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A garden can help you save money on groceries, while beautiful flower beds can add value to your home. Here are a few tips for maintaining your yard year-round.SpringNow is the time to sow seeds and take care to prevent a late-spring frost from killing your plants. Divide and plant any leftover...

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The convenience of saving your credit card information on your favorite sites is appealing - no more scrambling for your card, no more entering all that information - especially when it comes to purchases made on your mobile device.Due to increasing incidence of data theft, the Better Business...

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Home improvement projects that add big value to your home.Even if you don't have the funds or the energy for a big improvement project or remodel, small changes can make your home a more enjoyable place to live, increase its value, and help you command the best possible price when you sell.Exchange...

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Move over dinner plates! The dishwasher can actually be used to wash a myriad of strange items. Whether you find the list below helpful or just plain odd, please use caution and don't mix your eatery into the same load as something super greasy—like an old hubcap. Rubber boots and flip flops....

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Affording a mortgage payment is possible for many prospective homeowners. Why then, by all accounts, is unaffordability plaguing the market? Researchers at Freddie Mac offered several answers to that question in its latest Insight, the first one being perception. Homebuyers struggling to find...

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Conserving water is an important consideration for communities and homeowners alike. Here are four simple steps you can take to reduce your water usage and save some money on your bills.Get an insulating blanket for your water heater and wrap your hot water pipes with foam pipe insulation, which...

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If air conditioning your home seems like a far-off dream, you’re not alone. Each summer, thousands of Americans battle the heat in their homes, especially at night. Below are a few helpful tips to help you stay cool all summer, sans AC.Point that fan out. It might feel good to have air blow over...

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Regular maintenance is an important contributor to the value of your home. The following steps will help you create an actionable maintenance calendar, so you feel confident your home is being cared for and kept in the best condition possible.1. Make a list of what needs regular maintenance. Walk...

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Water damage is one of a homeowner's greatest worries since it can result in mold and expensive repairs. The following tips can help you prevent potential sources of seepage in your home.Don't plant next to your house. A flower or shrub border is lovely, and some folks like thorny bushes...

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Even though a burglary occurs every 20 seconds in the U.S., you can still protect yourself with simple, common-sense steps. 1. Nighttime Burglaries Aren't the Best Time. Burglars like to break in to homes during daytime hours - between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. - because there's a high chance...

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