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Easy Ways to Recycle Plastic Bags At Home
Posted on 09/22/2019
Easy Ways to Recycle Plastic Bags At Home
Plastic bags serve various purposes within and outside the home and made from polyethylene. It’s no news most items made from plastic end up in the sea - polluting marine life, causing death to the animals in the sea and polluting the ecosystem. Scientist says that before the year 2020, we should take caution to reduce the rate...
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Tips for Cleaning Leather Around Your Home
Posted on 09/15/2019
Tips for Cleaning Leather Around Your Home
Leather is a costly material, so buying bags, shoes, sofa or clothes in this material can set you back a few dollars. Having paid top dollar for the leather sofa or purse, you logically always want to keep the item in good shape. Sadly, leather is tough to clean. Regardless of their durability, using too much water or...
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Create a Checklist for Your New Neighborood
Posted on 09/08/2019
Create a Checklist for Your New Neighborood
So, you figured out what your ideal home looks like. Now it’s time to determine where this home is? Are you looking for a place in the same neighborhood you already live? Did you take a transfer or new jobs that are moving you to a new city? Determining the features, you seek in the area around your...
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4 Practical Ways to Increase Your Network
Posted on 09/01/2019
4 Practical Ways to Increase Your Network
LinkedIn is a social media that brings professionals together. Instead of Facebook and Instagram that do pictures and other social captions, LinkedIn is focused more on helping professionals interact in a formal environment. You can use it to build your career profile or even enhance your business network. Another way LinkedIn is useful is that you can use...
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How to Start Remodeling Your Home
Posted on 08/25/2019
How to Start Remodeling Your Home
Starting a new renovation project can be overwhelming. Of course, there are tons of details to consider, so you might find yourself at a loss when it comes to visualizing your end product. Before you begin your remodeling project, you need to have an idea of how you want the result to look. To make it easy for...
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5 Points to Ponder Before You Sell Your House
Posted on 08/18/2019
5 Points to Ponder Before You Sell Your House
Why are you selling? It is your investment, and you can do whatever you want with your house, but it’s helpful to scrutinize your reasons for wanting to sell. You might feel that your new station in life warrants a bigger home in a Beverly Hills-type neighborhood. However, will you be able to keep up with the mortgage...
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Greener Living Solutions
Posted on 08/11/2019
Greener Living Solutions
Green living is much more than recycling your cans and plastics. Living green encompasses a whole value system that bases all you do on how it will impact the environment. The belief that how you treat the environment will either improve or harm what condition you leave the earth for future generations. The proper stewardship of the place...
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Things to Consider when Choosing Windows
Posted on 08/04/2019
Things to Consider when Choosing Windows
Windows have both aesthetic and functional uses in the home. They help the keep the fresh air in the house and the elements out. Windows are also an essential source of security in a home, and poorly secured windows can be dangerous for you. Many people do not plan enough for windows when building or renovating a house....
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Do you Qualify For Low-Interest Mortgage Rates?
Posted on 07/28/2019
Do you Qualify For Low-Interest Mortgage Rates?
Getting a new mortgage can be stressful, whether you are getting it for the first time or not. You have to carry out thorough research to avoid going into a mortgage that drains your pocket through high-interest rates. You can get yourself prepared for the lowest interest rate that is suitable for you by taking good care of...
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Manageable Housekeeping
Posted on 07/21/2019
Manageable Housekeeping
You recently moved to a new house so, good for you! You upgraded to a larger living space. The kids each have a room, and the house has a living room and a den along with a kitchen nook and a formal dining room, office and plenty of bathrooms. You're all set to start your new life of...
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Get control of your clutter
Posted on 07/14/2019
Get control of your clutter
So, the home is gorgeous, the yard is perfect but inside, your things cover every surface. Whether you’re setting up for an open house, or trying to get the packing done, the last thing you want is clutter complicating the process. Seems easy, right? But getting control of the mess can be harder than it sounds. You have...
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