How Liveable is Foggy Bottom, DC?

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Foggy Bottom, is one of the first neighborhoods in Washington, DC, and is located west of the White House and downtown Washington in the Northwest quadrant.  Foggy Bottom DC stretches from the Potomac River to the western edge of Georgetown.  It is one of the first neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. George Washington University rules the majority of the area,...

Should you repair or replace your garage door? Four garage door considerations when selling your home

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Yes, we understand why many homeowners often bulge at the idea of improving the condition of their garage doors. The costs of installing a new modern garage door or fixing an old one, in this day and age, is most likely not what it used to be when the same door was first purchased. Nowadays, it could cost several...

Home Decor Trends for Summer 2019

home decor
As summer approaches, it's exciting to find ways to bring the beauty of the sun's rays and fresh air into your living space. Even if you live in a hot or humid climate, you can balance sunshine and warmth with comfort. Top designers are showcasing their decorating ideas, from outdoor entertaining to cooling the interior, to help you enjoy...

How do you nail boards into concrete slabs?

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If you’re looking to better utilize your basement, but aren’t ready for the commitment of finishing your basement, you might consider sectioning off different parts of your basement.  If done correctly, sectioning off parts of your basement can help make the space more usable. Maybe you want to create a small area for your cat’s litter box, but want to...

How To Save Electricity Without Even Trying

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Taking charge of your energy consumption needn’t mean that you have to take on a rather intense routine. In fact, I say it should be just the opposite. You can passively reduce your energy usage with some little changes in routine that will save money and the environment at the same time. Some of our habits can be quite wasteful...

The Best Mirror Tips to Beautify Your Bathroom

Mirrors create a lot of dimension and volume in a room. It is a very common piece that is used in a lot of places, especially at home. One of the places that you will see a mirror is a bathroom. Mirrors do not only function as a way to see ourselves, but it also serves as a decoration...

Best Face Forward – How to Boost the Curb Appeal of Your Property

Your property is an asset. And while we have emotional ties to the creaky floorboards and dripping tap, it is an asset. Keeping your property curb appeal in check is a great habit to get into, and will set you up for the future sale that could turn you a generous profit. It’s not as easy as just sticking...

Home Security Tips for the Winter Season

Winter Season
You already know home security is essential in the prevention of burglary, but that's not all. Home security promotes safety no matter where it originates from. There are a host of season-specific dangers and homeowner obstacles, and with winter right around the corner, it's best you're prepared. Here are some must-know tips you can use to prevent left and...

How much is my House worth?

Whether you’re buying or selling a property you want to know how much your house is worth. This may be to ensure you don’t pay over the odds or perhaps you’re hoping to release the equity in your home. With the average house price in Australia topping $500,000 it’s easy to see why you’d want to know what your house...

An Easy Guide To Buying A New Mattress

Is it time to buy a new mattress? If your bed is slipping or sagging and causing more pain than relaxation, it might be time to consider upgrading, so you can start getting the sleep you deserve!   But we get it. It’s a big decision. There are many mattress companies out there, and prices can vary a lot.   There are...

Keep Your Home Nice and Dry by Working with Experienced and Professional Plumbers Every Time

Professional Plumbers
As a homeowner, there’s a sense of pride that comes with being able to make repairs and take care of problems on your own. However, there are certain systems on your home where you may not want to put your DIY skills to the test without a bit of experience, and your plumbing is definitely one of them. The...

Top Benefits of Selling Your Home Quickly Through a Home-Buying Company

There are many reasons for needing to sell your home quickly. You may have a sudden job opportunity in another country or need to deal with a family emergency. Sometimes you simply need to raise funds fast to cover unforeseen expenses. In these situations, a home-buying company may provide the fastest, most convenient solution. Sell Your Home in the Shortest Timeframe When...

Designs Ideas for Landed Property That Are Always Stylish

Do you also dream of living in a home that’s luxurious and allows you to style the interior in a way you want? Well, for this sort of freedom, landed properties are an excellent choice! Here, you can easily design interiors in the ways that’ll be reflecting your personality. Hence, you just don’t have to settle down for those...

4 Tips For Finding and Buying Your First Apartment

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Buying your first apartment might as well be your first largest investment, which often makes the process a bit complicated. As opposed to buying a home, when you purchase an apartment, you don't own the land. It’s therefore prudent to plan before you go shopping for this new investment. But most importantly, you need to be armed with some guidelines...

A Complete Guide to Home Fire Prevention and Safety

Fire Prevention
Fire can devastate any home in a very short space of time. Aside from the hassle of losing your place to live, you’ll also suffer emotional trauma as many irreplaceable items are destroyed. These are usually sentimental items that simply can’t be replaced. Of course, it may not be possible to complete avert the risk of a fire, but there...

Choosing the type of Home Loan That Suits You Best

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So, you’ve decided you’re ready to buy a place, and it’s time to get a home loan, but there are so many to choose from, how do you know which one to choose?! With so many options for home loans, it can be tricky to know which one is best for you. Plus, there’s all the terminology, which can...

Tips on Finding and Building Your Retirement House in Brisbane

People move from one country to another for varied reasons, and these reasons usually fall under five categories, namely: environmental, economic, cultural, political, and social reasons. A cursory look, for example, at the answers of people who migrated to Brisbane, Australia, would readily reveal that their reasons either fall into one of the above-mentioned categories. First, they’d say that Brisbane...

How to Save for a House Deposit FAST

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Ignore the voices in your head that you can’t save for a house deposit quite fast because it is possible with the right saving techniques. Ideally, all you need to is a 20% down payment for most properties and you can be a homeowner faster than you can blink. So how do you save for a house deposit faster? 1. Have a...
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