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Home Sweet Home Gone Wrong

Posted June 11th, 2012 by Isabell Davila - no comments

Owning a home can be an exciting time in life, especially for first time buyers. However, there are a handful of scams of which new homeowners should be wary about. Given the current state of the economy, protecting your money and credit has become increasingly more important. Unfortunately, scammers are equally motivated to pick-pocket for […]

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Categories: Advice, News

8 Common Misconceptions About Recycling

Posted June 11th, 2012 by Isabell Davila - no comments

Recycling was one of the first steps to kicking off the environmentalist movement. Although the concept of repurposing has been around for thousands of years, the United States first became acquainted with recycling in a formal sense in the 1970s. It took quite some time to catch on, but recycling is now simpler than ever, […]

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Categories: Resources

10 Historic Treasures Discovered in Old Homes

Posted June 7th, 2012 by Isabell Davila - no comments

Historians may think of America as a fairly young country, but that doesn’t mean they don’t get excited when artifacts from America’s past resurface. Some artifacts are dug up by archeologists at sites suspected of having items of value. However, other items are found right in the homes of American citizens, waiting to be unearthed. […]

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Categories: Fun

Category 5 Preparedness

Posted June 1st, 2012 by Isabell Davila - no comments

Hurricane season is just upon us and if the past few years have taught us anything, it’s that hurricanes can cause serious damage if you are not prepared for them. The best way to prevent serious damage to your home or loss of life or danger to your family is to take the necessary precautions […]

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Categories: Natural Disasters

7 Bizarre Designer Showers for Your Modern Home

Posted May 30th, 2012 by Isabell Davila - no comments

To some, the shower may be a 10-minute solution to personal hygiene, as a means to start off the day. To others, a shower is a relaxing experience worthy of its amenities. For the latter crowd, these over-the-top designer showers may be for you. With sleek interfaces, multiple functionalities, and a hefty price tag, designer […]

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Categories: Fun

Hottest Tips on Preparing for House Fires

Posted May 29th, 2012 by Isabell Davila - no comments

The American Red Cross states that the single most common disaster they respond to is home fires. Furthermore, they say that house fires are the most preventable disaster. If you know how house fires occur, you can take the necessary precautions to prevent significant damage and possible danger to household residents.   How They Happen […]

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Categories: Home Safety Tips

Home Cleaning Products: Hazards and Homemade Alternatives

Posted May 25th, 2012 by Elizabeth Adams - no comments

The average American doesn’t put much thought into what goes into household cleaners. While it’s not surprising that cleaners contain chemicals, the true health and environmental costs associated with chemical cleaners are often ignored. Toxins in Households Cleaners Everyone knows that household cleaners contain chemicals, but most people are not aware how toxic these chemicals […]

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Categories: Advice

Renting with Pets: Information for the Landlord and Pet Owner

Posted May 25th, 2012 by Elizabeth Adams - no comments

Renting with Pets: Information for the Landlord & Pet Owner Pets are becoming more popular with many people, and those who own them usually think of their pets as members of their families. They would never consider moving to a home where their pets were not welcome. However, some tenants move pets into their homes […]

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Categories: Advice

20 Common Household Problems That Can Turn into Nightmares

Posted May 24th, 2012 by Isabell Davila - no comments

When it comes to many household problems, some people just think “Oh, I’ll get to that tomorrow,” and don’t address the issue until it’s too late. Whether it’s a leaky faucet, a crack in the wall, animal infestation or a dirty chimney, these common problems don’t seem like a big deal to most people but […]

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Categories: Advice

Housing Options That Will Not Break the Bank

Posted May 23rd, 2012 by Isabell Davila - no comments

Following the devastation of the housing market, Americans are looking for alternatives to expensive and burdensome mortgages. Affordable housing has become a No. 1 priority for many citizens. Short of living in a trailer, these are the four most financially gentle options for housing.   Renting The Wall Street Journal highlighted the mindset of potential […]

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Categories: News

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