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Posted on 09/25/2022
Outdoor deck materials: 4 Popular options
If you’re considering adding an outdoor deck to your renovation to-do list, one of the first steps is to choose your building materials. With so many options available, making the best choice for your outdoor living space might seem like a daunting task. Here is a basic guide of the most popular deck materials to help you get...
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Posted on 09/18/2022
Fireplace design trends to try
A fireplace is a highly sought-after home feature, and many homeowners want to make the most of theirs with great fireplace design. For those looking to design fireplaces for their sitting area or areas after they’ve been installed or have recently bought a home with a new brick fireplace, the possibilities are endless. Here is a quick guide...
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Posted on 09/11/2022
Pros & cons of property tax abatement homebuyers should know
Property tax abatement programs can be helpful to homebuyers in several ways. While they can help you save money long-term, buying a property with a tax abatement can have potential downsides. Here are some key things about property tax abatements for buyers to consider: How property tax abatements work Property tax abatement programs are offered by some cities...
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Posted on 09/04/2022
How to Choose the Best Type of Entryway Material for Your Home
Conducting due diligence on the right entryway door material typically leads everyday people down a path filled with online marketing. Manufacturers often prefer to tout the top reasons wood, fiberglass and steel doors provide the “best” option for homeowners. And while much of what door-makers explain about their products may be true, homeowners are tasked with selecting a...
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Posted on 08/28/2022
DIY drainage solutions for yard flooding
If your yard is plagued with puddles and soggy spots, it might be time to consider drainage solutions. For yard drainage, there are plenty of DIY options you can handle without spending a fortune. Once you understand the causes of your drainage issues, you can find the best approach for improving a swamp situation. Here is a basic...
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Posted on 08/21/2022
How to Juggle Multiple Offers for Your Home
If you’re selling your home, the idea of getting multiple offers to buy might seem like an ideal scenario. However, managing multiple offers can be complicated and even stressful. Working with a real estate agent will help you figure out the best course of action, but so will understanding your options. Here are some choices you can make...
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Posted on 08/14/2022
A beginner's guide to seeding zoysia grass
When it comes to planting a grass lawn, you have the option of using rolls, plugs or seeding. Zoysia grass, a popular warm-season grass used in many lawns, can be planted successfully all three ways. While plugs and rolls are a quicker method, seeding can be more cost-effective. If you’re interested in growing a zoysia grass lawn from...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
4 Ways to Add Storage to a Small Kitchen
Small kitchens can be problematic for many reasons. One of the most common issues with lack of space in a kitchen is lack of storage options. However, there are some storage strategies you can use to make the most of a small space. Here are some tips to get you started: Reduce Clutter Do you have plenty of...
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Posted on 07/31/2022
What is umbrella insurance?
Umbrella insurance is a policy that can cover the gaps in many other types of insurance policies by answering some of life’s major “what if” questions. While it’s common to have many types of insurance policies, umbrella coverage can provide financial assistance for a variety of outlying situations. Here is a basic guide to umbrella insurance to help...
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Posted on 07/24/2022
Which residential projects require a build permit?
Before you make any major changes to your property, investigate what type of build permit you need. Even if you’re just remodeling your home, construction permits are required for most projects. Here is a basic guide to the types of major home remodeling projects requiring a permit: Demolition If you’re demolishing any outdoor or indoor structure, you’ll need...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
Contemporary houses: Architectural characteristics
While contemporary architecture can be difficult to define, there are several key characteristics you can use to identify contemporary houses. Everything from the building materials to the interior layouts can help you pinpoint exactly where a home fits in the contemporary style spectrum. If you’re interested in learning more about how to pick a contemporary home out from...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
How to add value to your home: High ROI home upgrades
Whether you’re a homeowner or a real estate investor, it’s always important to know how to add value to your home. Many upgrades and renovations have a higher rate of return than others, and it’s helpful to know them to make the best possible investment in your property. Here are some of the home upgrades with the highest...
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