We’ve all experienced that moment in the grocery store – you’re standing in the produce section, uncertain if that apple you’ve got in your hand is actually edible. While most supermarkets adhere to quality standards, it’s important to self-test each item before purchasing to ensure you’re getting the freshest produce possible. For your next grocery…

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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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Water Heater Inspection

Your HomeKeepr Pro Don’t Run Out of Steam You’re a few minutes into hot, relaxing shower and then it happens… nothing but cold water. A little love for the hot water heater will make sure this doesn’t happen to you. Occasional maintenance will also improve efficiency and longevity, saving you money on your gas or…

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So you’ve decided to put your home on the market. Congratulations! Hopefully, you’ve brought a rockin’ REALTOR® on board to help you list your spot, and together you’ve done your due diligence on what to ask for. As you start checking things off your to-do list, it’s also important to pay mind of what not to do….

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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 Suzanne De Vita The heart of the home is the kitchen—and buyers are eager to fork over for a showpiece. According to an analysis conducted recently by Zillow, adding commercial-grade features to the kitchen pays a premium. Evaluating 4.6 million home listings in the past year, Zillow discovered that the features garnered anywhere from 24-34 percent more…

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By Ryan Tollefsen For some, the thought of designing and building their dream home can serve as motivation for a good portion of their lives. Others may be willing to take it a step further by not only building their dream home, but selecting the perfect building site for it to sit on. A large…

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By Katie Kuchta Homes with great curb appeal typically have a well-maintained yard. Taking the time and energy to create a beautiful garden is one of the best ways to bring the best offer. Related: Tips for Reviving Your Lawn After Winter Draw potential buyers through the door by creating an enticing landscape. Consider these seven ways…

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If you’re into renovation projects, then updating and revamping your home can be a lot of fun. But before you get too excited about knocking down walls and setting up a custom movie room, you might want to consider resale value. Flashy renovations don’t always yield the best returns, so you’ll need to take care…

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