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Posted on 07/25/2021
5 Ways to Transform Your Backyard Into a Private Resort
Image by Eric Simon from Pixabay Enjoying your outside spaces has never been more important. With canceled plans, limited travel and a complete upheaval of work and school schedules, it’s crucial to have an outdoor escape. While you might not be able to travel to a distant tropical resort, you can bring the resort home—specifically, to the backyard....
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Enjoying Florida's Wildlife
Photo by Paul Brennan via Pixabay To live in Florida is to live closer to nature than you ever may have imagined. For life-long Florida residents, this is something that you grow accustomed to rather young, but for those who move into the state later in adulthood, learning to expect the sight of a lizard in the bathroom...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
How to Choose the Right Window Sealant
Image by Andrey Popov from Shutterstock Window sealants are sealing materials used to fill in cracks, holes, or openings around windows. A good seal is essential for protecting your windows’ lifespan. Gaps around a window let in the elements and end up increasing your energy bill. For home maintenance, preparing for the next season, or getting your house...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
Vertical Garden DIY: How to Build Your Own Trellis Plant Hanger
If you’re looking for a way to grow plants and flowers in limited outdoor space, vertical gardens are the way to go. While many vertical garden solutions are complex and expensive, there are many you can set up yourself for a lower price point. One excellent option is to create your own trellis and hang potted plants in...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Seller: Which Kitchen Remodeling Projects Increase Your Home's Market Value?
Kitchens are among the bigger factors that can affect a home’s value. If you’re going to put your home up for sale soon or if you’re just looking for smart changes to make to your kitchen money-wise, consider remodeling projects that boost your home’s value. Which kinds of kitchen upgrades end up paying off the most in the...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
3 Ways to Save on a Home Loan
Image by Andreas Breitling from Pixabay The vast majority of homebuyers need a mortgage in order to purchase a house, and mortgages come with significant costs because they’re such sizeable loans. While there’s no way to avoid all of the costs associated with a mortgage, there are ways to save on your home mortgage. Here are three things...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Grow Your Own Food: Fruits & Vegetables for Container Gardens
Growing your own fruits and vegetables doesn’t require an expansive garden. In fact, there are many edible crops that grow very well in containers. You can even plant some of them together to achieve an eye-catching aesthetic while efficiently cultivating your own produce. Here are the 5 best edible crops for container gardens: Strawberries Strawberries are an easy...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Make an Adirondack Chair
Image by Susan Lowry Hare from Pixabay Adirondack chairs are popular on decks and for outdoor living, though they also look great in a rustic living room or cabin! Rather than being straight-backed and uncomfortable, their design make them a joy to sit in. However, a finished Adirondack chair can up to $700 dollars, whereas materials will run...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Should House Flippers Act As General Contractors or Make Renovations Themselves?
Photo by Ivan Samkov from Pexels House flipping projects typically take between 45 and 90 days to complete. But when subcontractors have to put your renovations on the back burner, they might incline entrepreneurs serving as general contractors with the right skills to roll up their sleeves. Such scenarios beg whether fix-and-flip business owners are better off going...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
A Beginner's Guide to Funding Your House-Flipping Business
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels Having the cash-on-hand to buy a dilapidated house and renovate it into a profit-generating dream home takes much of the financial strain off a house flipper's shoulders. But what about that hard-working person who possesses the skills and expertise but lacks money? Does the mere fact someone doesn't have the cushion of...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Become a Kid Again with Disney or Universal Studios
Image by Pharaoh_EZYPT from Pixabay Florida is a place where your imagination can run wild. From sunny beaches to vast theme parks, you’ll never run out of things to do. One of the most popular destination spots in the state is Orlando, home of the Disney and Universal Studios properties. If you’ve ever wanted to become a kid...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
What Are the 5 Types of Residential Property?
Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay If you’re looking for a new home you are probably searching for a specific category. While residential properties come in many different types, sometimes it’s difficult to differentiate them. Once you learn more about the terminology, you might find that you can broaden or narrow your home search. This can yield better...
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