YOUR PLACE.GET ORGANIZED: Keeping clutter at bay is a year-round task, and it can be harder for some than others. Mervyn Kaufman's "Organize it! How to Declutter Every Nook and Cranny Noun 1. nook and cranny - something remote; "he explored every nook and cranny of science"
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detail, item, point - an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information" in and Outside Your Home" (Filipacchi Publishing; $18.95) takes you through each space in your home, and offers easy ways to transform them from messy to manageable. The book features 300 color photos and breaks down projects by chapter according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. types of areas from "Very Public Places" such as halls and dining rooms to "Personal Spaces" such as bedrooms and home offices. The book identifies potential clutter spots in each room, offers ways to fix them and helps turn high-traffic areas into welcoming spaces. It also lists valuable information on how and where to donate goods you no longer need, as well as people and companies that can help you along in your journey to clutter-free bliss. Available at amazon.com and bookstores nationwide.
- Simone Trimm
FRESH OUTLET: There are more bargains to be had at Camarillo Premium Outlets with the opening of Restoration Hardware. This is the company's seventh outlet nationwide and features the stylish home store's discontinued, returned and overstocked furniture and accessories at 25 to 50 percent off. That includes the Grand Scale Roller Sofa, which normally retails for between $1,780 and $3,450, and will be discounted at least 30 percent at this outlet. All indoor furniture is also an additional 20 percent off through Sunday. For more information about the shops at Camarillo, visit www.premiumoutlets.com/camarillo.
- Diana McKeon Charkalis
CHAIRS FOR CHARITY: Elements of Living, a new interior design magazine, is holding its first eBay charity auction to benefit Furnish a Future, a furniture bank that serves more than 2,000 formerly homeless families. The auction, which ends April 23, features prestigious interior designers such as Pierre Frey and the Greystone Home Collection, to name a few. The items up for bid are usually only available through interior decorators. To participate in the auction, visit ebay.com/eol in the Giving Works section. For information on the charity, visit www.partnershipforthehomeless.org.
PATIO PRESSURE: Clean dirty patios, garages and lawn furniture with ease with the Husky 1800 PSI Electric Pressure Washer A pressure washer is a mechanical device that uses high-pressure water to remove mold, grime, dust mud and dirt from surfaces and objects such as buildings, vehicles and concrete road surfaces. . The 120-volt washer washer Orthopedics A flattened disk of metal with a central hole used to distribute stress under a screw head to prevent thin cortical bone from splitting; serrated washers are used to affix avulsed ligaments, small avulsion fractures or comminuted fractures to the conserves water while it releases 1,800 pounds per square inch Noun 1. pounds per square inch - a unit of pressure
pressure unit - a unit measuring force per unit area of water pressure. It also features dual dial-and-wash detergent detergent (dētûr`jənt, dĭ–), substance that aids in the removal of dirt. Detergents act mainly on the oily films that trap dirt particles. tanks, making it easy to perform multiple cleaning tasks. Most notably the washer has a 30-foot gun and pressure hose, variable spray nozzle A spray nozzle is a device that facilitates the formation of spray. When a liquid is dispersed as a stream of droplets (atomization), it is called a spray. The typical purpose of the spray is to maximize the effect of the liquid by increasing the total surface area for better and double-action turbo nozzle An orifice in an inkjet print head through which ink is sprayed onto the paper. Print heads with six thousand or more nozzles are common in today's printers.
Nozzle that rotates for hard-to-clean-surfaces. With integrated, robust wheels, the machine is easily maneuverable. The package contains an instructional CD with trouble-shooting and cleanup tips. The washer retails at $169 and is available exclusively at The Home Depot The Home Depot (NYSE: HD) is an American retailer of home improvement and construction products and services.
Headquartered in Vinings, just outside Atlanta in unincorporated Cobb County, Georgia, Home Depot employs more than 355,000 people and operates 2,164 big-box . For more information, visit homedepot.com
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