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    "I am writing to compliment your employees on a job well done. Bob was very responsive in returning phone calls from the initial contact we made to get preliminary estimates to finish our basement. The foreman was at our house almost every day for two-and-a-half weeks. His work was excellent. He finished everything on or ahead of schedule, left all of the work areas clean, and finished all of the small details to complete the job entirely. Due to the timeliness and quality of their work, we were able to enjoy our finished basement prior to the Thanksgiving holiday as promised."

    Kristine C.
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  • Category Archives: The Power of Feng Shui

    Ready For A Staycation?

              Traveling to distant far-off places is always an exciting idea, but with expenses, work, and responsibilities it is difficult to find time to travel. Adding accents from different cultures around your home can give you … Continue reading

    Filed under: Painting & Remodeling, The Power of Feng Shui

    Feng Shui For Your Home

    Feng shui has gained popularity in American culture over the past few years. More and more people are using Feng shui to guide them in their home decorating, color scheme choice, and decor arrangements. We believe when Feng shui is … Continue reading

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

    Properly Staging Homes Pays Big Dividends

    Staging your home is one of the most important steps you need to take in order to sell your home. While it involves extra effort and sometimes extra dollars, the return on your investment is commonly far greater. Simple tips … Continue reading

    Filed under: Selling Your House, The Power of Feng Shui

    The Best Looking Non-Toxic Plants

    I loooove my house plants. It would never feel like home without them. But it also wouldn’t feel like home without my two cats, Burt and Momo. When you have children or pets, who like to chew on every object, … Continue reading

    Filed under: Fun Stuff, Health, Food & Fitness, Home Mechanic Tips, The Power of Feng Shui
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    The Power of Feng Shui

    This is the Katz Club Diner. Reilly Painting & Contracting was hired to paint the trim where it was peeling.  Rather than simply repaint with the existing colors, we brought in Martha Royan, our Feng Shui consultant. She noticed that … Continue reading

    Filed under: Date Night, Fun Stuff, Painting & Remodeling, Support Local, The Power of Feng Shui
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    Have Bathroom Cleaning Problems?

    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 can … 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

    Yesterday 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?

    If 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

    This 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

    If 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

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