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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...

Selecting the Right Siding for Your Home

If you are seeking to improve the value of your home, there are few things you can do to increase the value of the home more than adding new siding. Siding also relieves you of much of the...

How to Replace Damaged Window Screening

Occasionally, window screens meet the unhappy fate of unsightly tears and holes. Replacing the damaged window screening rather than the entire screen can save you money. The cost of the repair is...

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!...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How To Improve Your Kitchen’s Decor With Kitchen Cabinets

For many people, the kitchen is considered the 'heart' of the home and the cabinets are probably the first thing people notice when they walk into a kitchen. The kitchen is the gathering place of...

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...

Staging An Empty House To Sell

Staging an empty house is more challenging then staging one with furniture. One of the reasons is that when the house is empty there is nothing that detracts from all the defects. It can be done...

Country Cottage Decorating

There's something homely about country cottages that goes far beyond memories conjured up of sitting on your grandmother's sofa with a cup of tea. Cottage-style homes are once again fashionable and...

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