Posts by: Sarah Patrick

In order for your home to maintain value and to continually look in good condition, it is important that you maintain it on a regular basis. However, to ensure that you get the best quality maintenance, it is important that you find the right type of service to fix up homes. There is the [...]

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Are you are looking to bring new life to old furniture or complete a do-it-yourself project? If so, you are probably thinking of heading to the big box store for some commercial stain. Many of these products are expensive and contain synthetic chemicals and pesticides. Their smell and toxic fumes may also deter you.

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Not only does it make your landscaping look good but mulch is important to the health of your plants.  Mulch is any type of material that is spread or laid over the surface of the soil as a covering and is most commonly made of compost, bark, wood chips, leaves, seed hulls, grass clippings, nut [...]

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If you are a seller, you need to know how buyers think. A study by the National Association of Realtors asked buyers who they are, why they need to buy, and what would make them buy. Here is just a few highlights from that study which provides detailed insight into the home buyer’s experience [...]

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Mold could be lurking in your home, often found in bathrooms, kitchens, basements, and laundry rooms. You can also find mold near leaking pipes, faulty air ducts, leaking roofs, and areas that have previously been flooded.

Mold found in your home can cause you serious health problems and major damage to your home. The [...]

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College can cost a fortune and saving for your child’s education can seem like a daunting task. The sooner you start saving for college, the better and easier it will be in the long run.

Here are some tips to help you get started:

Start small-Starting small is better than not starting at all. [...]

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Keeping your home orgainzed is one of the most difficult things to do in a busy home. Having an organized home will save you time, money and keep your stress level down. Conquer the toughest organization tasks with these tips to get your home in tip top shape:

1. Be Neat from the Start

It [...]

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The one thing that every home should have is a home emergency preparedness kit. It is something you hope you will never have to use but in case of a disaster you will be happy you were prepared.

Here are the essentials of a home emergency preparedness kit.

Water: You will need one gallon per [...]

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You can do just about anything with an app. Like the saying goes; “there’s an app for that”. If you are a homeowner there are several apps you will want to download to your mobile device.

Here are just a few to get you started:

Houzz -Design your perfect room [...]

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Sometimes reading the description of a home for sale can be like trying to interpret a foreign language. Some of the information is pretty straightforward but often agents use acronyms or other abbreviations to describe a home and that can leave a potential buyer confused.

Here are a few of some more common [...]

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