Adopting a Puppy or a Grown Dog During Quarantine

Just over a year ago, we lost our Taffy girl. A few months later, our family felt like we were ready to invite another dog into our home, and we adopted Trixie!

She is definitely a bright spot in our household, so as more people are restricted to their homes during troubling times, it’s no wonder that there’s been a surge in pet adoptions! Dogs have long been man’s best friend and a source of comfort and unconditional love.

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If you’ve been thinking about welcoming a new dog into your home during quarantine, here are some important considerations to keep in mind.

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Replacing Your Residential Windows? Keep These Four Basics in Mind!

On the list of things we want to update in our home are the windows. Our house is only 13 years old, but windows have come a long way in 13 years – especially when it comes to energy-efficient options. We’re ALWAYS looking to save money on energy!

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Maybe you feel the same. You were noticing the living room windows the other day and don’t care for what you see. It really is time to do something about them. In fact, all the windows in the home need replacing. When the contractor arrives and begins to go over the options with you, it’s a given that you want supreme windows quality for your home. Along with that benefit, do consider these other factors. Doing so will result in choosing windows that you’ll love for a long time. 

Now’s the Time to Consider a Different Window Design

How happy are you with the design of the current windows? Maybe it was never quite to your liking. If that’s the case, now is your chance to do something about it. 

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How to Choose the Best Heating System

It is very important to make an informed decision when purchasing a heating system for your home, and those who live in Denver, Colorado (or anywhere where the temps drop to frigid at all, for that matter) are all too aware of the cold winters that occur each year. Having a good heating system is vital, and there are many options for heating on the market, but when choosing a heating system there are a few aspects to keep in mind.

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Consider Cost

Heating systems can be expensive, but they are also not something you purchase every day. Good heating systems are an investment if you are buying a quality product. Cheap heating systems might cost you more in the long run, so having a substantial budget for a high-quality unit is the best way to go.

Size of your home 

Heating systems need to be sized to fit your home. You will need to be able to fit the system in your home, therefore it cannot be too big, but you will also need the system to be large enough to efficiently heat your home. 

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Wooden Floors to New Trends: Home Decor Tips to Consider

It is always an exciting moment when you make the decision to redecorate your home, but you might find it difficult to know exactly where to start. From replacing tired flooring to choosing your new colour scheme, there are many things to look forward to, but each stage in the process will require you to make some big decisions.

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Below, we have put together some of our top tips for redecorating your home. From the benefits of wood floors to the power of plants, follow these tips to complete your home décor.

Flooring 

One of the tips that you can consider when it comes to your home décor is to make sure you choose flooring for your home. There are many different flooring options, which can make it difficult to find the right one for you. Remember that, while they may look plush and comfortable at first, carpets have a habit of getting tired very quickly and, in the long term, may not be the cost-effective option they appear to be. If you are looking for flooring but you are not sure which option will be right for you then, take a look at the wood flooring options to give you a better idea of what you can get. 

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Four Things To Prepare Your Home For A Newborn

Let me clear something up pretty quickly, lest you read the title of this post and think that I’m attempting to make an announcement. I AM NOT! I have a few friends who are gearing up to have a new baby, and it got me thinking – I thought it would be a great time to revisit the basics!

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Bringing a newborn baby home from the hospital is a pretty exciting, but stressful event. Especially, if this is your first baby. Lucky for you, there is tons of information online on how to prepare your home for a new baby. When it comes down to it, there’s really just four main areas you need to focus on to get your home ready and they are, diapers, clothing, nursery, and car. Let’s dive into each one.

Diapers 

When it comes to changing baby, there are a few things that you’ll need to prep before bringing her home. First, are the supplies. You’ll want to make sure that you have at least one box of newborn diapers, one box of size 1 diapers and a few boxes of wipes. Yes, you’re going to do some damage at Costco. 

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