How To... Make Your Home Nice and Save Money

The Washington Post, 10.5.08

In line with Maxwell's recent post AT on Getting Your House in Order, the Washington Post offers 20 tips to make your home better now while saving money in the long run.
The tips echo the habits of people in the '30s and '40s, but which most of us haven't been doing in our busy lives.
Habits include fixing things in your home now so you won't have to replace them later and entertaining friends at home. More below the jump...

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We like the Post's "latest thing in kitchens," which is "less remodeling, more cooking." Surprisingly, the Post also recommends NOT paying off your loans early and saving your cash instead. The reason is that new loans are now difficult to obtain.

Read the full Washington Post article "20 Steps to Toughen Up Against Hard Times" by clicking here.

Do you agree with the Post's tips? Do you have any of your own?

[Images from the Family Handyman.]

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Rachael is a fine artist and writer and when not obsessing about home decor she works in hospitality, spa and art events (galleryreinvented.com).

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