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7 Home Warranty Basics

A home warranty can protect the home buyer, covering at least some of the more expensive repairs you may encounter during the first year of home ownership. There are fees and exclusions involved, but it may be an investment that saves money and gives you peace of mind.

Just Bedroom

DIY Projects for the Bedroom This Weekend

If there is one room in the house where you absolutely want to feel calm and relaxed when you walk in, it is the bedroom. Clutter and chaos in the bedroom do not lead the way to a peaceful sleep at night.

Garage

Advantages That Come With Steel Carports

Tweet The use of steel for construction purposes, like the wide range of carports located in Perth that you can find at Patio Living and other companies, has grown immensely

Home Office

Mixing Business with Pleasure: How to Create a Home Office that is Productivity Centra

Working from home is a great career option for many people. However, if you want to be productive when working from home, you need a designated working space that will free you from distraction and ensure maximum productivity.

Home Renovation Tools and Materials

Safety Essentials When Renovating Your Home

When planning to renovate your home it can be all too easy to get carried away and not consider some of the more practical aspects, such as contingency plans and safety elements.

Roofing and Gutters

Common Types of Roof Damage and Their Solutions

Any type of roofing system you choose for your home will eventually require minor repairs. However, if you handle small concerns as soon as they arise, you can prevent minor issues from becoming large roofing problems.

Cleaning

6 Timely Kitchen Cleaning Tips

Keeping your kitchen clean can be a big challenge, something you can meet by consistently staying on top of the drudge.

Nursery Room

Steps You Need to Take to Make Your Living Space Safe Before the Baby Comes

If you have a little one on the way, you’ve probably been reading baby books and stocking up on diapers and clothes. You might not have thought about preparing your living space just yet, but it’s important to make your home as safe as possible before you bring your little one home.

Home Renovation

Five Things in your Home you Can Upgrade without Tearing Out

Whether you are looking for ways to increase the appeal of your house to potential home buyers or just want to some relatively inexpensive, no-fuss ideas to enhance the aesthetics of your living space, many ways exist to provide the mini-face lift your property needs.

Roofing and Gutters

5 Essential Considerations for Your Roof Renovation

You want the roof over your head to be as hardy and good-looking as the rest of the house it comprises. While roof renovation may seem relatively easy to carry out, it must be carefully thought out in advance if it is going to be done correctly.

Kitchen and Dining

Kitchen Synergy: Five Keys to a Unified Kitchen Design

The kitchen is easily the largest investment in home design. In return, this room will add more value after it is remodeled.

Home Decor

Decorate Your Home the Tag Sale Way

Friends of ours once owned a sprawling home in a tony New Jersey suburb where monthly property taxes were in the four-figure range. He was an investment banker and she was a home interior designer turned stay-at-home-mom, a lady whose volunteer exploits kept her busy when her children were not around.

Bed and Bath

Is Hard Water That Bad?

According to a recent study, hard water is found in about 85 percent of homes in the United States. With numbers this high, it’s a good bet that you’ve had to deal with it at one time or another.

Landscaping

Four Ideas For Improving Landscaping to Sell A Property More Easily

First impressions matter, and for home sellers, that means improving the landscape of their property. If done right, it could also mean higher bid prices—by as much as 10 percent.

Plumbing and Wiring

First Steps to Take In Case of a Flood or Leak Inside Your Home

Tweet However, while you may not be able to stop these incidents from occurring, you can take steps to minimize their impact. Many homeowners understand the severity of damage that

Home Inspections

How Long Has it Been? 5 Home Inspections You Can’t Put Off Any Longer

Routine inspections are part of owning your own home. However, if you’ve lived in your home for several years, you might have overlooked some important inspections that should have been done ages ago.

Home Interior

Need More Room? Four Reasons Remodeling May be Better than Moving

For homeowners who have lived in their home for several years, there often comes a time when they must face the decision to either remodel or move when more room is needed on the property.

Home Structure

Spring Clean Out: Steps to Get Your Home Under Control

Spring is the season for renewal as dormant lawns and gardens come back to life after a long winter’s rest. What also needs to come back to life is your house, what probably hasn’t received a thorough top to bottom clean up and clean out since last fall.

Home Decor

The Four Best Ways to Breathe New Life Into an Old Home

Many old homes have charm, character, and histories worth sharing, but that doesn’t mean they should look like they’re stuck in the past. If your old home makes you yawn (or worse), there are plenty of things you can do to breathe new life into it.

General News

Future After the Fire: How to Piece Back Your Life After a House Fire

When a fire occurs in your home or business, the aftermath can be as emotionally devastating as the physical destruction. Although it’s natural to feel shock and uncertainty after fire, taking immediate action is critical.