13 Problems a Power Outage Can Cause at Home

We live in a wired world, where nearly everything in our lives requires a steady supply of electricity to remain in operation. But sometimes severe storms, high winds, lightning strikes, car accidents, falling trees, unusually high power demands, or even damage by animals can cause severe disruptions in local and regional power grids, leaving your home without electricity for hours—or more—at a time. Here are some of the major problems that can occur both during a power outage and when the power comes back on—and how to cope.
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House #7: My Closet Design Plan

My closet in the new house will be more than just a storage space.  When we were working with the architect on the floor plan I told him I wanted a space that was large enough to house a desk/work station and a stackable washer and dryer.  So my…

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Spotted: Wall Vases & Hanging Planters

I’m a big fan of wall vases and hanging planters!  Give me all the fun, unexpected and inspired ways of bringing something fresh into my home. Wall vases and hanging planters add a little whimsy to a space and often allow you to sneak…

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13 Problems a Power Outage Can Cause at Home

We live in a wired world, where nearly everything in our lives requires a steady supply of electricity to remain in operation. But sometimes severe storms, high winds, lightning strikes, car accidents, falling trees, unusually high power demands, or even damage by animals can cause severe disruptions in local and regional power grids, leaving your home without electricity for hours—or more—at a time. Here are some of the major problems that can occur both during a power outage and when the power comes back on—and how to cope.
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10 Chemicals You Didn’t Know You Were Carrying into the House

Plastics, processed foods, and highly concentrated cleaning products make our lives more convenient, but they may come at a cost to our health. It’s no surprise that you can be exposed to harmful chemicals just about everywhere—including your home—but you may be shocked to learn about the chemicals hiding in common, routinely purchased household items. Here are just 10 of the potentially harmful chemicals you may not know you’ve been bringing into your house.
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The Secrets to Pouring Concrete in the Heat of Summer

While summer sunshine encourages outdoor projects, it also poses its own set of challenges. Ahead, learn how to beat the heat when pouring garden edging, patio slabs, and more in your yard.

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Playful Chatterbox House by de la Guardia Victoria Architects & Urbanists, Inc. uses pink and turquoise to create colour pops in a perfect seaside home

Along the stunning coastline of Harbour Island in the Bahamas, forward thinking designers at de la Guardia Victoria Architects & Urbanists, Inc. have recently refurbished an old beach cottage with bright colours and beachy furniture in order to create the gorgeous Chatterbox House. View in gallery Located near the beaches of a little island village called Dunmore Town, the original building was a cottage that was first build in the..

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