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Nov. 11, 2019

8 Odd Things to Wash in the Dishwasher

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8 Odd Things to Wash in the Dishwasher

Move over, dinner plates! The dishwasher can actually be used to wash a myriad of strange items. Below is a good rundown. A quick bit of common sense: if sudsing up something super greasy or ...
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Nov. 11, 2019

Public Library Resources You May Have Overlooked

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Public Library Resources You May Have Overlooked

Whether you’re looking for reading material, free WiFi or even employment resources—your local public library has you covered.

If you haven’t set foot in your local library recently, make it a point to carve out some ...

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Nov. 11, 2019

Public Library Resources You May Have Overlooked

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Public Library Resources You May Have Overlooked

Whether you’re looking for reading material, free WiFi or even employment resources—your local public library has you covered.

If you haven’t set foot in your local library recently, make it a point to carve out some ...

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Nov. 9, 2019

5 Weekend Projects That Can Up Your Home's Resale Value

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5 Weekend Projects That Can Up Your Home's Resale Value

You love your home, but you might choose to sell it later on. And when that time comes, you’ll want to get as much money as you can for your property so ...

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Oct. 15, 2019

How to Do a Home Detox

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How to Do a Home Detox

While you may have tried a juice cleanse or a gluten-free diet to rid your body of unhealthy substances, have you ever considered what harmful elements might be inhabiting your home?

According to the home experts at ...
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Oct. 7, 2019

Which Type of Siding Is Right for Your House?

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Which Type of Siding Is Right for Your House?

Siding is a critical component of a home that protects it from extreme temperatures, rain, snow and wind. Although siding is designed to last many years, it can become damaged over time by repeated ...

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Oct. 3, 2019

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Kitchen Upgrades Worth Their Weight in Resale Value

If a kitchen renovation is on your radar screen, and you plan to stay in your home long-term, you can figure on spending $20,000 or more – especially if you plan to rip out ...

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Sept. 26, 2019

Homeowners: Know How to Complete These Basic Tasks

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Homeowners: Know How to Complete These Basic Tasks

Owning a home is infinitely rewarding but issues do pop up, and there’s no need to call a handyman every time something goes haywire. The home repair experts at HGTV suggest four things every homeowner ...

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Sept. 26, 2019

Differences Between Jumbo and Conforming Loans

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Differences Between Jumbo and Conforming Loans

If you’re thinking about purchasing an expensive home, it’s important to understand how jumbo and conforming loans differ, and the pros and cons of each. Choosing carefully could help you save a lot of money over the ...

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Sept. 19, 2019

Understanding Homeowners Insurance

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Understanding Homeowners Insurance

First-time homeowners are faced with many realities of being “an adult,” and one of the things that comes with owning a new home is making sure you have proper insurance. But not all insurances are the same.

Just because ...

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