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Unclogging Drains in The Bathroom
Posted on 10/13/2019
Unclogging Drains in The Bathroom
Having a clogged drain in the bathroom is not one of the prettiest sights. First, it starts with water that doesn't drain as fast as it should from the tub. Then the odors begin to rise from the drains and then one day, it is completely blocked. Cleaning out any clogged sink isn't rocket science, you merely need...
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Organizing Your Fridge
Posted on 10/06/2019
Organizing Your Fridge
Are you finally taking up the challenge to clean your fridge after many weeks or months or glossing over it? Kudos to you. Not sure of how to begin? Follow these simple steps. First of all, remove the contents of the fridge before starting. An empty fridge makes cleaning it a lot easier for you. You should also...
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Condo, Apartment, Co-Op, Flat, or Townhome?
Posted on 09/29/2019
Condo, Apartment, Co-Op, Flat, or Townhome?
Called “common-interest housing” condos, co-ops, flats, townhomes, and apartments have different meanings to different buyers and even have different colloquial meanings than the official real estate industry meanings. Below you'll find a breakdown of the differences between these housing types along with the advantages and disadvantages of each. What is “Common Interest Housing”? Before going too deep, it...
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Keeping Contaminants in Your House Under Control
Posted on 09/22/2019
Keeping Contaminants in Your House Under Control
As seasons change, the air inside your home changes. Some seasons bring more pollen and dust, while others introduce wood smoke, and still others mold spores, mildew, and fungi. While you can’t keep them all out, here are some ideas for making your indoor as healthful as possible through every season. Sneeze defeaters Make sure your vacuum has...
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5 Mistakes Couples Make When Hiring a Wedding DJ
Posted on 09/15/2019
5 Mistakes Couples Make When Hiring a Wedding DJ
The quest for the perfect DJ for your wedding ceremony can be a daunting process. Many brides and grooms have not hired a DJ before. This lack of experience makes them guilty of mistakes when it comes to hiring a DJ. If you want to have a successful event without any problems with your DJ, here are some...
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6 Easy Ways to Increase Curb Appeal
Posted on 09/08/2019
6 Easy Ways to Increase Curb Appeal
Everybody loves a house with a great curb appeal. People pass by and say to themselves, “that house looks like I could buy it.” The greater the curb appeal of your house, the more buyers will be willing to pay for it if you decide to let it go. If you are willing to create a great first...
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ROI on Home Improvements
Posted on 09/01/2019
ROI on Home Improvements
Each year, Remodeling Magazine gathers data from nearly 150 markets on the average cost for 21 of the most popular home improvement or remodeling projects. Along with the expenses, they tally the resale amounts of those home in 100 markets in the United States to compare the cost versus the resale value of those improvements. Each year, as...
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Regularly Scheduled Maintenance
Posted on 08/25/2019
Regularly Scheduled Maintenance
Once you are a homeowner, you now are responsible for all the maintenance on your property. How often and what time of year to do any of those maintenance or repairs can be a mystery if you have never owned a detached single-family home before. Creating a schedule for all those things that you need to check on...
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How to Compare Your Dream Homes Before Making an Offer
Posted on 08/22/2019
How to Compare Your Dream Homes Before Making an Offer
Buying a new home can be an exciting but anxiety-inducing experience. With so many things to consider, it can be difficult to keep track of the things that matter most to you. This process is complicated further when you discover a second or third home that you like as much as the first and you’re trying to decide which...
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