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The fresh look

Repainting any room can take quite a lot of time in the planning stage, but the effort is time well spent if you can get the decor right first time. Follow these simple tips and your newly painted...

Buying a House in Today's Real Estate Market

Buying a house will likely be the biggest purchase in a homebuyers lifetime. To ensure a smooth transaction, a buyer should plan a buying strategy well in advance. The process begins with the...

Is Laminate Flooring a Good Choice for Your Home?

If you're having a new home built or are renovating your existing home, you may consider changing your flooring to laminate. Laminate floors are an economical and attractive alternative to...

Disadvantages of Selling a Home by Owner

Selling your house on your own might sound like a good idea. In fact, many people have been successful selling their home by owner. There are potential disadvantages and obstacles for anyone who is...

Why You Need a Real Estate Agent

Whether you're buying or selling a home, relocating or downsizing, a real estate agent can be your best ally. Real estate agents have been trained to navigate the bumpy roads of home ownership....

Create an Eco-Friendly Kitchen

The kitchen, for most families, is the epicenter of the house. We cook, eat and even entertain there. But kitchens are also the biggest energy eaters. Refrigerators are second to heating and...

Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

With the state of the economy continuing to worsen and the housing market struggling along with it, now may not seem like the best time to buy your first home. However, if you make a few wise...

Houses and Apartments - Renting in Ireland

Looking to rent in Ireland? For the many foreigners coming to Ireland for work this may seem a daunting task, but renting a house or apartment in Ireland is much easier than you might think!...

Tips on Outside Lighting

Outside lighting is such an important facet of our home. It welcomes us as we arrive home in the later hours of the day. It shines light on the darker corners of our yard creating a sense of being...

Nine Great Dog Breeds for Protection

Throughout history, domesticated dogs have served as protectors for their owners against unwelcomed people and animals. There are many dogs that instinctively behave as guardians of the home, but...

How To Child Proof Your Home

When a child enters your life, there are so many things to think about and so many decisions to be made that childproofing often falls through the cracks. But, childproofing is important to save...

Redecorating on a Shoestring

Want to give your home a new look but don't have a lot of money to spend? Here are some room-by-room ideas for updating your decor without breaking the bank. Mix and match these ideas based on...

Clever Storage Solutions for Halls

Is your entrance hall clean, tidy and clutter-free? Or, is it filled with coats, bags, keys, mail, and other clutter? Without effective storage solutions, the hallway can very quickly become a...

Reasons Why You Might Want to Get a Saltwater Swimming Pool

Having a backyard pool is one of the many pleasures of owning your own home. What better way is there to cool off on a hot summer day than to dip your feet into the crisp, clean water of your...

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