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4 Unconventional Ways to Make More Out of Your Home’s Square Footage

4 Unconventional Ways to Make More Out of Your Home’s Square Footage

If you’ve ever looked at a floorplan of an apartment or home, it’s easy to tell that in most cases the entire space is just a basic shape that has been cordoned off into separate rooms and living areas. It’s apparent that the appeal and design of any home is primarily influenced by the arrangement

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Toilet Won’t Stop Running? Call An Expert

The constant hissing of a running toilet can be very annoying, especially when it’s late at night and you’re trying to get some sleep; but you ignore it because you’re not sure how to fix it. While the sound of it might cause you to lose a goodnight’s rest, the fallout of a toilet left

6 Features of the Perfect Family Home

6 Features of the Perfect Family Home

Creating the ideal home can be a lifelong project for many people. Families have a lot more to consider when it comes to their home. The space not only needs to be beautiful to their tastes, but it also needs to be secure and functional to ensure every day in the house is comfortable. Even

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Safe Talk: Security Tips for Home Owners

Long-gone are the carefree days when families could leave their homes for the day or the week without locking their doors. Burglaries have become so common that some families keep their doors locked all day long, even when they are home. Every year, there are approximately 2 million burglaries in the United States, which equates

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Don't Let Damaged Property Become A Disaster—Use A Restoration Company

It’s no secret that real estate can be a lifetime investment. However, we live in an unpredictable world, and one can never anticipate a major disaster or accident. Fire, flood and water damage are the main risk factors that influence property devaluation, and so should be considered carefully when protecting your home or workplace. If

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Tiny Houses: Part 3 – Cities Developing Tiny Housing

This blog has examined the new trend toward “micro-housing” in terms of sub-urban and rural settings in the articles Teeny, Tiny Houses in July of 2011, and Tiny Houses: Part 2 in March of 2012. The trend for small, efficiently-designed housing doesn’t look to be letting up any time soon despite a slight bounce-back of

A Timber Business That Doesn’t Cut Down Trees

In my very rural neighborhood with lots of small-acreage homesteads that have been going for generations, there is a lumber mill. Belongs to a neighbor, mostly just a big-timber circular saw and carriage under a sturdy roof with no walls, stacked hardwood logs he and his several sometimes/part-time workers have salvaged from acreage nearby being

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