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Spring Into Spring Cleaning

Here’s advice about getting your home sparkling clean and organized for Spring from our readers and the folks at Bissell. These ideas will freshen your rooms so they sparkle and shine shedding all signs of being closed up for the … Continue reading

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April Home To Do List

At this time of year it’s a good idea to take some time to make inspections and clean and maintain some of the well used systems of your home. Take a look at these 11 chores and make your own … Continue reading

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Choices in Attic Flooring

An unfinished attic offers additional storage space especially for seldom used or must-save household items. With access to the attic in place, consider finishing the space to accommodate all that stuff with flooring panels or decking material and turn unused … Continue reading

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Considering a Metal Roof

The Metal Roofing Alliance is a not-for-profit organization that informs homeowners about the benefits of a metal roof. If you’re in need of a new roof, here are some things to consider. This is especially important if you plan to … Continue reading

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Still Fighting a Drafty House – Home Upgrades to Keep Warm

  According to the U. S. Department of Energy, the typical family spends almost $1,300 a year on their home’s utility bill. You can lower your energy bill by 10% to 50% with simple and inexpensive improvements that button up … Continue reading

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Flipping Houses – Stronger Than Ever

A house or condo is “flipped” if it’s sold for the second time within a 12-month period. Home flips in 2016 accounted for almost 7 percent of all single family home and condos sales during the year, up from 5.5 … Continue reading

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Keep Your House Working – March Checklist

These 9 items concentrate on making sure the systems of your home are in good working order and keeping them in that condition. Inside jobs involve getting rid of things you don’t use and cleaning and freshening things that you … Continue reading

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