Monthly Archives February 2018

Five Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Own Home

New construction south tampa

Are you one of those people dreaming of homes they’ve done themselves? New construction projects that produce houses just to the specification of the owner? If you’ve had it with looking at new homes and want to hire some home builders to design your dream house for you, you should know that it can be a wonderful and rewarding experience.
It can also be a nightmare. If you want your house to be built right, read on for five important mistakes to avoid.

  1. Don’t get overwhelmed by the details and lose the big picture. There are so many decisions to make that it can overwhelm you. Science suggests that we on

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Homeownership is Growing in the US – For Good Reasons

Florida homes for sale

Owning a home is one of the biggest steps that you can take for yourself and your family. Many people are choosing to move to Florida every single year, which gives the perfect mix in weather and the most sights to see and enjoy. If you are somebody who loves the beach scenery and all the fun sights to enjoy like golf courses, restaurants, and museums – Florida has everything you are looking for. But first you’ll need a real estate agent to work with you when you are looking into buying your first home.

Why You Should Consider Florida

Florida is one of the fastest growing states, with 1,000 new residents arriving in the state every single day, many of them coming all the way from New York! Many people who decide to purchase a home in Florida every year do so because they have retired

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What Color is Your Favorite Bean Bag Chair?

Bean bag chair

Everyone has a favorite beanbag chair they remember from their childhood. Was yours the green corduroy one? Or the plush pink? Or the white vinyl that dumped you on the floor unless you sat just right? The good news is that people don?t really ever outgrow beanbag chairs, and you can find one that?s right for you, no matter your age. There are even bean bag chairs for gamers, big bean bag chairs for adults, and chair-shaped bean bag chairs that allow a sitting position.

Bean bags are for everyone
Bean bag chairs have long been a favorite for kids? and dorm rooms. They?re lightweight and easy to move around, they come in bright colors, and they?re not expensive. If one does get really dirty, it can be replaced easily. Most people remember their favorite bean bag chairs from chi

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Why the Style of a Walking Cane Matters

Custom walking canes

Nearly 7 million Americans need an assistive device to improve mobility, such as a walking cane. There are many different types of canes, from plain durable canes to horse head canes, to quad canes. The correct one to choose differs from person to person based on their mobility issues, their lifestyle, and their personal style and comfort. Here are a few tips to choose the right one for you or someone you know.

While Needing a Cane Is a Medical Issue, Choosing One Is a Personal One.

Of adults 65 years and older, just over 10% use a cane. That number jumps to just under 40% for adults over the age of 85 using a mobility device of some type. Buying a cane is an u

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Furniture Where Value Comes In

Custom made dining room furniture

Furniture. It is a word that is rife with both excitement and stress. With furniture comes the couch. The recliners. The wooden table. The end table. There comes half a dozen different items that affect the quality and feeling of a home. It is a big task to find good furnishings. Which may be why Americans don’t try.

Some statistics:

  • According to a U.S. Department of Commerce report, furniture and home furnishings store sales totaled $9.51 billion in June 2017, up from $9.27 billion in June 2016.
  • The Freedonia Group forecasts household furnishings demand to reach $34.9 billion in 2021.
  • According to a HomeGoods survey, only one out of five Americans (20%) feel happy with their home decor.
  • Nearly half of Americans (47%) have not updated their home decor
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