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Posted on 01/16/2022
Moving & Short Term Storage: How to Find the Best Solution
Short-term storage solutions are perfect for many situations, including remodeling, staging a home or moving to a new one. Sometimes, when moving to a new home, you may not have room for all of your belongings. You can make this common scenario much simpler with a third-party storage service. However, there are two main types of short-term storage:...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
How to Flip a House for the First Time
Is it possible to flip houses for profit with no experience? Luckily, this is one area of real estate investment that is viable even for beginners. Here is a simple beginner's guide to house flipping to get you started: Step 1: Find a Cash Source Flipping a house requires more cash up front than with a traditional home...
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Posted on 01/02/2022
3 Home Improvements With the Best Return on Investment
When planning renovations and upgrades around your home, knowing what kind of projects produce a decent return on investment (ROI) can be helpful. This is especially true if you plan on selling your home down the road. So, what are the home improvements with the greatest returns on investment? There are a few to consider! Exterior Landscaping Curb...
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Posted on 12/26/2021
What to Do Before Buying a Home Out of State
Long-distance moves can be a challenge. It’s even more challenging when you’re trying to buy a home that’s far away. While moving out of state can be a hassle, there are ways to make the process simpler. Here are the basic steps to buying a house in another state: Visit If Possible If you have time and means,...
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Posted on 12/19/2021
How to Choose a Design Theme for Your Bathroom
Renovating a bathroom is a major project. Before you can design and decorate your updated space, you will need to think of a theme. It's important to decide on a theme for your bathroom in advance as this will help you carry out the theme throughout the entire design. These are a few tips that can help you...
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Posted on 12/12/2021
How to Make Planters From a Wine Barrel
If you’re looking for a satisfying garden DIY project, try repurposing an old wine barrel. Wine barrels are made of sturdy materials and built to last even long after their original purpose has ended. This makes them excellent candidates for outdoor planters. Here we’ll go over the process and materials you’ll need to make your very own DIY...
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Posted on 12/05/2021
3 Ways to Enjoy Your Veranda in Any Season
Photo by Ben Mack from Pexels Homeowners invest in outdoor seating areas with an understanding these spaces improve their quality of life and provide a substantial return on investment. The combination of home improvement and financial gain entices working families to build outdoor living spaces and verandas rank among the gold standard. The one drawback patios, pergolas, and...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
Which Easy Houseplants Could Give Your Health a Boost
Plants have been used to make medicine for centuries, but some stand out above the rest for their many healing properties. Some plants make teas or, with aloe, their leaves broken open and the gooey ooze used as a balm. From aiding in digestion to soothing burns and insect bites, these houseplants are known for their healing properties....
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Posted on 11/21/2021
DIY Tips for Decorating With Decoupage
If you’re wanting a fun and inexpensive way to create custom home decor, search no further than decoupage. Decoupage is the art of gluing layers of paper to other surfaces to achieve unique designs and textures. All you need to get into decoupage is a good paint brush and a jar of Mod Podge or other decoupage glue....
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Posted on 11/14/2021
How to Pack Glasses & Cups When Moving to a New Home
Packing up your kitchen to prepare for a move requires careful organization. With so many shapes and sizes of items in your kitchen, it’s important to pack everything in the right way. Glassware and cups are a common pain point in packing a kitchen because of their fragility and irregular shape. However, there are some tricks and strategies...
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Posted on 11/07/2021
How to Deep Clean Your Living Room
If your living room is a mess, you might feel overwhelmed at the prospect of “deep cleaning.” The term might hold more weight than normal everyday cleaning, but it’s not as difficult as it sounds. With the right tools and a plan, you can refresh your entire living room without calling in a professional. Living Room Cleaning Tools...
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Posted on 10/31/2021
What You Should Know About Buying Land
Image by Paul Brennan from Pixabay Have you always wanted to design your dream home at a location of your choosing? If so, buying a plot of land to build your customized home on is probably your best option. Before getting started, you'll want to do your due diligence to ensure you're making a smart investment. Find a...
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