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There are few things that can make a home feel more warm and inviting that warm, brilliant sunshine streaming in through the windows. Sunlight can brighten your spirits as well as your home’s ambiance, but you may have one or more rooms in your home that lack ample sunlight. This can easily create a dreary feel in the home, and you understandably may be looking for ways to bring more natural light into the darker areas of your home. There are numerous strategies to consider that impact your rooms in different ways, and a closer look at some of the…

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Showing your lawn a little love and care doesn’t have to be difficult and time-consuming. You just need to know what can easily damage it. Here is a list of eight common things that can lead to lawn damage that you can avoid. 1. Dog Urine Your little best friend might be killing your grass with their daily outdoor restroom breaks. Even if you don’t have a dog, a neighbor’s dog may be passing by and urinating on your lawn. The damage isn’t limited to just dog urine, common culprits include cat urine and bird feces. The concentrated nitrogen can…

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What is A Puff Back and Why does it happen? Simply put, a puff back is a small furnace explosion that could create a huge mess in your home. When the furnace misfires, it sends soot everywhere. The soot will cover your drapes, cabinets, walls, furniture, and bedding. The entire room will also have that nasty smell that you can definitely do without. Think of a furnace puff back like a car backfiring on you. Why does it occur? Puff back explosions happen when the oil burner fails to ignite immediately. The unburned fuel lying at the bottom of the…

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Many homeowners who have been in their current home for a few years may be thinking about relocating to a new home. It is common for homeowners to initially purchase a starter home and to make a transition to increasingly larger or more valuable homes over the years. However, this trend is slowly changing, and many homeowners are making the decision to stay in their current home and to renovate it to increase value and improve functionality for their changing needs. With this in mind, you may be torn about whether to renovative or relocate. A closer look at a…

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Spring is finally here and has come to remind you that it’s time for some good old spring cleaning. Spring cleaning can be a bit of a hassle because of rising temperatures and wind bringing in dust and pollen. With a bit of organization and tricks, you can easily conquer your spring time cleaning routine. Here are six easy spring cleaning tips to make your spring cleaning hassle free. Try them out if you are in need of speeding up your cleaning and possibly toning down its difficulty. 1. Details Make the Difference When it comes to spring cleaning, it…

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In many regions of the country, winter weather can be harsh on your home. With the frost, rain, snow, and wind the season’s storms bring, it is no wonder that “weather” is a verb! Now that spring is on its way, here are some steps you can take to help all the parts of your house look their best. Walkways, Driveways, and Landscaping The ground, trees, and plants around your house will have taken a beating from the winter months. Take a look around your property, at your lawn, trees and garden plants. Trees may have dropped limbs, so remove…

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Help Your Lawn Bounce Back From the Winter. A harsh winter can do a huge amount of damage to your lawn. That’s a simple fact of the season, and it’s a problem that every homeowner needs to solve if they want to have a lush lawn. The people who succeed are the ones who realize that there are plenty of things they can do to help their lawn recover. It will take some effort, but your work will be rewarded a beautiful lawn. Replace Damaged Areas The most important job is identifying and removing any damaged parts of your lawn…

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Wanting to make some home improvements is a great project to undertake. It can involve several projects at once. These on-going expenses that come after purchasing a home can be rather costly and might not be included in your mortgage. Some jobs usually include routine maintenance. It is those larger tasks that may be the ones that could be rather daunting. Unfortunately, not all of these costs can be foreseen, so they cannot be tacked onto mortgages. One or more of these projects need to come out of pocket as far as costs go. Therefore, the temptation to do it…

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Whether you’re planning to sell your home in the near future or you’re ready to make renovations, it’s a good idea to focus on improvements that will pay off on resale. Some upgrades and remodeling projects offer a better return on investment than others, such as improvements to the kitchen and bathroom compared to replacing bedroom flooring. Want to increase your home’s value without over improving or wasting your renovation budget? Here are some of the best home renovations for resale value. #1. Fiberglass Attic Insulation According to Remodeling magazine’s 2016 Cost vs Value Report, there is one home improvement…

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Do you feel like you are surrounded by a bunch of junk and instead wish you had money for a vacation? In order to complete both goals, you can take the excess stuff in your apartment or home to make extra money throughout the year. Although it will take a bit of organisation and patience, you will soon find that the best way to save money is to sell things you already have as well as reusing your old junk in key ways to save money. While some items may seem complicated to sell, other bulkier items are surprisingly easy…

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