Archive for November, 2017

Important Spring Cleaning Housing Responsibilities

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You spend all spring and summer cleaning and perfecting your outdoor living space. But then, fall and winter come and by the end of the season, your beautifully maintained area is dirty and full of weather debris. To ensure that you get the most out of your entertainment space come spring, make sure you are preparing for these spring cleaning tips now.

Remove all leaves from your property
Many homeowners attempt to remove all of their leaves from their property before the snow ever falls. However, some trees do not lost their leaves until later in the year and by then, it is too cold to remove them. They sit on your property covered by snow, all winter long. It is important to remove them as soon as the snow melts. They can prevent your grass from growing and

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What Are The Side Effects Of Polyurethane Fumes?

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When thinking about the paint color for the walls of a new space in your apartment or home, rarely do you think about the chemicals that go into the paints and what they can mean for you and your family’s health. It’s easy to get caught in the excitement of a new project, and everyone knows that a fresh coat of paint can really transform a home. The same goes for the varnish for wood floors. Putting on a new coat can make wood flooring pop and give a whole new look and feel to your home.

But just what are the dangers of these chemicals? The chemical you want to worry about are called polyurethane and have fumes that can cause serious consequences. Polyurethane can give a wood floor a beautiful new finish, but there are certain precautions that one should take when using it. Learn more ...

Is it Time to Replace Your Antique Bathroom Fixtures and Plumbing?

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There’s nothing new under the sun when it comes to bathroom renovation ideas, and what’s old always becomes new again. Vintage bathroom ideas that incorporate antique bathroom fixtures have made their way back onto the bathroom renovation scene, and it’s easy to see why. The chic, polished aesthetic of antique bathroom fixtures can breathe new life into any bathroom, but is your plumbing up to the task?

Not everything that is antique is valuable, and this is especially true when it comes to old, outdated plumbing. It makes no sense to install or refurbish Learn more ...

Three Things That Can Add Value To Your Home

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The fact is that a home isn’t just a place where you relax and enjoy yourself — it’s also an investment. One of the reasons why people buy houses versus renting them is because they’re hoping to have a long-term investment, something they can potentially, in the future, sell or rent in order to make a profit. Of course, that doesn’t mean you can’t place your own unique touches on your home and enjoy it. By all means, don’t act as if you have to treat your house as if it’s made out of glass the entire time you live there. There are simple ways in which you can increase your home’s value, while the same time decorating it and living in it the way you want to; for that matter, many of these improvements may help you enjoy your home to the fullest while you’re there. Of course, this doesn’t just apply to th

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Three Surprising Health Benefits of a Hot Tub

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It’s an idyllic image: a group of friends celebrating one event or another, drinks in hand, sitting in a hot tub full of frothing water that bubbles from the hot tub jets. The night is young and everyone is smiling and having a great time.

While this image is just–an image–the hot tub has been seen often as a tool for get togethers, whether that is with friends or with families. Resorts will tout hot tubs as an opportunity to spend time with others, often in a partying sense.

Hot tubs, however, have other purposes aside from having fun. 22.4% of hot tub owners purchased their tub with the primary purpose of recovering from an injury, for instance, and recent studies in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that people with

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