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Posted on 11/28/2021
Your First-Time Homebuyer Budget: Start Saving for These 3 Expenses
Photo by Kaboompics .com from Pexels Buying a home for the first time is often a stressful yet rewarding time. It’s a complicated process involving many variables and many costs. One question that many first-time homebuyers have is about preparation: how much should you save before buying a house? Here we will go over the 3 most important...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
How to Up Your Curb Appeal Without Breaking Your Budget
Looking to sell your home? Before you list, you'll want to make sure your home is looking its best for prospective buyers. Fortunately, there are a few simple and inexpensive steps you can take to boost your property's curb appeal, thus increasing your chances of making a quick sale. 1. Painting the Front Door A fresh coat of...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
5 Indoor Trees for Your Personal Jungle
Just like with smaller plants, there are indoor trees for rooms of all shapes and sizes. Adding larger plants can make a statement in your interior design and provide other benefits like filtering the air and providing fresh oxygen. If you’re thinking about getting an indoor tree for your home, here are some suggestions to help your search....
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Posted on 11/07/2021
4 Staycation Ideas to Recharge & Refresh
Photo by RODNAE Productions from Pexels Even if you can’t travel far, it’s important to plan time to get away. Canceled plans don’t mean you can’t have any fun closer to home. Staycationing is the practice of enjoying vacation activities in your own town or nearby. It can be a simple, easily affordable and safe way to have...
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Posted on 10/31/2021
How to Get More Out of Your Indoor Succulents
The many types of succulents are all incredibly beautiful, especially when kept in fantastic condition with the right growing techniques. Unfortunately, their care can be difficult to master, leaving you troubleshooting more often than not. It’s well worth putting the time into learning what they need, however, since these sweet plants can provide many amazing benefits. Want to...
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Posted on 10/24/2021
Mistakes to Avoid When Remodeling a Home
Remodeling or renovating gives you an opportunity to give your house a fresh appearance. Whether you’ll be doing a simple remodeling project or a major one, it’s important to do some careful planning first. Otherwise, you could end up making costly mistakes or not being satisfied with the results of your remodeling project. Avoid doing the following when...
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Posted on 10/17/2021
The Key Factors Affecting the Housing Market Today
Whether you’re buying or selling a house, it’s important to have a basic understanding of the housing market. However, that can be a lot more complicated than it seems. Many factors affect both your local and national housing markets, some of which can be hard to track and quantify. However, there are some basics you can start with...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
What You Should Do to Spruce Up Your Fireplace Mantel
A fireplace mantel can enhance the appearance of your living room or den while also giving you a place to decorate and display items. While some fireplaces come with mantels, others don’t have one. If your fireplace doesn’t have a mantel, you’re not out of luck. With a few tools and materials, you can build your own fireplace...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
Benefits of Building An ADU
Photo by Elle Hughes from Pexels Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) are structures built on the same property as an existing home. These typically have a bathroom, bedroom, kitchen and other common living spaces. These units can either be attached to the existing home or built as their own standalone dwelling. ADUs are a great alternative housing solution. Keep...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
Basement and Foundation Waterproofing: New Construction Basics
Photo by Kristina Paukshtite from Pexels When building a new home, builders put a water-resistant coating on any part of the block crawlspace or basement that is underground. This is typically good enough to protect your foundation for years. However, after time, or if you have a drainage problem, the coating becomes less effective. Moisture and even water...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
What Is a Green Roof?
Photo by Kaboompics .com from Pexels In building a sustainable home, every material decision matters. The choice of roof material and type can make an enormous difference both in your home’s energy efficiency and environmental impact. Because of the ever-growing demand for sustainable architecture and design, the number of options for sustainable roofing material continues to grow. One...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
How to Make Your Own Cement Planter
If you’re looking for a DIY project to make something you can use both indoors and outdoors, try making a cement planter. The process for creating your own is simple and only needs a few basic tools and materials. With your finished planter you can enjoy the benefits of container planting either in the yard or inside the...
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