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The 7 Most-Needed Repair Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

Save yourself a little money by learning how to perform these small repairs you'll likely encounter at some point. https://www.houselogic.com/organize-maintain/home-maintenance-tips/home-maintenance-101-things-every-home-owner-should-know

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Give Your Walls A New Look While Isolating

With everything going on with the coronavirus pandemic, it’s looking like many Americans are about to be spending a lot more time at home. You’re also going to be spending more time looking at your walls, and you might decide they need a fr...

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5 Home Gadgets To Help Ease Your Germ Fears

We’ve all become a lot more sensitive to germs and being cautious about what we touch—even in our own homes. Try as you may, it can often feel impossible to keep your home clean and germ-free for long. If you’re someone who flinches at th...

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5 Money-Saving Green Upgrades

Going green is great for the environment, but that’s not the only benefit. When you make green upgrades in your home, it can also lead to some major savings. Solar panels: The upfront cost is big, but the long-term savings are huge. Solar ...

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Top Flooring Trends For 2020

A new year is officially upon us—and with a new year comes new design trends. If you’re thinking about selling your home, it’s important to keep your finger on the pulse of what’s trending in the interior design space and what buyers ar...

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Top DIY Advice

So what advice would all these DIY warriors give to the rest of us, according to the Clovered.com report? 1. Work inside your skill set; 2. Buy the proper tools; and 3. Plan, plan, plan. Wishing you much success on your projects this year!

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Top DIY Injuries

It's easy to see that the biggest mistakes, in our review of common DIY mistakes homeowners make from Clovered.com, are injuries. Cutting oneself, hitting oneself with a hammer and tripping are the top three. It's dangerous in DIYland! Be car...

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Cost of DIY Mistakes

So how much did it cost to fix the mistakes DIY homeowners made? This graphic from https://clovered.com/most-costly-home-improvement-mistakes/ indicates the median amount was around $137. And starting the project without the necessary tools o...

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Is It Worth The Work?

We are continuing with our look at DIY projects and the mistakes homeowners sometimes make from Clovered.com. One mistake DIYers seem to make is not considering whether the project is worth tackling alone. In some cases, it would seem to be. ...

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Who Is Tackling DIY Projects And Why

We're going DIY this week looking at a report from Clovered.com on homeowner's most costly home improvement mistakes. Up first, who is more apt to tackle the DIY and why.

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5 Must Have Tools For Homeowners

When you own your home, things are going to break and, unless you want to spend your money on visits from a neighborhood handyman, you’re going to need to fix them yourself. Luckily, you don’t need an arsenal of tools to handle most home ma...

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Dealing With Scratched Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are highly desirable for most homeowners, but they come with their share of challenges when it comes to cleaning, maintenance, and repairs. After a few months or years of heavy use from kids playing with toys and chairs being sh...

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How To Check Your Home For Air Leaks

We’re well into the fall season and winter is right around the corner. This is the time of year when it’s especially important to make sure your home is properly sealed. Air leaks can make it difficult to keep your home properly heated and ...

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How to Hire a Contractor

Hiring a contractor isn't always an easy task. Here are tips to help you find the right one for you.

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5 Tricks to Keep Your Pipes from Exploding This Winter

While we aren't expected to freeze on the coast, folks in other outlying areas may experience the dip in temps. Don't get caught unprepared! Water damage is no fun for anyone! 5 Tricks to Keep Your Pipes from Exploding This Winter By: Jamie...

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Home Component Lifespan

Save this handy little guide for future reference on how long the various components of your home are expected to last. Keep in mind the exterior aspects of coastal properties generally have a shorter lifespan.

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12 Month-by-Month Goals for Your New Condo

‘Tis the season — for goal planning, that is! Many people spend December reflecting on the year and creating a list of goals to aim for in the New Year, and recent condo buyers are no exception. If you’re thinking about ways to pres...

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Fall Maintenance Checklist

Fall is a great time to tackle those maintenance chores you've been putting off.

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Break These Bad House Habits in 2017

Ignoring small repair issues, cleaning tablets in toilets, smoking inside.  Add these 8 items to your resolution list of habits to break in 2017!

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