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Corded vs. Cordless Vacuum Cleaners
Posted on 08/18/2019
Corded vs. Cordless Vacuum Cleaners
Vacuum cleaners have been considered an excellent means for most people to clean up their house swiftly. With the increasing need for vacuum cleaners, designers have made incredible changes in the plans of the vacuum’s built-in technology. Till now, there are primarily two kinds, corded and cordless designs. More people tend to substitute the cordless type in the...
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Best Plants for Xeriscaping
Posted on 08/11/2019
Best Plants for Xeriscaping
Xeriscaping, or dry-scaping, is a method of gardening intended to minimize the need for irrigation and ongoing watering. You can develop a xeriscape in any climate, using the right plants, but it most commonly appears in drought-prevalent areas with more mild winters and hot summers. If you live in a desert or southern climate, this might be the...
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Adding a Doggy Spa - what a great concept
Posted on 08/04/2019
Adding a Doggy Spa - what a great concept
Moving to a new home or modeling the one you’re in means finding room for the entire family. When your family includes the furry variety, think about more than just a corner to toss that doggy bed. Make your home truly welcoming for all members of the household by installing a doggy spa or pet room. We know...
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Pink Stuff in Your Water?
Posted on 07/28/2019
Pink Stuff in Your Water?
Whenever you move to a new area, water quality might be one of the things you check. Before you bought your home, you got a green light on the inspection, so everything should be perfect. But, now that you're in your new home, you see a strange pinkish-red film forming in the toilet, on the shower walls, around...
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Caring for an Ill Family Member
Posted on 07/21/2019
Caring for an Ill Family Member
Illness or an accident may strike a family member at any time. Or, they may require surgery or other care. And when they need in-home care during recovery, you may find yourself woefully unprepared. Prepare your home Caring for an invalid or person recovering from an illness reveals many areas in a house that do not work well...
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A Few Considerations When House Hunting
Posted on 07/14/2019
A Few Considerations When House Hunting
Once you’ve made up your mind that you want to buy a house, either to decrease your rent or increase your income, the next hurdle will be choosing the right property. You will find no shortage of glossy brochures or recommendations from all sides telling you why this flat or that house is best for you. So, which...
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3 Reasons to Hire a Home Inspector
Posted on 07/07/2019
3 Reasons to Hire a Home Inspector
If you intend to buy a house, you may want to employ a home inspector. In fact, there are many reasons why a buyer may hire a house inspector, such as: 1. You want to identify any underlying home problems. Although you may have walked through a house a few times before you submitted an offer to purchase, a...
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How to Pack Fragile Items For a Move
Posted on 06/30/2019
How to Pack Fragile Items For a Move
Moving from one home to another home is a task that is draining, time-consuming and hectic. When deciding to relocate, there are a lot of factors to consider before the actual move. Having to pack up your things in preparation for the move can take weeks and sometimes months. After going through the pain of packing and then...
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10828 Churchill Place, Tustin, CA 92782 now has a new price of $850,000!
Posted on 06/25/2019
10828 Churchill Place, Tustin, CA 92782 now has a new price of $850,000!
First Time Ever on the Market! Yes, these are original homeowners that have lovingly cared for this home from the beginning. This 3 Bedroom 2 1/2 Bath Single family detached home is the favorite plan for its ability to offer so many options. It has a Huge wrap around yard. Freshly painted with designer paints, Brand New Stainless Appliances, and Beautiful Quartz counters make this home ready for the next owner.. All bedrooms are upstairs. Enjoy a large Formal Living Room or relax in the casual family room. Have meals in the family room or dining area...or outside for a BBQ. The laundry is off the kitchen in a separate room; not in the...
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DIY New Cabinets
Posted on 06/23/2019
DIY New Cabinets
So, the new home has the perfect yard, layout, number of bathrooms, even the right roofline, but you hate the bathroom or kitchen cabinets. Don't give up just yet. You have some options to update your cabinets without completely tearing apart and replacing the kitchen, and you can even skip sanding them down. Welcome to the miracle of...
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Using a Tankless Water Heater
Posted on 06/16/2019
Using a Tankless Water Heater
Ever have one of those random mornings that everything goes wrong? Worst of all, everyone in the house managed to get ahead of you into the shower and now there's no more hot water. Ugh! You demand hot water! At least, you'd like to. And you can make demands with an on-demand hot water system. On-demand Tankless Water...
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Another Property Rented - 2920 Hogan Place, Tustin, CA 92782
Posted on 06/16/2019
Another Property Rented - 2920 Hogan Place, Tustin, CA 92782
Model-perfect detached home with gorgeous upgrades in golf course community in Tustin Ranch. Quiet interior corner location features so many upgrades such as newer flooring on lower level, Granite slab counter tops, Bosch dishwasher, Stainless steel fridge, and pull-out shelves in pantry; Home has been completely painted throughout the interior.. Newer carpet installed on stairs and in upstairs bedrooms. Whole house fan, plug-and-play/HDMI/wall mounts for TV upstairs and down with surround sound; additional recessed lighting; fans in all bedrooms. Remote control fireplace with river stone. Epoxy garage and tons of added overhead...
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