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Seven Ways To Save Money On Your Move

Purchasing a house is the biggest investment you will make in your lifetime. Although you may feel like you’re constantly spending money, there are ways that you can actually save money. Here are seven ways to save money on your …
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Categories: DIY, Home Buying


How To Close Your Pool For The Season

Fall has officially begun and  it’s time to close down your pool for the season. It’s important to properly close your pool to protect it from damage in the winter and result in lower maintenance when warm weather returns. Here are …
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Should I Reupholster My Furniture?

Reupholstery is a popular trend with furniture, but is it worth it? Better Homes and Gardens recommends the following to help you determine if you should reupholster your furniture: -If your piece of furniture has a special history — has …
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Categories: DIY, Home Improvement


How To Create A Homework Haven

  Children can benefit from doing their homework in a quiet area, without distractions, where they can be comfortable and productive. You can help your child with their homework by dedicating a space that can be kept clean, organized, and …
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Categories: DIY, Home Improvement


15 Things You Need To Do To Your House Before The Year’s Over

  Before 2015 is over, here are 15 things you need to do to your house: 1. Get rid of the beige walls. Beige was in, now it’s gray. Gray is estimated to be popular for awhile now. 2. Make …
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Categories: DIY, How to


Shorewest Shares: How To Prep A Room For Painting Like A Professional

After buying a new home with the help of your Shorewest Agent, you’re ready to customize it to your liking. But before you begin painting, there are a few things you need to do. Here are six things you need …
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Shorewest Shares: 10 Ways To Enjoy Time In Your Backyard

Have fun in your backyard this summer with these 10 DIY games!   Yard Twister. You can create your own backyard version of Twister with spray paint. (Don’t forget to use ground marking spray to prevent damaging your grass.) Jumbo …
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Categories: DIY, Homeowner, How to


Shorewest Shares: The Importance of Portable Storage

  Whether you’re moving or completing a remodeling project, you may need space to put your belongings. But before you look into a storage unit, portable storage units might be perfect for you. Here are a few reasons portable storage …
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Shorewest Shares: DIY Backyard Obstacle Course

Create the ultimate backyard obstacle course for your children and throw the ultimate summer hang out. These eight obstacles will provide the most fun: 1. Ladder Run. Lay a wooden ladder flat on the ground for obstacle runners to hop …
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Shorewest Shares: 9 Outdoor Water Games And Summer Activities For Your Backyard

Your children, and all their friends, will enjoy the summer in your backyard with these children water games and summer activities. 1. Jump Water. Run your garden hose back and forth like a snake under your child’s feet, making them …
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Categories: DIY


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