking care of your home with this essential fall maintenance checklist:

    • Clean your gutters.
    • Inspect your roof.
    • Seal gaps and cracks around doors and windows.
    • Drain and turn off outdoor water.
    • Store yard equipment and outdoor furniture.
    • Repair damaged sidewalks, driveways, and steps.
    • Get your furnace serviced.
    • Look up chimney for blockages, check damper is working.
    • Clean dehumidifiers.
    • Perform a home safety check.

     

    Gutters: Inspect and clean gutters and downspouts. It is very important to keep your gutters clean. Your roof's drainage system annually diverts thousands of gallons of water from your house's exterior and foundation walls. Neglected gutter

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  4. Rest Well With Blackout Shades

    Rest Well With Blackout Shades

    Outside noise, stress from the day, temperature of the room and even what we ate before bed can all play a part in how well we sleep at night. The amount of light that comes in from outside can also stop us from getting the best sleep possible, whether it’s from a streetlight or the sun coming up a little earlier than you need to be awake. Blackout shades are a great way to block out unwanted light and noise, and they’re also a conservative way to reduce energy costs.

    Blackout Ivory Roller Shades

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  5. How to Best Clean Your Faux Wood Blinds

    How to Best Clean Your Faux Wood Blinds 

    Clean Faux Wood BlindsWe all try to keep our spaces neat and clean, but it’s no secret some areas of our homes are often neglected when we break out the sponges and mops. Baseboards and ceiling fans often fall victim—along with those pesky cobwebs in high ceiling corners—but few of these places are more frustrating and difficult to clean than the blinds.

    They may look great, but trying to really clean those nice faux wood blinds properly can be a big headache. Luckily, with the help of a few products and tips you can be on your way

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  6. Brackets for Premium Bamboo

    Payless Décor’s Premium Bamboo shades come with a universal “L” shaped metal bracket for installation.  There are several sets of holes on the bracket that will allow you to back, top, or side mount the shades depending upon how it is turned.  There is a portion that is threaded that comes down like a screw with a wingnut and washer attached.   



    The Premium Bamboo shades will be routed at the top.  You will need to unscrew the wingnut and remove the washer from the bracket.  Then, you just slip the shade over the screw portion of the bracket.  Next, just replace the washer and wingnut

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  7. Add Japanese flair to your living space

    To bring a unique style to your home, you can choose decor from various cultures that will bring about a unique and exotic feel. Infusing your living space with Japanese-style decorations can add a soothing and welcoming touch - here are a few tips to doing so.

    Mini zen garden

    The Japanese zen garden has been a long standing tradition in the East that has been co-opted by horticulture enthusiasts. While many outdoor Japanese gardens incorporate water and bonsai trees, a large part of their composition includes sand and rocks. You can have your own tabletop zen garden by getting some smooth sand (from your next beach trip) and putting it in a decorative dish, with a mini rake as a great finishing touch.

    Wind chimes

    Metal wind chimes will bring soothing sounds to your home, complemented by a cool a

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  8. Solar Shades that Beat the Heat: A Customer Story

    Have you ever been in a restaurant where the sun hits you right in the eyes? You are squinting to see what’s on the menu while your stomach rumbles with hunger. Today's Customer Story shows you how one business is beating the heat.

    For restaurants and business owners, solar screen roller shades are the perfect solution to prevent glare and block UV rays. By blocking the sun's glare, solar shades help reduce the sweltering heat and prevent the need for high levels of air conditioning.

    Chris Fitzgerald, Co-owner of Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint -Edgew
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  9. American interior design trends worth noting in 2014

    If you're always looking for the latest window treatment furnishings and wall decor, there are plenty of trends to take advantage of as you create a fresh look in your living spaces. Each year, many new styles emerge and take the American interior design world by storm. Whether you give your rooms a different look every season or you do so infrequently, there are several trends worth noting this year as you begin your adventures in decorating. Here are some of the most popular thus far being seen in homes across the country.

    Bold colors
    Gone are the days where window shades, wallpaper and furniture were meant to be subtle in neutral hues. House Beautiful magazine states that bold colors are trending in American design, and this

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  10. Adding splashes of color to a living space

    There's nothing quite as boring as a room with little color. Even if you want your living space to encompass neutrals with its window treatments and furnishings, a splash of color can do wonders for a room. If you aren't interested in embracing a handful of hues from the rainbow, it's possible to add a hint of color to a space without creating an overwhelming look.

    "Color is the most powerful design element," Interior Design Professional Sabrina Soto told SheKnows.com. "Colors add character to your designs. With character comes perception and emotion. Colors set the mood, tone and feel of any space."

    Colors in accessories
    One of the easiest way to begin incorporating color into your living space is by using it in the accessories throughout your room. This means bringing in

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