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Prevent cold weather falls on your propertyWinter is coming which means an increased risk of ice on your property. While bad weather can be inevitable, decreasing fall risk at your home can help. Here are a few ways to just do that:INDOOR TIPSThe first step to preventing your own falls start indo...
Using baking soda in your laundry roomThat orange box of baking soda tucked away in your fridge or kitchen cabinet can also be an inexpensive and earth-friendly solution for your laundry needs. It’s safe to use in both standard and high-efficiency washers and is one of the best products available...
Average sales price in March 2021 was $604,733 for previously owned homes.  346 homes sold which is up 5.5% from last year at this time. Days on market is 59 which is down 21.3% compared to March 2020. Sellers are receiving an average of 102.2% to list price 559 previously owned homes were liste...
Kitchen tiles accent wallsAs simplified, clean styles continue to be the face of home design, there is no surprise that adding a tiled accent wall can be enough to bring life to a room without cluttering it with unnecessary decor.Though they are all tiles, wall tiles differ from floor tiling. Wal...
Home projects not to do yourselfWe live in a DIY world. If there is a video online for how to do something, there’s a good chance you can figure out how to do it. While saving money by doing certain projects yourself can be rewarding in many different ways, there are some projects that should be ...
Maintaining a concrete drivewayConcrete driveways are becoming more popular again, and there are plenty of reasons why. With a lifespan 10-15 years longer than asphalt, often lasting around 30-40 years, concrete is a worthy investment if you are willing to maintain it properly. If you’re consider...
Carpet 101Carpet tends to ignite a love-hate relationship with homeowners. While carpet can add comfort, design, and even a pop of color to a space, it can also feel overwhelming to manage something meant to last a decade in your home. Whether you have little feet and paws running around or it is...
Making a productive office space at homeIn countless homes across the country and the world, there has been a major shift to working from home - even for students. If you are working from home and trying to manage your children being home and doing school work, you may be at a loss when it comes ...
Tips when buying a new washer and dryerLaundry is one of those household chores that always seems to be a headache. Whether you like doing laundry or not, it is often a necessary task in most households. When the time comes to either invest in a washer and dryer set or upgrade the set you have, y...
Save your home from dryer firesEvery year, more than 2,900 home fires are started by clothes dryers. The leading cause of these fires is the build-up of lint from lack of maintenance. The removable lint filter unfortunately doesn't catch all of the cloth and fabric particles, so maintenance requi...

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