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The Positive Impact of a Clean, Organized Kitchen
Posted on 11/17/2019
The Positive Impact of a Clean, Organized Kitchen
Whether you're planning on selling your home in the near future or just enhancing it now for your own enjoyment, your kitchen is a great place to focus some of your attention. If your kitchen is dreary, disorganized, and grungy, then several aspects of your life could be negatively impacted. One surefire way to start your day on a...
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Should You Perform a House Inspection?
Posted on 11/10/2019
Should You Perform a House Inspection?
If you plan to buy a house and want to achieve the optimal results, you should perform a home inspection. In fact, there are many reasons why you should allocate significant time and resources to conduct an in-depth house inspection, and these include: 1. You can gain unprecedented insights into a home's condition. Although you might have fallen in...
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Analyze Your Home Selling Options
Posted on 11/03/2019
Analyze Your Home Selling Options
When it comes to selling a house, there is no need to make rash decisions. Instead, you should review your home selling options closely so you can make informed choices time and time again. There are many factors to consider as you review your home selling plans, and these include: 1. Your Home's Condition How your home looks to...
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Hidden Enemies in Your Home
Posted on 10/27/2019
Hidden Enemies in Your Home
Could your home be making you sick? Could those allergies be inside rather than outside? Yes, and yes. Of course, you’ve already sussed out the obvious places: the mold in the bathroom, years of dirt in the carpet, even the drapes and blinds. But what about the air ducts? You know, the very thing that carries the conditioned...
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Remember to Make Home Security a Priority
Posted on 10/20/2019
Remember to Make Home Security a Priority
A struggle that everyone faces is keeping priorities straight. As careers advance, families grow, and financial responsibilities increase, some priorities fall by the wayside. One example of how that can happen is with home security. When you have your mind on twenty other things that need to be taken care of this week, it's easy to forget about consistently...
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Is Your House Worth More Than You Originally Paid for It?
Posted on 10/13/2019
Is Your House 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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Some Awesome Tips For Building An Outdoor Kitchen
Posted on 10/06/2019
Some Awesome Tips For Building An Outdoor Kitchen
Eating a meal outside with friends and family under the glittering stars or the warm sun is such a lovely experience that a lot of people look forward to in their home. Imagine summertime, and you’re with your friends and family, in the comfort of your garden grilling barbecue. Such a moment is priceless. There are lots of...
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Reasons You May Not Want to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early
Posted on 09/29/2019
Reasons You May Not Want to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early
Deciding not to pay off ahead on your mortgage can be a decision made because you want to divert your cash to another investment. If you have an investment that is certain to yield interest or because you have a certain way you have planned your finances, paying the full mortgage earlier than due has no place on...
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Tips for Cleaning Your Oven
Posted on 09/22/2019
Tips for Cleaning Your Oven
Baking sounds like a lot of fun, especially when you see the outcome of your culinary creation. The hard part is when you have to deal with the spills, dirt and other remnants of your gastronomic exercise as you figure out how to clean the oven. The high temperature of the oven doesn't even make the job easier...
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The Rhythm of Eating
Posted on 09/15/2019
The Rhythm of Eating
The modern human doesn’t always follow the natural order of things. For example, we often eat by the clock. We eat in the morning before work or school whether we are hungry or not. We snack at our morning coffee break. Then our lunchtime schedule again must coincide with our workplace or school day schedule. In the evenings,...
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4 Food Resolutions to Avoid
Posted on 09/08/2019
4 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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4 Ways to Make a Smoke Detector Smarter
Posted on 09/01/2019
4 Ways to Make a Smoke Detector Smarter
If you have ever seen where a controllable fire incidence brings down a house, then you will know the importance of fire alarms. One type of fire alarm system is the smoke detector, a standard safety device that should be in every home. Unlike the heat detector which relies on heat to reach a defined threshold before triggering...
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