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Larry Test
First Look Home Inspections
Mt Prospect, IL
Itasca, IL
Feb 19, 2020
Home Staging 101: How to Attract Buyers to Your Home
Planning to list your home for sale? Consider the benefits of home staging — furnishing the house so it looks its best and attracts potential homebuyers — before contacting a real estate agent. When people want to purchase …
Today's Homeowner
15 Things Home Buyers Will Hate About Your House
These 15 problems are among the biggest buyer turn-offs, according to industry studies and interviews with real estate agents and …
Universal Design: Home Design Ideas for Aging in Place
Over the years, homeowners, architects, and builders have put more thought into how to design and build houses that will remain comfortable …
Fine Homebuilding
How to Control the Cost of Your Bathroom Remodel
You don't have to fritter away a fortune on a new bathroom. Our experts — Raj Ghaly of BathroomsByDesign, Justin Wedgbury of Flush …
A Fix for Paint Peeling
"We've been house hunting and just toured a 1920s Dutch Colonial with low eaves. Although it has recently been painted, there's an area …
Old House
How to Cover a Popcorn Ceiling with Planks
Textured, or popcorn, ceilings predate the 1970s and — like lots of things from that era — are out of style for homeowners and home …
Today's Home Owner
Simple Soundproofing Solutions for Your Bedroom
Life just outside your bedroom can be noisy. Whether it's your dog barking at the trees rustling outside or your teens insisting …
Bob Vila
4 Reasons to Invest in Your Home’s Landscape Design
Interior design certainly gets a lot of attention when it comes to creating luxurious living spaces. Equally important, however, is …
RIS Media
Designers Reveal the Home Decor Items Worth Splurging On
Any savvy shopper knows that your space doesn't have to be filled with expensive items to look expensive. However, there are some …
Apartment Therapy
Your Guide to Perfect Bathroom Vanity Lighting
The stars of stage and screen spend a good deal of time at their dressing room vanities making sure they're ready for the literal …
Solved! What to Do About Frost in Your Freezer
You may be able to troubleshoot the issue and be frost-free. When moisture makes contact with the freezer's evaporator coils, located …
Bob Vila
"I'm moving out. I've got enough pennies in my piggy bank to buy a house in foreclosure!"
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
What style of carpeting is designed for high-traffic areas of your home?
See the answer below.
This Designer Trick Will Make Your Window Treatments Look Way More Expensive than They Are
We've written it before, and we'll write it again: Window treatments make a room sing. They're the mascara …
Apartment Therapy
What Year Was It?
Alamo Defenders Call for Help
What Year
In San Antonio, Texas, Colonel William Travis issues a call for help on behalf of the Texan troops defending the Alamo, an old Spanish mission and fortress under attack by the Mexican army.
The day was Feb 24. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society."
Henry David Thoreau
Trivia Answer
What style of carpeting is designed for high-traffic areas of your home?
Answer: Frieze
First Look Home Inspections LLC
1720 Burning Bush Ln
Mt Prospect, IL 60056
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