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Easy Ways to Improve Your Home’s Value This Summer

Easy Ways to Improve Your Home’s Value This Summer

You’ve probably already seen back-to-school displays in stores. You may even be feeling a little sad because the end of summer is in sight. But that doesn’t mean there is no time left for a few summer projects around your home. In fact, there are some simple things you can do to your home to add some value, particularly if you’re planning to sell anytime soon. If you have the

10 Tips for Staying Safe During Summer Fun

10 Tips for Staying Safe During Summer Fun

Summer is here, which means it’s time for sun, fun, and safety, of course! If you and your family are looking forward to a little #frontporchsittin and many #backyardBBQs, you’ll want to be sure to keep everyone safe and healthy during the next few months. But, you don’t have to stay inside to keep your family free from harm this summer. You just need to practice a little sens

DIY Dictionary: 10 Terms to Know Before Starting Spring Projects

DIY Dictionary: 10 Terms to Know Before Starting Spring Projects

Spring has officially begun, which means that DIY season is also underway. But before you dive into your warm weather projects, it may pay off to prepare a bit. And we’re not just talking about updating your Pinterest boards, either. If you’re going to DIY anything this spring, you’ve got to learn the lingo! We’ve compiled a list of 10 terms you may come across during yo

10 Things to Consider Before Buying a Fixer Upper This Spring

10 Things to Consider Before Buying a Fixer Upper This Spring

In the market for a fixer upper this spring? The experts on your favorite home improvement shows make it look so easy, right? You know, finding a home in less-than-savory condition and turning it into a dream in no time at all. But what happens when you want to buy a fixer upper in real life? Obviously, what you see on TV is not your everyday story when it comes to fixing up a home. Taking on a

Need to Declutter? Host a Community Yard Sale!

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Need to Declutter? Host a Community Yard Sale!

Whether you’re preparing for a big move this summer or just moving from your 20s into your 30s, everyone needs to declutter and clean up every once in a while. So, why not capitalize on all of that cleaning? One great way to get paid for the hard work that you put into cleaning your home is to hold a yard sale. And, if you want to hold a successful sale, invite your whole community! Not o

Five Natural Ways to Rid Your Home of Pests.

Five Natural Ways to Rid Your Home of Pests.

We’ve got to let you in a little something that’s been bugging us ever since the weather started to heat up this summer. It’s bugs… creepy, crawly, winged or without, we’re taking serious issue with those pesky creatures that come in swarms each summer. But, drowning the ants, mosquitos, flies and other insects in harmful chemicals can’t be the only way to k

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors – and Give Good Backyard Privacy!

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors – and Give Good Backyard Privacy!

As much as you may (or may not) love your neighbors and all of their furry, four-legged family members, you probably didn’t buy your home and property to share with them. Of course, you enjoy the friendly conversations you share when you’re outside and you may even get together for a BBQ, but when it comes to dinner outside in the backyard with your family, you may not want to share th

Ready to Remodel? Why You May Want to Rethink Your 2016 Home Renovations!

Ready to Remodel? Why You May Want to Rethink Your 2016 Home Renovations!

Did things like finishing the basement, completing your home office or upgrading a bathroom make your 2016 renovation “to do” list? If these are some of the home renovations on your resolutions list, hold those thoughts for just a moment. When you’re renovating your home, whether your overall goal is to sell it or not, don’t you want to make sure that your renovation i

Tips for Tackling Winter’s Worst Weather While Your Home’s for Sale

Tips for Tackling Winter’s Worst Weather While Your Home’s for Sale

Remember a couple months ago when you thought all of those white flurries were just beautifully showcasing the magic of the holiday season? Well, now that the holiday magic has passed and the snowflakes remain, there just aren’t many people dreaming of a white anything anymore! In fact, snowy and icy weather may be worrisome to anyone who is trying to sell their home this winter. When y

Cost-effective DIY Steps to Keep Your Home Warmer in the Winter

Cost-effective DIY Steps to Keep Your Home Warmer in the Winter

In many parts of the country, keeping homes warm will be a priority in the coming months as winter brings its frost, wind, snow and low temperatures. Luckily, maintaining a warm house isn't always as costly a prospect as some homeowners may think. It is possible to keep a home comfortable in terms of temperature without paying more per month to make it happen. Numerous low-tech, affordabl