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Posted on 06/26/2022
Ins and Outs of Home Building Contracts
When you decide to have a new home built, you’ll need to find a builder and sign a contract with them. Since home construction is a complex process, it’s important to make sure you understand your home building contract before signing it. What should you expect to see on one of these contracts? You should make sure your...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
How to add value to your home: Upgrades with the best ROI
Whether you’re a homeowner or a real estate investor, it’s always important to know how to add value to your home. Many upgrades and renovations have a higher rate of return than others, and it’s helpful to know them to make the best possible investment in your property. Here are some of the home upgrades with the highest...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Tips for Better Craft Room Organization
Keeping all of your crafting supplies together in a dedicated space is a great way to boost focus and creativity. However, many craft rooms can become overwhelming and unmanageable without organization. If you're looking for some simple ways to improve your craft room storage and organization, here are some ideas to help. Clear Containers One of the simplest...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
Building a Garage Bump-Out Addition
When your garage doesn’t have enough space for your car and storage items, you don’t have to start parking in your driveway. A garage bump-out addition can give you the extra space you need. Building one of these additions can be simple or complex depending on how much space you need and other factors, such as adding features...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
How to DIY your windows for this winter season
Planning for the cold weather months saves homeowners time and money. The financial savings involve reducing drafts and the energy losses, causing your bill to decline. These rank among the do-it-yourself home insulation strategies worth considering. 1: Address screen doors Many storm doors come with sliding glass panes and a screen option to allow fresh air to flow...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
Best Shade-Loving Outdoor Plants for Your Garden
If you have a shaded yard or garden, it might seem hopeless to grow bright and colorful flowers and plants. However, there are plenty of vibrant plants that thrive in partial to full shade. Here is a guide to some of the best shade-loving outdoor plants to consider for your garden: Hosta Hostas are a staple of shady...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
Why overseed? Lawn care basics
If your lawn has bald patches, it might be time to overseed. Lawn grass can develop empty patches for a variety of reasons, including weeds, diseases, heat damage or cold weather. Luckily, overseeding is a simple process to help fill in the existing grass and promote a lush, green lawn. Want to know more about overseeding? Here are...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
5 Air-Purifying Plants You Should Know
Houseplants can add color and natural beauty to our living spaces, but can also improve our health. By converting carbon dioxide into oxygen, plants provide us with fresh air to breathe purely by living alongside us. Some plants can even filter harmful chemical compounds and pollutants from the air. Here we will go over some of the best...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
Tips for Creating a Low-Noise Gaming Room
Having a room in your home that’s dedicated to gaming can provide a comfortable place to unwind and even hang out with other people if you play multiplayer games online. Since some video games and gaming PCs can make a lot of noise, it’s important to think about how to reduce these sounds. You can set up a...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
5 Important Questions Renters Should Ask
Whether you’re renting for the first time or not, there are important questions to ask and think about during the process. Asking the right questions can make an enormous difference in how successful you are in finding the right place and being happy in it once you do. Here are some questions every renter should ask while searching...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Common hazards in older houses
Older homes might have high-quality, solid structures and seem to be in good condition. However, there are possible hidden hazards lurking in your older house. Knowing what these hazards are can help you make sure your older home provides a safe place for you and your household. These are a few of the more common kinds of hazards...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
The basics of getting preapproved for a mortgage
Getting preapproved for a mortgage is an essential part of the home-buying process. While it’s possible to wait before securing your financing, there are major benefits to getting preapproval early. For more information about preapproval, here are the basics to consider: When to get preapproval It’s recommended that would-be homebuyers obtain a preapproval letter from a mortgage lender...
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