Category Archives: Lessons Learned

The B Word: “Budget”

Every project should have one, right from the beginning. A clear budget will make your life a lot easier, and save the unpleasant surprise of a huge credit card bill afterward. If you know what you can afford before getting … Continue reading

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Hiring Contractors

If you have a bigger project on your hands, you probably want to hire outside help. For projects that require plumbing and electrical work, I can’t stress enough how important it is that you hire a licensed, insured professional like … Continue reading

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How “White” White Are We Talking About Here?

It’s inevitable. At some point during your design and decorating, you’re going to have to select a white paint that works. Benjamin Moore lists about 268 of them. Some tint to beige, some to blue, red, yellow, grey, warmer, cooler, … Continue reading

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