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Unique and functional spaces that respect the natural balance of a room is the mission of Corners Interior Design, where they strive to
understand each client’s specific needs and partner with them to achieve their ideal spaces. Their value is rooted in their understanding
of spatial planning and interior design, insight into trends and timeless elegance, and their ability to complement a client’s vision with
unique and creative suggestions; 305.773.8658; CornersInteriors.com. — SAN DY LI N D S EY
ITCH NO MORE
Forget citronella candles and tiki torches, a custom-
designed automated mosquito misting system from
SWAT Mosquito Systems is the way to truly end the
annoyance of mosquitos and no-see-ums. It also works
on flies, spiders, gnats and other outdoor insects.
Plus, it’s backed by an unmatched mosquito-control
guarantee. So don’t let flying bugs ruin your next
outdoor party or kid’s playdate. Commercial systems are
available for restaurant patios and more; 954.437.1815;
SWATMosquitoSystems.com. — SANDY LINDSEY
Some people find cleaning or
working around their home a
therapeutic, relaxing activity.
Others do it only when it’s
absolutely necessary. But did you
know it can burn a significant
amount of calories?
TEX T BY STACY W YNN
In about 30 minutes, you
can burn up to 200 calories
cleaning out the tub. Making
the bed is 130 calories.
Cleaning windows is 125
calories…the same amount as
20 minutes of power yoga.
OUTDOORS A half-hour of digging burns
an impressive 315 calories,
equivalent to 45 minutes of
average bicycling. Weeding for
the same amount of time burns
115 calories. Raking leaves burns
a surprising 225 calories.
A whopping 143 calories is
burned for every 30 min. spent
washing a car. Climbing stairs
for 30 minutes — this can be an
accumulated time — burns 285
calories. Painting and decorating
takes an estimated 160 calories.