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Living space and rental come together in this Brooklyn brownstone renovation

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Living space and rental come together in this Brooklyn brownstone renovation

“After” photos by Kate Glicksberg for Sweeten Homeowners: Bellamy, an executive at The GAP, and Zak, a senior environmental scientist, posted their project on Sweeten Where: Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York Primary renovation: Three stories of a 2,400-square-foot Brooklyn brownstone Notable: Swapping the positions of their renovated garden rental and owners’ duplex Result: Better functionality for the two-family building Sweeten general contractor Sweeten’s role: Sweeten matches home renovation projects with vetted general contractors, offering advice, support, and financial protection—at no cost to the homeowner. Guest post by Sweeten homeowner Bellamy Finding their circa 1900 Brooklyn brownstone home After a grueling year-long...


If you have trouble using perishable food before it spoils, you’re certainly not alone

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If you have trouble using perishable food before it spoils, you’re certainly not alone

Approximately 133 billion pounds of food waste is generated in the U.S. each year, and a whopping 39 percent of Americans say they feel guilty about wasting food. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, about two-thirds of household food waste is due to spoilage. So, to help you cut back on wasted food (and inflated grocery bills), Earth911 compiled this list of creative kitchen tools to help you keep food fresher, longer. And if you’re on a tight budget or would rather not buy new, we’ve also provided handy DIY alternatives for each of these fun, food-saving gadgets. This...


Make your bathroom more inviting and organized by using the best shower caddy

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Make your bathroom more inviting and organized by using the best shower caddy

It helps you hold a variety of shower room essentials such as shampoos, creams, razors, towels, loofahs, conditioners, and much more. Not only that but also the new structures are easy to install to strong positions. Some even have strong suction cups for a tool-free and drill-free assembly. If you want a stylish, practical, and durable model, you are in the right place. The following review has more information about the best shower caddy in 2020. Here Are The Top Shower Caddies Preview Product Artika Monsoon II Adjustable and Extendable Stainless Steel Baskets Corner Shower/Bath Caddy with... View on Amazon...


Q: Recommendations for attractive ways to display dish soap, dish brush, etc?

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Q: Recommendations for attractive ways to display dish soap, dish brush, etc?

A: This is a really funny question, as some family members find it crazy that Landon and I keep our paper towel dispenser under the sink because we find it to be an eyesore on the countertop. Ha! (As a bonus, this means we’re more likely to reach for dish towels than we are paper towels, which reduces waste!) BUT we do keep soap and sponges out — we’re not that insane. I currently use a William Sonoma set (includes the silver wire holder base thing) that keeps the essentials organized and this OXO sponge holder next to it, which...


Kitchen towels, or paper towels to be really specific, are a must-have in any kitchen

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Kitchen towels, or paper towels to be really specific, are a must-have in any kitchen

You can use it to clean up that mess on the counter that you made while cooking, to dry your hands after washing, or even to clean up small spills on the floor. Now, you can just place your paper towel roll at the top of your counter. And that’s fine if you don’t mind the waste. After all, it’s bound to get wet and/or dirty just sitting there on the counter. Also, there’s a tendency for us to pull more than what we need which means that you’ll be spending more money buying new rolls faster. Obviously, a paper...