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Learn How to Convert an Antique Roll-Top Desk into a Unique Bar

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Bars are all the rage for entertaining. It is important to realize that you do not have to buy an item that is designed to be used as a bar. You can convert an antique roll-up desk into a hidden bar with just a little bit of elbow grease, paint, and some mirrors. Use the following guide to learn how to convert a desk into the bar of your dreams quickly and easily. Read More»

Three Ways to Increase the Lifespan of Your Mattress

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Experts recommend replacing your mattress about every 7 years, but this is just a guideline. How long your mattress lasts will depend on how you use and care for it. There are several things you can do to increase your mattress’s lifespan. Flip it around regularly. You’ve probably heard before that you’re supposed to turn your mattress over periodically. However, simply flipping it end-over-end is not enough. Most people sleep on just one side of the mattress, so even if you turn it over periodically, one side is going to get more wear than the other. Read More»