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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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Dealing with Clogged Drains in The Bathroom
Posted on 07/07/2019
Dealing with Clogged Drains in The Bathroom
Having a clogged drain in the bathroom is not one of the prettiest sights. First, it starts with water that doesn't drain as fast as it should from the tub. Then the odors begin to rise from the drains and then one day, it is completely blocked. Cleaning out any clogged sink isn't rocket science, you merely need...
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Xeriscaping With Succulents in Your Yard
Posted on 06/30/2019
Xeriscaping With Succulents in Your Yard
Succulents, succulents, succulents. Probably the most commonly thought of plant when considering xeriscaping. Succulents retain water in their leaves, stems, and roots, so they require little watering. Though you do have to be careful in your selection, or employ a bit more care, if your climate area experiences frost, most succulents grow very well in areas with hot...
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Need to Replace That Faucet?
Posted on 06/23/2019
Need to Replace That Faucet?
That kitchen sink faucet needed replacing for a while, but between the cost of the new faucet and the cost of paying the hourly rate of the plumber and his helper, it is still the same old faucet. It works—sort-of—at least water comes out. Then, while watching one of those shows (that is either remodeling a house to...
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Tips for Buying a Luxury Home
Posted on 06/16/2019
Tips for Buying a Luxury Home
Buying a luxury home isn't merely about buying an expensive house, it's about buying the most elegant home in the most exclusive and expensive neighborhoods. In addition to that, you are purchasing the architecture, landscaping, finishing, and fittings that come with the house. That’s why you have to do it the right way to avoid regrets in the...
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