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Welcome Home….to a Frozen Pipe

Has the polar vortex given your home’s pipes a chill? Here are some tips to fight back and help avoid serious damage.
Posted by Brianna Corey on March 04, 2019 in  Calling North Idaho Home  Owning a home  Winter
Welcome Home….to a Frozen Pipe Has the polar vortex given your home’s pipes a chill? Here are some tips to fight back and help avoid serious damage. KEVIN W. RADICS Every winter, homeowners fear the cold weather and the plumbing expenses that can come with the frigid temperatures. You can see the concern with the seasonal Google search spikes for the term “frozen pipe.” Over the Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend, the temps dipped to single digits in New Jersey. My family and I were away skii... read more
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A Guide to Fertilizing and Mulching

Fertilizing infuses vital nutrients and mulching adds essential natural elements back to the soil.
Posted by Brianna Corey on November 15, 2018 in  Outdoors  Owning a home
A Guide to Fertilizing and Mulching Fertilizing infuses vital nutrients and mulching adds essential natural elements back to the soil. SHARON LEE Guest post by Bryce Leghorn With all of the available products and techniques available, it can be hard to know where to start when it comes to fertilizing and mulching. Fertilizing infuses vital nutrients to the lawn while mulching adds essential natural elements back to the soil. Check out the following guide to fertilizing and mulching, and learn the important techniqu... read more
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Home Library Ideas to Help You Display Your Books In Style

Here are a few ideas to help you put your favorite books on display.
Posted by Brianna Corey on October 24, 2018 in  Home Decor  Owning a home
Home Library Ideas to Help You Display Your Books In Style Are you a book lover with a huge collection of books? Figuring out how to store and display your books in your home can be a challenge. Here are a few ideas to help you put your favorite books on display. AMY FREEMAN If you love books and have a collection of them, you want to figure out how to store them and display them. These home library ideas help you show off your collection in your home. Dedicate One Wall to Books Do you have a large book c... read more
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Simple Water-Saving Bathroom Upgrades

Read about the three simple bathroom upgrades that have a positive impact on your wallet and the world.
Posted by Brianna Corey on October 19, 2018 in  DIY  Home Improvement  Owning a home
Simple Water-Saving Bathroom Upgrades Read about the three simple bathroom upgrades that have a positive impact on your wallet and the world. SHARON LEE Guest post by Katy Caballeros  Between the toilet, shower, and sink, your bathroom accounts for nearly 60% of your home’s water usage. With water scarcity estimated to affect 2/3 for the global population by 2025, water costs are bound increase. Make a water-saving change and an investment in the future, without sacrificing performance. Re... read more
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Why You Really Need a Home Inspection

Learn how getting a home inspection can help you get the most value for your home
Posted by Brianna Corey on September 25, 2018 in  Buying a Home  First Time Home Buyers  Owning a home
LINDSAY LISTANSKI Buying a house is probably the single largest investment you’ll ever make, and you want to ensure you get the best value for your hard-earned dollar. That’s why more and more home buyers today are turning to professional Home Inspection experts. A professional Home Inspector takes a close look beneath a house’s surface, and then prepares a detailed written report for the prospective buyer on such things as the condition of the foundation, electrical service, roof, insul... read more
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