|Spending more time inside this summer? Consider some low-cost home improvement ideasBy the LJ and SLJ editors
After spending months primarily indoors, and with recent spikes in positive COVID-19 cases causing many to return to more aggressive social distancing measures, there's a fair chance that many of us will continue to spend the majority of summer 2020 in our homes and apartments. One way to stay positive is by using this time to spruce up neglected corners, deep clean closets, or make like Marie Kondo and declutter. This week we offer some cheap and easy ideas for novice DIYers
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