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April, 2012

  • 26 April

    Shed Improvement Ideas

    Shed Improvement Ideas

    Springtime is a season where most gardeners actively prepare for the summer and fall harvest. De-cluttering the flower beds and organizing seeds, planting vegetable starts and getting any last minute bulbs for summer blooms into the ground is an important part of the season. Every gardner knows that having a …

  • 24 April

    Priceless Artwork – How To Choose And Install a Hidden Wall Safe

    Hidden Wall Safe

    Homeowners concerned about burglary can choose to install a hidden wall safe. Most burglars spend at most six minutes inside of a home and will search obvious places for valuables. There are many unique options that are available for homeowners looking for a hidden wall safe. Owners of a home …

  • 24 April

    What Is Involved When You Start A Home Improvement Project?

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    What Is Involved When You Start A Home Improvement Project? The planning phase of a home improvement project Before you decide that your home needs to be updated, you have to outline exactly what you want to be done, how much money you are willing to spend and who is …

  • 20 April

    Holiday Security For Your Home

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    Ok, so the holidays have finally come and you and your family are getting ready for a well needed break. Tickets have been booked and itineraries scheduled. You have a long ‘to do’ list and on that list is all the things you need to do relating to your home …

  • 20 April

    Top Ways To Renovate Your Home Without Breaking The Bank

    Renovate Your Home

    If you are a homeowner, there are a couple of home improvements that you should consider doing as soon as possible. After all, you want to make your home as beautiful and comfortable as you possibly can. Remodeling the Kitchen This is something that should always be considered when it …

  • 19 April

    Plants that Improve Landscape and Home Security

    Landscape

    Home invasions are becoming fairly common these days and the scary thing is that most of these crimes are committed by young and inexperienced people. They are called by authorities as “opportunity criminals” because they search for residences that are easy to burglarize, preferring these to properties that seem more …

  • 19 April

    A Quick Look At The Latest In Residential Glass Technology

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    The use of glass has been ubiquitous in homes for hundreds of years and its easy to take even the most innovative use of glass for granted. Behind the scenes, however, the glass industry has been developing at breakneck speed with new and exciting technologies being developed and released to …

  • 18 April

    Give Your Kitchen The Gift Of LED This Earth Day

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    How will you celebrate Earth Day on April 22? Planting a tree? Riding your bike to work? Many people search for a meaningful way to How about reducing your ecological footprint year-round by switching to LED lighting? “LED” stands for Light Emitting Diode, and it’s an ultra-efficient light source. In …

  • 18 April

    The Less Obvious Tips on Choosing a Mattress

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    There’s no limit to the kind of mattresses there are now on the market. The variety, different makes all the factors to consider can make it quite confusing: springs or foam, no-flip or pillow-tops and do you really need a bed stand? To make it all a lot simpler, check …

March, 2012

  • 13 March

    Energy Efficiency Upgrades Pay Off at Tax Time

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    Now that you have upgraded your home in the newest energy efficiency materials and have already reaped the rewards of lower monthly bills, there is yet another reward in store for you; this time from the federal government. The nonbusiness energy property credit, through the Residential Energy Credits program, is …

  • 6 March

    3 Reasons to Rent Out Your House Rather Than Sell It

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    Why You Should Be A Landlord Today’s real estate market is an extraordinarily hostile environment for individuals looking to sell their properties at a good price and in a reasonable length of time. Low demand coupled with high supply has led to some of the most depressed real estate prices …

February, 2012

  • 24 February

    7 Inexpensive Ways to Upgrade Your Home for Resale

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    It’s one of undeniable facts of life that we end up taking care of all those little fix-it and facelift projects right before we put our homes up for sale and with today’s ultra-tight resale market, getting those jobs done is more important than ever.   I don’t know how …