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Posted on 06/27/2022
Functional DIY kitchen decor: Making your own spice rack
If you need a solution for your spices, consider making some DIY kitchen decor. A wooden pallet can be repurposed into an efficient spice rack and add rustic charm to your kitchen. Here is a simple guide for how to make your own pallet spice rack: What you'll need Hammer or nail gun 1 1/2-inch nails Wood glue...
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Posted on 06/20/2022
Home Improvement: Tips for Building the Perfect Closet
Closets are an essential part of any home, but you might not have as many as you need. When you want more storage space in a bedroom, hall or other area, building a closet is an option to consider. With some basic carpentry skills, equipment and tools, you can design and build the ideal closet in any space....
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Posted on 06/13/2022
Expert Tips for Pressing Flowers
Unfortunately, flowers don’t last forever. However, you can still enjoy their color and beauty long after their time by preserving the blooms. Pressing flowers is a longstanding technique for drying and preserving flowers and can make a great starting point for a unique art piece. Here are some expert tips for pressing flowers you can enjoy as art...
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Posted on 06/06/2022
Easy Pasta Salad Perfect for a Potluck
Pasta salad is an old standby regarding potluck recipes. Most recipes take less than an hour to make and involve inexpensive ingredients you might already have in your kitchen. However, since pasta salad is such a diverse dish, there is an overwhelming amount of different recipes available. If you’re not sure where to start, here is a simple...
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Posted on 05/30/2022
How Does Homeowners' Insurance Compare to Home Warranties and Mortgage Insurance?
Homeowners’ insurance is a popular and widely recommended service for homeowners. It provides protection from certain types of incidents and can cover damage and losses to your property. It can also cover certain furnishings and assets besides the actual structure of the home. If you’re curious about homeowners’ insurance, how it works and how it compares to other...
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Posted on 05/23/2022
Home Office: Tips for Built-In Desks
Built-in desks provide an ideal place to work from home, do schoolwork or work on hobbies or crafts. These kinds of desks can be attached right to the walls in your home. Built-in desks have several advantages over standalone desks, such as blending in with the surrounding décor better and taking up less space overall. A built-in desk...
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Posted on 05/16/2022
Important options to know in your new construction home buying process
The new construction home buying process differs significantly from the buying process for an existing home. However, one thing that remains the same in each case is that no two homes are exactly alike. While it’s common for newer developments to have “cookie cutter” homes with similar layouts, many builders have options for customization. Here is a basic...
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Posted on 05/09/2022
What Are the Best Alternatives to Pressure Treated Wood For Decks & Patios?
Many homeowners choose pressure-treated pine to build decks based on its price and longevity. While the material ranks as the undisputed go-to lumber for decks and patios, it may not be a perfect fit for every homeowner. That's largely because pressure-treated pine brings a few negatives to the table. About Pressure-Treated Lumber Originally, pressure-treated lumber used to contain...
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Posted on 05/02/2022
Here's What You Should Know About Marble & Moisture
Marble is a popular material for many home furnishings and decorative accents. You usually find marble included in kitchen and bathroom designs where it can add luxury and beauty to the space. If you’re thinking about using marble in your bathroom renovation, there are some important things to consider. Here’s everything you need to know about using marble...
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Posted on 04/25/2022
Favorite weird features found in old houses
While trends and necessities change, some so-called weird features of old houses can still delight the modern homeowner. What some might consider useless and old-fashioned might be the perfect opportunity for timeless style and vintage charm. But which of these unusual features are the most-loved? From strange to whimsical, here are some of the best outdated and odd...
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Posted on 04/20/2022
Another Property Sold - 2026 Sequoia Crest, Vista, CA
Here it is - large, elegant Chateau Del Norte home on a quiet elevated lot with a full bedroom and a full bathroom on the first floor. Offering a luminous atmosphere with abundance of space and light, featuring vaulted ceilings, gorgeous new floorings, new high end appliances and three car garage. Light and airy with westerly breezes coming through all year round, inviting lushly landscaped backyard and a balcony with a view. Super sized family room adjacent to the kitchen complements this fantastic interior. Beautiful area with wide streets, surrounded by natural preserves and close to everything you want, schools, shopping, restaurants...
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Posted on 04/18/2022
Flipping Land vs Flipping Houses: 3 Key Comparisons
Flipping a house is a common practice among DIY enthusiasts and those wanting to make a quick profit in a hot housing market. Flipping land is also another way to improve and sell an existing property by investing your own time and money. While both options share similar benefits, they are better for some situations than others. Here...
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