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Gas vs. Electric Stove: Sustainability, Cost, and Maintenance Debunked | Redfin

Check out the recent Redfin article we were featured in: Gas vs. Electric Stove: Sustainability, Cost, and Maintenance Debunked If you’re in the market for a new stove, choosing a replacement can be challenging. Along with size, brand, and aesthetic, an important decision is deciding which fuel source you want it to use. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, especially when it comes to sustainability and price. As climate change

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The Power of Microfiber Cloths

Cotton or paper towels fall short to microfiber in plenty of ways. A microfiber cloth is synthetic, consisting of polyester which gives it a towel-like structure while nylon adds absorption and density. You can use a microfiber cloth for furniture or clothes but it also works great for cleaning and sanitizing other spaces. Microfiber consists of millions of tiny fibers and has a positive charge to attract grime and dirt.

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The Best Kitchen Flooring for Pets

Pets can be tough on kitchen floors, with their claws, drool and stains. Luckily there are a number of pet proof flooring choices which can help solve these issues. Ceramic Tiles. Tiles made from mostly clay mix to create a hard, durable material. It’s often coated with a melted glass glaze layer which adds to the strength, making it great against stains, water penetration and any accidental scratching. The drawback

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How to Remove Red Wine Stains

Wine stains are tricky to remove from clothing, but even more so from carpet. If you drop wine at a time you’re not able to treat it right away, blot as much as possible right away. Avoid rubbing the stain. You’ll then want to tackle it with a baking soda paste. You can wait a few hours, but don’t wait until the next day before attempting to remove the stain.

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Indoor Plants 101

If you’re looking to give your interior space an instant update, look no further than a houseplant. They’ve been gaining popularity over the past few years and are great in kitchens, bathrooms or living rooms. Research shows that being surrounded by plants offers benefits including improved mental health, better sleep and boosting feelings of connection. If you’re worried about losing a plant because the one you bought last year died

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The One Mistake to Avoid For Renovations

Homeowners can feel the urge to jump through homes whenever they’re unhappy with where they live. After all, finding a home you’ll want to stay in forever can be daunting. However, renovating a home or kitchen can be a manageable solution to avoid the urge to move all together. These upgrades bring the heart to a space and improve the home for the better. There’s one big mistake people are

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Determining Wall Shelves Spacing and Spans

Wall shelves require a bit of planning before loading up your favorite dishes or plants. A shelf span is the distance between supports for the shelf. This span distance will vary based on the strength of the material of the shelf. In theory, the stronger the shelf the greater the distance you can put between wall supports. Shelf spacing will depend on preference and what you will store on the

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Fragrant Plants That Will Make Your Home Smell Incredible

Plants are the key to giving your home fresh scents and aromas. There are plenty of flowering plants and herbs that thrive indoors and can give your home a divine smell year-round. Here are a few plants you should add to your collection. Chocolate Mint Mint is easy to grow outside but the herb can also thrive indoors with the right conditions. Put your mint plant in a pot on

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Wishing You a Very Merry Christmas, From Cosmo

This holiday season has proven to be unlike any other. Here at Cosmo we wish you and your families a safe and happy holidays. We look forward to what the next year will hold and hope to continue to bring everyone together in the kitchen.

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A New Way to Get Rid of Those Shipping Labels

During these times online shopping has skyrocketed for many of us. Whether it’s due to working from home or avoiding stores all together, we have a larger influx of shipping packages. These packages often have information we want to dispose of before recycling it, such as our name or address. Try out this method to get rid of that label before you toss it or if you want to preserve

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