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3 Reasons to Clean Your Home’s Clogged Gutters
Posted on 09/09/2019
3 Reasons to Clean Your Home’s Clogged Gutters
Falling leaves are lovely in the fall but can fill your gutters quickly. Clogged gutters can pose a serious problem to your house. One reason for clogged gutters is a lack of maintenance after rains and over a long period. Regular maintenance of your gutter systems can prevent problems from accumulated debris. Clogged gutters can cause leakages that...
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Garden Flowers for Novices
Posted on 09/02/2019
Garden Flowers for Novices
If you’re new to gardening, you may think you have a brown thumb just because your first few tries ended up in dried brown heaps. That might be because you picked more sensitive or temperamental plants without the experience necessary to baby them along. Instead, opt for some of the more natural plantings that are great for beginning...
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Create Your Ideal Home Checklist
Posted on 08/26/2019
Create Your Ideal Home Checklist
Finding your new home is an exciting new prospect, and you want to ensure you get the home you really want. Before you start your home-search take some time to thoroughly consider what you want and need out of a home, what you want it to look like and what features you desire in your neighborhood and the...
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Curb Appeal - What’s That Mean?
Posted on 08/19/2019
Curb Appeal - What’s That Mean?
What is curb appeal? The definition is a different concept for everyone, no doubt. First, let's state that it is not a bundle of money you do not have spent to impress someone you do not know. However, it’s purpose is to attract people you do not know. Well, at least that is the purpose when it comes...
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6 Inspirational Places to Visit In San Francisco
Posted on 08/12/2019
6 Inspirational Places to Visit In San Francisco
Traveling to San Francisco soon? Thousands of people flock to the Bay Area each year as guests and tourists. For many of them, the only thing on their list is the Golden Gate Bridge or the Golden Gate Park. But the Bay Area has more inspirational sites to visit than either of them. Check out some of the...
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Prepping Carpet for Resale
Posted on 08/05/2019
Prepping Carpet for Resale
If you're selling your home mostly as is, with carpet that's a few years old, you'll need to give it a complete and thorough cleaning before you show the home. Even if you recently installed new carpet, you may have had to continue living in the house with your pets before you put your home on the market....
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What to Know About Truck Rentals
Posted on 07/29/2019
What to Know About Truck Rentals
Renting a one-way moving truck will save you a lot of money when you consider the massive cost of hiring moving professionals. Based on the location of your new home, you could save a substantial amount of money by taking this option. Fortunately, there are several one-way moving trucks to choose from whenever you are relocating to your...
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Small Home Problems you Should not Ignore
Posted on 07/22/2019
Small Home Problems you Should not Ignore
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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How To Declutter Before A Big Move
Posted on 07/15/2019
How To Declutter Before A Big Move
Moving is exhausting - physically, emotionally, and mentally - and everyone who has gone through a move has experienced the three phases of moving out and cleaning. Three Phases of Moving First, you feel as if the mountain of moving and packing is unconquerable, but you move past it anyway and begin. Here, you want to give up...
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Credit Score: A Beginner’s Guide
Posted on 07/08/2019
Credit Score: A Beginner’s Guide
Your credit score can be a vast unknown when you are starting out in life. When you are just beginning you may not know what factors the financial world considers to calculate your creditworthiness. At this point, you are what the credit reporting agencies call credit invisible. To create a credit score, you will need to take your...
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Protect Your Online Presence
Posted on 07/01/2019
Protect Your Online Presence
We risk being hacked every day. This risk can expose our financial, retail, and personal online accounts to intruders for malicious use, so it is important to be able to identify weak points and know how to protect them. Know your email inbox. Email is a potential area for malicious behavior to occur. Do not open emails from...
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5 Questions to Ask Before You Invest in Real estate
Posted on 06/24/2019
5 Questions to Ask Before You Invest in Real estate
Regardless of the kind of investment model you are considering, it is crucial that you think about some questions before venturing into real estate as an investment portfolio. Before you commit your hard-earned money, here are the questions that you must be able to answer: Do you have the expertise and time for full-participatory investment or would it...
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