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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Why You Should Choose a Local Real Estate Agent

When selecting the right real estate agent to sell your home, you need to do some research. The three rules of real estate are Location. Location. Location and that goes doubly for making sure the...

10 Considerations When Choosing a Home Builder

Building a home requires a substantial financial investment, so it is important that you choose your builder carefully. Before making your selection, you can use the following 10 considerations to...

Opening up a Small Bathroom

Small bathrooms can be cozy, but many of us would still love to have a luxurious and spacious bathroom to relax in. Bathrooms are quite often one of the smallest rooms in the house and yet one of...

The Cottage Garden Way

The English cottage garden of the past was a world of color, flavor, taste and scent. Traditionally, the gardens were filled with every flower, tree, vine, rose, herb and vegetable one wanted to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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