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Soil Erosion Control

Posted on: May 13, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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Soil Erosion Control Soil erosion is a costly problem, so it is very important to plan ahead when buying a home. Making sure soil erosion control and rain damage prevention are done right during the original landscaping and building of your home will lead to a nicer overall yard and keeping your yearly maintenance costs down. The by-product of soil erosion is sediment. You’ve seen this after a hard rain on your sidewalks and driveways. Sediment from soil erosion is the largest pollutant Continue Reading ...

Making Life Easier With Home Loan Refinance

Posted on: May 11, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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Making Life Easier With Home Loan Refinance The bills just seem to keep coming. The roofer says that you’ll need a new one soon. College is just a year away and moms’ senior center is increasing rates. A home loan refinance option may be what is needed to pull it all together into a neat package designed to make your life easier. Investing to make it work Paying off the mortgage was always thought to be one of those defining moments. As it turns out it is defining. Unfortunately, the Continue Reading ...

Catching Crooked Contractors

Posted on: May 9, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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Catching Crooked Contractors Few times in the life of a homeowner can be more challenging than when significant repairs are needed. The number of issues, options and decisions seems endless, the most daunting of which is contractor selection. When choosing a contractor for a repair or renovation the most fundamental of screening techniques is the assurance that the contractor is properly licensed. The tales of tragedy brought about by the illegal actions of unlicensed contactors are enough Continue Reading ...

The Problem with Partial Inspections!

Posted on: May 7, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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The Problem with Partial Inspections! Frequently, we get the request in our office for a "partial" inspection. This is another of those things that truly escapes my logic. While I am sure that the basis for this request is the desire to reduce the expense of the inspection, partial inspections are often a high-risk event for everyone concerned. Let me explain by way of example. The most common partial inspection request is the roof inspection. This is due primarily to the high replacement Continue Reading ...

Ideas To Help You Improve Your Home’s Value

Posted on: April 27, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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If you're looking for great ways to improve your home but don't know where to start, read this article for great advice and tips. The information that you find below can not only help you to become an expert at home improvement, but may also help to increase the value of your home. If you are considering siding your new home with sustainable siding there are many choices available. The top three sustainable siding materials being used in the green building industry are wood siding, siding made Continue Reading ...

Choosing Window Treatments for Your Home

Posted on: April 19, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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Choosing Window Treatments for Your Home The original “window treatments” were purely functional. They acted as a barrier to the cold in the winter and the heat in the summer. The functionality of window treatments has diminished some what as homes have improved but they still remain popular as a decorative enhancement. Window treatments bring together the thematic elements of colors and designs in a living space. Croscill Bedding was the first company to offer decorative window Continue Reading ...

Creative Curtains and Window Coverings

Posted on: April 13, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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Creative Curtains and Window Coverings One of the easiest and least expensive ways to transform the look of a room is to change the curtains and window coverings. Instead of using the same old curtain rod and drapes, try putting your imagination to work to see what you can come up after being inspired by the following ideas for curtains and window coverings. One of the most popular ways of making your own window coverings is to buy a designer curtain rod and pinch clips. These pinch clips Continue Reading ...

Making The Most Of Your Internet Business

Posted on: April 7, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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Making The Most Of Your Internet Business A website should give you new ways of marketing and selling your products and building relationships with your customers. But when I do a search for just about anything online I see a lot of web sites that are totally ineffective. It seems that a lot of people forget that they are only one among tens of hundreds of thousands of the same type of businesses. In order to compete you have to stand out. But it seems that the only standing out a lot of Continue Reading ...

Where Did The Window Boxes Go?

Posted on: April 3, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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Where Did The Window Boxes Go? I just happen to love window boxes and miss seeing them in the more modern neighborhoods these days. My neighbors who lived across the street from us had just painted their older rather plain, small house a medium gray with white trim. Clean, but boring I thought. With two large windows on each side of the front door, I had visions of painting the front door red and adding 2 red window boxes beneath those windows. Talk about adding some impact! Window boxes Continue Reading ...