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4 Misconceptions About Mortgages
Posted on 09/15/2019
4 Misconceptions About Mortgages
You may have wanted to apply for a mortgage at some point but were put off by something negative someone said about this type of loan. Similarly, you may have been encouraged to apply for one based on some false information but met with a quick rejection. Some of the information that bred these misconceptions may not be...
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4 Ways to Clean Out Bad Smells
Posted on 09/08/2019
4 Ways to Clean Out Bad Smells
Have you ever walked into a room and wondered, "What is that smell?” Perhaps it's the kitchen trash, or maybe a clogged drain or the moldy-smelling washing machine. No matter what might be giving off that foul odor, there are tricks that you can use to bring a halt to it. Here are simple tricks to seek and...
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Is Your Home Worth More Than You Originally Paid for It?
Posted on 09/01/2019
Is Your Home Worth More Than You Originally Paid for It?
If you intend to list your residence in the near future, you might believe your house is worth more than you originally paid for it. However, there are many factors that impact a house's value, and these factors include: 1. The Current State of the Real Estate Market The housing market can vary from city to city, town to...
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Choose the Right Dog for Your Home & Lifestyle
Posted on 08/25/2019
Choose the Right Dog for Your Home & Lifestyle
Getting a dog is a fun and exciting new addition to your life. Deciding you want a dog is pretty easy. They're cute and cuddly, loving and fun, what more is there to know? When it comes to choosing the dog you're going to take it home; it's not always so easy. Taking the time to select the...
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5 Things to Do to Make your House Sale Happen Quickly
Posted on 08/18/2019
5 Things to Do to Make your House Sale Happen Quickly
Selling a home can be pretty intense and stressful, especially if you haven't done so before. The pressure even becomes greater when you need to close your current sale before you move into a new home. Doing these few things may be the critical little steps you need to take to make that sale happen as fast as...
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Low-Maintenance Tips for Your Lawn and Garden
Posted on 08/11/2019
Low-Maintenance Tips for Your Lawn and Garden
Maintaining a healthy lawn and garden doesn't have to be difficult. Anyone can efficiently manage a lawn or garden. There are no prerequisites, and you definitely do not need a degree to pull this off. Yes, it is not the easiest task to take on, but you are sure to pull it off with a dose of patience,...
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8 Easy Steps to Greener Living
Posted on 08/04/2019
8 Easy Steps to Greener Living
Using the following simple steps, you can transform your home into a safer, healthier living space through the use of environmentally conscious household products. A ‘green’ makeover of a home can improve your family’s quality of life while reducing your carbon footprint. Wooden Furniture Furniture made out of wood or other natural materials is a safer and sturdier...
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Food Resolutions to Avoid
Posted on 07/28/2019
Food Resolutions to Avoid
New season, new life! That has been the mantra each time the end of the previous season approaches. To many people, the new season means a total overhaul on the way they live, the friends they keep and most especially, the food they consume. People take measures, set goals with hopes that by the end of the year,...
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Effective Tips for Cleaning Leather
Posted on 07/21/2019
Effective Tips for Cleaning Leather
Leather is a costly material, so buying bags, shoes, sofa or clothes in this material can set you back a few dollars. Having paid top dollar for the leather sofa or purse, you logically always want to keep the item in good shape. Sadly, leather is tough to clean. Regardless of their durability, using too much water or...
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Quick Home Updates
Posted on 07/14/2019
Quick Home Updates
Whether prepping your home for sale or just wanting a fresh new look, you don't need to redo the whole house completely. Instead, change out a few critical pieces for something more modern or timeless. Here are a few ways to bring your dated home into the Twenty-first Century. Wall paint: Okay, this one is an easy decision,...
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How do you Like Your Tub?
Posted on 07/07/2019
How do you Like Your Tub?
Many hours of childhood enjoyment happen in the tub. You may have had bubbles, toys, finger paints or even color changing fizz tablets. Trying to recapture the bliss of those memories in a less than accommodating tub can leave you very disappointed. When looking at bathroom spaces think about what you desire your tub to possess. There are...
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Who Remembers the Laundry Room?
Posted on 06/30/2019
Who Remembers the Laundry Room?
Face it; you probably don't think about your laundry room until you're in there doing ten loads of clothes after vacation. Even then, it might seem like a minor inconvenience to have to step over piles of sorted clothes to get to the washer and dryer. Then, with the load done, you carry the basket of clean laundry...
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