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    The Psychology of Your Home's Paint Colors

    Posted by Ed Yevelev on Jul 3, 2019 11:11:15 AM

    Have you ever noticed how when you walk into a room, its colors can make you feel a certain way? It turns out that a room’s color has a profound influence on our moods and emotions. Color is more than just a visual experience; it can be psychological as well. 

    Different colors evoke different responses. Warm colors are associated with feelings of comfort, excitement or even aggression, while cool colors can be calming and relaxing.

    Below are some smart tips for how you can use the psychology of color to transform your home.

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    Topics: home maintenance, home improvement, home decor, remodeling

    9 Ways to Make Your Home Sparkle This Summer

    Posted by Lauren Parker on Jun 12, 2019 5:05:00 PM

    Summer is starting soon and you won’t be the only one who’s happy to see it arrive. Your home will be, too. Cold, rainy winter weather takes its toll on our homes. Fortunately, shaking off the winter doldrums and whipping our homes into shape is both easy to do and won’t break the bank.

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    Topics: home maintenance, preventative care, home decor

    Hop Into Spring with House Manager’s Home Maintenance Calendar

    Posted by Ed Yevelev on Apr 19, 2019 10:41:24 AM

    We’ll let you in on a little secret.

    We may eat, sleep, and breathe home repairs and maintenance around here, but we’re not even crazy enough to attempt a Marie Kondo–style cleanup more than once a year. To keep your home running smoothly, however, there are certain maintenance tasks that you should perform regularly.

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    Topics: home maintenance, home improvement, home decor

    Love Your Home: 7 Ideas for Decorating With Greenery

    Posted by Lauren Parker on Mar 25, 2019 10:56:45 AM

    President Harry Truman famously said, “If you want a friend, get a dog.” That may be true, but it’s not always practical. Not everybody wants a dog. Not every living space tolerates members of the canine species. For those individuals—and for everybody elsewe would suggest amending President Truman’s memorable advice to:

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    Topics: home improvement, home decor, remodeling

    Spark Joy With Spring Cleaning and Healthier Habits

    Posted by Lauren Parker on Mar 14, 2019 2:31:44 PM

    Spring is the perfect time to clean things up and make a fresh start—but really, any time is a good time to commit to creating a healthier home. The best habits to cultivate are the ones that allow you to enjoy your home to the fullest. Regardless of when you start, here are some new home maintenance habits to put into rotation to reach your goals.

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    Topics: home improvement, home decor

    Love Your Home: 6 Ways to Make it Cozier

    Posted by Lauren Parker on Feb 6, 2019 11:41:07 AM

    Cozy is as cozy does. The better you do it, the more Danish you may be. The Scandinavians are obsessed with what they refer to as “hygge” (pronounced HOO-gah), which the Oxford English Dictionary defines as “a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being.” The term is derived from Norwegian, so it makes sense that the Norwegians would have perfected it. (It’s also related to the English word “hug.”)  

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    Topics: home improvement, home decor, remodeling

     

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