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Posted on 01/16/2022
Home insulation: DIY tips for winterized windows
Planning for the cold weather months saves homeowners time and money. The financial savings involve reducing drafts and the energy losses, causing your bill to decline. These rank among the do-it-yourself home insulation strategies worth considering. 1: Address screen doors Many storm doors come with sliding glass panes and a screen option to allow fresh air to flow...
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Posted on 01/13/2022
Another Property Sold - 4814 Portobello Circle, Valrico, FL 33596
Welcome HOME!!! Beautiful Bloomingdale Cove 4br/3ba/2cg 2314SF POOL Home built by Suarez. This home is great for entertaining family and friends!! Bloomingdale is a wonderful tree lined community w/ parks & convenient to A-Rated Schools, golf, YMCA, shopping, restaurants & a short drive to Tampa & Macdil!! This is a must...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
Tips to Consider Before Installing Your Driveway
Paved driveways are widely credited with increasing curb appeal and improving real estate values. However, dirt, gravel or driveways suffering from disrepair can negatively impact home sales. If you rank among homeowners who need a new driveway installation, these are things worth considering. What driveway material should you use? The best material for a driveway is driven by...
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Posted on 01/02/2022
What You Need to Know About Growing Night Blooming Jasmine Indoors
The night blooming jasmine vine is a popular addition to summer gardens, but also grows successfully indoors. With the right care and conditions, you can enjoy the climbing vines and flowers this plant has to offer in your own home. Here are some key tips for growing night-blooming jasmine indoors: Light Night blooming jasmine prefers indirect bright light...
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Posted on 12/26/2021
These 5 Issues Could Cause Closing Delays
Photo by Alexander Suhorucov from Pexels Real estate transactions have so many steps and moving parts they can feel unending. Your hard work and patience will pay off when you reach your closing day—as long as there are no unforeseen issues. Unfortunately, there are some common reasons that a closing can be delayed. While you cannot predict everything,...
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Posted on 12/23/2021
Another Property Sold - 3811 N Oak Drive E62, Tampa, FL 33611
NEW ROOF (October 2021)! NEW AC (June 2021)! NEW Fridge (2021). Fresh interior paint in 2021. Exterior was painted in 2019. Kitchen was remodeled in 2017, including new cabinetry, new stove, new microwave, new granite countertops, new backsplash, and removal of old cabinets facing the living room for a more open feel. The association is also rebuilding all of the balconies, so you will have a new balcony soon - work has already begun. You will also be allowed to screen it in, once completed. Tile floors are throughout the home. Washer & Dryer is inside the unit. There is attic space above the master bedroom. Speaking of the...
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Posted on 12/19/2021
Simple Ways Add Plants to Your Space
Indoor plants can help boost your mood, productivity, concentration and creativity. But being a plant parent means finding the right ways to display your flora so they can grow and thrive in any space. We’re going to dive into several ways you can set up your plants so you can enjoy a piece of the outdoors—indoors. 1. Floating...
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Posted on 12/12/2021
4 Things to Know About Home Automation Hubs
Home automation can be a combination of different devices, or you can turn it into a central system that controls everything from your security to your lights. The question is, what's the best way to keep all of your technology organized so it can all work together? Minimizing hiccups in your experience starts with having an idea of...
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Posted on 12/05/2021
Green Design Ideas for New Construction
Photo by Vivint Solar from Pexels A newly built green home offers a great way to use less energy overall and enjoy a healthier living environment. When you’re having new construction built, there are several ways to incorporate green design into your home. Keep the following ideas in mind to help ensure that you have a new home...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
Tips for DIY Surround Sound
Home theaters provide homeowners with a chance to recreate a cinematic experience in the comfort of their own home. If you’re thinking of setting up part of your house as a home theater, you’ll need to pay close attention to sound quality. A surround sound system can provide the best experience that makes you feel as though you’re...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
Is Building a Modern Home Affordable?
Photo by Stephan Bechert on Unsplash Modern design is still alive and well in new construction. There are specific philosophies and style elements of modern design that have made the style so enduringly popular both with homeowners and with builders. However, with so many famous modern homes being owned by celebrities and prominent architects, you might wonder if...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
What You Need to Know About Dust Mites in Your Home
Photo by EKATERINA BOLOVTSOVA from Pexels The idea that there are thousands of tiny bugs living in your home and embedding themselves in your carpet and furniture may make you uneasy. Unfortunately, the reality is that dust mites have likely made their way into your house and become quite comfortable there. Dust mites are so small that you...
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