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All About Window Tinting

If you stand near your sliding glass door or window in the summer and feel like you’re in danger of actually melting, well, you might not even stop to ask, “Is tinting house windows worth it?” and move right into, “Why didn’t I know about this until now!?” If you’re looking for a DIY, or even Do It For Me project, that has all the earmarks of a rapid payback, window tinting is just such a project. Once you start looking into it, there is a variety of products, price ranges and providers that also come with a blend of…


Kitchen of the Week: A Locavore Chef and Landscape Architect’s Low-Impact Kitchen

For landscape architect Victoria Taylor and chef Jamie Kennedy, a pioneer in Canada’s farm-to-table movement, it was all about the location: “The creek running through the property, the bluff overlooking the village, and a perfect south-facing slope for growing pinot noir,” says Victoria, were what they loved about their farmhouse in Ontario’s Prince Edward County. It certainly wasn’t the 100-year-old structure itself, which, while charming, lacked both heat and running water (hello, outhouse!). Still, they cherished their stays there. That said, as soon as Vanessa Fong, an architect and Victoria’s cousin’s wife, launched her own business, “we got her on…


Amica Renters Insurance Review (2020)

With over a century worth of experience in the insurance industry, Amica Mutual Insurance Company has established itself as a trusted provider of renters insurance. Winning numerous J.D. Power awards for customer satisfaction, Amica prides itself on offering reliable renters insurance policies that fit your home protection needs. In this Amica renters insurance review, the This Old House Reviews team looks into plans, customizable coverage, pricing, customer service, and more to see how the company compares to other top renters insurance providers. Read on to learn if Amica is the best option for you. Pros and Cons of Amica Renters…


10 Easy Pieces: Kids’ Modern Beds

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Best Renters Insurance in Florida (2020)

For new renters who haven’t had an insurance policy before, finding the best renters insurance company can be challenging. The This Old House Reviews team put together this guide to help Florida residents with the insurance buying process. Best Renters Insurance Companies in Florida In order to narrow down the best renters insurance providers in the state, we looked at personal property and liability coverage, discounts, benefits, customer service, and pricing. 1. State Farm State Farm offers the best personal property and liability coverage out of the providers in this review, providing unlimited personal property coverage and up to $1…


Reflections on Home: Multifunctional Furnishings Built for Comfort, from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

With the weather cooling—and most of us spending more time in our own spaces than ever before—we’re particularly charmed by the idea of furnishings made by “Artisans of Comfort.” That’s what furniture maker Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams calls their team of skilled, multi-generation artisans. Since its founding over 30 years ago, the North Carolina-based furniture maker has prioritized its commitment to quality and sincerity through American craftsmanship, to sustainability and respect for the environment and community, and to defining home as a place of health and comfort. (Watch the story of one of their master upholsterers, who is training…

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