How-To: Avoid a Remodeling Disaster

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I realized that many design rules are forgotten in all the excitement of designing a bathroom. Paint colors are being chosen; maybe a fancy new faucet fixture or tub spout is being purchased for the remodel. Whatever may be happening, details can escape one’s notice until it’s too late. Forgetting something like the highlights on a piece of furniture or the correct dimensions for your available space can cause a lot of headaches, wasting time and dollars. Continue reading →

How-To: Prevent and Clean Mold

moldy ceilingMold (or mildew) is a source of constant conflict in the homeowner’s battle to keep the home clean. While mold is a natural component of the air we breathe, their little spores making up the dust we see floating in the air on a sunny day. It’s when these spores take hold of a surface and start a mold colony that it becomes a serious issue for households.
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Remodeling vs Moving– What should you do?

remodelingWith housing costs going still going down it’s less and less likely that you will get a good return on the house you own on the seller’s market. Homeowners are fretting left and right about their investment devaluing, making reselling a scary and stressful process. If it’s no longer profitable to move out of your own house, then the question that ought to be addressed is, ‘Do you really need to move?’
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10 Easy Energy and Money Saving Tips

eco-earth-friendly-eventsWe’re in the middle of spring, so now is a great time to start optimizing your home and habits towards more eco-friendly practices. As we get closer towards summer, energy costs go up due to more air conditioning, showers and water-cooling being used. In addition to this, using any appliance will warm the house, counteracting any cooling you may attempt.
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