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8 Clever Ways to Store Books Around the House

Here are 8 clever ways to store books around the house. Which one is your favorite?
Posted by Josh Arnold on May 16, 2018 in No Category
Guest post by  Michelle Lee, Houzz Although reading books can seem like a long lost art in the days of digital devices, there still remains something special about the smell of a brand new novel and being able to flip through physical pages. For dedicated bookworms with cherished collections, it can be a struggle to store and display your favorites without a dedicated home library. Follow along for eight ways to stylishly integrate books into any room in the house. Photo by D-Max Photography &nda... read more
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Tax Breaks for First Time Home Buyers

What exactly is tax deductible when buying a house for the first time?
Posted by Natalie Arnold on April 16, 2018 in No Category
Buying a home can sound like an intimidating undertaking if you’ve never done it before. The thought of relocating and the sheer level of financial investment gives many people anxiety. Luckily, the government wants to make the process easier and less scary, with a range of tax breaks for first time home buyers. To get the most out of your purchase, don’t settle for the standard deductions and write-offs. Instead, make sure you take advantage of the many tax breaks available to you. So, what exact... read more
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The Lazy Guide to Spring Cleaning at Home

No one likes spring cleaning (except maybe Danny Tanner) but here are some easy ways to get the job done quickly
Posted by Natalie Arnold on April 16, 2018 in No Category
Guest post by Andrea Davis After a long winter, nothing feels better than having a clean and sparkling home. But, actually jumping into a deep clean is another story. Here are some simple tips to whip your home into shape without breaking a sweat: #1 Wall Cleaning A Magic Eraser is your best bet for tackling walls — it can spot clean anything from splatters to crayon marks. It’s tough enough to reach the cobwebs that collect in the corners of your walls and ceiling.... read more
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Selling? Low-Cost Home Improvement Fixes that Make Your Home Shine

When selling a home, even tiny fixes can have a big impact. Fortunately many fixes can be done quickly and with a small budget.
Posted by Natalie Arnold on April 16, 2018 in No Category
When selling a home, even tiny fixes can have a big impact. Here are 10 of the best low- (or no-) cost home improvement fixes to make your house stand above the competition: 1. Address the Heart of the Home In real estate, the kitchen is a main selling feature and can be a make or break deal for potential home buyers. If a new kitchen just isn’t in the cards, consider replacing smaller ticket items and de-cluttering. Low- and no-cost fixes for the kitchen include: New cabinet hardware... read more
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Ambient Lighting Tricks to Warm Up the Whole House

They say setting the mood is like flipping a switch and we couldn’t agree more. Lighting can make a house feel like home.
Posted by Natalie Arnold on April 16, 2018 in No Category
Guest post by Kelsey Roadruck, Houzz They say setting the mood is like flipping a switch and we couldn’t agree more. Lighting plays a lead role in making your house feel like home. Here are 10 lighting tricks to enhance your home’s aura. Photo by Geoff Chick & Associates – More sunroom photos 1. Control natural lighting. If you thought only stormy weather could make a breezy beach house look dark and moody, take a second look at the photo above. The lucky homeowner can dr... read more
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