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Posted on 09/25/2022
A beginner's guide to feng shui plant placement
Choosing the best feng shui plants is only part of maximizing the energy flow in your space. It's also crucial to place the plants in the correct areas or "zones" to promote wellness, both for yourself and the plants. Here is a simple guide to the best places to put your houseplants according to feng shui principles: The...
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Posted on 09/18/2022
Before you remodel: Contractor selection tips
If you’re planning a major home remodel, contractor selection should be at the top of your to-do list. Home remodeling contractors are specialists in working with your existing home to help you achieve your goals. They can also help you navigate logistics like obtaining all the necessary permits and selecting building materials. But how do you choose the...
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Posted on 09/11/2022
Who to Notify When You're Planning to Move
The part of moving most commonly forgotten is giving notice to the right places and people. If you feel you’re leaving something off of the list, it’s a good idea to go over who might need to know your new address or prepare for your moving schedule. To help you prepare, here is a list of who you...
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Posted on 09/04/2022
How to streamline your living room with ease
The living room is a central component of any home, but it can quickly become too busy Streamlining it can not only make it more attractive; it can make it more functional too. Try these three tips to both define the space and highlight its best features. Curb the collections Whether you collect books, vases, candles, etc., artful...
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Posted on 08/28/2022
Canadian house styles to know
If you’re thinking about buying or building a home in Canada, it’s helpful to know about the most popular styles of Canadian house. While homes across North America share many similarities, there are some key differences to be aware of. Here is a guide to Canadian house designs you’re most likely to encounter: Ranch style Canadian house plans...
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Posted on 08/21/2022
Make a Small Living Space Seem Larger with These 3 Tips
Small living spaces can present some unique challenges with furnishing and decorating. Whether you're dealing with a cramped living room or a tiny bedroom, there are some practical steps you can take to make your space feel larger and more functional. 1. Hang Window Treatments High The right window treatments can really open up even the smallest of...
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Posted on 08/14/2022
Who Are Motivated Sellers?
Motivated sellers are people who are trying to sell quickly and often at a much lower price. Many factors make motivated sellers a great option to work with both for investors and sellers’ agents. Here are some of the most common types of motivated sellers you’re likely to encounter in the real estate market. Owners of Distressed Property...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
The Best Plants for Your Front Door
Plants can be the key to curb appeal. In particular, plants arranged around the front door can have an enormous impact on first impressions and can not only help sell your home but impress your guests. With all the details of landscaping design and varieties of plants, it’s difficult to know what will make the biggest difference. To...
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Posted on 07/31/2022
How to Make a Flower Frame for Your Walls
If you love the look of vertical gardens but don’t want the hassle of living plants, a silk or dried flower frame is the perfect project for you. Using either artificial or dried flowers (or a combination) you can create a lush, colorful piece of unique artwork for your home—no maintenance required. Here are the materials and steps...
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Posted on 07/24/2022
Hurricane Safety: 3 Tips for Pet-Owners
Preparing for a hurricane requires knowing how to keep everyone in your home safe--including your pets. Having an emergency plan for your pets as well as the people in your household will help you stay calm and safe if a hurricane happens in your area. Here are some tips for keeping your pets safe during a hurricane: Set...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
DIY Ideas for Decorating Your Vacation Home
Your vacation house is your home away from home and you should decorate accordingly. Whether you have a quaint cottage nestled in the woods or a sprawling beachfront estate, you may want to take some time during the off-season to craft some DIY decor for your vacation home. Here's a few ideas to help you get started: DIY...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
Does home insurance cover water damage? Here's what you should know
Homeowners often wonder, “Does home insurance cover water damage?” Water damage comes in many forms and from many sources, but your standard homeowners insurance policy may not provide coverage for every type. To help you better understand the limits of your homeowners insurance, here is a basic guide to the types of water damage your policy won’t cover:...
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