BuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

6 Easy DIY Home Staging Tips To Help Sell Your Home

Home staging is a key strategy when presenting your home to prospective home buyers. Here are 6 easy ways to ...

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La Dolce Farniente: How To Be Lazy At Home

Laziness is not a moral fault: it's an integral part of our bodies' need to regenerate. See how to encourage ...

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3 Eco-friendly Textiles

  Cotton and synthetic fabrics are not environmentally friendly. There are alternatives with smaller carbon footprints. Here are 3 of them. *** It’s ...

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bright hemp cloth
  Cotton and synthetic fabrics are not environmentally friendly. There are alternatives with smaller carbon footprints. Here are 3 of them. *** It’s important to consider the environmental impact of the fabrics you use. Energy, water and chemicals to...
dried flowers chrysanthemum
Growing flowers to dry is easy, inexpensive and rewarding. Here are some tips on what to grow and how to dry what you grow later. *** Have you inadvertently left a bouquet of flowers in a vase and forgotten...
glass of water
Water is our planet’s most important resource. Here are some ways to keep water conservation a down-to-earth activity. *** As World Water Day approached on March 22nd, this tidbit came across my desk. I didn’t think much of it,...