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Posted on 07/25/2021
How to Install or Replace Insulation
Image by mnplatypus from Pixabay Proper insulation not only helps you save on your energy bills. It reduces your energy impact on the environment and may create a great selling point for your home when the time comes. But knowing were to insulate an existing home can be a project. Here's what you need to know. How to...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Save Water and Time With These Drought-Tolerant Driveway Landscaping Options
Image by S. Hermann & F. Richter from Pixabay Highlighting and defining your driveway is a simple way to improve your curb appeal. Depending on the amount of space you have, there are countless options for landscaping, hardscaping and edging. For landscaping to line your driveway, there are some important logistics to consider before getting started. One that...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Scandinavian Interior Design: The Basics
Photo by ATBO from Pexels Scandinavian design is a popular style for both exterior and interior design. No matter what the architectural style or layout of your home, you can still achieve the Scandinavian Design aesthetic inside. There are several key elements to the style that combine to form a comfortable but clean look and feel. Here we...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
DIY Wooden Decor for Beginners
Reclaimed wood is increasingly popular in home decorating across many design styles. There are plenty of ways to get wood in order to upcycle into decorative pieces, but even the simple DIY tasks can require some light woodworking knowledge. Luckily, we’ve put together a couple of beginner-friendly DIY wood projects to create unique and useful decor for your...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Neighborhood Identity and Big Business
Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay Several years ago in an upscale comedy club located in a relatively downscale Los Angeles neighborhood, the owner gave an impassioned speech about how gentrification was affecting the Hispanic culture that once thrived there. The overlying, tear-filled message was that nothing could be done to preserve the integrity of her home and...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
3 Improvements That Can Help an Older Home Get Noticed
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Are you preparing to list your older home for sale on the market? While older homes are still widely sought by both first-time and returning home buyers, sometimes they will need a little sprucing up so that you can maximize your sale price and get it sold more quickly. The good news is...
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Posted on 06/19/2021
Another Property Sold - 28031 Bridgetown CT #5415, Bonita Springs, FL 34135
Numerous upgrades enhance this 2-bedroom+den, first floor Veranda with GOLF MEMBERSHIP, located in the highly desirable Bonita National Golf and Country Club. Enjoy the beautiful golf course and preserve view from the lanai. Bromelia layout provides a split BR floor plan, that is freshly painted throughout, including ceilings, interior doors, crown molding, trim, baseboards. Tile throughout, with slate tile in the BRs and den. NO CARPET. Lighting upgrades include: dc motor (energy efficient, stable and quiet) ceiling fans in BRs and Living Area; custom light fixtures in Kitchen, Dining Area, Den and Guest Bath; LED recessed lighting; brush...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Choose These Eco-Friendly Materials for Your New Home
Photo by Bidvine from Pexels There are a lot of decisions to make when it comes to building a new construction home. Not only are you going to be talking with the builder about the floor plan and interior design theme for the house, but you also have to think about the type of lifestyle that you want...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Get Year-Round Color With These Gardening Tips
The dream flower garden is lush and colorful all the time. Unfortunately, it’s not a simple dream to achieve in reality. With so many plants all with different internal timers and environmental requirements, putting together a garden can be like a puzzle even for experienced gardeners. Luckily, there are ways you can plan and care for your garden...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Real Estate Law: The Common Issues
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay Whenever someone is looking to purchase a home, there is always an inherent risk. It is common for buyers and sellers of homes to look for the best deal possible; however, it is also possible that issues might arise after a home has already closed. When looking to buy or...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Preparing Your Pets for Your Move
Image by Kazuky Akayashi from Unsplash Whether you’re moving down the street or to a different state, it’s important to make sure your pets are prepared for this change. There are several practical things to consider while getting your pets ready for your move. Since you already have a lot to keep track of between packing and planning...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
How to Stage Your Home
Photo by Subham Majumder from Pexels When you are trying to sell your home, you want it to look its best. The more appealing your home is to potential buyers, the faster it will sell and the higher your profits will be. One of the best ways to enhance the appeal of your home is through "staging," which...
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