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Posted on 09/25/2022
Top benefits of having a home security system
Home security systems are incredible ways to deter break-ins. While this is the most obvious benefit of having one of these systems, there are plenty of others. The following are some of the advantages you can enjoy when you choose to get a security system for your home. Lower home insurance rates Since a home security system can...
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Posted on 09/18/2022
Using grass seed: Fescue lawn care
Knowing how to care for your lawn means knowing how and when to fill in gaps with grass seed. Fescue grass is a popular variety of perennial lawn grass that, despite being tolerant of many climate zones, is prone to brown patches during hot, humid summer months. Using grass seed effectively is the best way to remedy the...
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Posted on 09/11/2022
Simple Ways to Transform Your Living Room with Modern Rustic Design
A living room with a modern rustic design is one with sleek lines and low profiles of modern design and combines comforting textures of rustic design. In a living room, modern rustic may remind you of a more defined version of eclectic. We'll give you some easy tips to give the space a cozy vibe without compromising on...
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Posted on 09/04/2022
Servicing a loan: What borrowers should know
Mortgage servicers are companies responsible for the...
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Posted on 08/28/2022
Try These Projects to Refresh Your Home Now
Does your home need a refresh? If so, making some minor changes can have a significant impact. If you’re thinking about new ways to update your space, here are some ideas for modern home design projects you can DIY: Revamp With Limewash If you want something beyond just adding a fresh coat of paint, limewash might be a...
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Posted on 08/21/2022
3 Kitchen cabinet trends to avoid
If you’re trying to keep your home’s style as timeless as possible, it might help to know which kitchen cabinet trends to avoid. The kitchen is one of the most frequently updated or renovated rooms of the home, which might mean your last update relied on trends that have fallen behind. Whether you intend to sell your home...
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Posted on 08/14/2022
Home decor upgrades: Creative ways to DIY with paint
If you’re searching for ways to upgrade existing furniture and decor, DIYs with paint might be perfect for your next project. A little paint can go a long way, whether it’s on walls, cabinets, furniture or decorative accessories. DIY paint projects for your walls Painting your walls might seem like an enormous undertaking, but the reward is well...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
Backyard: Tips for Safely Building a Treehouse
Treehouses give kids a fun place to play, read books or hang out with friends. With a treehouse, kids can spend more time outside enjoying fresh air. If you’re thinking of building a treehouse in your yard, it’s important to keep a few factors in mind, such as where to put it and how big it should be....
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Posted on 07/31/2022
Why You Should Consider an Attached Greenhouse
Pergolas and covered patios are wonderful during the warmer parts of the year. While humans can bundle up and build a fire, even a covered outdoor space cannot protect your garden from harsh winter temperatures. If you're interested in finding ways to keep growing your veggies, flowers and other plants all year long, consider building a lean-to greenhouse....
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Posted on 07/24/2022
Comparing hazard insurance & homeowners insurance
With so many apparent similarities between the two, hazard insurance and homeowners insurance are often mistaken for the same thing. Standard homeowners insurance policies include hazard coverage, but what about standalone hazard insurance? Here is a basic comparison of hazard insurance and homeowners insurance to help clarify the differences and similarities: Hazard insurance Hazard insurance protects you financially...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
Home finance: The basics of home equity
Sometimes, loans can be difficult to calculate. Home equity loan figures are no different, but they don’t have to be. All you need is a little understanding of the basics and a reliable equity calculator. Having a trustworthy loan officer available is also a highly valuable resource. Here’s a quick guide to calculating your home equity loan: What...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
Homeowners insurance requirements for veterans: Key info to know
While VA loans come with numerous benefits, they share many of the same requirements as conventional loans. For veterans seeking a VA loan to purchase a home, it's often required to purchase a homeowners insurance policy. Here is the basic info about homeowners insurance requirements: Is homeowners insurance required for a VA loan? Just like most conventional mortgages,...
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