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Sarah Carmichael

Sarah Carmichael is a writer and editor living in Concord, Massachusetts. Her writing has covered a number of subjects, including business, baseball, politics, history, and culture. She is an avid gardener and DIYer, and spends most weekends working on projects pertaining to her 1860 home.

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Installing A Glass Shower Enclosure

By Sarah Carmichael

Installing A Basco Glass Shower Enclosure by Sarah Green Carmichael If you’ve redone a bathroom lately — or even taken a peek inside a home design magazine or coffee table book — you know that one thing all desirable modern bathrooms have is frameless glass showers. Installing A Glass Shower Enclosure When we were redoing…

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Choosing Bathroom Fixtures

By Sarah Carmichael

By Sarah Green Carmichael Using American Standard fixtures On a Bathroom Remodel Bath fixtures might not be the first thing you think of when you start your bathroom renovation — most people start by thinking about the big things, like layout, tile, and vanities — but they are an important aspect of the finished product. Essentially,…

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3 Tips When Choosing A Vanity

By Sarah Carmichael

James Martin Charleston 60″ Vanity Common Sense Tips When Choosing A Vanity We’d lived in our house for just over two years before we started the remodel of our upstairs bathroom. Why the delay? Well, things happen (like our furnace breaking down during the Great Boston Winter of 2015). But it also turns out that…

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Warmup Towel Warmer

By Sarah Carmichael

Warmup Towel Warmer By Sarah Green Carmichael Say what you will about British plumbing — there’s a lot to say about it, and almost none of it is good — but one of the things I’ve enjoyed on my trips to the UK is that you can be staying in the world’s remotest, tiniest wayside…

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Toilet Shopping Tips

By Sarah Carmichael

 Cake, Prosecco and an American Standard Toilet When my husband and I were engaged to be married, my work colleagues threw us the most beautiful surprise wedding shower, complete with garden-party theme. The women wore flowery skirts or cardigans, and the men wore floral-print ties. There was cake and prosecco. And then, the big gift:…

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GreenBagPickUp.com Dumpster Bags

By Sarah Carmichael

Using Dumpster Bags to Remove Debris on Small Repairs and Remodeling Projects The idea of using a flexible, light weight bag, which can instantly be transformed and perform just like a steel dumpster is changing the way I remodel. They’re NOT just for contractors – homeowners will find dumpster bags extremely useful! Before dumpster bags…

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Bulb Planting with the Yard Butler Roto Auger

By Sarah Carmichael

Yard Butler Roto Auger for Planting Bulbs By Sarah Green Carmichael New England winters are long, cold, and dark – by March I’m usually a depressed husk of a woman. What always brings me back to life is the thrilling sight of the first crocuses peaking out through the last remnants of snow. By the…

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