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Kathryn Emery: Simple ways to update the home for the holidays

Posted at 10:40 AM, Nov 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-15 15:35:38-05

Fall is here, and it's a great idea to think about some simple ways to update the home for more time inside and the upcoming holiday season. Kathryn Emery, Home Improvement & Lifestyle expert is here to help us with some updates we can do to home in a weekend.
Products Seen:

Rheem Gladiator
Rejuvenate All Floors Restore
Rejuvenate Cabinet & Furniture Restorer
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The latest trend in smart home innovation!
If you haven't updated your water heater since 2015 newer models are simply more efficient. The water heater is something you don't think about it until it breaks or worse, there is a leak.
The Rheem® Gladiator™ Smart Water Heater available at The Home Depot is unlike any other water heater because it provides the Power to Know, the Power to Control, and the Power to Protect.
The Power to Control: Built-in EcoNet Wi-Fi technology allows you to manage hot water, track energy usage, and set modes like vacation mode from your mobile device
The Power to Protect: Detect potential leaks with the 360° LeakSense Leak Detection system. LeakGuard Auto Shutoff Valve engages in the unlikely event a leak is detected. Its self-cleaning feature prolongs tank life and maintains the water heater's efficiency.
· Prevent Home Damage Costs Water heater failures cost an average of $4,000 per incident after the deductible is paid.
· Limit Leaks to <20 oz. LeakGuard protects by limiting leaks to no more than 20 ounces
The Rheem® Gladiator™ Smart Water Heater available at The Home Depot

Rejuvenate All Floors, Rejuvenate Cabinet and Furniture
Rejuvenate All Floors Restorer
Let's start with the floors, since there's more dirt and grime being tracked in this time of the year. To make your floors look new again, simply mop on the All Floors Restorer from Rejuvenate: it will dry to a beautiful shine in minutes. And best of all, it's just a one-coat mop on application that lasts for three to six months. Anyone can do it - all you need is a few minutes and a mop.
· Use Rejuvenate Floor Restorers to make the flooring surfaces in your floors look brand new
· These Restorers fill-in scratches restores shine and protects every flooring surface in your home from hardwood, to laminate, vinyl, tile, stone and more!
· Easy, Mop-on Application
Rejuvenate Cabinet & Furniture Restorer
Rejuvenate will do the same for your cabinets and furniture. Simply wipe-on the restorer with this mitt that comes with it, and your cabinets will take on a whole new life with a beautiful and protective shine that lasts for years not only does it make your wood shine, it eliminates weekly dusting for years!
· Use Rejuvenate Cabinet Restorer to make your cabinets and furniture look brand new
· This all-in-one product will fill-in scratches, restore shine and protect all the kitchen cabinets and furniture in your home and make them look new again.
· Mirror-like shine lasts for years
· Easy Wipe-On Applicatio
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