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Posted on 08/01/2021
5 Ways to Incorporate Your Precious Collectibles into Your Decor
Photo by H Wong on Unsplash Your collectibles are important to you, but all too often they tend to be tucked away in a closet attic, or the basement. Why hide all of the things that you spent so much time and care collecting? Instead, find ways to incorporate them into your existing decor so that your house...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Simple Ways Add Plants to Your Space
Indoor plants can help boost your mood, productivity, concentration and creativity. But being a plant parent means finding the right ways to display your flora so they can grow and thrive in any space. We’re going to dive into several ways you can set up your plants so you can enjoy a piece of the outdoors—indoors. 1. Floating...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
What are the Features of a "Good" Foundation?
Photo by Rodolfo Quirós from Pexels Regardless of the type of foundation you decide upon, you need to make sure that it's a good quality foundation. It isn't as simple as throwing up a few forms and then pouring cement to create a slab or walls. So what makes a "good" foundation? Building Foundations and Their Features To...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
How to Prepare a Wall for Painting After Removing Wood Paneling
Photo by Prawny via Pixabay Circa 1965, having beautiful wood paneling was the envy of the neighborhood. It was like bringing the outdoors in. But 50-60 years later, it usually just makes a room seem dark and dated unless you live in a log cabin. In most cases, you can remove the paneling and paint the drywall underneath....
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Posted on 07/04/2021
Steps to Buying Your First Home
Photo by Roman Samborskyi via Shutterstock Buying your first home is exciting! And scary! But you don’t have to fear the process if you take the time to become fully prepared for homeownership. Below are the seven primary keys to preparing yourself and smoothing the process. How to Know You’re Ready Determine how much you can afford. The...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Landscaping for Your New Home
Photo by Matt Chen on Unsplash When you’re creating a landscaping plan for your home it is essential to design around the local climate and weather patterns. When you opt for plants that thrive in your area, you know they are well equipt to handle the seasonal changes specific to your location. This adaptation makes them easier to...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Tips for Targeted Home Renovation
If you’re remodeling because you’re ready to sell your home, it’s better to keep colors neutral and update carpets and flooring with easy-to-clean materials that will match many styles and colors. There are also rooms and areas that are more suited for a full-scale remodel, such as the kitchen and bathroom. Here are a few ways to get...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Converting a 1031 Investment Into a Home
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels 1031 exchanges are special transactions in which one investment is effectively “swapped” for another. In real estate, this means selling one investment property for another of “like-kind.” This can be an effective and lucrative strategy because it can allow you to defer certain taxes as long as you abide by specific rules...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Should You Choose Carpeting, Hardwood or Tile?
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels The short answer to our question of the day is... We all know what we like when we see it. New flooring can greatly increase your home's beauty in the eye of the beholder, yet it's impossible to know what kind of flooring will attract your home's next buyer. That said, here are...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Does your Roof Need to be Repaired? Here's How to Tell
Photo by Joel Dunn via Pixabay Your roof is an important part of your home, and for something of its size, it is surprisingly delicate. Even minor problems can have a lasting impact on the integrity of your home. Learning how to spot some of the most common problems allows you to seek out help when you need...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
A Beginners Guide to Building Fairy Gardens
Image by normwear from Pixabay Fairy gardens are miniature gardens either planted in containers or in part of an actual garden. They typically feature small plants and decorative materials depicting a tiny scene or living space for “fairies” or other small imagined creatures. Some are purely decorative, while others are interactive and meant to be played with. Setting...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
New Construction: 5 Tips for a Seamless New Home Build
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels When you're buying a new construction home, you might feel like there are too many choices and things to consider. But choosing a new construction company and watching them build your new home from the dirt up can be a very enjoyable experience. These five tips can help you get the most...
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