Category Archives: Home Improvement

The Right Way to Clean Velvet Furniture

Choosing velvet furniture is choosing to make a bold style statement in your space—there’s no ignoring its soft sheen, rich color, and innate elegance. But velvet’s commanding presence also means that any discoloration or stains are that much more visible. No more hiding a dusty apartment…once the sunlight hits a velvet couch, there’s no hiding those annoying, allergy-inducing particles.… Read More »

4 Shot Dead While Watching Football Game In Backyard In California: Cops

Police said they are looking for surveillance footage, witnesses to track the suspects (Representational)   Los Angeles: Four people were shot dead and six others wounded while watching a football game in the backyard of a central California home on Sunday, police said. “Three people died on scene,” deputy Fresno police chief Michael Reed told reporters.… Read More »

The Benefits of a Fireplace Insert

For homeowners with existing gas or wood-burning fireplaces, it can be frustrating to see high energy bills each month when the fireplace is used. Unfortunately, traditional fireplaces simply aren’t very efficient, which is why many homeowners look into remodeling their fireplace at some point to increase efficiency and functionality. One of the best decisions homeowners… Read More »

Say Goodbye to These 10 Home Design Trends That Are So 2015

pio   vesempre/iStockIt’s hard to think of today’s decor trends with anything other than a myopic view. We have finally perfected interior design! you might think, smugly ensconced within the enveloping folds of your velvet couch while staring at your gallery wall—complete with a faux taxidermy deer head, of course. But never forget the ’70s—or the ’50s, or any decade you… Read More »