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Who Pays for Home Inspection: Buyer or Seller?

Jul 23, 2024 — Olivia Elsher

A home inspection is synonymous with residential real estate. Although a house can change hands…

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10 Hacks for Choosing the Best Pots for Your Plants

Jul 23, 2024 — Peter Chambers

Choosing the best pots for your plants is crucial for them to grow and thrive.…

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Natural Pesticides for Vegetables: Green Solutions

Jul 18, 2024 — Peter Chambers

Growing a garden is a fabulous way to get more exercise while providing yourself and…

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Real Estate Prospecting Techniques to Win More Clients as a New Agent

Jul 18, 2024 — Evelyn Long

In real estate, quantity often beats quality because commissions add up. The more you know,…

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Cool Roofing: The Future of Sustainable Home Construction

Jul 17, 2024 — Rose Morrison

As global temperatures rise and energy costs soar, homeowners and builders are seeking innovative and…

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Real Estate Marketing Tactics: Door Knocking? Y/N/ and Alternatives

Jul 16, 2024 — Rose Morrison

Door-to-door solicitation is one of the most divisive real estate marketing tactics. Depending on who…

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What Is the Best Homemade Fruit Fly Trap? 6 Key Solutions

Jul 11, 2024 — Olivia Elsher

Knowing how to make the best homemade fruit fly trap is a satisfying endeavor. After…

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Electronic Air Cleaners: Everything You Need to Know

Jul 10, 2024 — Rose Morrison

If you spend most of your time indoors, a quality air purifying system must have…

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3 Examples of MSDs in Construction and How to Prevent Them

Jun 26, 2024 — Rose Morrison

Construction is a very accident-prone industry. Using the wrong equipment or slipping while on site…

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Why Embrace Deconstruction? Sustainability and Waste Management in Building Better

Jun 6, 2024 — Rose Morrison

The opportunities to make the construction industry sustainable are abundant. From the early phases of…

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Aging in Place: 6+ Ways to Make Your Home More Accessible

May 14, 2024 — Rose Morrison

In the past two decades, the percentage of older adults staying in assisted living facilities…

5 Steps to Building a Granny Flat

5 Steps to Building the Ultimate Granny Flat 

Apr 4, 2024 — Peter Chambers

What is a granny flat? It refers to a self-contained dwelling unit that’s part of…

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Tiny House vs. Trailer Home: Making the Right Choice for Your Lifestyle

Mar 7, 2024 — Peter Chambers

What’s the difference between a tiny house vs. trailer home? Tiny houses are compact living…

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Infrastructure Construction and Sustainability

Feb 28, 2024 — Peter Chambers

What does it take to build a greener planet? Infrastructure construction has a lot to…

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Beyond Summer Yields: The Benefits of a Greenhouse Garden

Jan 8, 2024 — Rose Morrison

A garden is a creative space full of rich and colorful flowers and produce. When…

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Tiny House Floor Plans that Redefine Compact Living

Dec 8, 2023 — Olivia Elsher

More people are shifting to mobile homes that prioritize efficiency and simplicity. Tiny house floor…


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Electronic Air Cleaners: Everything You Need to Know

Jul 10, 2024 — Rose Morrison

If you spend most of your time indoors, a quality air purifying system must have…

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How to Get Rid of a Couch Before Moving House

Feb 27, 2024 — Olivia Elsher

Many people contemplate how to get rid of a couch when they move houses. It’s…

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7 Best Beds for Back Pain

Feb 23, 2024 — Evelyn Long

Finding the best beds for back pain can often feel daunting. Thousands of models are…

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How to Fit a Couch Through a Doorway: 6 Tips and Tricks

Feb 12, 2024 — Peter Chambers

Is your door too big to get through your doorway? Try these six tips and tricks to squeeze it through and finish moving.

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Integrating Maximalist Interior Design In Your Home

Feb 6, 2024 — Evelyn Long

Maximalist interior design has always been at a point of contention with minimalism. Now, the…

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16 Best Apartment Air Purifiers (Updated for 2024)

Jan 26, 2024 — Evelyn Long

Cleaning the air is essential for keeping yourself and your family safe, so how do…

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15 Best Reading Lamps (Updated for 2024)

Jan 4, 2024 — Rose Morrison

Avid readers need the right kind of equipment. Reading in low light can harm your…

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Transformable Furniture: The Smart Choice for Solo Homes

Dec 28, 2023 — Rose Morrison

Transformable furniture is a revolutionary concept in interior design. This type of furniture can adapt…