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New Roommates… Houseplants!

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  Interested in living a better life, enjoying some company, and being healthier? Get new roommates… I mean houseplants! Houseplants make great roommates because they share (oxygen), do┬ánice things for you (clean), and┬ámake you a better person (feel better). The downside is that they won’t pay rent and require some attention, but they earn their […]

7 Deadly Sins of Home Ownership

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By: John Riha Published: August 23, 2012 Attention sinners! If you’ve been guilty of any of the 7 deadly sins of home ownership, there’s no time like the present to redeem yourself. 1. Envy: You covet your neighbor’s grass Don’t just admire your neighbor’s thick, lush lawn: Turn the tables. Proper lawn care will make […]

Home Maintenance 101: 7 Things Every Home Owner Should Know

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By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon Published: September 2, 2011 It’s back-to-school time, and the perfect season to bone up on your home owner basics: standard DIY know-how that’ll keep your household running smoothly, day in and day out. So here’s your course: Home Maintenance 101. Review them when you can, and practice the techniques to ace […]

How to Kill and Prevent Bathroom Mold

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By: Deborah R. Huso Published: January 14, 2013 Got bathroom mold? Here’s how to get rid of it and prevent future infestations, too. It’s one of the most common problems in any house; it’s also one of the easiest to prevent and cure — as long as you haven’t let it get out of hand. […]

Reimagining the Kitchen: Trends for 2013

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By: John Riha Published: January 30, 2013 Today’s kitchen is a quick-change artist that adores families and loves simplicity. If you’re looking to remodel your kitchen, we’ve got good news and bad news. First, the good stuff. According to trend experts Lita Dirks and Dominick Tringali, you don’t have to shell out major cash to […]

Looking to List? Get Your Home Ready

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7 Tips for Staging Your Home Make your home warm and inviting to boost your home’s value and speed up the sale process. Read 5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale Working to get your home ship-shape for showings will increase its value and shorten your sales time. Read How to Pick Paint Colors […]