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Posted on 06/26/2022
Considering Granite Countertops? Here's What You Should Know
Your kitchen counter is one of the most heavily used surfaces in the home. Everything from food preparation to working from home can happen in the kitchen, and the countertop material plays a major role in those activities and the overall look and feel of the kitchen. Granite has been a popular choice for decades. However, there are...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
DIY outdoor fireplaces: Brick, fuel & other considerations
Among the myriad options for illuminating and warming up your outdoor living space, the most cozy and luxurious are outdoor fireplaces. Brick, stone, concrete and other materials can be used to create stunning outdoor fire features in a wide range of design styles. For DIY-enthusiasts, the prospect of building an outdoor fireplace might be an attractive one. However,...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
DIY Concrete projects to try
When you think of DIY, concrete is not likely the first thing that comes to mind. However, concrete is surprisingly easy to work with for a wide variety of DIY projects. Whether you want to create purely functional additions to your home or fun, industrial-style decor, there are DIY concrete projects for you. Here are some great suggestions...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
Natural fertilizer for organic gardening: DIY
You don’t need to spend a fortune on boutique fertilizer for organic gardening. While there are plenty of store-bought options available, many of the best fertilizer ingredients are found right at home. Here is a quick guide to the best DIY fertilizer for your organic garden: Kitchen scraps Some of the best organic fertilizers are found right in...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
A Beginner's Guide to Sweat Equity in Real Estate
Sweat equity is a term used in real estate and in the business world. For real estate, sweat equity refers to the amount of effort a homeowner or investor puts into improving a property. For those interested in flipping homes, this concept is crucial to determining the home's value. Here is some more info about sweat equity to...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
A beginner's guide to grass maintenance
To have a healthy, beautiful lawn, it’s essential to learn the basics of grass maintenance. Lawn mowing is only one aspect of keeping grass healthy, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. With the right knowledge, you can find a lawn care routine that works for you and your home. To help, here are some basic lawn care...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
Increase Comfort & Productivity With These Office Decorating Tips
Whether you work remotely or you spend your time in the office for other reasons, you need to have a space at home that allows you to focus. This doesn't mean that your office area has to be void of anything personal or comfortable. Home decor can often be the perfect touch to add to any work space,...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Mudroom & Entryway Storage Ideas to Try
In many homes, the mudroom is the gateway into the house. In homes without a mudroom, a dedicated entryway space serves the same purpose. While it's easy to let things clutter and accumulate in these spaces, it's just as easy to find storage and organization solutions that work--no matter how much space you have. Here are some tips...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
DIY Pet Projects for Your Home
Your pets are a valued part of your home, so it's important that you make your house comfortable and appealing to them as well. There are many pet-friendly DIY projects that you can complete that not only make life better for your four-legged family members, but also finishes off those details in your overall room design. These are...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
5 Tips for Sheltering Without Power
A power outage can happen anywhere. Even if you don't live in an area prone to extreme weather or natural disasters, it's crucial to know what to do if you lose power for an extended period. Here are some of the best ways to prepare for sheltering at home without power: Get an Emergency Weather Radio Emergency weather...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
How to Make a Flower Frame for Your Walls
If you love the look of vertical gardens but don’t want the hassle of living plants, a silk or dried flower frame is the perfect project for you. Using either artificial or dried flowers (or a combination) you can create a lush, colorful piece of unique artwork for your home—no maintenance required. Here are the materials and steps...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
A Beginner's Guide to homeowner's Insurance
Homeowner's insurance is an important piece of the home ownership puzzle. Because almost all mortgage lenders require proof of insurance, having a policy is more of a necessity than an option. However, many potential homeowners aren't clear about what a homeowner's insurance policy covers. While each policy is customizable and has varying details depending on the insurer, there...
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