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Tips For Choosing an Exterior Paint Color

Aesthetics aside, your exterior paint job is important because it can have an impact on the value of your house. DIY Network provides some advice. http://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/skills-and-know-how/painting/how-to-select-exterior-paint-colors-for-a-home    

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Five Home Repair Jobs Not to Do Yourself

Even if you’re an avid do-it-yourselfer, certain jobs are best left to the professionals. Here are five that meet that description, according to howstuffworks.com. https://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/household-safety/tips/5-home-repairs-you-should-never-do-yourself.htm  

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Basement Remodeling Basics

A basement doesn’t have to be just for storage space. But if you’re considering a basement remodel, here are some things to keep in mind from The Spruce. https://www.thespruce.com/basement-remodeling-basics-1821285    

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Top 15 Home Updates That Pay Off

It’s no secret that renovations add to the equity in your home. But some projects add more than others. According to HGTV, here are some of the projects that can create the most value. http://www.hgtv.com/design/real-estate/top-home-updates-that-pay-off-pictures  

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Should You Remodel or Rebuild Your House?

If your house needs work, you might need to make a decision between remodeling and rebuilding. (Fortunately, financing options are available for each.) Here’s an article from The Spruce that should help you make that decision. https://www.thespruce.com/remodel-or-tear-down-rebuild-your-house-1822447  

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Checklist for a Trouble-Free Home

Want to enjoy a home with a minimum of hassles? The good folks at DIY Network have assembled a checklist for you. http://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/maintenance-and-repair/repairing/checklist-for-a-trouble-free-home  

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Planning a Playroom

A common reason for renovating is because a little one is on the way. In that case, you might be considering a playroom. Here’s what one couple did. http://studiograyhouse.com/planning-a-playroom/  

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Knobs and Pulls: A Super Easy Update to Beautify Your Kitchen Cabinets

Little touches can make a big difference when it comes to sprucing up a property. Take a look. https://housekaboodle.com/knobs-and-pulls-easy-update-to-beautify-your-kitchen-cabinets/  

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Thoughtful Restoration Makes a Home ‘Smile’ Again

Think “old” means “undesirable” where houses are concerned? Take a look at what the owners did to this 100-year-old property, and think again. http://www.thecraftsmanbungalow.com/reader-restoration-makes-home-smile/  

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Phalaenopsis or Moth Orchids: You Can Grow That!

Growing orchids? That’s just for the professionals, right? Not necessarily, according to Washington Gardener. http://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2017/11/phalaenopsis-or-moth-orchids-you-can.html  

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