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    Why RTA Cabinets are a Great Option for Your Kitchen

    Reasons why RTA cabinets are a good choice for your kitchen RTA cabinets

     

    If your kitchen is the nucleus of your home, you want it to be spectacular for having family fun times and great memories. This begins with creating a space that is captivating, warm, and inviting. If you are remodeling your kitchen, you have the option of choosing from a number of different kitchen cabinets on the market. How about ready-to-assemble(RTA) kitchen cabinets? *This post contains affiliate and/or sponsored links.   Read more

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    Home Ownership 101: Five Tips for Bug-Proofing Your Home

    5 Tips to Keep in Mind for Bug-Proofing Your Home

    Everyone wants to live in a bug free home, and this is particulary important to potential buyers. People buying existing homes want to know they are getting a structurally sound and bug-free home. A home inspection is one way to get a good picture of what the home’s condition is before a real estate closing. The independent home inspector company is working for the buyer if they pay the company, or the homeowner if they pay for the inspection.  Nevertheless, the report should be accurate and complete regardless of who is paying. Once the report is presented, the buyer and seller must negotiate who pays for needed repairs. When it comes to bug inpections, things can be a bit trickie. Some standard home inspections do not cover specific inspections, such as termite inspections. *This post contains affiliate/and or sponsored links. Read more

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    Home Ownership 101: The Importance of Tile Roof Sealing

    Extreme Weather Is a Force to Be Reckoned With: What Is the Role of Tile Roof Sealing?

    Weather conditions are becoming more extreme every year. Record breaking amounts of snow, torrential rains, intense sun, and high winds are common. Tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods occur often in regions that have never experienced these natural disasters. Taking proactive measures to ensure family and house are safe is wise. *This post contains affiliate/and or sponsored links. Read more

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    Home Ownership 101: 7 Factors That Determine the Cost of Waterproofing

    Hello and welcome back to another post in my Home Ownership 101 series. With all the extra spring rain it’s important to check your basement for leaks or to tackle any basment waterproofing projects you may have been putting off. Waterproofing a basement or crawlspace is an important project for homeowners. The process is often considered expensive, so it is not explored until there is a leak or drainage problem. At that point, the costs will be higher. Getting this work done before a problem presents itself will save money, time, and structural damage to the house. *This post contains affiliate and/or sponsored links. Read more

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    Great DIY Laundry Room Tips

    Doing laundry isn’t the most interesting or creative thing you could do with your time, but since it’s got to be done, you may as well make it as convenient and easy as possible. Whether your washer and dryer are in the garage, in a closet, in a corner of the kitchen, or a spacious and sunny room dedicated to the task, there are so many ways to make it a stylish spot and the task as pleasant as it can be.  *This post contains affiliate and/or sponsored links. Read more

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    Spring Home Maintenance Checklist: Roof Repair Tips

    Spring is here, and that means lots of heavy rain. That means it’s time to inspect your roof for any signs of damage or wear from winter that could leak to leaks.  

     

    Your 2020 spring home maintenance checklist

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    How do You Know When Your Roof Needs Replacing?

    When a bad storm causes substantial damage to the home’s roof, replacement may be the only answer. If the roof is over 20 years old, it may be approaching the roof failure time and need to be replaced. But, there are other causes for roof failure. The homeowner can climb up on the roof and check for large damaged areas, a substantial reduction in the grit that new shingles come with, curled or cracked roof shingles, or missing or cracked sealing materials around chimneys and other openings on the roof. *This post contains affiliate and/or sponsored links. Read more

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    Dreamy Kitchen Built-Ins: Butler’s Pantries, China Cabinets, and Hutches

    Kitchen built-in cabinets, butler pantry, kitchen hutch ideas Built in kitchen hutch

    Hello everyone! I hope you are doing well during quarantine time! Have you been doing any home improvements while staying home? My husband has been working on our kitchen renovation and it is coming along nicely.  At this point we are at a little stand still as we have to make some final decisions about the built-in that we plan to put in place of a window (it has an unscenic view of the side of the garage) and an oddly shaped short cabinet that we never use.

     

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