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6 Updates to Help Prevent Bathroom Falls
Posted on 09/22/2019
6 Updates to Help Prevent Bathroom Falls
Despite its beautiful innocent look, the bathroom is potentially one of the most dangerous places in a home. Each year, thousands of bathroom accidents occur as a result of slipping and falling - and in other cases, hot water burns. Using the toilet, getting out of the shower or tub could turn to a hazardous situation. As a...
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Home Improvement Considerations
Posted on 09/15/2019
Home Improvement Considerations
Your home can undergo a variety of improvements, both inside and out. Enriching the beauty and value of a home is just one reason for improvements; they should also be to repair any damages. Adding more space or making the home safer are also good reasons for home upgrades. There are several different reasons to do improvements, and...
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Another Property Rented - 223 Nieto Avenue #a, Long Beach, CA 90803
Posted on 09/13/2019
Another Property Rented - 223 Nieto Avenue #a, Long Beach, CA 90803
Beautiful recently remodeled with new hardwood floors, new windows, new kitchen with high end stainless steel appliance. New bathrooms, new electric with central air and heat. Community laundry room. Access is 1st floor with stairs. Shows extremely well - feels like a home. One car garage...
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Soil Preparation for A Vegetable Garden
Posted on 09/08/2019
Soil Preparation for A Vegetable Garden
When deciding to grow a vegetable garden, the first thing to consider is the soil required to build the garden. For the healthy growth of tree, shrubs, and vegetables, the land has to be in good shape. When your soil is in good form, the need for fertilizer or pesticide might not arise. When you prepare your garden...
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Don't Get the Sniffles From Your Bedroom
Posted on 09/01/2019
Don't Get the Sniffles From Your Bedroom
It's the season of the year when one of the top priorities on everyone's list is to keep away from getting sick. While washing our hands and taking extra vitamins are important your bedroom could be a lurking danger to that goal. We spend on average 7 hours a night asleep or in our bedrooms each day, typically...
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A Common-Sense Approach to House Hunting
Posted on 08/25/2019
A Common-Sense Approach to House Hunting
When buying a house, especially your first home, it's all too easy to make impulsive decisions and fail to "see the forest for the trees." Although it's impossible to ignore your emotional reactions to a house for sale, it's vital to look at the big picture and make sure there are no red flags being ignored or glossed over....
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Mistakes By First-Time Sellers
Posted on 08/18/2019
Mistakes By First-Time Sellers
Unless you are a real estate professional, you're probably not an expert in buying or selling houses. There are so many legal complications and webs that may occur whenever one is in the real estate market, and to help sort through the complications here are some common mistakes made by first time sellers and how to avoid them....
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Another Property Sold - 5425 Verdura Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712
Posted on 08/14/2019
Another Property Sold - 5425 Verdura Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712
Huge Price Reduction! The first thing you will notice is the amazing curb appeal of this Beautiful home with attached two car garage and large front yard. The cozy brick porch is an ideal setting to sit and enjoy your morning coffee. As you enter this single story home, you will notice the Stunning original hardwood floor that extends throughout much of the home. The Bright and Sunny Kitchen overlooks the well-manicured Backyard and had been updated with Oak cabinets, tile floors and countertops. It opens to the dining room and living room. The home features an inside laundry room as well as the addition of a Huge Master Suite. Currently...
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How to Know When You Need New Windows
Posted on 08/11/2019
How to Know When You Need New Windows
You cannot walk through a hardware store or do-it-yourself warehouse on the weekend without someone wanting to sell you new windows. When the weather warms up, expect to have them come knocking at your door too. If you are a new homeowner, you might fall prey to their sales tactics. But how do you know for sure when...
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Common Tax Breaks for Homeowners
Posted on 08/04/2019
Common Tax Breaks for Homeowners
Do you ever wonder why so many Americans dream of owning a home? From complete privacy to a nest egg in the future, one lesser-known but vital reason why homeownership is something everyone is longing to achieve is the tax breaks it provides. No one enjoys paying taxes so owning a home set you aside for tax breaks...
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Family Fun on a Budget
Posted on 07/28/2019
Family Fun on a Budget
Getting about and experiencing the sights and sounds gets you out of the house and away from screen time for a while. You can find many low-cost and no-cost family-friendly experience in your area if you know where to look. Whether it is inside or outside activities you want you can find new and different ways of spending...
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Luxury Ascends to the Throne
Posted on 07/21/2019
Luxury Ascends to the Throne
Home improvement has reached new technological heights with the introduction of the Numi 2.0 intelligent toilet from Kohler. The Consumer Electronics Show recently held in Las Vegas, Nevada, saw the debut of the trapezoidal-shaped unit under the control of Amazon Alexa. When offered such a staggering variety of personalization choices, some folks might never leave the bathroom. Mood...
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