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Why you should skip the bed-in-a-box trend

Bedrooms and More SPONSORED — Buying a mattress these days is certainly easy, what with the simplicity of online shopping and deals on shipping. But is the bed-in-a-box that arrives worth the money? While they may – or may not – be cheap, these mattresses are designed with shipping in mind. They must be packed […]
4 years ago
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How to buy a bed with confidence

Bedrooms and More SPONSORED — Your bed is the part of your house where you spend a third of every day, so buying a new one represents a pretty life-changing decision. However, most people don’t realize until they go to a mattress store just how many options are out there. The basics The “just the […]
4 years ago
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How homeowners can save energy

Budget Blinds SPONSORED — If you’re wondering where all your extra money is going, you may want to have a chat with your windows. Chances are, they’re responsible for letting wasted energy and, consequently, wasted cash. Whether it’s a sunny summer day or a snowy winter evening, your heating and cooling systems may not be […]
4 years ago
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6 reasons to choose local businesses over box stores

Issaquah Cedar & Lumber SPONSORED — These days, it seems like big box stores and giant corporations run the world. Believe it or not, those chains likely won’t serve you – or your community – as well as your friendly neighborhood business owner. There are myriad benefits that come along with shopping locally, so maybe […]
4 years ago
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3 ways to simplify your mattress shopping

Bedrooms and More SPONSORED — There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep. Unfortunately, finding the mattress that will carry you off to sweet dreams can be nothing short of a nightmare. Don’t despair: The money and time you invest in your new mattress will be worth it in the end. According to the Huffington Post, […]
5 years ago
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4 tips for ‘decking’ your house for summer

Issaquah Cedar & Lumber SPONSORED — Got a deck, or planning to add one? Understanding how to plan and care for your outdoor spaces is key. With summer around the corner, the time to get going on deck and deck-cleaning projects is now. Here are some tips for building a new space — or optimally […]
5 years ago
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They will survive: perfect building materials for the Pacific Northwest

Issaquah Cedar & Lumber SPONSORED — Rain and mountains might make the Pacific Northwest a lush, beautiful paradise, but they also present some challenges when you’re trying to find the right building materials. Whether you’re building a home, a shed or any other structure in the Seattle area, you’ll want to know which materials can […]
5 years ago
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5 things to consider when buying blinds

Budget Blinds SPONSORED — When it comes to your home, windows are the, well, windows to its soul. So if it’s time to treat your home to a facelift, choosing blinds is an important part of that process. Before you start perusing warehouses and showrooms, there are a few things you should know about shopping […]
5 years ago
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The mattress material myth you shouldn’t believe

Bedrooms and More SPONSORED — You’ve heard the claim before: X mattress company has discovered a new and innovative material that will completely revolutionize your sleep. Before you kiss your sleep aids goodbye and settle in for what you assume will be the most amazing night’s sleep of your life, it’s probably time to take […]
5 years ago
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5 things to consider when shopping for a new mattress

Bedrooms and More SPONSORED — There aren’t many things you’d be willing to spend one-third of your life doing, but sleeping is one of them. And with the average adult requiring 7-9 hours of sleep per day (according to the National Sleep Foundation), you’d better like what you’re sleeping on. If you’re in the market […]
6 years ago
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10 ways to eliminate allergens in your home

If coughing, sneezing and itchy eyes seem like business as usual, you’re not alone. Allergies and allergic diseases are common ailments for Americans young and old, with more than 17 million adults and more than 7 million children suffering from asthma alone
6 years ago