Joan E.T. Rivers Bardwell
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Posted on 06/21/2022
Turn a Wooden Pallet Into a DIY Herb Garden
There are few things more satisfying than cooking with your own fresh herbs. However, growing your own herbs is not always convenient in small spaces. With a vertical herb garden, you can fit a dozen or more different plants without taking up a ton of patio space. Plus, you can build the garden yourself. Here we’ll go over...
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Posted on 06/14/2022
Assuming a VA Loan: What You Should Know
Assuming a VA loan can be a convenient and cost-effective way for veterans to finance a new home. By assuming a loan, the buyer can take over an existing mortgage when buying a home. Loan assumption can have numerous advantages for the buyer and seller, and is considered an often overlooked VA benefit. Here are some major reasons...
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Posted on 06/07/2022
Laundry Room Organization Tips
If you’re looking for a way to make your laundry days easier and more efficient, organization is the best place to start. Creating storage and organizing your laundry room will help you every step of the process. Here are a few clever ideas for laundry room storage and organization to inspire you. Mounted Drying Racks Clothes that require...
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Posted on 05/31/2022
Landscaping at home: The nuances of centipede grass
Centipede grass is possibly one of the easiest grasses to plant, maintain and fix if necessary. It’s particularly grown in southeast regions, but can be grown anywhere that temperatures are warm. However, it can have its nuances. Keep it hydrated Centipede grass may be a warm-season grass, capable of sustaining higher temperatures. However, this type of grass has...
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Posted on 05/24/2022
Simple Ways to Add Mid-Century Modern Style to Your Home
Some styles never lose their appeal. For mid-century modern design, this is especially true in home decor. The nostalgic but timeless shapes and styles from the 1950s are just as popular as ever. If you’re interested in adding some mid-century modern decor to your home, here are some simple ways to get started: Go for Wood Natural wood...
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Posted on 05/17/2022
Flood Safety 101
Floods are among the most common natural disasters homeowners contend with. Since flooding can be caused by many things--hurricanes, heavy rain, thawing snow and more--your home may be at risk no matter where you live. Luckily, there are plenty of simple measures you can take to prepare for a possible flood and stay safe during one. Here are...
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Posted on 05/10/2022
Your coastal outdoor decor style guide
If you want to bring the beach home, regardless of where you live, consider creating a coastal outdoor living space. By using the basic elements of coastal design style, you can transform your porch, patio or backyard into the perfect coastal retreat for your household. To help you incorporate coastal design into your outdoor living space, here is...
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Posted on 05/03/2022
Property tax late fees & other important tax facts to know
Like most recurring expenses, property taxes have late fees if not paid on time. While the amount and specific consequences vary from one municipality to the next, property tax late fees are something homeowners will want to avoid. Here are some basic facts about paying your property taxes on-time and in the correct amount: How property taxes are...
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Posted on 04/26/2022
To Frame or Not to Frame? DIY Cabinet Tips to Refresh Your Home
When you’re building your own kitchen cabinets, you’ll find that there are several design options to consider. One of the main decisions to make is whether you want framed or frameless cabinets. Framed cabinets are the traditional type used in many homes, while frameless cabinets are commonly used in more modern or contemporary designs. Framed cabinets have frames...
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Posted on 04/19/2022
Choosing the Perfect Paint Color for Your Home
You have a lot of freedom in painting the rooms inside your home, but that doesn't make it easy to pick a color. Whether you are the type of person who lives peacefully among neutral tones or you have a vibrant personality that requires bold colors, you will want to use these tips to help you choose the...
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Posted on 04/12/2022
How to Build a Storage Bench for Your Outdoor Space
No matter if it’s indoors or outdoors, any space can benefit from more storage. Some might shy away from adding more storage to a space because they’re afraid of creating clutter. For situations like this, the best thing you can do is find storage that also serves another function. For outdoor furniture, benches are an excellent option for...
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Posted on 04/05/2022
Designing your dream home interior & exterior: How to get started
If you're designing a custom home interior and exterior, there are countless options available to you. Sometimes the amount of options and freedom can be more overwhelming than working within a strict template. Luckily, there are some simple ways to approach the process to make it easier to design your perfect living space. Here are some tips for...
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