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Money Saving Window Coverings
Posted on 09/15/2019
Money Saving Window Coverings
When moving into a new home, the first thing you want to do is make it your own. That means painting, upgrading fixtures, and the all-important window coverings. Instead of just looking for the most stylish option, take this chance to go with curtains, shades, blinds and screens will improve your bottom line. Most of the energy lost...
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Simple and Effective Ways to Decorate a Small bedroom
Posted on 09/08/2019
Simple and Effective Ways to Decorate a Small bedroom
A bedroom is for relaxing, so the decoration idea of a bedroom should be to relax. Although quite a number of modern bedroom designers will recommend having a sitting area, a king size bedroom, a mini office all in your bedroom, it doesn’t have to be so. Having a small bedroom can, in fact, be a blessing and...
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Tips for Staying Aggressive During the Homebuying Journey
Posted on 09/01/2019
Tips for Staying Aggressive During the Homebuying Journey
Buying a home may prove to be challenging, regardless of where you decide to search for a house. However, if you are aggressive in your pursuit of your dream residence, you could speed up your home search. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you stay aggressive during your quest to find your dream house. 1....
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Another Property Sold - 2037 Matecumbe Key Road #3, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Posted on 08/30/2019
Another Property Sold - 2037 Matecumbe Key Road #3, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Desirable Marlin Run villa close to the heart of the Marina! 2 bed/2 bath with your own private garage, and it’s partially furnished! Overlooking a serene freshwater canal, you can watch and listen to the array of Florida wildlife right outside your screened lanai. A charming screened front porch leads you inside, where you’ll find volume ceilings and a large open floorplan featuring a spacious kitchen with pendant lighting over a generous breakfast bar that seats four comfortably. The split spacious layout offers privacy when company visits and windows all around for lots of sunlight. Updates include tile flooring in main living area,...
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Creating a Home Office for Yourself
Posted on 08/25/2019
Creating a Home Office for Yourself
If you are working from home or considering starting a new business at home, a home office is going to be very important for what you do. But you don’t necessarily have to break your budget to create your own home office, using what you have on hand, you can come up with something that is functional and...
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Selecting the Right Cold Weather Sod for Your Yard
Posted on 08/18/2019
Selecting the Right Cold Weather Sod for Your Yard
When choosing grass for cool-season zones, check out these types for the best results in your yard. Bentgrass — Commonly used in cold weather areas Bentgrass grows easily creeping over every area of your lawn. Liked for its quick growth and ability to withstand high traffic areas, this grass is typically used for golf courses and has become...
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Know Where to Start When Installing a Pool
Posted on 08/11/2019
Know Where to Start When Installing a Pool
Because of its durability, stiffness, strength and fire-resistant nature, Fiberglass is a suitable material for pools. However, no matter how good a pooling material is, if the plumber does a lousy job, both the owner and plumber will be at lost. As a plumber, it doesn't pay to be associated with unsatisfactory work. The feeling worsens when you...
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Purchasing A Luxury Home
Posted on 08/04/2019
Purchasing A Luxury Home
Purchasing a luxurious home is not merely about buying an expensive apartment, it's about acquiring the best house in the most serene and affluent neighborhoods. In addition to that, you are purchasing the architecture, landscaping, finesse, and fittings that come with the house. Thus, it must be done right to avoid future regrets. Here are helpful tips for...
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Budget-Friendly Home Improvements
Posted on 07/28/2019
Budget-Friendly Home Improvements
Not all home improvements cost thousands of dollars. Sometimes, it’s the little things that make the most impact. So, if you’re avoiding putting your house on the market because you know it needs work, or if you’re passing over the house in your budget’s sweet spot because you think it might be a money pit, check out these...
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Another Property Sold - 3260 Southshore Drive #61C, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Posted on 07/22/2019
Another Property Sold - 3260 Southshore Drive #61C, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Rarely is this view offered in Marina Southshore! This top 3rd floor END unit has a Dynamite view! Three sides of hurricane glass on the 17’x34’ Lanai provides a panoramic view of Charlotte Harbor and the parade of boat traffic passing through the Marina. Open the sliders and feel the tropical breezes. An additional air conditioner unit is located on the center wall of the Lanai. The entrance to your front door is private with an outside covered walkway for additional viewing of the boat traffic. This condominium features a remodeled kitchen with granite countertops, recessed lighting, breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances and lots of...
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Vintage Metal Decor for Your Home
Posted on 07/21/2019
Vintage Metal Decor for Your Home
Wanting to add some vintage metal to your décor? An aged silver-framed mirror, glossy wall plate, or glowing trio of candlesticks might be just the thing to pull it all together. Silver tableware adds an elegant touch to a party and a beautiful silver tray on the entry table is perfect to collect your mail. Beautiful silver pieces...
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Combating Germs in Your Home
Posted on 07/14/2019
Combating Germs in Your Home
Regardless of how clean your home looks, and how often you use the disinfectant wipe, those sneaky little germs still hide in your home. Of course, some surfaces always have germs simply because multiple people handle them throughout the day. These include faucets, outlets, and switch-plate covers, doorknobs and stair railings. You know to wipe these down, especially...
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