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Tips for a New Backsplash

May 8, 2018

You’ve been watching HGTV again and you’ve been inspired to do something about that dated backsplash in your kitchen. It’s not exactly a small job, but certainly one an adventurous first time homeowner can do with just a few tools. Installing a backsplash is a pretty straightforward process, with a few caveats. Just make sure […]

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Evict Those Wood-Destroying Insects

May 7, 2018

Unless you live in a cave, you’ve probably got some wooden bits on or around your house. In fact, the whole frame of your house is probably made of wood. It’s a great choice for framing, but it comes with one very specific weakness: bugs! Not just any bugs, but the kind that like to […]

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Congrats to All 2018 Graduating College Students Here are 7 Tips on Preparing for Graduation

May 7, 2018

Graduation is a major step in life. It marks the end of an era of education and the start of a new career or other life adventure. Whether you plan to go to work, graduate school, or take time to travel the globe, follow these tips to get ready for the “real world” as an […]

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Here’s Why You Need That Home Inspection

April 27, 2018

You should never judge a book by its cover, or a house by what you can see during a showing. Not only are showings about seeing yourself in a space, rather than assessing a home’s structural stability and system functionality, they’re generally too brief to really get to the nitty gritty. No Realtor is going […]

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Your Home Needs More Curb Appeal

April 27, 2018

First impressions are everything. That’s as true for job interviews as it is for making your house the best version of itself it can be. No matter how big or small your remodeling budget, your first plan of attack needs to aim at improving the curb appeal of your home. Aside from major system issues, […]

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Killer Vines and How to Spot Them

April 27, 2018

There’s nothing as stately as a red brick house covered in green vines. This iconic image has been portrayed on television, in movies and, sometimes, in actual neighborhoods. Little does the general public that are busy oohing and awing at these buildings actually know, they’re really watching a house being destroyed bit by bit. Clinging […]

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Solar Energy 101: Getting Started with Green

April 27, 2018

As spring begins to really set in across the country a lot of homeowners are finally getting out into the yard and garden, soaking up the sun’s rays. Something else is taking in the rays in a big way right now: your neighbor’s solar panels. Although they function all year, just to be clear, the […]

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Spring Cleaning: A Complete Checklist BY SARAH AGUIRRE

April 19, 2018

The flowers are blooming, the birds are serenading, and our house still feels like it’s stuck with winter blues. Spring cleaning is a tradition that allows us to freshen up our homes and get a head start on the hectic seasons of spring and summer. Spring Cleaning Checklists By Room These tutorials help with any […]

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Let the Sun Shine In: More Ways to Brighten Your Home and Improve Its Appeal

March 29, 2018

When you’re thinking about selling your home, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the details. Should you paint the front door? How about changing out that fixture in the dining room? Do you need to redo the floors or will a good deep cleaning be enough? So many questions, so many tasks that you suddenly […]

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Top 5 Remodeling Mistakes

March 22, 2018

The sound of a sledgehammer smashing through sheetrock may get your pulse racing, but before you accidentally knock out a support wall full of wiring, take a long, deep breath and let’s ponder what can go terribly wrong with your remodel. The thing is that you can’t exactly x-ray the walls of your home to […]

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