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Brooke Chaplan
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At Home: What Makes Your Decor Inviting to Guests

While you understandably want to decorate your home tastefully so that it expresses your unique sense of style and personality beautifully, you also want your home to be inviting and comfortable to guests. Many people have gorgeous homes, but their homes are so pristine and polished that they create a formal, imposing feel. This formality can, unfortunately, make a home seem less…See More
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Kathryn Willis commented on Brooke Chaplan's blog post 3 Design Ideas for an Extravagant Kitchen Transformation
"These are amazing kitchen transformation ideas. My kitchen is the most widely used room. Me and my family members sit in the kitchen and have long conversations while I am cooking the dinner. I just loved your ideas on kitchen transformation.…"
Nov 22
Kathryn Willis commented on Brooke Chaplan's blog post 3 Design Ideas for an Extravagant Kitchen Transformation
"These are amazing kitchen transformation ideas. My kitchen is the most widely used room. Me and my family members sit in the kitchen and have long conversations while I am cooking the dinner. I just loved your ideas on kitchen transformation.…"
Nov 22
Brooke Chaplan posted a blog post

3 Design Ideas for an Extravagant Kitchen Transformation

When you invite guests over to your home, you want them to feel in awe at the pure opulence of your home decor. This is especially true for your kitchen. Many meals and conversations will be had in your kitchen, so it needs to impress your guests while remaining practical for repeated use.Install Hanging Cookware RacksCreating an extravagant kitchen can begin with something as simple as how you store your…See More
Nov 16
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Home Fashion: What Makes Your House Make You Look Good

One of the reasons why many people struggle with their home decorating efforts is because they fail to incorporate a personal touch into the décor. For example, a common approach to home decorating is to mimic a look that you see in a design magazine or online. Some people even purchase an entire suite of furniture and accent pieces at a local furniture store. However, without a…See More
Nov 8
Brooke Chaplan posted a blog post

Plumbing Season: How Cold Weather Promotes Problems with Your Pipes

Plumbing issues can develop at any time of year, and most require a fast response from a plumber. After all, even a seemingly minor issue can grow into a major concern quickly and may result in wasted water, property damage and more. The winter months may bring additional plumbing challenges that you need to be aware of. In some instances, you can take proactive steps to prevent some issues from…See More
Nov 5
Brooke Chaplan posted a blog post

Snow Worries: What Your House Needs to Survive Winter Weather

The holiday season is almost upon us and that means that there’s something else that’s on the way—winter. Whether you love it or you hate it, you still have to prepare for it. This is especially true when it comes to preparing your home. There are many things, a few are listed below, that your house will need to survive the winter weather.Furnace MaintenanceOne of the first things your house will need to survive winter…See More
Oct 27
Brooke Chaplan posted a blog post

Frozen Pipes: 4 Winterization Tips for Your Whole Home

Winter is just around the corner, which means that right now is your last chance to prepare your home for the coming cold. If you need help with your home winterization process, here are a few tips on where to start.Install/Upgrade Weather StrippingWinter brings strong, frigid winds that can sneak into your home as cold drafts. These cold drafts typically enter through gaps in your windows and…See More
Oct 26
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3 Ways Your Home May Be Vulnerable to Winter Weather

Your home may endure tremendous force and damaging elements throughout the year. For example, strong winds and UV rays can damage your home year-round. The winter months may be the most brutal because they bring sub-freezing temperatures, snow, ice and more to your home’s exterior. To be the protective shelter that you need your home to be, it is important that you prepare it for the months ahead. The first step…See More
Oct 4
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3 Things Your Home Will Need after the Summer Wildfires

Hundreds of structures burned during the summer wildfires in California. Even if yours wasn’t one of the homes that burned, your home may have still been affected by these huge fires. Even homes that were far away from the front lines have the potential to have lingering effects that need to be corrected. If you were in the general vicinity of the wildfires this summer, here are three areas…See More
Sep 18
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Weather Woes: 3 Ways to Protect Your Home from Precipitation

Your home should be the place where you can go to be protected from all types of precipitation. What happens, then, when your home can’t protect itself from precipitation? If precipitation is allowed to invade your home, your home will, slowly but surely, begin to deteriorate. To prevent this from occurring, here are three ways to protect your home from precipitation, in all its various forms.Strengthen the TopYour…See More
Sep 14
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3 Awesome Home Additions that Exude Luxury

If you are thinking about updating your home with a touch of luxury, it is important to understand what your many options are to create the desired ambiance. There are some luxury features that instantly create the look and feel of a high-end home, and these are some of the coolest features that you’ll want to take a closer look at as you prepare for a home…See More
Aug 24
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3 Ways to Decorate Your Home without Knowing What You’re Doing

Between work responsibilities, family obligations, and personal time set aside for your own enjoyment, there’s precious little time for you to devote to learning how to decorate your home. This is especially true if you aren’t gifted with an eye for home decor and style. Your lack of decorating skill doesn’t have to subject you to a lifetime in a boring home. Below, you will find three ways…See More
Aug 14
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3 Ways People Ruin Their Home’s Plumbing Without Knowing It

You and your loved ones may use your home’s plumbing system numerous times throughout the day without a second thought. As long as fresh water comes out of the pipes on demand and wastewater can be removed without delay, you may simply continue with your daily routine. However, there are several things that you may be doing regularly or periodically that could be causing severe damage to your home’s pipes.…See More
Jul 27
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Jun 28
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Too Much AC: How to Reduce Home Energy Costs during the Summer Months

Keeping your home at a comfortable temperature during the warmest months of the year can be extremely expensive. If you are tired of dealing with skyrocketing energy bills every summer, then it is time to start thinking about making your home as efficient as possible. These few tips…See More
Jun 22

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Brooke Chaplan's Blog

At Home: What Makes Your Decor Inviting to Guests

While you understandably want to decorate your home tastefully so that it expresses your unique sense of style and personality beautifully, you also want your home to be inviting and comfortable to guests. Many people have gorgeous homes, but their homes are so pristine and polished that they create a formal, imposing feel. This formality can, unfortunately, make a…

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Posted on December 6, 2018 at 9:01pm

3 Design Ideas for an Extravagant Kitchen Transformation

When you invite guests over to your home, you want them to feel in awe at the pure opulence of your home decor. This is especially true for your kitchen. Many meals and conversations will be had in your kitchen, so it needs to impress your guests while remaining practical for repeated use.

Install Hanging Cookware Racks

Creating an extravagant kitchen can begin with…

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Posted on November 16, 2018 at 6:05pm — 1 Comment

Home Fashion: What Makes Your House Make You Look Good

One of the reasons why many people struggle with their home decorating efforts is because they fail to incorporate a personal touch into the décor. For example, a common approach to home decorating is to mimic a look that you see in a design magazine or online. Some people even purchase an entire suite of furniture and accent pieces at a local furniture store.…

Continue

Posted on November 8, 2018 at 8:27pm

Plumbing Season: How Cold Weather Promotes Problems with Your Pipes

Plumbing issues can develop at any time of year, and most require a fast response from a plumber. After all, even a seemingly minor issue can grow into a major concern quickly and may result in wasted water, property damage and more. The winter months may bring additional plumbing challenges that you need to be aware of. In some instances, you can take proactive steps to prevent…

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Posted on November 5, 2018 at 8:10pm

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