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A Quick and Easy Guide to Hiring the Best Contractor for Your Pre-sale Home Renovations

If you're planning to complete some renovations on your home before putting it on the market, you may be unsure of the best way to go about finding the right contractor for the job. While there are probably many contractors available who can do your renovations right, here's how you can get to the bottom of who will work the best for you. Make A Few Phone Calls Once you've done some research and determined a short list of prospective contractors, you'll want to call each contractor to determine that they can complete your project in good time and are…
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Let’s Talk Closets: How to Organize Your Closet Spaces Without Breaking the Bank

There is a particular pleasure in a well-organized closet; not to mention the space and energy-saver that it becomes! And the best part is that you don't need to spend tons of money to get a dapper closet space. A lot of the work is just thinking outside the (clothing) box. Plan The Closet First Before anything else, sit down and plan out your closet. Measure it so you know the exact dimensions (if you need to grab a rod or drawers, you'll know what size fits). Clean out your closet (to get a better idea of its contents and…
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3 Easy Ways to Make Your Home More ‘Pet Friendly’

Whether you're moving to a new home or you have a new family pet, it can be a struggle to make the place a little friendlier for them. From the garbage can to the cupboards and doors, there can be a lot of dangers that have the ability to hurt your furry friend you might not be aware of. If you're looking for some simple ways to make their life a little easier, here are a few things you can do. Take Care Of The Trash The image of dogs sifting through the trash is common for a reason, so…
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Thinking about Renovations?: 5 Considerations Before Hiring a Home Improvements Contractor

With the pre-summer enthusiasm and the milder weather, springtime can be one of the best times of the year to take on home renovations that aren't as easy in other months. If you happen to have some projects in mind and are considering taking the work on yourself, here are a few questions you'll need to ask. What Can You Take On? If you have specific renovations in mind for the coming months, it's very important to decide what you can reasonably take on and what you could pass on to a contractor. While some projects and fix-ups may be…
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Green-ify Your Home with These 3 Easy Home Renovations

The concept of going green is often seen as an expensive process, and this can stop many people from taking the small steps needed to make their home more environmentally friendly. If you want to green-ify without any of the high costs, here are some simple things you can do that will easily improve the energy efficiency of your home. Complete An Energy Audit It can cost in the upwards of $400 to get a certified evaluator to take a look at your property and determine how energy is being wasted, but you can complete this type of evaluation on…
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