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How a Home Inspection Helps You

Whether you’re considering buying a particular home, selling your current property – or doing both – a home inspection can help. This inspection is conducted by a qualified professional who takes a close look at every aspect of a home – structure, wiring, plumbing, and more – and identifies issues you ...

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Flexible Dumpsters for Home Renos

New synthetic fabric dumpsters offer a flexible method of holding and disposing of renovation waste – without the need to order a large and unsightly metal bin that sits on your front lawn or driveway for weeks on end.The industry calls them FIBC’s, or Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers, but they’re ...

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Simplifying Your Home Life

Let’s face it. Life can get complicated, complex and stressful very easily. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to simplify your life, especially at home. Here are some tips from the experts: Don’t be ruled by the TV guide. Instead, select the shows you want to watch and record them. That ...

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How To Make Your Home Sale “Smooth Sailing”

If you’ve ever been on a cruise ship, you know that rough waters can result in a miserable experience. Even on modern ships equipped with stabilizers, choppy seas and bad weather can leave you stuck below deck – and possibly sea sick!In fact, the expression “smooth sailing” comes from a ...

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Creating Quiet In a (Sometimes) Noisy Home

Does your spouse like to practice the drums in the evening? Does your teenager like to play video games, with the volume turned up high? Are there other sources of noise you’d like to minimize? There are many ways to soundproof areas of your home to reduce noise. Here are some ...

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Pack Your Memories Away

Items that remind us of special people, events, milestones and interests are an important part of what makes a house a home. Pictures on the fireplace mantle, for example, showcase family and friends that are important to us. You might also have trophies, certificates, greeting cards, and other mementos on ...

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Should You Buy the “Less Than Perfect” Home?

When you’re shopping for a new home, you want to find a property that has all the features and characteristics you want. Perhaps you’re looking for a large deck surrounded by picturesque landscaping, a beautiful kitchen with gleaming marble countertops, or a cozy living room with a fireplace. You should be ...

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Bringing Fitness Home

Are you thinking about purchasing home fitness equipment? Owning your own treadmill, exercise bike, or rowing machine can save you a lot of time and money compared to joining a fitness club. However, selecting the right equipment can be a challenge. Here are some tips: Try it first. Ask your home ...

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