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6 Common Decorating Mistakes And How To Avoid Them, According to Top Interior Designers

From Veranda

Many of us have been spending our spring and summer revamping our gardens, finally building out our dream home offices, and tackling other renovation projects we may have put off if we hadn’t been spending every moment inside these past months. Warren Shoulberg, a retail journalist and columnist for Business Of Home, says he is expecting the home furnishings industry to see a boost in the coming months as companies like Lowe’s and Home Depot did earlier this year.

Shoulberg explained during his panel at BOH‘s Future of Home virtual conference that when the housing market does well, ultimately the home furnishings business follows, and while home improvement stores feel this first, furnishings and decor companies are sure to follow suit in the next six to nine months. And if you spent even a few minutes at your local Home Depot this spring, you know there’s

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Common Kitchen Utensils and Their Uses

These are the basic cooking and baking utensils that any aspiring baker and cook should have.

Pots: they are used for cooking food and boiling liquids on the stove top.

Sauce pans: making sauces and holding liquids. Heavy bottomed ones with pouring lips are preferable.

Knives: used for chopping, cutting,carving and filletting food.

Chopping board: used to place food items on while chopping or cutting so as to protect the work surface.

Mixing bowls: used to put ingredients in while combining them.

Baking dishes: used for baking puddings and casseroles in the oven.

Frying pan: used for frying food or sauteeing meat. Heavy bottomed one’s are preferable.

Collander: used for draining water from food. It could be nylon or metal meshing.

Electric/manual blender: used for grinding and pureeing food and vegetables.

Food thermometer: for taking temperature of meats, chocolate,water etc.

Measuring jug: for measuring liquids.It should be heat proof.

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Common Issues Arising In Bathroom Remodels

Bathroom remodels are more work than just some paint and a little bit of tile. If considering a bathroom remodel put the extra time and money into doing a thorough job and completely gutting the bathroom back to square one. This will allow you to uncover issues that have been hidden and deal with them head on. The stuff that has been hidden surprises most homeowners. Thankfully professional bathroom remodeling companies are familiar with what can be uncovered. A complete, flawless bathroom that functions with zero problems will add not only ascetic value to your home but monetary value as well.

Many common issues with bathroom remodeling are due to two causes; one being incompetent workers and two being moisture. If a homeowner is choosing to move forth with bathroom remodeling on their own there are some things to watch for and correct before a project should be continued. Some … Read More