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Plants That are Poisonous to Your Pet

Posted April 27th, 2012 by Elizabeth Adams - no comments

Keeping plants in your home and garden is a great way to refresh a space, but you should be cautious if you own pets. While some plants are commonly known to be poisonous to pets, there are other plants that are often used in gardens and indoor decor that people do not realize are harmful […]

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Categories: Home Safety Tips

How Green Home Improvements Will Help You Sell Your House

Posted April 26th, 2012 by Isabell Davila - no comments

With the current economy being as bad as it is, now more than ever homeowners who need to sell their homes are looking for ways to appeal to the buyers in the market. In previous years, luxurious additions and modifications were the strongest attraction for potential buyers, but with today’s environmentally savvy consumers, our approach […]

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Categories: Home Improvement

7 Reasons to Opt for a Single-Story Home

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

7 Reasons to Opt for a Single-Story Home A single-story home, or ranch-style house, has many attractive benefits that distinguish it from the multi-story home. Those looking to move into a new home should consider the pros and cons of both, factoring in their individual situations. Mobility, the presence and absence of children, and cleanliness […]

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Categories: Home Construction

8 Movies with Truly Magical Houses

Posted April 20th, 2012 by Isabell Davila - no comments

8 Movies with Truly Magical Houses There is something incredibly intriguing about a magical house. Even haunted houses pique human interest time and time again. We can easily let our imaginations soar, visualizing worlds that exist beyond special doors, bookcases that act as trap doors, and outdoor gardens that house enchanted fairies. The theme of […]

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Categories: Fun

10 Proven Ways to De-Stress Your Home

Posted April 10th, 2012 by Isabell Davila - no comments

10 Proven Ways to De-Stress Your Home Your home should be a place to unwind, relax, and feel at peace. Unfortunately, sometimes de-stressing is hard to do, even in your own home, when environmental conditions do not promote harmony and balance. For your mental and physical well-being, consider these 10 proven ways to de-stress your […]

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Categories: Home Decorating

10 Insurance Scams Homeowners Frequently Try to Pull

Posted December 17th, 2011 by Staff Writer - no comments

Many homeowners fudge values a bit or make less-than-honest estimates when filing a claim with their homeowners’ insurance carrier with the attitude that they’re only taking back money that they’ve already paid. This attitude is not only criminal, but also costs the community money in raised premiums across the board. Here are some of the […]

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Categories: Uncategorized

10 Laws You Should Know Related to Insurance Fraud

Posted December 17th, 2011 by Staff Writer - no comments

Often, the prevailing attitude regarding insurance fraud is that no one gets hurt. Many people believe that the big insurance companies can easily absorb the cost, while they’re simply taking back money that they’ve been paying in premiums for years. In reality, insurance fraud costs American consumers upwards of $30 billion each year. Statutes Vary […]

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Categories: Insurance Tips

Christmas Tree History, Safety, and Decorating Tips

Posted December 15th, 2010 by Staff Writer - no comments

The Christmas tree is a decorated evergreen coniferous tree, real or artificial, and a tradition associated with Christmas. The Christmas tree is often brought into a home and can be decorated with lights, ornaments, garlands and tinsel during the days around Christmas. An angel or stars often placed at the top of the tree, representing […]

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The Most Expensive ‘Home’ in the World

Posted December 14th, 2010 by Staff Writer - no comments

Antilia is a building completed in Mumbai for Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries. Here’s a look at what your house could be like (if you were a billionaire with a hunger for the extravagant). EMBED THE IMAGE BELOW ON YOUR SITE Via: Homeowners Insurance Blog

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The New Bed Bugs Epidemic

Posted November 22nd, 2010 by Staff Writer - no comments

Bed bugs are small wingless insects that feed solely upon the blood of warm-blooded animals. They are nest parasites and that means that they live around the areas their hosts sleep. They can crawl, run and climb, but they do not fly or jump. Infestations are becoming so common that exterminators can barely keep up. […]

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