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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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Ideas For Furnishing a Child’s Bedroom
Posted on 07/14/2019
Ideas For Furnishing a Child’s Bedroom
When your kids wake up each morning refreshed and relaxed, their whole day is already off to a good start. Your kids’ bedroom plays a significant role in getting the sleep their body needs, but it’s more than just a room for sleeping. It’s also a place where they can unwind with their peers, so it needs to...
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Small Home Problems That Could Turn Into Expensive Disasters
Posted on 07/07/2019
Small Home Problems That Could Turn Into Expensive Disasters
Owning your own home is a beautiful feeling. However, this feeling comes with the responsibility of maintenance. This maintenance does not apply only to appliances, but also the small problems that you tend to overlook in an apartment. When you fail to address these little problems on time in a house, however, it may result in more significant...
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Thinking About Renting Versus Buying a Home
Posted on 06/30/2019
Thinking About Renting Versus Buying a Home
There are several ways to think about renting versus buying. Conventional wisdom might say that buying, and therefore owning, a home is always better. However, your situation may be different. Before you jump in the buying pool, consider how the costs might stack up for you. How to think about housing. Say that you are moving to a...
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What to Expect After You List a California Luxury Home
Posted on 06/23/2019
What to Expect After You List a California Luxury Home
After you list your luxury home in Beverly Hills, San Francisco or elsewhere in California, one of several things may occur. In some instances, sellers instantly stir up lots of interest in their residences. Or, in other cases, sellers may struggle to garner buyers' attention. When it comes to listing a Golden State luxury residence, it generally helps to...
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 Why You Should Change Your Home Filter Regularly
Posted on 06/16/2019
Why You Should Change Your Home Filter Regularly
Changing your air filters in your home can be a chore that is quickly forgotten and overlooked, but it is crucial to the overall health of your home. To keep your home air system functioning at its best, be sure to have your HVAC system checked, maintained, and changed regularly. Prevent Damage. By keeping your system up to...
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5425 Verdura Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712 now has a new price of $589,000!
Posted on 06/11/2019
5425 Verdura Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712 now has a new price of $589,000!
Welcome to 5425 Verdura Ave in Lakewood! This 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...
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Home Suffering From Boring Flooring?
Posted on 06/09/2019
Home Suffering From Boring Flooring?
Deciding on flooring for your home sounds boring. No one wants to research and compare all the different options, but the floors get used more than just about everything else in your home. So, spending some time looking into what flooring will be the best value for you is a wise investment of time. Get ready to take...
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Vertical Storage Solutions
Posted on 06/02/2019
Vertical Storage Solutions
Many homes, new and old, do not have a ton of storage. More modern open floor plan spaces leave a great blank canvas for you to work with, but require you to bring in your own shelving, hutch, dressers, etc. If you're looking for additional storage options in your home and are either working with a smaller space,...
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