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House of the Week 5/23/15

A narrow, deep lot would be a good setting for The Borges home design, a medium-sized three-bedroom family house.

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House of the Week

For a study plan of this home, send $25 for printed copy or $7.50 for an electronic version to Landmark Designs, P.O. Box 5625 Eugene, OR 97405. Specify Borges, plan 405-39

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All about the base

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Meghan Trainor may not have been singing about furniture, but her hit “All About That Bass” turned out to be prescient at the recent

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Around the House 5/23/15

DRYER DANGER: Clogged clothes dryer vent pipes waste energy and create a fire danger.

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Dirt on air conditioner coils cuts efficiency

I was thinking about this just the other day, because it’s been warm enough recently in Philadelphia to turn on the air conditioning.

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House of the Week

For a study plan of this home, send $25 for printed copy or $7.50 for an electronic version to Landmark Designs, P.O. Box 5625 Eugene, OR 97405. Specify Galaxy, plan 406-60

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House of the Week 5/16/15

This modest three-bedroom family home design is named the Galaxy because of a great room with multiple skylights.

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Around the House 5/16/15

ATTRACTING HUMMINGBIRDS, BUTTERFLIES: A free evening class next week in Menomonie will teach gardeners how to attract butterflies and hummingbirds.

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Fixing Sandy’s damage

LITTLE FERRY, N.J. — When the Hackensack River, propelled by 2012’s Hurricane Sandy, surged over its flood controls and into the streets of Little Ferry and

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Ten ways to extend appliance lifespans

Show your workhorse appliances a little TLC, and they may stick around a bit longer.

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House of the Week

For a study plan of this home, send $25 for printed copy or $7.50 for an electronic version to Landmark Designs, P.O. Box 5625 Eugene, OR 97405. Specify Northview 2, plan 405-

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House of the Week 5/9/15

A  high-peaked roof and lofty chimney, along with the oval window in the front door, lend a nostalgic Victorian air to this home design.

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Around the House 5/9/15

PLANT SALE: The Eau Claire Garden Club will hold its annual sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 16, at First Baptist Church, 416 Niagara St.

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Transformed Tudor

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — In early February the house was empty, cold, cavernous — tired. It had been on the market for more than a year. The floors throughout were

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The neverending grill debate: Charcoal vs. gas

Among outdoor grilling fans, no rivalry burns hotter than gas versus charcoal.

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