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Energy Saving Tips

Energy Saving Tips

No matter the season, every homeowner is always looking for ways to save energy. Saving energy means saving money. Knowing some simple facts about how much we spend on certain things within the home can make a big difference in reducing those costs. Space heating and water heating take up the most money on our…

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By Kayleigh, 10/26/2016 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
8 Tips for Selling Your Home in Winter

8 Tips for Selling Your Home in Winter

You might think that spring is king when it comes to buying and selling real estate—after all, most families prefer to move when children are out of school and the weather is, well, more pleasant. However, selling your house in winter isn’t an impossible feat; in fact, there are perks to selling in the winter….

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By Sarah, 10/25/2016 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Home Painting Tips and Tricks

Home Painting Tips and Tricks

Are you tackling a home painting project this weekend? Worried about splattering paint all over your favorite couch or it dripping onto your moldings? Fear not! Here are some painting hacks that will help make the job easier and cleaner for everyone involved: Clean and Prep Cleaning walls or the ceiling you are going to paint…

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By Kayleigh, 10/22/2016 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
5 Easy Ways to Transform your Ceiling

5 Easy Ways to Transform your Ceiling

When it comes to home interior renovations, the ceiling often gets overlooked. Understandably so, since our eyes don’t always automatically gravitate upwards. But if you’re looking for unique ways to upgrade your space, a ceiling makeover is a great place to start. Here are 5 different ways to renovate your ceiling without breaking the bank:  …

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By Sarah, 10/18/2016 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
5 Examples of Victorian Homes

5 Examples of Victorian Homes

Commonly called “Victorian Style” homes, these houses were built in the Victorian Era between 1837 and 1901 when Queen Victoria reigned over the United Kingdom. Victorian homes are key to the character of many neighborhoods in the United Kingdom, but are very common in the United States as well, encompassing several architectural styles. Identifying them…

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By Kayleigh, 10/15/2016 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
Home Organization Tips and Tricks

Home Organization Tips and Tricks

Park of making small rooms appear larger is keeping everything clean and organized. But… not everyone is fond of doing that. Here are some fun organization hacks to make and keep things tidy around your house! Sofa Organizer You can keep your remote, a book, and the TV Guide all handy and hang it right from…

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By Kayleigh, 10/14/2016 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
Essential Moving Tips: Change of Address Checklist

Essential Moving Tips: Change of Address Checklist

A lot changes when you take the steps to move into a new home—especially your address! Moving can be stressful—amid the packing, renting a truck, gathering moving supplies, and finding some help, it’s easy to forgot who you’ve already notified about your move. This list will help you prioritize who to tell first—before and after…

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By Sarah, 10/13/2016 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
10 Tax Breaks Homeowners Should Take Advantage of

10 Tax Breaks Homeowners Should Take Advantage of

Tax season is closer than we think, and getting started on gathering things together isn’t a bad idea. As a homeowner, new or veteran, there are several things you can claim when you file taxes this year. Things you might not have thought of before. To make your life a little easier, we’ve compiled some…

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By Kayleigh, 10/12/2016 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
How to Make Your Home Winter Ready

How to Make Your Home Winter Ready

Now that it’s fall, is your house prepared for the impending cold? Getting your home ready for another long, cold winter season can be a bit overwhelming. To make this process as stress-free as possible, we have some organization tips to help you keep your cool this winter—all while you stay warm inside. Organizing your home…

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By Ally, 10/10/2016
A Good Time to Buy

A Good Time to Buy

Interest rates are at an all-time historic low. If you are interested in buying a new home, the current low interest rate may help you decide whether to buy now or later. Borrowers have a once in a lifetime opportunity to buy a home with a 4% or lower rate on a 30-year mortgage. And…

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By Ally, 10/09/2016