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What ‘Cha Got Cooking? Open floors plans have been the rage for some time. A shift in that trend, however, reportedly may be on the not-so-distant horizon.

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According to survey data presented by Better Homes & Gardens and Traditional Home earlier this year, the number of responders who said they prefer a combined kitchen/family room/everyday eating space dropped from 52 percent down to 46 percent. Granted, it’s not a huge change, and the open floor plan concept still tops the consumer preference list, yet industry experts are taking note. Trends come and go but what’s really interesting about this potential shift is the unexpected driving force behind it...food. Namely, food preparation - or, the lack of it. The proliferation of online food-delivery platforms like Blue Apron, FreshDirect, Amazon Prime and mobile food delivery options like UberEats and others may actually end up being a major catalyst in what future house hunters include on their top “must have” list.

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As home delivery of meals/food becomes easier, more cost effective and more mainstream, functionality of kitchens will almost certainly change. A large, open kitchen where guests/family have room to gather while the host cooks for them, could be less appealing.

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“I can see the kitchen going off to a galley space, especially if that means you can design a bigger, better entertaining space with a service center. There’s no need to devote as much space for prepping and cooking,” says Mollie Carmichael, principal of Meyers Research.

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While the impact on open concept design remains to be seen, and will likely take years to play out, you can be sure design analysts, architects and builders will be watching the trend. For now, I’ll leave trend-watching to them. I’ll just keep my eye out for that sweet little delivery truck.

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Extended Warranties & Service Contracts -Understanding the Difference

If you’re buying an electronic device or a major appliance, you may be offered the chance to buy an “extended warranty” or service contract. Is the Product Likely to Need Repairs? You may not benefit from a service contract if the product isn’t likely to need repairs or if the potential cost of repairs is low. Check websites that offer information about products that are most likely to need expensive, or extensive, repairs. When shopping, compare specific manufacturers and products and buy from a reliable product from a company with a good reputation. Does the Service Contract Really Provide Extra Coverage? Compare the warranty coverage to the service contract to see if there’s any benefit to additional coverage. Read the costs and terms of the service contract. Depending on the terms, a service contract could last less than a year or more than five. Accidental damage may not be covered. And there may be clauses that allow the company to deny coverage if, for example, you don’t follow their instructions for routine maintenance. A service contract might cover specific parts of the product or specific repairs. If the terms don’t list a part or a function as specifically covered, assume that it’s not. Keep in mind that you may have other expenses, like a deductible or a fee each time the item is serviced. You may be required to mail the product to a repair center — so consider shipping costs. Some service contracts set reimbursement amounts. How Are Claims Handled? Find out if the retailer or someone else takes care of the repairs. What’s the process for a claim? For example, would you return the item to the store where you bought it? If a local retailer or dealer offers the service contract, you may be able to get local service only. Who Is Responsible for the Contract? There is little you can do if you have a service

newsShorts contract with a company that goes out of business and cannot repay claims. Before you sign a contract, think about the company’s financial situation and consider whether the business is reputable. Look for an address and a phone number for questions or problems. Do an online search with the name of the company and words like “review” or “complaint” to see if there are negative reviews of the company. Some consumer advocates suggest that people are better off skipping extended warranties, and putting the money they would’ve spent in a savings account. If you need repairs, you’ll have your savings to fall back on. And if you don’t need repairs, you’ll have a little extra money in the bank. (ftc.gov)

You’re Covered:

Homeowners Claims You Didn’t Think Would Happen Homeowners insurance is a practical investment to help protect you, your family and your property in the event of unforeseen and unexpected losses. Traditionally, it’s associated with fire damage, burst or leaking pipes, or stolen property, but occasionally it covers unusual events that make for sensational news stories and viral videos. Here are four claims homeowners never thought would happen to them Bear B&B -Bears are notoriously curious and intelligent creatures that also have an acute sense of smell. Keep doors and windows on ground floors closed and locked while cooking or if you leave the house. A bear can easily get through the screen of an open window or manipulate a lever-like door handle to enter your home and cause significant damage. “Encountering a bear inside your home would be a very frightening experience,” says Christopher O’Rourke, Vice President of Property Claims at Mercury Insurance. “Safety should be your first priority, so call your local police or animal control station for help. You can worry about any potential damages after the animal

leaves the residence, because your homeowners policy will most likely cover any damage to your home (though not your personal property), unless of course the bear is a family pet.” The sky is falling - China’s Tiangong-1 space station plummeted back to Earth and made its re-entry into the atmosphere earlier this year, breaking apart over the southern Pacific Ocean. The odds of debris from the space station hitting you were less than one in 1 trillion, according to the Aerospace Corporation. If it had hit your home, though, homeowners insurance would’ve covered it. Your house is stolen -Yes, you read that correctly. Your homeowners insurance will cover the entire house, not just the contents inside, if it is stolen. O’Rourke explains, “We had an insured who was away on vacation and when he returned the foundation of his home was all that remained. “A house moving company had mixed up the address with another house down the street that was scheduled to be moved. The movers came in, transported the house to another location and thought their job was done - wrong! “You can only imagine his surprise at the mistake. While homeowners insurance covered the cost of getting things restored back to normal, I would suspect this was one of the strangest situations any insurer has ever encountered,” says O’Rourke. Fore! -Recreational golfers can cause a lot of damage to personal property. If you live on a golf course, your house has probably been hit many times by errant shots - breaking windows, damaging roofs and leaving divots in exterior walls. So, who’s responsible for these injuries and damage? “Simply put, the golfer who hit the shot is responsible,” says O’Rourke. “There is good news, however, because recreational golfers would be covered by a homeowners, condo owners or renters insurance policy for damage or injuries that result from the wayward shot.” Mercury recommends reviewing your homeowners insurance policy annually with your local insurance agent to ensure that you’re adequately covered for any unforeseen losses, both unusual and ordinary. (BPT) -

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Planning to do some painting? If finding paint low in VOCs — volatile organic compounds — is important to you, remember: you need to look for lowVOC orVOC-free base paint andcolorant.

Save You Money? Before You Buy Paint Sometimes companies that sell The truth is the money you could save depends on several factors including what material your existing windows are made of, how well your home is insulated, the size of your home and how many windows it has, the shade around your home and the climate you live in. Consider the upfront costs. The price per window can range from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars, depending on the materials and features you choose and cost of installation. The choices you make about materials, style, glazing, and installation could have a big impact on your energy bill. And some features, like how easy they are to take care of, make windows more appealing for other reasons. Different window frame materials can affect the appearance, durability, and insulation of your window. For example, wood-framed windows provide good insulation, but are heavy and highmaintenance. Vinyl-frame windows insulate well, and don’t need painting. The style of a window can affect how well your window insulates. Single-hung, double-hung, and sliding windows leak more air than casement, awning, and hopper windows. Certain window glazes and glass may provide better insulation, light quality, and condensation resistance. For example, windows with lowemissivity (low-e) coatings often are more energy efficient than windows without. Some materials and features, like tilt-in sashes, make windows easier to care for.If your windows are not installed according to the manufacturer’s instructions, you might not get the savings or comfort you expect. (ftc.gov)

What’s Low-VOC Paint? If you want to spruce up a room, give your house a new look, or do some remodeling, and your plans include a paint job, you may have seen labels for low-VOC or VOC-free paint. Why would you want to think about VOCs? VOCs, or volatile organic compounds, found in paint and other materials, are emitted as gases. Not only might they cause smog by contributing to ground-level ozone formation, but they also may have negative effects on your health. Is That Color Low-VOC? You’ve flipped through a million paint chips and finally picked the color you want. But if VOCs played a part in your paint choice, it’s important to know that stores will make that color by adding colorants to a base paint. And while the base paint may be low-VOC or VOC-free, the colorant may be anything but. In fact, tinting can significantly increase the VOC level of a paint, depending on the color choice. The bottom line: if you want low-VOC paint, look for low-VOC base paint and low-VOC colorant.

TOP 10 WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY

In addition to helping your electric cooperative through a period of peak energy use, conserving electricity will also help you save money on your electric bill. Here are the top ten tips that any good energy saver should do first.

1- Replace any light bulb, especially ones that are on more than one hour per day, with a lightemitting diode (LED) bulb. 2- Close shades and drapes during the day to help keep heat out in summer. 3- Plug electronic devices such as cable boxes, printers and TVs into power strips to turn off during vacations or long periods without use. 4- Outside your home, caulk around all penetrations including telephone, electrical, cable, gas, water spigots, dryer vents, etc. 5- Change HVAC air filters monthly. 6- Use dishwasher’s air-dry cycle instead of the heat-dry cycle to dry dishes. 7- Keep your garage door down. A warmer garage in the winter and cooler garage in the summer will save energy. 8- Set water heater temperature no higher than 120° 9- Make sure dryer vent hose is not kinked or clogged. 10- Ensure refrigerator door seals are tight. (Tipmont.org)

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7390 Possum St., Mount Vernon $889,000- Stunning entrance way, approx. 1/2 mile, with mature trees--peaceful trails--along the Kokosing Gap Bike Trail--area created for pheasants and training bird dogs--borders Thayer Knox County Park--Best deer, turkey and pheasant hunting-Cozy rustic cabin with a stone fireplace--Living Room--Eat-in kitchen--Bathroom--Bedroom-Laundry Room and Scenic Loft--100 feet away find a true Ranch home with a wrap-around porch overlooking your own waterway and dock--Modern kitchen--formal Living Room with a fireplace-Bathroom--Utility Room--Bedroom--Loft/Sleeping Area--Another 150 feet away is a 56 x 30 Party Barn with gas heat--Full ADA bathroom--Upstairs Living Area--Basketball Court--Movie/Projector Screen--Full Porch overlooking waterway with a fountain--Serenity, Peace of Mind, and Relaxation will ensue merely by being present on this property. Call today for a personal ATV Tour!!

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This well maintained Pickerington Home is waiting on its new owner. Featuring 4 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms, partially finished basement and a spacious eat -in kitchen. The family room directly off the kitchen offers a gas burning fireplace and plenty of space for entertaining. Dining room and potential office and half bath also located on the 1st floor. Large bedrooms throughout including a massive master bedroom with 2 walk-in closets and double bowl vanity.

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Josh 9800 Heron Drive, Thornville

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Gorgeous Cedar Log Home sits on almost 12 wooded acres w/mature trees & stream! Post and Beams are structured with White Pine Rafters. Fabulous home features Large Great Room with Cathedral Ceilings, Kitchen Island Bar & Eat-in Area, Suites on every floor. First-floor Master Bedroom, Large Guest Loft with Full Bath & Lower Level with Bedroom & Full Bath. The Lower Level features a Wood Burning Stove, Tiled flooring & walks out to side patio pavers! Take A Virtual Tour at: http://tourwizard.net/56827/

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$379,000 Fabulous turn key property located on the North Shore of Buckeye Lake, minutes from The Buckeye Lake Yacht Club. Low maintenance updated home. NO grass to mow! Over 2,500 square feet of living on 3 levels, and great for entertaining! Lake level living room w/built in wet bar, open dining room, kitchen w/new stainless steel appliances, 1/2 bath, and huge laundry room with tons of storage. Stylish wrought iron railing accents open staircase to upper level. Spacious owner’s suite w/private bath, sitting area, walk-in closet and balcony overlooking the lake. Man Cave on lower level w/builtin cabinets and full bath w/shower. 2 car attached garage. Many updates! 5 minutes from I-70.

4945 Walnut Road, Unit C, Buckeye Lake

$319,900 Gorgeous lake front condo on the North Bank of Buckeye Lake, just minutes from The Buckeye Lake Yacht Club. Custom one of a kind unit, with huge patio for entertaining, overlooking plush green space, and water. Wrap around patio on lake level with awning on side, and upper level balcony off of owner’s suite. Ceramic tile on main level, and laundry room. Entry way with open stairway leading to upper level with vaulted ceilings, 2 bedrooms & bath, open loft, or Study/3rd bedroom. Great owner’s suite w/private bath/whirlpool tub/shower & walk-in closet. Enjoy your balcony for beverages and views of the lake. Cool off in the sparkling swimming pool, and picnic at the gazebo. 30 minutes from Columbus

4225 North Bank Road, Millersport

$515,900 Soak up the panoramic views of Buckeye Lake from your 75 foot wrap around upper party deck! This gorgeous lake front home is ready for summer fun! Enjoy main lake views from your living room w/gas log fireplace, built-in entertainment center, kitchen with eating space, built-in eating bar, and Frigidaire stainless steel appliance package. 2 large bedrooms, and spa look bath. Gleaming wood floors on main level. Enjoy your 30 x 10, 4 season sun room year round, surrounded by windows & Vermont Castings gas stove. Massive owner’s suite on 3rd floor w/extra bedroom, work out/ sitting room, laundry room with W & D, and private bath w/double walk in shower. Lower level ‘’Man Cave’’ w/rec room, 1/2 bath, hobby rm, or 5th bdrm.

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T C A R T N O IN C 7560 Bruns Court, Canal Winchester

$299,900

Call Chris Reed 614-317-5594 for FAST details! Welcome Home to Ashbrook Village! Amazing 4 bedroom 3.5 bath home with 3,299 ATFLS! Over half an acre on a quiet cul-desac is where you will LOVE to call home! 2 story foyer, formal living and dining, volumetric coverage in the family room, and a 3 season room to take in the HUGE park like backyard, finished basement with kitchenette, and so much more!

1887 Epic Way, Grove City

$249,900

Call Chris Reed 614-317-5594 for FAST details!! **SEETHE 3D VIRTUAL TOUR on my website** All you have to do is move in to this 3 bedroom 3 full bath condo in Parkway Crossing! This floorplan is designed for those who enjoy ranch living because everything you need is on the entry level, and as a bonus you have a loft overlooking the great room, a 3rd bedroom and ANOTHER full bathroom upstairs!

3687 Lydias Court, Grove City

$265,900

Call Chris Reed 614-317-5594 for FAST details! Popular M/I Belmont on Cul-De-Sac with pond views! Award winning 4 bedroom 2.5 bath 5 level split with Master Suite on its own level! 2 Story Great Room with volumetric coverage, transom windows and tranquil pond views! Bayed window, gas fireplace, large front porch, finished lower level family room, large block basement, paver patio and SO MUCH MORE!

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O C N I 22063 St Rt 56, S Bloomingville $899,900 3037 Dennis Lane, Grove City Call Chris Reed 614-317-5594 for FAST details! Stunning 7,012 SF home on 17.64 acres! AMAZING views in this custom built beauty with more than 3,000 SF of outdoor living space, 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 5 fireplaces, indoor pool, formal living, dining, and family room! 2 kitchens, in-law suite, 1/2 acre pond, large pole barn, tranquil views can be yours!

$166,900

5588 Cypress Chase

$104,900 4700 Harbinger Circle E, Whitehall $150,000

Welcome Home! Gorgeous Cape Cod on quiet Fantastic ground floor unit with 2 bedrooms and 2 street! 3 bedrooms (possible 4th) 2 full bathrooms, bathrooms in gated community with 1 car detached living room AND family room, patio, fenced yard, 2 garage, in ground pool and clubhouse! storage sheds, granite kitchen remodeled 2015, new Trane furnace and A/C 2016, new hot water tank 2016, new stainless steel kitchen appliances 2015, upstairs full bath remodeled with walk in shower.

Handyman Cash Special! 4 bed 2.5 bath 2 story with large poured basement and 2 car garage. This property needs some TLC, a true diamond in the rough! Being sold strictly AS IS.

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O C N I 4399 Leppert Road, Hilliard

$344,900

Welcome Home to this 4 bedroom 2 full bath home with fist floor master suite! Sited on 4.8 gorgeous acres which backs to the bike trail, features stone and vinyl exterior, detached 2.5 car garage, storage shed, 3 season room, newer roof, and 956 feet of road frontage!

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4306 Knapp Drive, Grove City

$209,900

2598 Hoover Crossing Way, Grove City $265,000

Custom built by Robinson! Unique 5 level split on more than half an acre, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 fireplaces, living room, dining room, finished lower level family room leads to a 3 season room with peaceful views and a HUGE fenced rear yard! Furnace is 6 years old, REAL hardwood floors, just a few steps from one level to the next! Additional block building at rear of yard. Property is being sold AS IS WHERE IS.

Welcome Home! Beautiful 2 story with 2,410 square feet on the pond! Impressive two story foyer, first floor den with cathedral ceiling, 1st floor laundry room, rear kitchen with island and newer stainless steel appliances, sunken family room with fireplace, fantastic location to enjoy the serene sounds of the water fountain on the pond! There is also a formal living and dining room.


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7081 Palmer Court, Dublin Exquisite estate home in The Reserve at Tartan on a wooded acre at the end of Palmer Court! This 12,170 square foot new build enjoys the finest in design, style & finishes! 6 bedrooms each with ensuites, 3 full kitchens loaded with Thermador, Kitchenaid, Jennair and Subzero appliances, quartz & granite countertops. The ultimate in luxury with 6 fireplaces, 6 full & 2 half bathrooms. 2nd floor laundry, geo-

$2,870,000 thermal hvac, sprinklers, central vacuum, hikvision video intercom, security cameras with 9 video locations accessible from any part of the world with internet. Entire home wiring for Control-4 system with cat 6. Master retreat includes heated floors, freestanding tub, bidet and balcony. Absolute jaw dropper with walls of Pella glass windows. This home doesn’t raise the bar, it IS the bar!

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Stained Glass

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ADIRONDACK STAINED GLASS WORKS Handmade stained glass gifts, lamps, doors, 518-725-0387 Member Since 05/18

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Great North Lighting LLC OUTDOOR CREATIVE LIGHTING SPECIALIST

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Adirondack Stained Glass Works is located in historic downtown Gloversville, NY in the foothills of the beautiful Adirondack Mountains.

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Life and Homes Columbus OH August 2018  

LifeandHomes offers an extensive network of real estate resources and information, connecting real estate industry professionals and the com...

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LifeandHomes offers an extensive network of real estate resources and information, connecting real estate industry professionals and the com...