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What Is a Kitchen Bump Out Addition?

Without a doubt, most homeowners would like a larger kitchen. Even though kitchens have expanded over the last few decades, the average kitchen size tends to range between 100 to 200 square feet. That’s not much space when you consider that kitchens are densely packed full of many services: sink, oven, stove, refrigerator, cabinets, and more. It gets even more complicated with kitchens being central gathering points. Kitchen islands and sit-down breakfast bars create the need for even more space.

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Does a Kitchen Island Add Value

“If you want to sell your home fast, go neutral” has long been the well-founded advice of expert real estate brokers. Yet at the same time, they recommend certain standout features in order to attract the attention of interested buyers. For years, one of those must-haves was a kitchen island. Is that still true today? Well, the short answer is, it all depends. Ponder the following points if you’re wondering whether to include an island in your kitchen remodel.

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Flood Damage Cleanup Clearwater Florida

What you Should Do

If there has been flooding in your home or business, remove carpet and any upholstered furniture or stuffed animals that may have come in contact with contaminated floodwaters. To avoid mold growth, dry out any flooded areas within 48 hours. If you have had flooding, you need to clean and dry your house or business and everything in it. Cleaning properly will remove hazards from bacteria and viruses, and drying will prevent problems from mold. When cleaning out your home or business:

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7 DIY Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

These natural fragrances using ingredients from around the house will warm up your home with cozy autumn scents like pumpkin, cinnamon, and apple.

As temperatures begin to drop, stores are gearing up for autumn with their seasonal scented collections. Unfortunately, the artificial scents of candles and store-bought air fresheners can trigger asthma and headaches for some. But don’t worry—you can still enjoy classic fall scents like pumpkin spice and warm cinnamon with the help of essential oils, real fruits, and whole spices. Mix up one of these DIY air fresheners for fall and fill your home with a cozy aroma in no time.

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Florida remains in direct path of Tropical Storm Dorian

Get latest spaghetti models, track, satellite images of Dorian

By Daniel Dahm – Digital Manager, Troy Bridges – Meteorologist

ORLANDO, Fla. – Tropical Storm Dorian will possibly become a hurricane in the coming days as the storm remains on a direct path to Florida.

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10 Things You Should Ask Yourself Before Remodeling Your Kitchen

Are you making these common kitchen renovation mistakes? Before you start ripping out your cabinets and shopping for new appliances, answer these 10 key questions that can save you time, money and heartache.

We’ve all been tempted to take a sledgehammer to something in our homes, perhaps after binge-watching Fixer Upper or Property Brothers. Before you go all Jonathan Scott on your kitchen, check out some advice from two real world pros, Charleston-based interior designer Kim Nielsen and Eric Benjamin of Keller Williams in Atlanta.

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