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Posted on 01/24/2022
How to Maintain Your Wood-Burning Fireplace
For many, the fireplace is the focal point of the home. Whether you use it for heat or just for ambiance, a wood burning fireplace is an important feature that requires regular maintenance to function and keep everybody safe. Here are some tips for general maintenance of your wood-burning fireplace: Clean the Interior One of the simplest ways...
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Posted on 01/17/2022
Try These Houseplants to Improve Your Home's Air Quality
Houseplants have been trending for some time, but have exploded in popularity among homeowners wanting to bring a bit of nature indoors. Not only can the presence of plants help soothe anxiety and stress, they can also help purify the air in your home. If you are interested in adding a few new houseplants to your home in...
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Posted on 01/10/2022
4 Important Tips for Finishing Basement Walls
There are many steps that go into “finishing” an unfinished basement. One of the biggest challenges is renovating the basement walls in order to create a living space. Whether you hire a contractor or do the work yourself, there are some key things to consider in your process. Here are some expert tips for finishing your basement walls....
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Posted on 01/03/2022
Party at Home: 3 Tips and Pillars for Throwing a Successful House Party
Atmosphere is everything with just about any home, gathering or party. If the atmosphere is lacking, chances are enjoyment levels will decrease. So what is a host to do when throwing a house party with various atmospheric elements? Here are three major areas that will instantly boost your party’s atmosphere and how to achieve the best fit for...
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Posted on 12/27/2021
New Home: A Quick Guide to New Construction
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels As you're shopping for a home, you may be drawn to new construction homes. The idea of moving into a completely new place ready for you to make your own definitely has its appeal. But you may have some questions about going this route since it can be different from buying an...
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Posted on 12/20/2021
Can You Afford an Ultra-Efficient Home?
Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat from Pixabay An ultra-efficient home is one that's designed and constructed not only to save you energy but provide its own. This means it uses no more renewable energy that it generates. To the novice homeowner, this may sound impossible. However, to the architects and engineers who specialize in designing this type of abode,...
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Posted on 12/15/2021
1506 Royal Oak Drive, Petaluma, CA 94954 now has a new price of $199,000!
Big, BIGger, BIGgest! IS this the biggest lot in Royal Oaks Senior Mobile Home Park? You be the judge! Fantastic, private, spacious yard allows for your largest imagination designs for gardening, entertaining, relaxing, workshopping, pets and more all at the same time. Ample off street covered parking and close-in central location for all lifestyles. Newer paint on the inside and outside of this almost 1,100sf, two-bedroom manufactured home built in 1984. Laminate flooring and newer carpeting in bedrooms. Recessed lighting in kitchen and SolaTube skylight in living room too. All appliances stay which include air conditioning, upgraded...
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Posted on 12/13/2021
What Property Owners Need to Know About Prepping for a New Outbuilding
Outbuilding popularity exploded in recent years. Homeowners have latched on to innovative ways to utilize designs that now include front porches, lofts and solar-powered energy attached to roofs. Often resembling small houses, these buildings can be converted into large playhouses for children, workshops and a private escape. While pre-fabricated buildings allow homeowners a convenient alternative to spending leisure...
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Posted on 12/08/2021
Another Property Sold - 1564 Crown Road, Petaluma, CA 94954
Stunning is just the beginning in this remodeled and fully landscaped beauty in Royal Oak Senior Mobile Home Park! If you're the type of buyer looking for move in ready, top quality improvements to kitchen, baths, appliances & more, then look no further. New Quartz counters in baths & kitchen adorn shaker-style, slow-close cabinets and drawers, with top of the line stainless appliances throughout. Plantation shutters allow just the right amount of light to accent your new interior paint & hardwood engineered floors in every room. Why wait to experience outside in your perfect-for-entertaining & gardening oasis with...
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Posted on 12/06/2021
Sellers: Marketing Your Home as Pet-Friendly
Image by Ángel Garcia from Pixabay Many homebuyers are putting their pets first while looking for a place to live. They want a space that will work well for everyone in their household, all their pets included. If you have a truly pet-friendly property, then you can capture the attention of those individuals by marketing it as such....
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Posted on 11/29/2021
Gardening: How to Build and Maintain a Late-Summer Garden
There’s a common misconception that vegetable gardening follows a cycle of planting during spring and harvesting before autumn frosts descend. While a wide range of vegetables, herbs and other edibles require following this pattern, exceptions persist. It may come as something of a surprise, but late-summer and even early fall gardens can yield a harvest before winter arrives....
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Posted on 11/22/2021
How to Combine Plants for Your Container Garden
Mixed planters are an excellent way to add color and visual interest to your porch, patio or even indoors. Choosing and arranging which plants to add together in a container is a creative endeavor all on its own and the reward is always stunning and unique. However, if you don’t have any specific ideas for a container garden...
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