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Posted on 01/30/2023
Fireplace Safety 101: Basic Tips for Homeowners
A functional fireplace is an extremely sought-after feature in any home. Regardless of the climate, a fireplace can provide a special coziness and warmth for everyone to enjoy. However, it's important to practice fireplace safety habits and keep up with maintenance. Here are some basic tips for safely enjoying your fireplace at home: Minimize Soot Buildup Chimney sweeping...
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Posted on 01/23/2023
How to easily update your old house & keep it's charm
Old houses have an allure to them that many newer models...
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Posted on 01/16/2023
What is Italianate architecture?
A fanciful and ornate category of Victorian design,...
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Posted on 01/09/2023
Simple Ways to Use Cottagecore Style at Home
If you’re a fan of the cottagecore home-style trend and want to try it yourself, there are many ways you can begin. While it might seem complicated, there are some simple decor changes you can make to your space to bring out the cottagecore aesthetic. Here are some ideas for how to use cottagecore style in your own...
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Posted on 01/02/2023
Finding the average cost of home insurance: Factors to consider
If you’re budgeting for a new home, it’s important to incorporate the average cost of home insurance. Insurance rates are composed of many factors, and knowing these factors can help you estimate the potential expense. Here is a quick guide to the variables determining the average cost of homeowners insurance: Home location & age Homeowners insurance cost is...
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Posted on 12/26/2022
How to start buying a house: A beginner's guide
With so many steps involved, answering the question of how to start buying a house can seem daunting. However, there are some basic steps you can take to make the process more manageable before you get to the home inspection and final purchase of your home. Here are some of the basic things you need to do to...
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Posted on 12/19/2022
A basic guide to the value of home staging
Preparing to sell your home can be a great deal of...
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Posted on 12/12/2022
Exciting must try home projects
DIY home projects can be a super affordable way to give...
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Posted on 12/05/2022
Modern interior design: The basics
While the term “modern” is frequently used to describe anything "new," modern interior design is a specific style that originated in the early twentieth century. Modern interior design is a versatile starting point for anybody wanting to redecorate part or all of their home. Here are some of the basic elements of modern interior design: Common characteristics If...
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Posted on 11/28/2022
4 Ways to prevent heat illness at home
Heat-related illness can be a large issue, especially in...
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Posted on 11/21/2022
DIY Natural fertilizer for organic gardening
You don’t need to spend a fortune on boutique fertilizer for organic gardening. While there are plenty of store-bought options available, many of the best fertilizer ingredients are found right at home. Here is a quick guide to the best DIY fertilizer for your organic garden: Kitchen scraps Some of the best organic fertilizers are found right in...
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Posted on 11/14/2022
Safety and Fun: How to Bolster Your Pool Safety Without Squashing the Fun
Having a backyard pool provides a great way to cool off in summer and have fun in the water. When you're a pool owner, you'll also need to keep safety in mind. Here are a few quick and easy safety tips to help you do help you keep your pool fun and secure: Put up barriers Having pool...
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