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Posted on 08/14/2022
Plumbing Repairs That Absolutely Need a Professional
It may be simple enough to unclog your toilet with a plunger or do other simple plumbing repairs. However, a plumber should handle more serious plumbing issues. Without prompt plumbing repairs, in some cases, your home could end up with major water damage. But when should you have professional plumbers make repairs? If you have any of the...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
How to finance a home addition: The basics
Expanding your home to add value and square footage can be costly, so it’s important to know how to finance a home addition. Just like with buying a home, there are many loan options available to homeowners to fund their projects. Here is a quick guide to the most common options for financing an addition to your home:...
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Posted on 07/31/2022
3 Indoor flowering plants to bring home today
If you're interested in adding some color to your home, consider indoor flowering plants. There are a wide variety of flowering plants to choose from, all of which can adapt comfortably to life inside your home. Unlike cut flowers that fade within days, you can keep your flowering houseplants blooming again and again. Here are some suggestions for...
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Posted on 07/29/2022
DOVER, DE Real Estate Market Update 7/29/2022
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Posted on 07/24/2022
Recognizing Italianate architecture
A fanciful and ornate category of Victorian design, Italianate architecture has made its inspirational mark on buildings of all kinds. Italianate style employs picturesque elements inspired by the architecture of the Italian Renaissance, featuring heavy emphasis on decorative accents and sky-high facades. What other style elements make Italianate architecture captivating and unique? Here is a guide to style’s...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
Need to Declutter Your Closet? Here's How to Start
The effort to contain and reduce clutter often begins with the closet. No matter how mindful we are, old clothing items accumulate over time and take up space. A disorganized or overly full closet can seem overwhelming. Luckily, there are some simple things you can do to reduce your closet clutter. Here are some of the best ways...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
Building a Screen House for Your Deck Can Improve Value
The conventional wisdom related to building in a backyard deck or patio revolves around improved quality of life and return on investment. A new deck delivers years of peaceful enjoyment and an approximate 75 percent resale value return. That's largely because this type of home improvement increases the usable square footage and transforms the property into an indoor-outdoor...
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Posted on 06/28/2022
DOVER, DE Real Estate Market Update 6/28/2022
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Posted on 06/26/2022
Conserve water with these gardening ideas
If you’re trying to find eco-friendly gardening ideas, the best place to start is with water conservation. Recycling and reducing your water use in the garden is simpler than you might think, too. Here are some ideas for DIY garden projects to help you save water: Go with ground covers Grass lawns are a major source of water...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Garden Decor to Enhance Your Outdoor Experience
Your outdoor living space is an extension of your home, and as such many people find that they spend a lot of time in their yards. Whether you have acres of property and an expansive kitchen garden or you have a small but charming cement patio outside of your terrace level apartment, you can spruce up your yard...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Tips for budget-friendly floor projects
With so many DIY options available, it’s never been easier to tackle your home’s flooring projects. However, there are a few key items to remember, such as material cost and experience required for installation. Here are some ideas for cheap flooring ideas you can DIY: Paint your linoleum or laminate flooring It’s simple to dress up drab linoleum...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
5 Low-Light Plants for Your Home
Plants need light to live, but some far less than others. If you want to keep houseplants in a room or home without lots of natural light, there are options that will thrive in any environment. Here are some of the best low-light-tolerant houseplants to consider: Pothos Pothos are commonly on lists of houseplants that are hard to...
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