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  1. How should I wash my windows?

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ID:	11202Once you've finished your spring cleaning and start looking outside for the sunny season, you may notice your windows need a good cleaning inside and out.

    Professionals recommend cleaning your windows at least once per year, if not twice. Window washing can be a DIY job, but you can save a lot of hassle by hiring a pro, particularly if you have a taller house.

    DIY WINDOW CLEANING

    Paper or microfiber cloths do the best job cleaning ...
  2. These are the 7 dirtiest places in your kitchen

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    Your imagination can run wild thinking of the bacteria lurking in your home. But people tend to look in the wrong direction when it comes to fighting germs in the kitchen. Disinfect these seven germ sanctuaries as soon as possible.

    YOUR REFRIGERATOR

    Your refrigerator harbors bacteria in some surprising places. Ice and water dispensers, vegetable crispers, meat drawers, and door seals are some of the germiest!

    To do: Use a ...
  3. Give your upholstery a long life

    A lot of thought, care and creativity goes into picking out and designing your upholstered pieces. It is a labor of love. Once the piece is in your home, you want to be able to enjoy it for many years to come. While disaster can sometimes strike, there are steps to take to extend the life of your beloved furniture.

    IT STARTS WITH THE FABRIC

    While this one might seem a bit obvious, you must pick a fabric that fits your lifestyle and needs. However, knowing something and ...
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  4. The most-ignored parts of your home to clean today

    When was the last time you looked at the tops of your kitchen cabinets? Or worse yet, the area behind your stove? These areas rarely fit into a regular cleaning schedule. But every now and then, you have to take a look and tackle those most-forgotten chores. These are the out-of-sight tasks you might be missing.

    SHOWERHEADS AND FAUCETS

    You may be diligent about water spots, but how often do you deep clean your showerheads and faucets? If you can't remember, try this: Fill ...
  5. 10 tips for decorating with wood

    When it comes to creating character, some may argue there is no substitute for wood. Real wood is unique, no two pieces identical. For many reasons, wood is one of the main if not preferred materials of artisans. These days many interior designers and homeowners are also looking to wood more than ever as a way to infuse one-of-a-kind or unexpected design elements into a space. Love the look of wood but need some ideas? Here are some top tips.

    1. Look for an inspiration or conversation ...
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  6. Get bright and bold for spring with these tips

    Afraid of color? Now is the time to take the plunge! With the official launch of spring, it's the perfect time of year to infuse bold and bright colors into your space. Don't know where to start? Here are some tips for infusing bright, bold and beautiful colors into nearly any room of your home.

    1. Consider warm colors. Colors that are considered to be "warm" on the color wheel such as red, orange and yellow add an instant, bold pop of color to a space.

    2. Use ...
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