Home Improvement Activity Increases During COVID-19

Research Show 57 Percent of Homeowners Find Time for Home Improvement Projects

According the latest U.S. Census Bureau report, home centers, hardware stores, garden centers and building materials suppliers realized a year-over-year sales increase of 22.6 percent, leading all retail categories except for online purchases. This continues a trend with retailers serving the home improvement market that suggests homeowners are doing projects during the pandemic. Recent research from Consumer Specialists and the Home Projects Council examines why 57 percent of homeowners put an emphasis on home improvement during the first three months of COVID-19.

“Even with people at home more than usual, we were surprised at just how many ways COVID-19 has impacted home improvement activity,” said Fred Miller, president of Consumer Specialists. “In terms of consumer attitudes and behavior, there has never been a single force that has so significantly sell my house fast jacksonville shaped the home improvement

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15 Lies People Tell About Ketamine

What is Ketamine? + Mechanism of Action & Side Effects - SelfHacked

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, ketamine is a popular club drug. People use it as a dissociative and because of the trancelike hallucinations that it causes. Like many drugs a number of lies and false statements are circulating about it.

1. It is Safe to Use

Ketamine is not safe to use anywhere but in a clinical setting. It is a powerful anesthetic that can cause emergent psychosis, which is mainly for veterinary use.

2. There are No Long Term Effects of Using Ketamine

Many people ignore the long term effects of ketamine use. Most of these long term effects target the liver and urinary tract, from mild incontinence to complete loss of bladder control.

3. Ketamine will Make you Feel Better

Quite the opposite, ketamine makes many people nauseous and causes vomiting no matter how much you take.

4. It Expands your Mind

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This Portland Home Was Designed to Feel Like a Parisian Apartment

Photo credit: Haris Kenjar
Photo credit: Haris Kenjar

From House Beautiful

Tudor-style bungalow homes from the 1940s with small kitchens and disjointed flows are fairly common in northeast Portland, and the one that JHL Design was hired to renovate for a family of three was no different. But rather than seeing problems, the Portland-based interior design firm saw possibilities: original mahogany woodwork, original hardwood doors, and small details like intact picture rails in the formal living spaces. So, together with Thesis Studio Architecture, the team worked out a plan that added only 150 square feet to the footprint—but through what JHL Design principal Holly Freres calls “a rearrangement of space” made the home feel significantly larger.

Photo credit: Haris Kenjar
Photo credit: Haris Kenjar

The first step was to reconfigure the entire main floor, which contained a narrow kitchen and two bedrooms at the back of the house. The bedrooms, Freres explains, “monopolized access to the private,

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Blue Heron Brings Visionary Home Design to California; Unveils Stunning $22M Cliffside Residence in La Jolla

New Vision Home Located In La Jolla’s Oceanfront Bird Rock Enclave Hits Active Southern California Luxury Market

SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) July 23, 2020

Blue Heron, the acclaimed Las Vegas-based design-led development firm specializing in aspirational living through personalized home experiences, has completed construction and listed its first-ever custom home in California – 3eleven Sea Ridge – in the exclusive coastal enclave of La Jolla. Situated on the Cabrillo Foundation, the most enduring and striking coastal rock formation in San Diego County, the landmark home is located in La Jolla’s exclusive Bird Rock waterfront community in one of only four lots with a southern view of Crystal Pier, Point Loma and the Coronado Islands. The 6,800-square-foot property marks Blue Heron’s entrée into the Southern California market. 3eleven Sea Ridge is listed with Brett Dickinson’s team at Pacific Sotheby’s for $22 million.

“We’re thrilled to bring our award-winning BH Vision™ to

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