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Breathing Easy: Improving Indoor Air Quality | WPL Interior Design

Breathing Easy: Improving Indoor Air Quality

We’ve talked before about how interior design is a lot more than just simply decorating a space. In fact, many of the decisions we make for our clients can greatly impact their lifestyle. One such aspect of the home that’s crucial for all homeowners is the air quality. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, we spend over 90% of our time indoors, so it’s essential to make choices that help us breathe easy, literally. The fact is, there are
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There’s No Place Like Home: Designing to Age in Place

Dorothy had it right in the classic Wizard of Oz: There truly is no place like home. This is the mindset many seniors are adopting as they decide where they want to live as they age. A 2018 AARP study reported that more than 75% of Americans who are 50 years of age and older desire to remain in their current home or community. Aging in place involves taking practical steps to create a safe and functional home. However, aging in
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Downsizing Your Home: A Baby-Boomer Trend

From 1946 to 1964, 76.4 million babies were born. This generation of “baby boomers” comprise around 26% of the US population today, second only to millennials. As baby boomers get older, their needs evolve, including what they look for in a home. Not having access to features such as proximity to family, friends, and amenities may lead baby boomers to find a new place to call home. While downsizing your home is not always an easy task, it is a
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Creating A Pet-Friendly Home

If you’re a pet owner, you understand that pets are as much a part of the family as anyone. Because we love our pets, it’s important to make sure that your home is safe and pet-friendly. Take time to view your home from the eyes of your pet: Do they have easy access to their food and water? Do they have easy access to their litter box or puppy pads? Do they have access to natural light and a view?
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