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Grow a Year-Round Indoor Salad Garden

Here’s an at-home project that can save you trips to the grocery store — a year-round indoor salad garden, courtesy of “Mother Earth News.” https://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/indoor-salad-garden-zm0z17djzsor  

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Building Your Own Workbench

For any home DIY project, it’s good to have a workbench. So from the folks at “Make,” here’s a DIY workbench. https://makezine.com/2014/06/14/building-your-workbench/  

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HomeStyle Renovation Financing

HomeStyle® renovation financing is popular because it gives you different options than the FHA 203k. For example, you may be willing to put down 20% to avoid mortgage insurance, but still want renovations on the home you’re purchasing. HomeStyle® make sense in that case, if you have the credit score and the debt-to-income (DTI) ratio […]

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All The Tricks I Learned Painting A Whole House By Myself (Mostly)

If you have a painting project in your future, learn from one woman’s experience, courtesy of Vintage Revival. https://vintagerevivals.com/2018/01/tricks-learned-painting-whole-house-mostly  

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January Home Maintenance To-Do List

With this January checklist of maintenance tasks from Today’s Homeowner, you can look forward to a minimum of household hassles in 2018. https://www.todayshomeowner.com/january-home-maintenance-to-do-list/    

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How to Replace a Light Fixture With a Ceiling Fan

Why settle for just a light fixture when you can have a ceiling fan too? DIY Network tells you how to replace a lighting fixture with a ceiling fan. http://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/skills-and-know-how/electrical-and-wiring/how-to-replace-a-light-fixture-with-a-ceiling-fan    

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5 Easy Home Improvement Projects & Upgrades For the Winter

Even if cold weather has you staying inside, you don’t have to stay idle. Money Crashers has some indoor improvement projects that you might want to work on during the winter months. https://www.moneycrashers.com/home-improvement-projects-upgrades-winter/  

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Snowblower Repair with Sears PartsDirect

Add this to your winter to-do list — making sure your snowblower is functional. One Project Closer has some suggestions in that regard. https://www.oneprojectcloser.com/snowblower-repair-sears-partsdirect/  

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12 Things Homeowners Neglect Every Winter

Unfortunately, shoveling the driveway isn’t the only winter checklist item for homeowners. Here are some things to keep track of, according to The Family Handyman. https://www.familyhandyman.com/diy-advice/12-things-homeowners-neglect-every-winter/  

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How to Find a Good Plumber

Few things can mess up your day like a plumbing problem. WikiHow offers some advice on finding a good plumber. https://www.wikihow.com/Find-a-Good-Plumber  

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