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How Installing Skylights Can Help Your Home
Posted on 11/10/2019
How Installing Skylights Can Help Your Home
Photo by Tania Van den Berghen via Pixabay When your kitchen or another part of your home could use a bit more light, consider adding skylights instead of lamps or light fixtures. Skylights can provide your home with some important benefits. As long as you have these lights properly installed, they can offer the following advantages for your...
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Considering a 2nd Mortgage? Here's What Your Need to Know
Posted on 11/03/2019
Considering a 2nd Mortgage? Here's What Your Need to Know
You’ve been paying off your mortgage for 10 years, building equity while making careful financial decisions to ensure that you’re on track to pay off your mortgage. So, all of those payments are essentially money in the bank for you, right? Not quite. The equity you’ve built toward is home isn’t really accessible until you either fully pay off...
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What Does It Take to Optimize Your House Sale Earnings?
Posted on 10/27/2019
What Does It Take to Optimize Your House Sale Earnings?
You don't have to be an expert home seller to maximize your house sale earnings. In fact, there are many things that you can do to optimize the profits from your home sale, such as: 1. Craft an Effective Home Listing An effective house listing enables you to make a great first impression on prospective homebuyers. Thus, if you...
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How to Get the Best Use Out of Your Oven
Posted on 10/20/2019
How to Get the Best Use Out of Your Oven
A lot of people no longer cook with open fires in the world of today with natural gas, electricity, temperature controls, and other kitchen appliances. When you get a new oven for your kitchen with all the latest features and upgrades, there's not a lot you can't use it to do. Are you getting the best out of...
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Why You Should Overseed Your Lawn
Posted on 10/13/2019
Why You Should Overseed Your Lawn
Grass, just like other plants, needs adequate care to maintain its appearance and growth. Despite being resilient, grass can die due to many factors, including age. One of the DIY ways to combat this problem is overseeding. This process is useful because it slowly replaces old grass seeds with new and vibrant ones. It is essential to know...
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Financing a Home Purchase with Bad Credit
Posted on 10/06/2019
Financing a Home Purchase with Bad Credit
Are you planning to finance a home purchase with bad credit? You are not alone. This article is designed to give you the steps involved to buy a home with less than stellar credit. You are aware of the fact that any kind of financing can be quite tricky with lousy credit. So whether you are rebuilding your...
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5 Things You Should Know When Renting a Truck from U-Haul
Posted on 09/29/2019
5 Things You Should Know When Renting a Truck from U-Haul
Packing for a move is fun, and at the same time challenging. The fun side is you are moving to a new home, on the other hand, there is the task of making sure you do not forget anything. Homeowners with an eye to saving on costs prefer a DIY move, and for most of them, their go-to...
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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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