by Megan Wild “There’s no place like home,” as the old saying goes. That’s especially true when it comes to an investment. You live in and love your home, but there might come a time when you have to leave it. And when that time comes, you’ll want to get as much money as you…

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Like an attic or home office, laundry rooms have high re-purposing potential. Make over your laundry room into a multi-functional space with these transformative tips!Size Up Small Spaces: Your laundry room doesn’t have to be large to be re-purposed. If your room is near an entry point, set aside wall space for an impromptu coat…

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Incidents in which lightning strikes a home may seem few and far between, but lightning-related damage, such as power surges, can and does happen, according to the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS). To protect your property, take these precautions. 1. For protection from lightning strikes in the general area of your home…

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By Brentnie Daggett Year after year, many homeowners find themselves surprised when their first heating bill arrives. The frugal-minded tend to turn to extra blankets and multiple layers in lieu of paying expensive heating bills, but at the end of the day, you should be comfortable in your own home. With a little knowledge and…

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Home insurance

According to the Insurance Information Institute, the cost of homeowners insurance can vary by hundreds of dollars, depending on the company you buy from. Below are some of the Institute’s most important things to consider – which could save you big bucks – when buying homeowners insurance. 1. Shop Around – Ask your friends, check the…

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Garage Door Care

Garage Door Care is very important You pull into and out of your garage hundreds of time a year, ever expecting your door to reliably open and close at your whim. Going up and down so much can be pretty taxing, which is why after being neglected for months or years, garage doors rightfully start…

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Dress up your house on a budget

Dress up your house on a budget with these great tips! Owning a house is a never-ending adventure in investing your heart and soul into a wholly unique structure. Some homeowners have great big budgets for massive changes or enhancements to their home, others are working with a shoestring. If you’re in the second group,…

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Better concrete painting tips will improve the look of your painted concrete Concrete has been used by humans for thousands of years, with some of the oldest examples of wells and houses made with the stuff dating back to 6500 BC. Although the ingredients have been refined over time, it’s still basically the same material…

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Shop for Loans

Shop for Loans- it is possible Over 50% of home buyers don’t shop for loans to find the best interest rate for their mortgage. While a buyer would rarely purchase the first home they look at, they will accept the rate and terms offered by only one lender. While the borrower and the property affect…

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Outdoor kitchens are a interest of a lot of homeowners. Homeowners continue to cook up outdoor kitchens that in some cases rival their indoor counterparts. Yet some experts insist the popularity of outdoor kitchens has boiled over. Belgard, a maker of outdoor living products, says souped-up outdoor kitchens include professional-grade appliances (particularly refrigerators and dishwashers),…

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