The Washington Post Home & Garden Roundup 01.29.08

The Washington Post Home & Garden Roundup 01.29.08

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Rachael Grad
Jan 29, 2009

This week The Washington Post Home & Garden Section focuses on getting rid of clutter. Features include tips for keeping your office clutter-free, turning a corner or closet into a home office ("Seeking Office?; Turn a Corner or Closet Into One With the Right Supplies and Some Creativity"), and where to fix your computer in DC. The Post also reports on big sales at two furniture stores that are closing in DC: Maurice Villency and Park Place Furniture.
More information, articles, and photos below the jump...

High-end furniture maker Maurice Villency is closing its DC store (7016 Wisconsin Ave; phone 240.396.0100). Discounts up to 70 percent!

After 25 years in business, Park Place Furniture (5100 Wisconsin Ave. NW; phone 202.686.8686) is closing. Discounts of up to 80 percent on teak, wicker, and metal exterior furnishings. Also on sale are interior furnishings, lighting, and accessories. Read more on the two stores by clicking here.

The Post names the top-rated computer repair shops, according to Consumers' Checkbook magazine. See the list by clicking here.

To keep your home office organized, the Post recommends: getting a handle on mail, keeping up with your filing, and buying a shredder. Read the full article by clicking here.

The Garden section reports on a study that calls on gardeners and backyard naturalists to record their observations. Also, find out how to grow cauliflower.

Readers ask for (and get) ways to clean dirty floors.

(Images: the Container Store, Maurice Villency, Chris Plantan, David Inouye, Russell And Hazel)

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