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Posted on 09/18/2022
Here's What You Should Know About Marble & Moisture
Marble is a popular material for many home furnishings and decorative accents. You usually find marble included in kitchen and bathroom designs where it can add luxury and beauty to the space. If you’re thinking about using marble in your bathroom renovation, there are some important things to consider. Here’s everything you need to know about using marble...
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Posted on 09/11/2022
Home Additions: Innovative Ideas to Consider
If you want to add on to your home, you have many options available to you. Not every home addition has to be another bedroom over the garage or additional living space that changes the footprint of your home. There are many innovative and unique home addition ideas that can increase the functionality of your home. Here are...
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Posted on 09/04/2022
Choosing the perfect cabinet: Kitchen options
One of the first things a guest or prospective buyer will notice about your kitchen is your choice of cabinet. Kitchen cabinets can make or break the aesthetic of the room, but they also affect your storage options. If you intend to remodel your kitchen, choosing cabinets will be high on your to-do list. But how do you...
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Posted on 08/28/2022
3 Secrets & hacks for home cleaning
Homeowners are always finding hacks for home cleaning to make the process more efficient. Sometimes smart hacks can save you money, too. Here is a list of some of the best home cleaning hacks: Use dryer sheets for dusting There's no need for fancy dusters when you have regular fabric softener sheets available. Using dryer sheets is an...
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Posted on 08/21/2022
DIY: Budget-friendly upgrades at home
Home improvements and upgrades sometimes take a backseat when finances are involved. However, there are alternatives. The good news is DIY property owners do not necessarily need to possess professional-level carpentry skills to make meaningful upgrades. With a little DIY elbow grease, handy property owners can implement cost-effective home improvements. 1: Restore an aging wooden staircase Although kitchens...
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Posted on 08/14/2022
DIY: How to Create Your Own Surround Sound at Home
Home theaters provide homeowners with a chance to recreate a cinematic experience in the comfort of their own home. If you’re thinking of setting up part of your house as a home theater, you’ll need to pay close attention to sound quality. A surround sound system can provide the best experience that makes you feel as though you’re...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
DIY Guide: Concrete Plant Stool
Multi-purpose furnishings are always budget-friendly, especially when you make them yourself. With only a few inexpensive materials you can make a trendy and modern-style concrete stool that doubles as a plant stand. Here is all the information you need to make your very own DIY concrete plant stool. What You’ll Need A bag of concrete mixPlastic bucketWooden dowelStirring...
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Posted on 07/31/2022
Tax rolls: Why they matter in real estate
A tax roll, sometimes called an assessment roll, is a record of all the properties subject to taxes in a given area. These lists include detailed information about properties and associated taxes, including land and vehicles in some states. To better understand the relationship between tax rolls and real estate, here's the basic info to know: What information...
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Posted on 07/24/2022
Prayer Plant Flowers & Other Houseplants Most Likely to Bloom Indoors
Most plants kept as houseplants are native to tropical regions where the conditions are considerably different than the average home. These plants are very adaptable and can flourish indoors in many climates, but they are unlikely to produce flowers unless they're grown in the wild. However, some houseplants like prayer plants can surprise you with blooms. Here are...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
Small Kitchen Design Hacks You Need to Try
If you’re looking for ways to make a small kitchen seem bigger, it’s as simple as making strategic decoration decisions. Knowing how best to use the space and avoid clutter in a small room of any kind is a challenge. For a kitchen it can be especially difficult because of high traffic, the number of appliances and more....
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Posted on 07/10/2022
Luckiest feng shui plants to have at home
Feng shui principles have long been included in interior design to promote the best possible flow of energy in a space. While feng shui applies to furniture placement and layouts, there are also feng shui plants. Some plants are considered especially beneficial because they're thought to bring good fortune to your home. If you're interested in adding feng...
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Posted on 06/26/2022
Understanding your supplemental tax bill
A supplemental tax bill is separate from your annual tax bill and may arrive at any time. But what exactly is a supplemental tax bill, and why do property owners pay them? Here is a guide to the key information to know about supplemental property taxes and the associated bills: Supplemental assessments A supplemental assessment is a change...
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