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Posted on 01/23/2022
3 DIY Ways to Revamp Your Kitchen
Updating your kitchen doesn’t always mean doing a full renovation. There is an entire list of smaller projects you can accomplish on your own that will have a major impact on the whole look and feel of your kitchen. Here we’ve put together some ways to make big changes to your kitchen with no renovation required. Transform Cabinets...
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Posted on 01/16/2022
Checklist: Electrical Maintenance Projects for Your Home
Keeping your electrical system in good condition is a crucial part of lowering the risk of electric shocks, fires and other electrical hazards. Have professional electricians handle major electrical problems and installations, such as putting in new wiring or repairing faulty wires. Doing some regular maintenance on your own can help reduce the risk of electrical problems in...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
5 Key Benefits of Indoor Greenhouses
Without outdoor space, gardening might feel impossible. Even raised beds on small patios won’t give you the space you need to grow all of your favorite veggies, herbs and other plants. However, one option is to use your indoor space instead. By creating an indoor greenhouse you can enjoy gardening no matter what your outdoor space is like....
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Posted on 01/02/2022
3 Natural Remedies for Fungus Gnats
Many plant owners prefer to avoid harsh chemicals in their pest control practices. Luckily, there are plenty of natural methods to combat fungus gnats and other common plant pests. Here are three great ways to get rid of fungus gnats the natural way: Trap Them With Apple Cider Vinegar & Soap A simple way to trap adult gnats...
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Posted on 12/26/2021
3 Ways to Make Your Bedroom More Cozy
In the design world, the term cozy is often mistaken for small. While the two characteristics certainly overlap in many cases, it’s still entirely possible for larger, open spaces to be cozy. The key to coziness is a sense of closeness and tactile comfort. By utilizing these two concepts you can make virtually any room in your home...
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Posted on 12/23/2021
Another Property Sold - 217 E 2nd Street, Benicia, CA 94510
This Amazing Condo is right on the water in quaint Pointe Benicia with it's charm and amenities that they provide. This newly painted & Carpeted home with up grades and beautiful Water & Mountain Views from Living Rm, Patio & Kitchen & Master Bedroom is full of light from Vaulted Ceilings, Sky Lights and Tall Windows. The HOA includes water, sewer and garbage plus all the complex amenities including, pool, pickle ball and bocce ball court. You are literally steps away from Downtown full of quality restaurants, bakeries, coffee pubs and Farmers Market. The Best of All this unit has a Private Garage walk thru. Everything you...
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Posted on 12/19/2021
4 Tips for Keeping an Old House Cool & Comfortable in Hot Weather
Vintage homes are full of charm and character. Unfortunately, if they haven’t had extensive updates, old houses might have poor insulation and other structural issues. While these things may not hinder your ability to live happily in an old house, they can lead to higher utility bills. If you live in an old house without air conditioning, hot...
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Posted on 12/12/2021
Home Renovations: Will Your Homeowners Insurance Cover Them?
Your home insurance policy includes a specific type of coverage called "dwelling coverage." The amount of dwelling coverage that you have is based on your overall home value and the approximate cost to rebuild your home in the event of a total loss. When you renovate your home, you may increase its value — and if you don't...
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Posted on 12/05/2021
5 Groundcover Plants That Won't Take Over Your Life
If you’re searching to replace your lawn or simply fill in an empty space in your garden, there are many groundcover plants you can choose from. Some produce flowers while others have attractive foliage, but regardless of expressions you can benefit from planting something in the space to keep out opportunistic weeds. However, it’s important to consider how...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
Tips for Decorating Your First Home
Purchasing your first home is an exciting milestone. While it may have been overwhelming to search for available properties and submit an offer on the one that fit all of your criteria, the real work begins after you sign the papers and get the keys. Now that you are a homeowner, it's time to decorate the space and...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
How Much Funding Do You Need to Flip a House?
For many, flipping homes is lucrative. However, there are many costs associated with flipping a property, and it’s important to budget carefully for every detail. Here are the major costs to consider when determining how much funding you’ll need for a flip: Down Payments Just like buying a move-in ready house, buying a house you intend to flip...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
Advantages and Disadvantages to Carpeted Stairs
If you are building a new home or renovating your current one, choice of floor covering is a major decision. Going with carpet, wood, laminate or other options in your living spaces makes a significant impact on both the looks and functionality of a space. For homes with multiple levels, stairs are a part of this equation. While...
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