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5 Substitutes to a Grass Lawn

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Living in a desert, it can be difficult to know what kind of landscape that you want for your home. Grass is and always has been the default in America but there are some alternatives if you want to have less upkeep, you are water-conscious or even if you want to spend less on your water bill. Here are 5 different substitutes to think about when planning your home’s landscaping.

Artificial Turf: If you want zero upkeep with the green-grass look, turf

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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home a Smart Home

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In today’s day and age, technology is king.  No one wants to be left behind but sometimes it can get expensive.  The new, big thing is a Smart Home.  Here are 5 easy ways that you can make your own Smart Home on a budget.  

1. HiFi Stereo Systems

Who doesn’t like to rock out to their favorite playlist?  What if I told you that you could have that playlist blast throughout your home with crystal-clear sound?  You can buy

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Spring Cleaning Tips

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It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year, SPRING CLEANING!  Ok, unless you love cleaning your home, spring cleaning might seem daunting and downright terrible.  Check out these 19 Quick and Easy cleaning tips from Woman’s Day to make cleaning a whole lot easier.

 

Kitchen

Circle your way around:  Start at the right of the stove and go clockwise while you soak drip pans and knobs in warm water.

Sanitize the Sink:  Clean with soap and water then spray with vinegar and

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How to Make the Most of your Tax Refund

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Tax refunds are right around the corner.  All the sudden you have an influx of cash but what will you do with all that money?  One of the best returns on your investment would be to put some or all of your return directly into your home.  It will pay off short-term by beautifying your home and in the long run by placing more money into your wallet.   

Painting:  One of the fastest and cheapest ways to see a return

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Creative Ways to Paint Your Bedroom

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Creative Ways to Paint Your Bedroom

The bedroom is a place of relaxation, where we start our day and where we rejuvenate when the day is done. The way you choose to paint your bedroom can have a profound effect on your mood and enjoyment of the space. Here are some creative ideas for bedroom painting to help you get inspired:

Molding

http://interiorsbykenz.com/masterbedroom_update_reveal/

http://ext.homedepot.com/community/blog/moulding-meet-the-material/

http://freshome.com/bedroom-paint-ideas/

 

Patterns

http://www.stylenorth.ca/blog/2009/02/diy-painted-patterns-two-ways/

http://www.decoist.com/2014-02-03/bedroom-accent-walls/

http://fancyfrugallife.com/herringbone-pattern-painted-accent-wall-using-tape/

 

Paint the Ceiling

http://www.decorationarticle.com/design-ideas/ceiling-styles-paint-suggestions-for-a-unique-home-interior/

http://www.homedit.com/tips-ideas-successful-striped-ceiling-design/

http://www.kidspacestuff.com/blog/2012/10/painted-perfection-kids-room-ceilings/

Stripes

http://www.livelovediy.com/2012/05/gray-white-striped-guest-bedroom-reveal.html

http://www.lushome.com/vertical-stripes-modern-interior-design-25-room-decorating-ideas/138141

 

As home builders in St. George, Utah, we love helping people create a home, not only by constructing the physical house,

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How to Grow a Home Garden

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The Why

There are so many reasons to grow your own home garden. To name a few, it makes a fun family project, helps provide healthy food, and can even improve the overall appearance of your home! If you want to get the most out of your garden it’s important to do some research first. Here are some tips to get you started:

The How

Find a good spot: If you’re living in one of our new homes in St. George, UT, you

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