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Outdoor Shading Options

October 14, 2020

Here in Dominica we are blessed to be surrounded by fresh air, beautiful plants and many other natural wonders from the comfort of our own backyards. ...

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Preventing Mold Infestation

October 7, 2020

Is your home and environs damp? Dampness can result in the formation of mold on your walls, furniture and window frames causing them to get rotten. Mo...

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6 Design Tips for Your Baby’s Nursery

September 30, 2020

A nursery is a bedroom within a house or other dwelling set aside for an infant or toddler. The nursery is designated to the housing, care and well-be...

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Six Ways to Upgrade Your Laundry Room

September 23, 2020

Laundry rooms used to be hidden away in the basement, washer and dryer side by side on concrete floors. These days, they’re moving upstairs and going ...

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Study Tips for the New School Year

September 17, 2020

After several months away, preparations for a new school year can be overwhelming and intimidating. Whether you spent the summer relaxing or working, ...

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Keep Your Home and Family Safe

September 9, 2020

Keeping your home, its contents, and your family safe is top priority for most of us. The time to consider the steps that need to be taken to safeguar...

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Cost Effective Exterior Improvements

September 3, 2020

In our previous article we discussed a few low budget improvements that can be implemented to add greater appeal to your property while it is on the r...

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Cost Effective Interior Improvements

August 26, 2020

After you’ve decided to place your home on the market it is wise and extremely beneficial that it looks as presentable as possible so that is appears ...

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Make Your Bedroom Healthier

August 19, 2020

The health and well-being of you and your family should be one of your top concerns. There are countless ways and methods that can be used to maintain...

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Home Fire Safety Tips

August 13, 2020

Protect your home and your family with these 4 essential home fire safety tips: Create multiple fire escape plans for your family to adhere to in the ...

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Choosing Interior House Paint Colors

August 5, 2020

When painting the interior of your home it is important to stick with a cohesive color scheme throughout the entire home (remember to keep the exterio...

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Add Value to Your Home

July 30, 2020

The saying goes, “First impressions are lasting ones.”  Most, if not all of us, have heard this common saying which simply means that people will...

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Plan Your Living Room Renovation

July 22, 2020

Guests or potential buyers should enter your home and see functionality. The living room is an important room in a home so any person who has the inte...

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3 Simple Tips to Improve Your Living Room

July 15, 2020

Interior design is defined as the art and science of enhancing the interior of a building or room to achieve a healthier and more aesthetically pleasi...

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Working from Home – Creating the space you need

June 2, 2020

Dan S. Kennedy said, “Productivity is the deliberate, strategic investment of your time, talent, intelligence, energy, resources, and opportunities in...

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OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE STEEL

May 6, 2020

Steel framing is a construction method where steel columns and beams are assembled using a variety of fasteners usually in a rectilinear fashion to cr...

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Simple Tips to Keep Your Living Room Organized

April 29, 2020

In Western Architecture, the living room, also referred to as the family room, lounge or sitting room, is a room typically found in a residential home...

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HOME OFFICE LOOKING LIKE THE GAME JUMANJI?

April 20, 2020

You once worked in a well laid-out and organized office, but now the Coronavirus pandemic, COVID19, has demanded that you work from your home to suppo...

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Season’s Greetings from the Executive Director

December 23, 2019

It is the Christmas season; a season many of us look forward to every year. It is the time when we spend more time with our loved ones, reflect on the...

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Organize Your Office Space

December 11, 2019

Here are six (6) tips to help you create a workspace that is efficient, well-organized and improves productivity. Keeping your office space&...

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Why You Should Include a Powder Room in Your Home Design

May 27, 2019

A powder room is essentially a secondary or half bathroom that usually contains only a toilet and a vanity or face basin, and is usually located near ...

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Plan Your Home Renovation

March 25, 2019

In general renovation works can be an exciting process, however, this process can also be challenging and at times overwhelming. There is a lot that h...

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Using the Design Element of Balance

March 8, 2019

There are two main ways to create balance with your design. The first is SYMMETRICAL design and the second is ASYMMETRICAL. Symmetrical design is achi...

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Guidelines for the safe operation of forklifts

March 6, 2019

Forklifts make the hardest tasks easier, such as moving, lifting or handling loads. Particular attention to safety rules and standards is essential. H...

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Design With Glass

March 4, 2019

Glass can be a very useful tool in home décor and design.  Glass can come in several forms from glazing, to counter tops and decorative walls. &n...

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Choose the right building materials to withstand natural disasters

March 1, 2019

The building materials used when building affects the extent of damage sustained by infrastructure during and after natural disasters like earthquakes...

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Designing to withstand natural disasters in Dominica

February 27, 2019

It is not economically viable to design an earthquake, hurricane or flood proof building which is guaranteed to resist all possible scenarios.  H...

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REFRESH YOUR WALLS – Wall Cleaning Tips

February 25, 2019

Many times paint is not a must for sprucing up an unsightly wall. If you’re otherwise happy with the color and condition of your walls, you don&...

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Get the best cost, quality, time and scope for your construction project

February 22, 2019

The traditional approach by home owners to building a home is to develop an idea or plan of what they want their home to look like, then hire a contra...

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The Built Environment

February 20, 2019

The built environment refers to the human-made surroundings that provide the setting for human activity ranging in scale from personal shelters to nei...