According to a recent analysis of the Census, last year saw more millennials becoming homeowners. Indeed, the figures are still significantly low when compared to the values observed in the past, but homeownership rate among individuals between 18 and 34 years increased in 2013.
We haven’t completely thawed out nationwide, but the first signs of spring are closing in here in Texas —and with them comes the impulse to clean and de-clutter in the annual rite we call spring cleaning. But while some items get tossed without a second thought, consumer blogger Jacob Hurwith urges us to dig deeper, suggesting 10 things we really need to get rid of:
Hanging large mirrors on one wall of the living room has been touted for years as a way to make the room larger. But, said New York designer Jeffrey Blum, mirrors reflect everything in the room, creating the illusion of clutter. Blum, the owner of SixZero6 Designs, suggests seven less traditional ways homeowners should consider to create the illusion of more space: