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  • AS MORE ‘ROOTED’ AMERICANS STAY PUT, ADAPTABILITY BECOMES A NEW HOME NON-NEGOTIABLE

    Americans are staying put longer. The reasons are not altogether clear. However, this “rootedness,” or decline in mobility–by half since the 1950s–has big implications, for both the new-home and remodeling and renovation business sectors. Two data sources, the Census American Community Survey and Attom Data Solutions’ Q3 2018 U.S. Home Sales Report track residential tenure’s upward trajectory. The Attom

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  • Make your bathroom the best room with these inspiring ideas

    The spa bathroom has been trending for several years. That we all want a relaxing retreat is a given. So, in this month’s column, we are going beyond the spa to take a look at just a few recent design directions that might raise the bar for your bathroom remodel or new build. The word

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  • Who’s Winning Tech’s Three-Way Race For Home Domination?

    For Amazon, friction-free access to goods and services we want or need to buy is power. For Apple, trust that our digital connections, hardware devices and solutions can go on with a sense of security and well-being is power. For Google, a fluid, constant all-direction exchange of knowledge—creating dynamic moments or platforms of value—as we

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  • MAJESTIC AND NOSTALGIE FREESTANDING RANGES

    ILVE Appliances has added a new copper trim finish option for its free-standing ranges, providing a total of four trim options for the Majestic and Nostalgie appliance lines. “Where silver and chrome once reigned as the finish of choice, we are now seeing the emergence of more rose-toned hues that offer a warm aesthetic,” says

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  • Why You Might Want A Chef Sink

    You’re not a professional chef, but you play one at home. Preparing meals for your family and friends is a big part of your life, and something that provides a great break from your work day. You invested in a set of quality knives and pots to make cooking easier, and buy only organic produce

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  • What’s hot and what’s not in 2019 kitchen trends

    Bathrooms, move aside — 2019 is the year of the kitchen. HomeAdvisor’s Smart Home Strategist and Home Expert Dan DiClerico said homeowners (especially first-timers) in 2018 focused their renovation efforts on bathrooms to accommodate the needs of a growing family. But homeowners are now moving their attention to the kitchen, where they’re aiming to create

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