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5 Skills Every Homeowner Should Have
Posted on 08/11/2019
5 Skills Every Homeowner Should Have
Picking up a few DIY skills is vital to both new and old homeowners. It is hard enough that you have to spend money taking care of the family and a few other things that you can't possibly fix. Why waste some more on problems you can resolve in a few hours. True, some home projects are better...
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You Should Know These Interior Design Tips
Posted on 08/04/2019
You Should Know These Interior Design Tips
Did you recently move into a new house? Or do you want to change the look and feel of your home? Here are a few low intensive interior design tips you should consider carrying out. You don't have to break the bank, and you can do pretty much everything by yourself. Add a few potted plants to your...
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A Guide to Relocating and Buying a New House
Posted on 07/28/2019
A Guide to Relocating and Buying a New House
Relocating to a new city, and moving into a new home you bought at the same time, can be a complicated process. From hiring a real estate agent and buying a new house, to planning your move, the to-do list is growing. To make that move a smooth and successful one you need a guide and some helpful...
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Fun Family Activities
Posted on 07/21/2019
Fun Family Activities
As a family, it is vital to spend time together as much as possible. Family activities do not only get to strengthen the family bond but also know more about each other as parents and catch up with your kids.In planning a family activity, you do not need to break your back trying to prepare. There are simple...
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Plan out Your Regularly Scheduled Maintenance
Posted on 07/14/2019
Plan out Your Regularly Scheduled Maintenance
Once you are a homeowner, you now are responsible for all the maintenance on your property. How often and what time of year to do any of those maintenance or repairs can be a mystery if you have never owned a detached single-family home before. Creating a schedule for all those things that you need to check on...
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Keep Your Home More Secure With These Tactics
Posted on 07/07/2019
Keep Your Home More Secure With These Tactics
While there's a lot to be said for the value of high-tech home security systems, there are many basic, inexpensive things you can do to safeguard your home from intruders. Keeping your home secure begins with awareness, good communication, and positive habits. Where does good communication come into play? One example is the need to have a trusted neighbor...
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Keeping Your Home Network Secure
Posted on 06/30/2019
Keeping Your Home Network Secure
Not long ago to protect our homes from intruders we would lock the doors, the windows, close the blinds, leave a light on and possibly set the alarm. Today houses are full of devices that make our lives convenient such as computers, laptops, printers, smart televisions, streaming media devices, gaming consoles, smart appliances, digital assistants, mobile phones, tablets,...
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Should You Schedule a Second Home Showing?
Posted on 06/23/2019
Should You Schedule a Second Home Showing?
A home showing is a valuable opportunity for a buyer, as it enables him or her to walk through a residence and find out what a house is all about. At the same time, a single home showing may be insufficient. Ultimately, there are many reasons why you may want to schedule a follow-up house showing, and these include:...
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Repairing Grout Isn't as Difficult as you Think
Posted on 06/16/2019
Repairing Grout Isn't as Difficult as you Think
If you've ever wondered about renewing tile in your home wonder no more, it is a process that most of us can accomplish and have a beautiful finished product when done. Following the correct steps ensures lasting beauty and quality. Cutting it out To begin with, you will need to cut out the old grout. Removing it can...
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Home Safety Tips
Posted on 06/09/2019
Home Safety Tips
When it comes to home safety, three areas need to be on the radar for review at least twice a year. Some folks check them with the summer and winter solstice and others with the change to and from daylight savings time. But you might want to check these more often. Whatever the schedule, these three items need...
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How to Protect Your Kids from the Sun
Posted on 06/02/2019
How to Protect Your Kids from the Sun
The summer is the time for a holiday. Summertime is the time families go on vacation and enjoy time together. Different places come to mind, and such situations lead to exposure to sunlight for many hours - the beach is a good example. When you visit the beach with your kids, you may expose them to sunlight for...
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Looking for a Self Storage Facility?
Posted on 05/26/2019
Looking for a Self Storage Facility?
You need a self-storage facility if you want to be more organized or you are moving to your new apartment. Now, how can you choose the right self-storage facility considering the numerous options available? These are the tips that will help you decide on the storage facility that is perfect for you: Decide what you want to store...
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