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Home Improvement – Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

Home Improvement (Mejorando la casa en Latinoamérica, Un chapuzas en casa en España) fue una sitcom de la televisión estadounidense, emitida por la cadena ABC desde 1991 hasta 1999. Durante esa década fue una de las comedias más vistas y ganadora de varios premios, además de ser la encargada de catapultar la carrera de Tim Allen como actor, y marcar el inicio de la carrera de televisión de Pamela Anderson,[1]​ quien fuera parte del programa en las primeras dos temporadas.

Posterior al final de su emisión, Tim Allen, Richard Karn y Debbe Dunning protagonizaron un reencuentro en un programa llamado Tim Allen presents: A user’s guide to Home Improvement en el 2003. En él, Tim mostró una recopilación de sus momentos favoritos en el show, reflexiones personales y una sesión de preguntas y respuestas en directo con la audiencia.

Home Improvement cuenta las desventuras en

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Interior design – Wikipedia

Interior design is the art and science of enhancing the interior of a building to achieve a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing environment for the people using the space. An interior designer is someone who plans, researches, coordinates, and manages such enhancement projects. Interior design is a multifaceted profession that includes conceptual development, space planning, site inspections, programming, research, communicating with the stakeholders of a project, construction management, and execution of the design.

History and current terms

Typical interior of one of the houses in the Folk Architecture Reservation in Vlkolínec (Slovakia)

In the past, interiors were put together instinctively as a part of the process of building.[1]

The profession of interior design has been a consequence of the development of society and the complex architecture that has resulted from the development of industrial processes.

The pursuit of effective use of space, user well-being and functional design has contributed

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Interior design – Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Life is an aesthetic gift of God and natural beauty act as a catalyst to enhance the serenity of life. In the present era of modernization where science and technology have attained impregnable heights of invention nowadays folks are smart enough to rectify available resources to enhance the pleasure of life. Interior designing is also an innovative outcome of such astounding steps of humans.
Interior designing is transforming the way of living life, methods of doing business and strategies to get more benefit from nature. It is assisting humanity in being socially and economically more strong.

Difference between interior design vs. interior decorating[change | change source]

Interior decoration is the adorning and furnishing of space with beautiful things to enhance the beauty of the area. It simply deals with using color and textures to increase the aesthetics of building it don’t deal with applying any Technical skills.

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Interior minister – Wikipedia

An interior ministry (sometimes called ministry of internal affairs or ministry of home affairs) is a government ministry typically responsible for policing, emergency management, national security, registration, supervision of local governments, conduct of elections, public administration and immigration matters. Such a ministry is often headed by a minister of the interior, a minister of internal affairs or a minister of home affairs. In some countries, matters relating to the maintenance of law and order and the administration of justice are the responsibility of a separate justice ministry.

In some countries, policing and national security belong to a separate ministry (often titled “ministry of public order”, “ministry of security” etc.), with the interior ministry being limited to control over local governments, public administration, elections etc. Notable examples include Greece (Ministry of Citizen Protection) and Israel (Ministry of Public Security).

In countries with a federal constitution, interior ministers will

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Home improvement – Wikipedia

The concept of home improvement, home renovation, or remodeling is the process of renovating or making additions to one’s home. Home improvement can consist of projects that upgrade an existing home interior (such as electrical and plumbing), exterior (masonry, concrete, siding, roofing), or other improvements to the property (i.e. garden work or garage maintenance/additions).

Types of home improvement[edit]

While “home improvement” often refers to building projects that alter the structure of an existing home, it can also include improvements to lawns, gardens, and outdoor structures, such as gazebos and garages. It also encompasses maintenance, repair, and general servicing tasks. Home improvement projects generally have one or more of the following goals:[citation needed]

Comfort[edit]

Maintenance and repair[edit]

Maintenance projects can include:

Additional space[edit]

Additional living space may be added by:

  • Turning marginal areas into
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Restroom – Wikipedia

Restroom is a euphemism for a public toilet, in a publicly accessible location, or less frequently a toilet room, in a private residence. Different dialects use “bathroom” and “restroom” (American English), “bathroom” (usually includes a bathtub or shower) and “washroom” (just toilet and sink) (Canadian English), and “WC” (an initialism for “water closet”), “lavatory” and its abbreviation “lav” (British English).

The term restroom derived from the fact that in early 1900s through to the middle of the century up-scale restaurants, theatres and performing facilities would often have comfortable chairs or sofas located within or in a room directly adjacent to the actual toilet and sink facilities, something which can be seen in some movies of the time period. An example of this is the description of a “movie palace” which was opening in 1921 which was described as including ” … a rest-room for the fair sex and a lounging

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Modern Bathroom – Wikipedia

Modern Bathroom is a California-based manufacturer and retailer of bathroom fixtures and furniture, specializing in modern and traditional bathroom vanities. Founded in May 2004 by Martin Symes, the company has bathroom showrooms in Orange County and Los Angeles, with the Los Angeles showroom being the largest of its kind in the state of California.[1] Apart from its own Modern Bathroom brand, the company sells brands such as Kohler, Grohe, Fairmont, Danze, Toto, and MTI.[2] In 2011 it began distributing the Wyndham Collection, which was custom designed for Modern Bathroom by Christopher Grubb, a Beverly Hills-based interior designer and HGTV contributor.[3]

Overview[edit]

Modern Bathroom was founded by President[4] and CEO Martin Symes on May 20, 2004.[5] The company began manufacturing contemporary bathroom remodeling[2] products and accessories, and opened its first retail showroom in early 1995.[1][2] According to the Better Business

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Kitchen (novel) – Wikipedia

Kitchen
KitchenNovel.jpg

First edition (Japanese)

Author Banana Yoshimoto
Original title キッチン
Translator Megan Backus
Illustrator
Cover artist Soonyoung Kwon
Country Japan
Language Japanese
Publisher MK

Publication date

1988

Published in English

1993
Media type Hardcover
Pages 226
ISBN 4-8288-2252-6
OCLC 25676042
895.6/35 20
LC Class PL865.O7138 K5813 1993
Preceded by None 
Followed by English: NP (novel) 

Kitchen (キッチン)is a novel written by Japanese author Banana Yoshimoto (吉本ばなな)in 1988 and translated into English in 1993 by Megan Backus.

Although one may notice a certain Western influence in Yoshimoto’s style, Kitchen is still critically recognized as an example of contemporary Japanese literature; The Independent, The Times, and The New Yorker have all reviewed the novel favorably.

Most editions also include a novella entitled Moonlight Shadow, which is also a tragedy dealing with loss and love.

There have been two films made of the story, a Japanese TV movie in 1989

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Kitchen – Wikipedia

A typical Hoosier cabinet of the 1920s

A kitchen is a room or part of a room used for cooking and food preparation in a dwelling or in a commercial establishment. A modern middle-class residential kitchen is typically equipped with a stove, a sink with hot and cold running water, a refrigerator, and worktops and kitchen cabinets arranged according to a modular design. Many households have a microwave oven, a dishwasher, and other electric appliances. The main functions of a kitchen are to store, prepare and cook food (and to complete related tasks such as dishwashing). The room or area may also be used for dining (or small meals such as breakfast), entertaining and laundry. The design and construction of kitchens is a huge market all over the world.

Commercial kitchens are found in restaurants, cafeterias, hotels, hospitals, educational and workplace facilities, army barracks, and similar establishments. These kitchens are

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Bathroom – Wikipedia

room for personal hygiene activities, such as showering

Illustration of a bathroom from the early 20th century, in which appear a bath tub, two towels, a WC, a sink and two mirrors

A bathroom is a room for personal hygiene activities, generally containing a toilet, a sink (basin) and either a bathtub, a shower, or both. In some countries, the toilet is usually included in the bathroom, whereas other cultures consider this insanitary or impractical, and give that fixture a room of its own. The toilet may even be outside of the home in the case of pit latrines. It may also be a question of available space in the house whether the

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