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VICTORIAN HOMES October 2002 Magazine NAPA VALLEY’S VICTORIAN ROOTS New Hearths For Old Homes FINDING GOLD IN MAINE: WEALTH CAME BACK TO BELFAST AND BUILT A STATELY MANSION

COBBLESTONE LIVING: INTRICATE PATTERNS OF ROCK AND MORTAR MAKE THESE MID-19TH-CENTURY HOMES WORKS OF ART. CAPITAL GAINS: A TOWNHOUSE ON WASHINGTON, D.C.’s CAPITOL HILL RETURNS TO ITS VICTORIAN GLORY. MEMPHIS’ OLD NEIGHBORHOOD: TWO HISTORIC HOMES IN TENNESSEE ARE A BELOVED PART OF THE CITY’S VICTORIAN VILLAGE. BUILDING A BUNGALOW KITCHEN: …

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New Complete Guide to Gardening (Better Homes & Gardens)

An invaluable reference for both novice and experienced gardeners with 600 full-color pages packed with over 750 photos of overall gardens and individual plants. Readers will find complete information on perennials, roses, bulbs, annuals, lawns, trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers, fruits, vegetables, and herbs. 270 pages of plant encyclopedias provide …

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Decorative Paint Techniques & Ideas, 2nd Edition (Better Homes and Gardens) (Better Homes and Gardens Home)

Building on the success of the first Decorative Paint Techniques & Ideas book, this second edition adds information about the advancements and changes that have occurred in the decorative-finish trend. Decorative painting continues to grow as manufacturers release new paints and products that make it easier, faster, and more reliable …

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Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes Around the Globe

The rising cost of fuel and the growing commit­ment to protect the environment have sparked exciting innovations in prefab home construction. Showcasing the unlimited possibilities offered by prefabrication to build incredibly energy-efficient, green homes, Prefabulous World features sophisticated examples of eco-friendly home design in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Canada, the …

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Nursing homes, consumers could benefit from improvements to the Nursing Home Compare website and Five-Star Quality Rating System : report to congressional requesters.

” Approximately 15,600 nursing homes participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs provide care to 1.4 million residents each year. To help consumers make informed choices about nursing homes, CMS developed the Nursing Home Compare website, and on the site made available the Five-Star System, which rates homes on quality …

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Fireplace: Design & Decorating Ideas (Better Homes and Gardens) (Better Homes & Gardens Decorating)

This must-read planning tool covers fireplace building, layout, materials, accessories, and decorating. The revised edition provides updates on fireplace options that have come onto the market since the first edition was published. Easy-to-read, problem-solving text offers hundreds of helpful tips. Inspirational photos plus design ideas for indoor and outdoor hearth spaces. …

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Great Bath Ideas (Better Homes and Gardens Home)

Hundreds of inspiring ideas and beautiful photos show homeowners how to combine fixtures and materials to create the luxurious, comfortable bathrooms they’ve dreamed about. From steam showers with body sprays and rain showerheads to overflow whirlpools with chromatherapy to mirrors with embedded LCD TVs, all the newest and most exciting …

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Remodeling Idea File: Real Homes, Real Projects, Real Inspiration

This book combines inspirational planning with real-life examples of remodeling projects. From contemplation to implementation, it’s filled with innovative solutions and practical advice, from finding and working with a contractor to keeping a project on schedule and within budget. Designed to inspire readers to look differently at their own homes …

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Decorating Small Spaces: Live Large in Any Space (Better Homes & Gardens)

How to apply basic principles for enhancing small spaces. Room-by-room details for living areas, dining spaces, kitchens, bedrooms, baths, workstations, and more. Ideas to arrange furniture, manage clutter, create illusion, convert for several purposes, and use color, pattern and texture effectively. Whole-house tours showcase decorating principals that work in small …

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Better Homes and Gardens Fireplace Design & Decorating Ideas, 2nd Edition (Better Homes and Gardens Home)

Few house features provide the beauty, warmth, and feeling of home that a fireplace does. But homeowners often find themselves both charmed and intimidated by this architectural wonder. This updated edition of the classic Better Homes and Gardens guide walks readers through the steps of decorating and renovating an existing fireplace and explains basic fireplace …

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Kitchens: Dream It. Plan It. Remodel It. (Better Homes & Gardens Do It Yourself)

All-new edition gives the latest strategies to plan a great-looking, efficient kitchen. Guides homeowners from dreaming to designing. Kitchen experts reveal what’s hot in materials, storage, fixtures, furniture, and design. Includes the newest trends for cabinetry, countertops, floor coverings, and lighting. Provides updated product information for appliances and hardware. Expanded …

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