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Posted on 02/18/2024
A basic style guide to art deco design interiors
Art deco interior design has been popular for over 100 years and is still trendy today. If you're interested in learning more about this style and what makes it special, there are some key elements to understand. Here is a basic guide to art deco and how to use it in your own home: Motifs Patterns and motifs...
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Posted on 02/11/2024
Should I add a roof to my deck?
When planning upgrades for their outdoor space, many...
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Posted on 02/04/2024
Home renovation: The value of home additions
Thinking of selling your home? Perhaps your life is...
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Posted on 01/28/2024
Renovations: How to Budget for Outdoor Landscaping
Transforming your landscaping not only beautifies your home, but it may also increase the value of your property. Your landscaping plays a significant role in your overall curb appeal, which is what interested buyers rely on when developing a first impression of your home. Here are some costs that you should consider as you create your budget: Hiring...
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Posted on 01/21/2024
Sweat Equity: What It Is and Why You Should Care
When you start talking about what you can do to improve your property value, you may start seeing dollar signs. As the old saying goes, it takes money to make money. However, it doesn't have to be this way regarding your home. Did you know you can boost your home's value simply by putting in some hard work...
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Posted on 01/14/2024
A Simple & Savory Recipe for Mini Potato-Skins
You don’t have to go out to enjoy the same savory finger-foods. Bring the party to your own kitchen by making miniature versions of classic potato skins. The ingredients and process are simple and the smaller size makes these snacks the perfect appetizer for a BBQ, picnic or other fun meal at home. Ingredients & Supplies 1 pound...
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Posted on 01/07/2024
Property tax exemption & other ways veterans with disabilities can save
Home ownership comes with plenty of expenses beyond a mortgage. If you're a veteran with disabilities, you may be able to avoid some common costs of owning a home, including paying property taxes. Here is a guide to some of the ways veterans with disabilities can save on their home ownership tax expenses: Property tax exemption Property taxes...
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Posted on 12/31/2023
The pros & cons of one story house plans
Among the myriad factors to consider in building or buying...
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Posted on 12/24/2023
Home exterior: 4 extraordinary house siding options
Say you’ve been in your home for a decent amount of time...
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Posted on 12/17/2023
Robot vacuum cleaner guide for beginners
Vacuuming the floor can be a real hassle, as there’s many...
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Posted on 12/10/2023
3 Times to take out a home equity loan
Home equity loans are term loans that are taken out...
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Posted on 12/03/2023
Basement: 5 Steps From Almost to Finished
More homeowners than ever are looking to finish their basements, particularly as they require additional living space, to make the most out of their home. A finished basement can be used as an entertainment area, a fitness room, a play room or an office. The options are endless; now all you need to do is get started. Follow...
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