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14 Supplies to Prepare for a Blizzard

A blizzard, snowstorm, or even a heavy snowfall at the wrong time or in the wrong place can be a rude surprise for homeowners without the necessary supplies for prep and cleanup. Don't be caught off guard the next time the white stuff threatens to cripple your region. Prepare for a blizzard ahead of time and arm yourself with these goods and be ready to deal with the chilly aftermath. What Should You Do Before, During, and After a Blizzard? There are 14 essentials to help you with prepare for a blizzard. Here is what you should have on hand…


Current Obsessions: Eco-Minded

Current Obsessions: Eco-Minded - Remodelista Icon - Arrow LeftAn icon we use to indicate a rightwards action. Icon - Arrow RightAn icon we use to indicate a leftwards action. Icon - External LinkAn icon we use to indicate a button link is external. Icon - MessageThe icon we use to represent an email action. Icon - Down ChevronUsed to indicate a dropdown. Icon - CloseUsed to indicate a close action. Icon - Dropdown ArrowUsed to indicate a dropdown. Icon - Location PinUsed to showcase a location on a map. Icon - Zoom OutUsed to indicate a zoom out action on…


How to Get Rid of Flies

In this guide, we will cover how to get rid of flies and steps you can take to keep them away. If you feel your fly problem is already out of control, we recommend contacting a top pest control company for professional assistance. Identifying Common Flies While many methods for getting rid of flies may work for multiple varieties of insects, it’s important to identify the type of fly in your house in order to prevent the infestation from coming back. Here are some of the most common and widely distributed fly species. Common Fruit Flies Although fruit flies are…


‘Hotel of the Year’: The Birch in Hertfordshire, England

Named Hotel of the Year 2020 by the Times of London, the newly opened Birch is located in a 1763 brick Georgian mansion in the town of Cheshunt, near Hertfordshire, England. “It’s kind of a hotel but it thinks it’s a festival,” according to cofounder Chris King, who partnered with Chris Penn, the former managing director of the now-shuttered Ace Hotel in London, on the project. The “festival” concept includes workshops (glassblowing, pottery, bread making), yoga, co-working spaces, a cinema, an on-site organic farm, and a wellness space. Memberships are available for regular frequenters. The founders worked with architecture studio Red…


Empire Today Review

When your home needs an upgrade that requires professional service, it’s crucial to find and hire someone you can trust. For projects like flooring replacement, home improvement contractors offer varying levels of customer service, options of materials, and expertise to complete a quality job. To help you find the right company to replace your floor, the This Old House Reviews team took a close look at major providers across the country to give you an honest review. In this Empire Today review, we help you determine if the company is a good choice for your next project. About Empire Today…


Kitchen of the Week: ‘Wes Anderson Meets Provencal’ in West London

“Wes Anderson meets Provençal.” Designer Chris Graves is describing his vision for his kitchen renovation. But what does that mean, exactly? For one thing, a memorable palette, in this case “a beautiful soft palette of pink, black and green”; for another, nostalgia for the past via quirky vintage and antique pieces. And then, there’s the more intangible element, a certain joie de vivre that all Wes Anderson sets seem to share: “I wanted it to feel joyous, convivial, bright, like we were abroad,” says Chris. All of which he accomplished with this charm-filled remodel. The once dark ’70s kitchen (think…

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