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    Welcome to Reilly Painting & Contracting, "The Home Mechanics," and Reilly Properties. We are your Cleveland Contractors who also provide rentals in Cleveland, Ohio. We have served Cleveland Heights for 35 years.

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    "Eric and his crew did a masterful job of painting the walls to perfection and making sure that our chestnut woodwork was protected. He oversaw the refinishing of our living room and dining room floor that now glows. He fixed all sorts of things that got our beautiful home ready for sale. All of this Eric did with heart!"

    Mark K.
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  • Category Archives: The Power of Feng Shui

    Have Bathroom Cleaning Problems?

    Tweet The bathroom can be a very dirty place. It’s a place that needs to be cleaned regularly. Here are some cleaning problems and solutions: 1. “My shower curtain is crawling with mildew” Wash it with a bleach solution. Shower curtains … Continue reading

    Filed under: Health, Food & Fitness, The Power of Feng Shui
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    Love A Fire But Hate The Smell of Smoke? So Do I. These Tips Came In Handy

    TweetYesterday was a cold night. I thought it wouldn’t be that bad compared to the freezing temperatures we had last week, but I guess I was wrong. Luckily, I have a great working fireplace in my living room, which is … Continue reading

    Filed under: Common Household Repairs, Home Mechanic Tips, The Power of Feng Shui
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    When Did Cat Furniture Become So Tacky?

    TweetIf you have cats, or consider yourself a “Cat Lady/Guy”, then this is a must read. Skip the cheap, un-appealing furniture that you’d buy at Pets Mart, and get something that not only works for them, but works for you … Continue reading

    Filed under: De-clutter Your Home, Fun Stuff, The Power of Feng Shui
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    “The Last Time I Wore That Shirt Was In My 8th Grade School Photo” Read These Tips Before You Declutter Your Closets

    TweetThis is the perfect story for me to read today (I will be unpacking all my things in my house today, tomorrow and dreadfully Sunday). In the few times that I’ve moved into a new house or apartment, I never … Continue reading

    Filed under: De-clutter Your Home, The Power of Feng Shui
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    Organizing Your Home Office

    TweetIf you have a home office, or are thinking of building a home office in Cleveland, take a look at some of these organizational tips, courtesy of HGTV: Is your home office sharing space with the family or living room? … Continue reading

    Filed under: Painting & Remodeling, The Power of Feng Shui
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    How to Make a Tufted Headboard

    TweetTufted headboards have recently become very popular again with the surge of interest in the fashion and decor of  the 1960′s . A custom tufted headboard could easily set you back $500, not including delivery cost. But making your own … Continue reading

    Filed under: Fun Stuff, Home Mechanic Tips, The Power of Feng Shui
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    Interior Design Rules & Tips

    TweetAre you looking to update a certain room in your home? Looking for Cleveland Contractors to tackle all of your home repair needs? Call Reilly Painting, and take a look at some of these helpful tips courtesy of eHow Home: … Continue reading

    Filed under: Painting & Remodeling, The Power of Feng Shui
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    New Lighting Ideas For The Bedroom

    TweetSpice up your bedroom with some new lighting. New lighting is a cheap, and inexpensive way to change how the mood of a room feels, and which room has more of a personality than your bedroom! Take a look at … Continue reading

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    Use Old Wood For New Designs

    TweetIf you have old pieces of wood…don’t throw them out! Let the Cleveland Contractors at Reilly Painting use those pieces and incorporate them into your home…possibly for some new tables. Old is in! When it comes to timber, what’s old … Continue reading

    Filed under: Fun Stuff, Home Mechanic Tips, Secrets to Hiring a Contractor, The Power of Feng Shui
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    Entry Bench Ideas For Your Hallway

    TweetLooking to add some fresh new design to your hallway? Sometimes the best changes are the least expensive. Try buying a new hallway bench to add a splash of color to your foyer. Looking for some interior design tips? Contact … Continue reading

    Filed under: De-clutter Your Home, The Power of Feng Shui
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