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17 Things to Never, Ever, EVER Do to Your House

Keep the vintage wallpaper, but upgrade that time- and money-draining retro thermostat to programmable. Image: T.S. Berry, photo What may seem like a good idea, often isn't. Here are 17 common mistakes new homeowners often make. #1 Get Rid of Your Only Tub Image: Realproimages.com If resale value is important to you, don't get rid of ...

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The Problem with “Stuff”

The late comedian George Carlin used to have a routine called, “A place for my stuff.” He was referring to the idea that, besides being a place to sleep and eat, the purpose of a home is essentially to store all the stuff you accumulate over the years. That may or ...

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Yellow Stripey Things 🐝

The Hearty Soul’s “Comprehensive Guide To Stripey Things” Will Amuse And Educate You The spring, summer and even early autumn is a busy time for this wide variety of “yellow stripey things”, said The Hearty Soul in their Comprehensive Guide to Stripey Things, last year. Bumblebee, Dirt Dauber, Cicada Killer, Wasp or Yellow Jacket, etc… ...

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What’s Memorable about your Home?

Chances are, there is a characteristic of your property that everyone remembers, appreciates, and maybe even envies. It could be a spacious kitchen with an island and upgraded appliances… or a stunning backyard with a wrap-around deck and beautiful landscaping… or rustic hardwood floors that contrast with elegant, high-end ceramics. Whatever ...

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