Month: June 2020

HGTV’s The Property Brothers To Talk TV And Design With Paley Center For Media

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HGTV’s popular Property Brothers, aka twins Drew and Jonathan Scott, will kick off a new series on the center’s Facebook page.

The series, HGTV’s Property Brothers: A Conversation with Drew and Jonathan Scott, will begin airing on Friday, July 10 at noon ET/9 AM PT.

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“Drew and Jonathan Scott have changed the lives of families across the country with their stunning home makeovers, and captured the hearts of a global audience along the way,” said Paley Center President and CEO Maureen J. Reidy. “We’re thrilled that fans from all

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Give your Google Home cordless freedom with LOFT

That’s why this LOFT Battery Base for Google Home is such a game-changer. By allowing you to ditch your Google Home’s limiting cord in favor of a powerful battery, the LOFT will give your trusty home assistant the freedom it needs to move around the house for hours at a time, and it’s on sale for 65 percent off at just $17.

With a nearly perfect rating on Amazon and a sleek design that blends in flawlessly with any decor, this slide-in battery base makes it easy to enjoy everything that your Google Home has to offer even if you

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Should you buy refurbished appliances? The answer may surprise you.

When you purchase a refurbished appliance from a trusted seller like eBay or Sears Outlet, you’re getting an item that has been used and then returned within the short return window. It’s then repaired and certified to ensure it’s functioning like new, and sold at a significant discount. (Photo: Getty Creative)
When you purchase a refurbished appliance from a trusted seller like eBay or Sears Outlet, you’re getting an item that has been used and then returned within the short return window. It’s then repaired and certified to ensure it’s functioning like new, and sold at a significant discount. (Photo: Getty Creative)

There are two ways to save money on big purchases like kitchen appliances and home improvement tools: you can wait and wait for the best sales, and then fight your way through the crowds to shop them; or you can buy certified refurbished merchandise for significant discounts. The best

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Through the lens of a Malibu modernist

Born from the ashes of the 1993 Old Topanga fire, this modernist masterpiece in Malibu feels almost church-like with its soaring Gothic arches and walls of glass that frame sweeping ocean views.

Architect Harry Gesner worked with playwright Jerome Lawrence to rebuild the home after the fire. The dramatic structure, which consists of steel-wire panels sprayed with concrete, was designed to withstand both fire and earthquakes. A later renovation, which also involved Gesner, expanded the kitchen.

The details

Location: 21056 Las Flores Mesa Drive, Malibu, 90265

Asking price: $14 million

Built: 1997

Living area: 4,170 square feet, three bedrooms, four

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Czech Home Features a Roof-Shaped Second-Story Greenhouse

It may look odd, but enveloping an entire home within a glass greenhouse is a great way to make it more hospitable in punishing winter weather. We’ve seen this concept work brilliantly in Stockholm, where a pre-existing home was simply shielded by a structure made of four-millimeter security glass, and all the way up in the Arctic Circle in Norway. For the latter, a family built their own three-story cob home within a glass geodesic dome, allowing them to grow fruit trees, grapes, herbs, tomatoes, and squash well outside the brief summer growing season.

But what if you don’t want

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