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Building The Home You Want, Where You Want with KLM Builders

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Whether you are ready to build your new home on your own home site or you’re searching for the perfect property to start your foundation, KLM Builders can help. With KLM’s well-equipped and experienced team working to fulfill its customers’ goals, building a dream home on your own land is stress-free and enjoyable.

Tips for Creating a Fall-Themed Tablescape

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Don't let the fancy word intimidate you; a tablescape is simply a table arrangement that employs some of the same artistic appeal as a landscape. A balance of color, high and low points and a sense of depth are what make a tablescape come to life. With the natural theme of abundance, fall is the perfect time to let your creativity flow and create a tablescape that's worthy of the season.

4 Tips for Choosing the Right Window Treatment

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A bare window makes a room look unfinished, but even no window treatment at all is less jarring than the wrong window treatment. Window coverings are like the hairstyle on a well-dressed woman -- get it wrong and everything you did right looks somehow less impressive. But with so many styles, shapes and colors to choose from selecting the perfect window treatment can be an overwhelming job. Are blinds, drapes, café curtains or cornices the best choice for your room? If you're not sure, read the following tips to increase your décor savvy.

New Models Available at Fairways at Boulder Creek in Streetsboro

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Maintenance-free Ranch Villas in Two Contemporary Styles: Canterbury and Abbey Wilcox Communities announces the opening of new models in the condominium community of Fairways at Boulder Creek in scenic Streetsboro. Located 40 minutes from Cleveland and Akron, the Streetsboro condominium community features maintenance-free ranch homes close to shopping, dining and outdoor activities.

The Essentials of Home Insulation

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When done properly, home insulation cannot only make your house more comfortable in every season, it can lower your utility bills. Unfortunately, home insulation isn't always installed properly and a botched insulation job can leave your home draftier and increase your utility bills. Read on to learn the essentials of home insulation installation.

Value-packed Homes, Affordable Prices at KLM Builder’s Sunset Ridge

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Every person buying a new home wants the same thing—value.Buyers want to feel confident that they are getting the “most bang for their buck” while making the smartest financial investment possible.  But today, many buyers are finding that lower prices in standard homes means settling for smaller lot sizes, fewer amenities and lower quality materials.

Greening Your Kitchen -- It's Easier than You Think

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It's tempting to rebuild an entirely new eco-friendly kitchen, but the greenest approach to conserving energy in the kitchen may be to change your habits instead of your cupboards. Choosing new Energy Star appliances or sustainable materials is great if these items actually need to be replaced, but there are many effective steps you can take to save water and energy even if you don’t have the budget for a complete kitchen overhaul.

Add Personality and Protection to Your Walls with Wainscoting

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If you are searching for a way to spruce up your decor, protect your walls, and maybe even cover up an imperfection or two, then wainscoting may be just the answer you have been looking for. Simply put, wainscoting is wood paneling that covers the bottom portion of a wall. However, nowadays, wainscoting can be found in a variety of materials and finishes, both natural and synthetic, so your possibilities with wainscoting are virtually limitless. Here are the most commonly used types of wainscoting and why they may be perfect for your space.

Tips for Creating a Spooky and Stunning Halloween Tablescape

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Chances are if you are hosting a Halloween party, black and orange streamers and a pumpkin-adorned tablecloth just aren't going to cut it. You aren't a kid anymore, and it's time that your Halloween tablescape shows it. You want your table to be eerie and festive, but you also want it to be elegant. Here are a few tips you can follow to make sure that your Halloween-themed tablescape has the perfect blend of spooky and stunning.

Healthy Lifestyles Easily Attainable at Epcon Communities

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The concept of free time is becoming obsolete in our increasingly busy society. Many would agree that they have had to sacrifice their beloved hobbies and activities because of daily hassles like work, chores, and family obligations.

Fun and Easy Halloween Crafts for Indoors or Out

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Setting out special decorations is a big part of holiday fun and one way families create traditions. Halloween may not invoke the same warm and sentimental feelings as Thanksgiving or Christmas, but it can still be a time for the family to get together and make memories while making some fantastic and super-easy Halloween decorations.

Wilcox Communities Adds Beauty, Function & Value to Their Homes With Outdoor Living Spaces

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Outdoor patios or courtyards extend the living space of these single family ranch and villa homes constructed by Wilcox Communities.
A home’s square footage is no longer confined to its four walls. Today’s trends are favoring private, outdoor areas, like patios and courtyards, which extend a home’s living space to the yard. These outside living rooms become a homeowner’s outdoor oasis—and when designed correctly can add viable living space to the home; as well as scenic beauty, privacy, and the perfect arena for backyard entertainment. Patios and courtyards are extremely popular with new home buyers and are considered one of the favorite features available in the single family ranch and villa floor plans constructed by Wilcox Communities.

4 Creative Ways to Decorate Your Pumpkin That Don't Involve a Knife

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The grimy, slimy mess, otherwise known as pumpkin carving, is most certainly not for everyone. Sure, it can be fun to get a little dirty sometimes, but there are a lot of other ways to get in the Halloween spirit without having to put forth so much effort. Not to mention, if you have small children, you are probably not going to want to drag out carving knives with them around. Have no fear; there are plenty of ways to spruce up your home with festive pumpkins besides carving them.

Hawthorn Woods Homeowners Pleased with Extensive Kitchen Remodel from KLM Builders

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When Mike and Scarlett built their home in Hawthorn Woods 23 years ago, it encompassed everything they had ever dreamt of—a spacious, modern design, top-of-the line finishes and well-appointed amenities throughout. But like any aging home, over time it couldn’t measure up to its once pristine appearance. Mike and Scarlett agreed it was time to achieve a fresh, new look for their home, starting with the most used room in their house—the kitchen.