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Interior Choices - Most young housing consumers are likely to find themselves facing complex decisions about space, needs, energy, and how to complete their household interiors. Students should first consider the space and containers available for organization and storage within the home. When purchasing a major appliance, consumers should examine products comparatively with regard to space needed, warranties and service, energy efficiency, and maintenance. The impact of appliances on utility costs, when teamed weatherization and conservation, is an additional concern for the interior design of a building or home. This video series explains how we can assess our own interiors to maximize space, make wise investments, and still use energy efficiently
Energy Savings. 9 minutes
Major Appliance Selection and Care 13 minutes
Storage and Closet Organization 10 minutes
Complete Interior Choice Set
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Furnishing & Decorating Your First Apartment -You're moving away from home and into your very own apartment. It needs to reflect you and your taste- so where do you begin? This video covers the basics of furnishing and decorating on a limited budget. Viewers will learn about elements and principles of design as well as how personal style and accessories can affect the look. We'll take you to flea markets, second-hand stores and thrift shops to find just the right piece of furniture and talk about floor and wall coverings. We'll also differentiate between essential furnishings and non-essential items. Furnishing a room or an apartment on a budget is certainly possible - especially if you're willing to stretch your imagination! 15 minutes FDJ25472

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How to Buy Quality Furniture - Purchasing bargain furniture now may not be such a bargain in the long run. Knowing what to look for in well-made furniture, regardless of your budget, will help you get the most for your money. Furniture makers and furniture retailers will share their expertise. We'll visit a furniture factory and see all types of furniture - wooden, upholstered, chrome, steel, wicker; compare styles and construction; and figure out what fits our lifestyle choices. 13 minutes FDJ25591

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How To Clean A House -Knowing how to clean is a basic life skill that everyone should have. Is there a right way and a wrong way to clean a house? No, probably not, but there are ways that are efficient, organized and easy to maintain while keeping time spent to a minimum. Standards of cleanliness range from those who keep everything spotless, to those who only do dishes when there aren't any clean glasses, to those who are somewhere in between. Even though individuals may view what is acceptable in varied ways, there are certain cleanliness standards which should never be compromised because of health and safety issues. This video covers all the basics while discussing cleaning schedules, methods/routines and tools and supplies. Cleaning may not be one of Nature's joys, but with a little knowledge and the right tools, it can be accomplished quickly and easily. 12 minutes FDJ25593 74.00    
Apartment Renting 101: What Happened To My Security Deposit? - Whether you are looking for your first apartment of your tenth, trying to find a suitable place to rent can he a complicated and time-consuming experience. This comprehensive video addresses all of the issues that need to he considered to find comfortable housing at a reasonable price. The program begins by examining the reasons to choose an apartment and how to determine what percentage of income should be allocated for housing. Beginning with a list of needs and wants the video shows where to find available apartment listing including the internet, what is covered in lease agreements, and how to document existing problems to keep from losing your security deposit. The program also covers the different options for finding furnishings and how to decide whether to move yourself or contract with a mover. Ideal for teaching independent living skills to teens or adults. 33 minutes.  CCPO395V-MG1

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Window Treatment Basics
There are as many different types of window treatments as there are wardrobe choices for clothing. From heavily draped windows to simple café curtains, the challenge to select a covering that is right for the window type, the decorating style and the budget limits. Viewers will get a great overview of the basics including the different of windows (double-hung, casement, patio doors, etc.) as well as the different of window treatments (curtains and drapes, shades and blinds, toppers, special ideas). Not only will students recognize the ins and outs of dressing windows, but also be shown how to measure windows for various treatment options. Finally -video that presents the basics in an entertaining but straightforward manner 12 minutes
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Eye For Design This program teaches basic aesthetics of interior design including the language of line, concept of rhythm, balance, proportion and the concepts of grouping and focal points. By learning all of these concepts, the viewer will be able to recognize basic principles and incorporate them into designs. 22 minutes LS143-MG1

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Rent Or Buy Decisions - Discusses the various options available and helps viewers determine what's best for them by examining cost, location, facilities, proximity to services and personal preferences. 12 minutes 2401-MG1

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What is a House? This program explores the basic meaning of a shelter and will give your students fresh insights into their homes and neighborhoods, including what forces shape contemporary housing. They will realize that a house is an open book of dreams, a collection of symbols that announces who we are. Some of the areas this video explores are size, types of roofs, shutters, and why fireplaces are so popular. 22 minutes LS233-MG1

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Housing Options - Informative and thought provoking, the specially-priced Housing series covers a range of current issues from the environmental responsibilities of homeowners to careers within the industry. At the core of the housing industry is a concern for the welfare of our environment. This series emphasizes the role of homeowners in conservation and recycling, the history of the housing industry and the adverse effects of urbanization, and a variety of occupations related to planning, construction, sales, financing, maintenance, and home repair.
How and Why Housing Developed.16 minutes
Careers in Housing. 12 minutes
Conserving our Environment: Everybody's Responsiblity
Housing Options Set
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Dollars & Sense:Housing CD-ROM
A complete unit of study on renting, buying, financing and insuring a house -C.DJ on one CD! Students will view available properties, sign a lease, buy renter's insurance - all in simulation. They compare financing, complete mortgage papers and close the deal. Games, math questions, trivia and video clips will keep students interested while teachers will love the lesson plans and tests!
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Furnishing Basics - The finishing touch on any home is its interior design. Depending on resources, most homeowners either hire a decorator or make their own personal choices regarding the lighting, carpeting, wall coverings, and window treatments in their house. The first in this specially-priced video series of detailed tips and suggestions from professional decorators. After the paint has dried and the curtains are hung, the next step is for homeowners to choose furniture based on their preference, lifestyle, cost, utilization of space, and traffic patterns. Consumers might also require the assistance of a professional decorator when choosing household furnishings. The final video overviews how we can care for furniture and fabrics to prolong their life and beauty, including information on special treatments for wood, glass, metals, or plastics.
Decorating: The Interior Design Zone. (15 mm.) $52
Choosing Furnishings and Accessories
Caring For Furnishings
Furnshings Basics Set

 

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Home Interior Poster Pak
Our latest poster pak covers the major topics in housing, window treatments, floor coverings, lighting and lighting fixtures, furniture, storage, and wall coverings. Bright, four-color posters will draw your students into the housing unit and excite them about creating their own personal living space. Set of 6
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The American Home - This video gives students a vocabulary to describe the architecture of houses. Historical footage from the turn of the century to the 1920s gives insight into why the styles thrived and why many still remain popular. It covers various styles including Tudor, Neo-Classical, Victorian, Prairie and Frank Lloyd Wright as well as the latest post-modern styles. 23 minutes LS141-MG1

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