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How to Enhance Your Life and Home with Lighting

How to Enhance Your Life and Home with Lighting

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Your home’s interior lights want to help you have fun, feel better, and save energy. Will you let them?

Household technology is undergoing a transformation that’s going to make lighting more integral to our everyday lives. Not only will we see better, but we’re going to use light to alter our moods, protect our well-being, safeguard our houses, and save bunches of energy.

Lighting Isn’t Cheap: Here’s How to Do It Right signals az

Lighting Isn’t Cheap: Here’s How to Do It Right

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Tips for the right lighting design in every room.

“It’s a new world of lighting,” says lighting guru Joseph Rey-Barreau, an architect, lighting designer, and University of Kentucky design professor. “Changes are happening so quickly, people have to think about it more than ever.”

7 Painting Hacks to Get the Look of a Pro — Without the Pro Price signals az

7 Painting Hacks to Get the Look of a Pro — Without the Pro Price

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Like this easy hack: coat paint brushes in fabric softener to keep bristles soft.

A DIY painting job doesn’t have to equal crooked lines, besmirched floors, and ceramic sinks speckled with robin’s egg blue. Use these easy painting hacks, to make the process faster and less messy — and ensure a fresh, modern look for your home.

10 Clever Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide signals az

10 Clever Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

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Non-toxic. Low-cost. Hydrogen peroxide is your cleaning arsenal’s secret weapon.

When it’s time to clean, have your trusty green cleaners at the ready — baking soda, vinegar — plus another ultra-cheap gem: hydrogen peroxide. You can use it anywhere, and can’t beat the price: A 16-oz. bottle only costs a buck or so.

Everything You Need to Know Before Hiring a Remodeler

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Have you been perusing Pinterest and collecting ideas for a remodel? Are you finding inspiration to finally figure out what to do with that empty room? If so, you have probably been thinking about hiring a remodeling professional. There are many things that can make your remodeling experience either a dream-come-true, or a complete nightmare.

How Do Your Favorite Companies Do Business?

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Have you ever stopped to think about the reason you do business with the companies that you do?  Sometimes, I’ve gone into a fast food place or ordered something from a business, a service or a product over the phone and had such a poor experience that I’ve wondered, how do they stay in business?  It’s interesting that some put so much emphasis on customer service, while others, just don’t.  However, customer service isn’t the only thing that draws and keeps customers coming back.  What does it for you?

Ability Remodeling: Handling an Entire Remodeling Project

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Mike Daniel with Ability Remodeling discusses the importance of hiring a professional design-build remodeling firm when starting a whole-house remodeling project. When considering who to hire, you will want to work with a professional design-build remodeling firm that will take you through a process where they ask questions about where your needs and wants are for each individual room of the house.

Keeping Your Home Safe During Monsoon Season

We anxiously await the rain that our area so desperately needs, but as thankful as we may be for the moisture, we quickly realize that there are concerns during this time of the year. Mold and mildew can create health issues and the additional dirt, debris, and germs that enter our homes can cause us trouble down the line.

When Should You Remodel? Before or After Moving in?

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At Ability Remodeling, we have helped countless homeowners with their renovation projects throughout the years. The truth is, no home is ever perfect right away. However, with a little change and upgrades, it can be.

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