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5 Hacks to Spruce Up a Boring Kitchen
Posted Wed, Oct 19th 2016 3:39 pm
The kitchen is a place in the home where many hours are spent preparing meals and spending time with family.  If the kitchen is boring and not ecstatically pleasing to you or your family, no one ...

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4 Hacks For a Successful Yard Sale
Posted Wed, Oct 12th 2016 6:34 am
Fall means it’s time to clean out your house and get rid of things you don’t need.  This is the time of year that yard sales abound.  Some yard sales are more profitable than others and there are m...

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How to Decorate Your Home for Different Seasons
Posted Wed, Sep 14th 2016 1:43 pm
Decorating your home can be fun and if you are one of those who likes to decorate your home for each season it can be even more fun.  There are several ways to decorate your home for different se...

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Organizing Your Home Made Simple
Posted Thu, Sep 1st 2016 1:18 pm
It is almost time for the seasons to change once again as we move from summer slowly into fall.  As the seasons change many people find that they like to get things around their home organized to...

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Ways to Childproof Your Home for Summer Visitors
Posted Thu, May 19th 2016 5:13 am
Summer is almost here and for many of you that means entertaining overnight guests.  While these visits are generally enjoyable, they do require many preparations in advance of the actual arrival...

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Tips to Make Your Home Child Friendly
Posted Fri, Jan 22nd 2016 3:44 pm
You may or may not have small children living in your home but even if you don’t you might have a family member or a friend who does, so tips on how to childproof your home may be advantageous to...

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How to Stay Warm This Winter Without Running up Your Power Bill
Posted Fri, Dec 11th 2015 9:00 am
It’s that time of year again, time for all of us to wrap up in a blanket and or turn up the heat in our homes. This time of year is called winter and it can be daunting to say the least. Many of ...

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Creating More Privacy in Your New Home
Posted Fri, Dec 4th 2015 12:47 pm
So you have just made one of the biggest purchases of your life by buying a home of your own and now you need to make it a bit more private. You have come to the right place! Let’s look at a few ...

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Ways to Save On Energy Bills this Winter
Posted Fri, Nov 20th 2015 2:40 pm
The crisp air has arrived as winter is approaching quickly, which means we are all going to be looking for ways to keep warm. There are ways to stay warm and cozy inside of your home that won’t c...

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3 Tips For Choosing The Right Kitchen Counter-Tops
Posted Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 8:21 am
If you are in the market to buy or sell a home, you likely will want to do a bit of renovating before doing so. A great way to spruce up your home in order to sell it is by replacing the old kitche...

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Summertime BBQ Safety Tips
Posted Thu, Jul 30th 2015 5:29 pm
Things are heating up outside and that means it’s time for backyard BBQ’s! Summertime is full of fun for all and eating outdoors is one of the fun things you can do during this season. It is import...

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How To Prepare Your Home for Your Summer Vacation
Posted Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 1:27 pm
Summer is here! Many families plan for their summer vacation months in advance but did you know that you need to prepare your home for your vacation as well? Below are a few tips on what you should...

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Ways To Pay Off Your Mortgage Sooner – And Why
Posted Fri, Jun 19th 2015 1:57 pm
According to a DexOne Corporation survey, as reported by CT Power Team, “42% of Americans say that their mortgage is the debt they most want to eliminate.” That is a completely understandable goal ...

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5 Remodeling Mistakes You MUST Avoid
Posted Fri, Jun 12th 2015 11:42 am
Whether you are remodeling your home to get it ready to go on the market or you are making some changes to the home you just moved into, it doesn’t have to be a nightmare. In this blog post I will ...

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Pros and Cons Of Homeowners Associations
Posted Thu, May 28th 2015 1:54 pm
There is a wide range of experiences, and therefore opinions, among homeowners living with a Homeowners’ Association (HOA). Before you make a decision to buy read the rules carefully, find out abou...

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6 Top Kitchen Remodeling Trends - Part II
Posted Fri, May 22nd 2015 2:21 pm
In Part 1 of ‘6 Top Kitchen Remodeling Trends’ we looked at five trends from a recently published survey by Houzz, the popular design and remodeling website. Here are more of the hottest kitchen...

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6 Top Kitchen Remodeling Trends
Posted Fri, May 15th 2015 10:55 am
If you’re thinking about remodeling your kitchen, your decisions may be influenced by how long you intend to stay in your home. Keeping up with trends can be very interesting and fun. They also are...

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Help With Your Spring Cleaning!
Posted Mon, Apr 27th 2015 11:58 am
It’s that time of year! Spring-cleaning time! Check out these spring housecleaning tips from Angie Hicks, founder of Angieslist.com. These are tips from the pros to get your home in shape for sprin...

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Add Value With Outdoor Spaces
Posted Fri, Apr 10th 2015 7:14 am
There are many reasons to consider adding an outdoor living area to your home! The benefits are many and personal. But, one added benefit is the value it can add. A recent article in RISMedia, a...

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12 Cold Weather Home Maintenance Tips
Posted Fri, Feb 27th 2015 8:48 am
We certainly have had our share of winter this year. Here are a few cold weather maintenance tips to make you warm and cozy! 1. Allow Your Faucets To Drip This sounds counter intuitive, but if th...

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