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Succulents. You see them everywhere – in wedding bouquets and centerpieces, atop desks, in every store, and all over your Instagram feed. But why the sudden rise in popularity? In a social media society where aesthetic is everything, but young people are so busy working just to make ends meet, the draw of succulents is simple: Maximum visual pleasure with minimum maintenance. Succulents come in a variety of sizes, shapes and colors, making them an easy way to add flair to your space. They also require very little attention, with most only needing to be watered once a week or…

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Installing an Open-Sided Staircase with Adjustable Wood Balusters NuStair Stair Caps are easy to install and great looking. They come with pre-finished stair treads and stair risers, along with one-piece nosing and scotia mold construction that can reduce labor time by 50-70%! Follow these simple instructions on how to install your open sided staircase with adjustable wood balusters. Remove carpet from stairs, if you have any. Cut tread ends flush to outside wall. The tread is the flat, top part of each step. You want the tread end to be flush with the wall on the outside of your stairs…

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Installing NuStair on an Open-Sided Staircase with Adjustable Iron Balusters NuStair Stair caps are easy-to-install and great-looking. They come with pre-finished stair treads and stair risers, along with one-piece nosing and scotia mold construction that can reduce labor time by 50-70%!   Follow these simple instructions for installing NuStair on your open-sided staircase with adjustable iron balusters: Remove the carpet from the stairs, if you have any. Cut tread ends flush to the outside wall. The tread is the flat, top part of each step. You will want the tread end to be flush with the wall on the outside…

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Easy Installation with the NuStair System!

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Easy Installation with the NuStair System! At NuStair, it is our goal to make getting beautiful, hardwood stairs as easy and inexpensive as possible for our customers. That’s why we have spent years making sure our NuStair Refinishing System is so easy to install that even the casual weekend DIY-er can get a gorgeous refinished staircase in a weekend. There’s no need to remove your old staircase, or cut into the substrate – Just install the NuStair treads over your existing wooden staircase. Here’s how: Trim all your stair parts to size. The NuStair treads come in 36″, 42″, 48″,…

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Your entryway or mudroom is the busiest area of your home. Everyone’s coming and going, taking off shoes, dropping backpacks, and hanging up coats. It’s easy to see why this area can quickly become cluttered, especially if you have a small space. To keep all the gloves, sports equipment, and winter coats from taking over, try these 6 great ideas for an organized entryway: Make Use of Baskets & Bins If you have shelving in your entryway, get some stylish but functional baskets or bins. These can be used to corral gloves and hats in the winter, and each family…

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Your home’s front door is one of the first things your guests see. Whether it’s cluttered and dull, or bright and cheery, it sets the tone for what visitors think of your whole house. Here are 5 tips for creating a beautiful, welcoming front door your guests will remember: Make a Path Your guests’ impression of your front door begins before they ever make it up to your house. If people can’t figure out exactly how to get up to your front door, all the pretty decor in the world won’t fix their confusion. Make sure there’s a clear, defined…

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Your entryway is one of the first things guests see about your home. You want it to be warm, inviting, and to welcome them into the rest of your home. Part of creating that environment is the paint color you choose. To help you find the right color for the foyer of your dreams, here are 3 tips to guide your search:   Think Different Because your entry is a small room all of its own, you don’t have to stick to the same color scheme as your living room. You can go bold on the walls to make a…

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5 Tips For Decorating Your Entry For The Holidays

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The holidays are a time of gathering, where we open our homes to family and close friends for various holiday events. A warm and inviting entryway can set the tone for all of your dinners and parties this year. Here are some tips to greet your guests with some holiday cheer:   Invest in a Rug A great entry runner will do double duty. It can be part of your décor, and it will protect feet from cold floors. Look for one with a neutral color palette, for year-round use. Gray, beige and cream will really anchor any colorful decor. If you…

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How To Choose the Right Flooring For Your Entryway We are now officially in the fall season, which will bring with it golden-colored trees, beautiful scenery, and Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, it will also bring with it dead leaves, rain, mud, and maybe even a frost or two. You can lay out a mat by your door to keep your floor safe from the elements, but perhaps you’re considering a more permanent solution? Here are some options for choosing the right flooring for your entryway!   Tile Tile is of the most popular flooring options for an entryways due to its overall…

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Your old carpeted stairs have seen better days. Between the worn patches where your feet always fall and the mystery stains that have been there for years, you’re looking to make your stairs more attractive and easier to clean. But doesn’t refinishing carpeted stairs mean you need to fully rebuild the substrate and structure of your stairs? Not with the NuStair system! NuStair offers an affordable, easy-to-install stair refinishing solution for everyone! Learn how to refinish carpeted stairs with NuStair: How to Refinish Carpeted Stairs with Nustair 1. Remove Carpeting and Prepare the Stairs Before you can begin to make your…

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