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Posted on 09/19/2021
Garden Favorites to Increase Your Curb Appeal
Photo by Helga_SM via Shutterstock When you begin to revamp your yard or garden, there comes a time to decide what exactly you’ll be growing. You’ll want plants that are hearty, beautiful and fragrant to grace your yard. Choose Hearty First, you can begin by planting ground-cover roses. These bountiful, low-growing rose varieties can provide plenty of flowers...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Learn About the Most Common Environmental Allergens
Photo by Engin Akyurt from Pexels The number of people who suffer from environmental allergies is astounding. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, more than 50 million people in the country suffer from allergies, and allergies have become one of the leading causes for chronic disease in the country. Environmental allergies are very common, and...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
Tips for Selecting a Home Security System
Image by Andrey_Popov from Shutterstock Burglary is one of the more common types of crimes in the US today. Every day, many homeowners wake up or get back from work to discover their homes robbed. Given the financial, psychological, and physical damage that can happen, protecting your home is always ideal. You don’t have to be a victim....
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Posted on 08/29/2021
No Flowers Needed: 6 Houseplants With Colorful Foliage
Flowers aren’t the only way to add natural color to your home. Many popular houseplant varieties rarely flower indoors but have stunning foliage in a rainbow of hues. While some are rare and expensive, many colorful houseplants are easy to find and afford. Here are the best non-flowering houseplants to add color to your home. Tradescantia There are...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Another Property Sold - 1756 Helane Court, Benicia, CA 94510
Views, views, Views from Kitchen, Family room, Master-bed Room and Guest Room. New Kitchen, entirely newly painted upstairs and down. You have an Open Landscape that we can leave up to your imagination. So many different ways to go in the Backyard almost 1/2 an acre. This is the opportunity you have been waiting for to Customize your water view home!!!!!!! Your very close to Downtown, Farmers Market, Parades, Peddlers Faire and still in a quiet little court...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
The Benefits of Adding an Outdoor Kitchen
Photo by Askar Abayev from Pexels Taking out loans for remodeling is an reinvestment into the largest purchase of a lifetime for many - your home. That's why everyday people are tasked with making informed decisions about the most beneficial way to put hard-earned money to work in their homes. These are questions worth considering before hiring a...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
The Costs & Savings of Converting a Shed Into a Living Space
A growing number of homeowners invest in in-law apartments each year as a way to expand their square footage to accommodate family members. According to data from Freddie Mac, upwards of 1.4 million single-family homes include an in-law dwelling. Regardless of the reason to make the home improvement, property owners often spend the money knowing the additional living...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
New Construction Home Builders: What to Look For
Photo by Andrew Wilus from Pexels When you're looking for a home builder, you might be tempted to base your decision largely on bids. While price is important, there are a few more factors to take into consideration. Number of Homes Built A new home builder should have plenty of projects in their credit, though they don't necessarily...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
How to Replace Your Toilet
Photo by Edgardo Lagmay on Unsplash Nothing dates a bathroom like an old toilet. Not only have toilets advanced significantly in the past 10-15 years. Older toilets often develop hard water stains and porcelain scratches that show their age. Fortunately, replacing a toilet is one of the most straightforward home improvement projects you can do. And it's relatively...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Checklist for Buying a Luxury Penthouse
Photo by Steven Buissinne via Pixabay Buying a luxury penthouse isn’t just about finding one perfect thing about it. Several other factors come into play when deciding where you might live for many years. If everything isn’t just right, you may end up with buyer’s remorse. Buying a penthouse is different from buying a house in that you...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
How to Create a Cubby Bookshelf the Easy Way
Photo by SuperJHS via Pixabay In the modern home, nothing combines practicality and style like a cubby bookshelf. Children can keep books or toys organized. They set the perfect backdrop for a display of photos, figurines, delicate dishes or other collectibles. And if you size them right, just add some baskets to turn some of your shelves into...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
5 Benefits of Building An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) On Your Property
Photo by Elle Hughes from Pexels Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) are structures built on the same property as an existing home. These typically have a bathroom, bedroom, kitchen and other common living spaces. These units can either be attached to the existing home or built as their own standalone dwelling. ADUs are a great alternative housing solution. Keep...
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