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Posted on 01/16/2022
Bring the Outside Indoors With a Garden Window
Photo by Polina Tankilevitch from Pexels If you're searching for a simple home upgrade that is cost effective and will boost your resale value and your mood, we have the solution. Consider adding a garden window to your new or existing home. Garden windows are designed to help houseplants flourish by bringing in more natural light, but they...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
3 Contingencies Sellers Should Know
Contingency clauses in a real estate contract typically come from the buyer. However, there are some contingencies sellers can use in a sale negotiation as well. While they’re less common, knowing the basics can help in selling your home. Here are the main contingencies every seller should know: Kick-Out Clause A kick-out clause is a useful balance to...
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Posted on 01/02/2022
Need Free Moving Boxes? Here's Where to Start
Cardboard moving boxes are everywhere. However, when you’re moving, you may feel you never have enough. While major retailers sell moving boxes, the price can add up quickly. If you’re moving a sizable amount of items or just want to recycle a few unused boxes, free moving boxes are the way to go. Luckily, there are many ways...
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Posted on 12/26/2021
Quick Tips for Perfect Built-In Shelving
When you need more storage space, built-in shelves are an ideal choice. These shelves can add visual appeal to any room while also providing storage space that takes up minimal floor space. You don’t have to hire professionals to get built-in shelves in your home. With a bit of time and the right materials, you can easily make...
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Posted on 12/19/2021
Smart Entertainment: Tips for a Successful Home Gathering
No matter the size of your get-together, you may want to incorporate some sort of atmosphere. An impeccable way to do this is to use music, ambient noises and mood lighting. Some may even take it a step further and incorporate patterned screen displays or put up slideshows of their new vacations or outings. Here are a few...
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Posted on 12/12/2021
Safety tips for your garage
Your garage offers a convenient place to keep your vehicle safe, store tools and gardening supplies and work on a wide range of projects. The following tips can help you improve the safety of your garage to lower the risk of injuries or other harm to you and your household. Keep hazardous materials locked up Pesticide products, fertilizers...
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Posted on 12/05/2021
How to Make Decorative Mosaic Stepping Stones
If you’re looking for garden decor that will also add important functionality to the space, mosaic stepping stones might be your perfect option. Mosaic is an excellent technique for making your own outdoor decorations as it is extremely tough and weather-resistant. Here are the materials and steps for making mosaic stepping stones for your garden or yard. Materials...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
Try These Boho Chic Living Room Ideas
If you’re looking for inspiration for a living room style makeover, consider boho chic as an option. The boho chic style is fun, cozy and inviting—perfect for a room where you’ll spend time with family or housemates. If you’re not sure where to start with the style, it’s easy to take the basic elements and apply your own...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
3 Ways to Turn Your Outbuilding Into a Private Getaway
American culture continues to evolve in ways that position couples and families at home. Remote learning and home-schooling place children squarely in the living space longer than those who commute to traditional institutions. Growing work-from-home opportunities allow professionals to reduce drive times and, sometimes, take a little tax deduction for home offices. What all of these scenarios have...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
The Quick Benefits of a New Construction Home
Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels When it comes to your new home, you have quite a few heavy options to consider. One such option for consideration is, "do you buy a pre-existing home or build your perfect house from scratch?" While finding your perfect pre-existing home is possible, building one from the ground up can offer certain...
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Posted on 11/07/2021
Which Home Improvement Projects Add Value to Your Home?
Home improvement projects not only help you personalize your space to suit your style, but they can also boost your property value. When you are investing in a home improvement project, it's important to choose one that is going to allow you to enjoy the greatest return on your investment. These home improvement projects typically add the most...
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Posted on 10/31/2021
Smart Hub Technology: How to Improve Your Home
Photo by John Tekeridis from Pexels Home automation technology has improved by leaps and bounds over the years. And you can now control almost every system in your house through an app on your smartphone, tablet or computer. But if you want to control all those systems in one place using voice commands, then you need a smart...
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