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What Bathroom Design Ideas are Important to Home Buyers?

by The RTA Store
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The average home buyer concentrates their attentions on two main areas in a house and that is the kitchen and the bathroom.

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Landscape Planning | Part 2: Hiring a Designer

by Rama Nayeri
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Now that you have determined the purpose of your garden as outlined in Landscape Planning – Part 1 let’s talk about why

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Outdoor LED Lighting for Water Features – Part 3

by Eric Blum
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Outdoor LED lighting field has now become so advanced that the inevitable “add-on” upscale gimmicks and accessories have begun to emerge. Today,  we

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Pondless Waterfall vs. Waterfall with Pond | What’s the Best Choice?

by Eric Blum
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Whenever serious contemplation of a sizable, custom built waterfall feature comes to the forefront, the most common initial question, aside from the

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Landscape Planning | Part 1: Using a Checklist

by Rama Nayeri
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I’m introducing a 4 part series dedicated to the art of landscape planning. This series is designed to assist you in understanding

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Outdoor LED Lighting for Water Features – Part 2

by Eric Blum
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You too can utilize the magic of outdoor LED lighting in your aqua-scape project, be it large or small.  The LED lighting

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Kitchen Cabinet Layout Tips for Remodeling

by The RTA Store
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When you’re looking at indoor or outdoor kitchen remodeling one of the most crucial factors is the positioning or layout of your

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Staying Safe During a Renovation Project

by Brian Turner
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Construction costs have soared in recent years, leading homeowners to do renovations themselves rather than hiring a contractor. While this approach is

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Outdoor Christmas Decorations Do’s & Don’ts

by Allen Quay

Decorating the outside of your home for the holidays can be just as fun as decorating the inside. Hard to imagine? Taking

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Forcing Flower Bulbs Indoors in Winter

by Angela Price
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One of the benefits of living in Southern California is that I can garden all year round, except maybe in August when

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