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Posted on 05/16/2021
5 Steps for Effective Meal Planning
Photo by Vegan Liftz from Pexels Some people seem like born organizers, especially when it comes to meal planning. In reality, it's a skill you can cultivate. Let us show you how to do just that, in five doable steps. 1. Commit to the Effort Any goal — exercising more, learning a new language or planning meals —...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Use Lattice To Hide Your Air Conditioning Unit
Image by Deedster from Pixabay Lattice on a fence around your garden or as paneling alongside your porch or carport lends an ambiance that utilitarian wood structures can’t quite render: a romantic, charming frame to showcase outdoor features. Consider using your spare pieces of lattice to hide a large, whirring metal air conditioning unit. Get creative with shapes...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Tips for Reducing Allergens at Home
Photo by Roman Koval from Pexels It’s common to experience seasonal allergies with the passing of the months, but did you know that indoor allergens can aggravate your allergies and asthma symptoms as well? Many people choose to stay inside when the pollen and mold levels are high. However, they could be doing more harm than good if...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Improve Curb Appeal with a DIY Walkway
Photo by Craig Tidball on Unsplash It's probably much easier and less expensive than you realize to improve your home's curb appeal. Simple fixes such as replacing rickety porch railings or giving trim a fresh, bright coat of paint go a long way toward making prospective home buyers smile. And when you create a welcoming pathway, that leads...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Building a Home? Consider Giving These 3 Areas Some Extra Customization
Photo by Gabby K from Pexels As you make plans to build your own home, give yourself room for some customization. Your budget may not allow you to customize everything so will need to consider your priorities. Here are three key areas you should focus on to customize your home to make it more functional and enjoyable. 1....
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Locate Your Dream Residence
If you want to quickly find and acquire your dream house, it generally is beneficial to narrow your property search. Because if you focus on available homes in a select group of cities and towns, you may be able to speed up the process of buying your ideal residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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Posted on 04/09/2021
Another Property Rented - 600 Roscommon Place, Vacaville, CA 95688
For Lease: Beautiful 3 bed, 2.5 bath, spacious one story home with cathedral ceilings. Living room, family room. New interior paint, all new laminated wood floors. Cathedral ceilings with overhead fans w/lights. Granite counter tops in kitchen with gas cooktop, 2 wall ovens, microwave oven, refrigerator/freezer side by side unit. Washer & dryer. Corner lot with paved RV parking behind gate. 2 car garage with storage cabinets & sink. Stucco exterior and tile roof. Occupancy by March 18. $3000.00/mo. & $3100.00 security deposit. Shown with COVID-19 restrictions and must wear a...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Storage Ideas for Cozy Floorplans
Image by Karolina Grabowska from Pixabay To keep clutter at bay, it is important to make sure everything has its own place and returns there after every use. In small homes, this could prove quite challenging, however, as there are only so many places to put things. Unless, that is, you alter your house to include additional storage...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
How to Repair a Drawer's Corner Joint
Photo by chuttersnap on Unsplash They just don't make furniture like they used to. But even well-made drawers can break from time to time. And when they do, the best thing you can do is fix the drawer joint quickly rather than tugging on a loose panel, causing warping damage. Here's the simplest way to get that drawer...
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Posted on 03/26/2021
Another Property Rented - 150 Woodbury Circle, Vacaville, CA 95687
Spacious 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath duplex with large fenced yard. Single car garage. Fireplace and dining room. Laundry hookups in garage. $1700.00 rent includes water, garbage, and yard service. Move in April 1. $1800.00 security deposit. Shown with COVID-19 regulations. Must wear...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
Quick Tips for Paying off Your Mortgage
Photo by ESB Professional via Shutterstock If the thought of getting a mortgage and being in that much debt is stopping you from buying a home, plan to pay it off. Here’s how you can do it in just five to 10 years. Live well below your means. If you can keep your mortgage payment to below twenty...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
Enhance Your Entry with DIY Storage
Photo by Thijs van der Weide from Pexels You may be surprised to learn just how much a little DIY storage bench in your entryway can save you in time and money. Storage benches offer children a place to sit while they remove snowy or muddy shoes. That's less time spent mopping your kitchen or steam-cleaning the carpets....
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