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Tips for new Homeowners

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As a new homeowner you may feel a bit overwhelmed when thinking about all of the responsibilities you have just gained. At times it may seem so daunting you don’t even know where to start. We rounded up a list of tips to help make your new homeowner status less daunting. 1. Change Your Locks: […]

Easy and Cheap DIY Backyard Landscaping Ideas

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Consolidate your backyard– Consolidate space in your backyard by adding in pieces that serve multiple purposes. For example, add a stylish weatherproof table that does double duty as a plant stand and buffet for food and drinks when friends stop by for a backyard party. Camouflage your deck’s legs- If you have a high deck, camouflage […]

Fall in Love with Your Lawn: Tips for Preparing your Yard for Fall and Winter

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With the leaves changing colors, and with temperatures dropping, most people are thinking about football games and Halloween costumes, not so much lawn care. Since grass grows slowly during the fall season, many think that a lawn requires less maintenance, while in fact your lawn is seeking nutrients to prepare for the long winter season. […]

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

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With cooler weather around the corner, fall is the perfect time to perform a routine maintenance check on your home. To help you prepare your home for winter, we created a home maintenance checklist to make the process easy. Follow this list to get your home winterized in no-time! Home Maintenance, The Exterior of Your […]

Private: Top Tips to Prepare Your Home for Summer

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Before your vacation plans, backyard cookouts (check out our Affordable Cookout Ideas), parties, and summer fun kicks into full swing, there are a few things you’ll want to consider to get your home in order for the summer season. From reducing your energy costs to staying cool, check out our list of house prepping items […]

Grill Buying Guide

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Grilled ribeye steak or fresh grilled salmon with a lemon butter sauce? Classic barbeque chicken or sweet baby back ribs? Perhaps you’re in the mood for a grilled steak salad or something different like rosemary ranch chicken kabobs! Whatever you’re in the mood for, it’s summer grilling season and that means it’s time to get […]

5 Best Space Maximization Tips for Small Apartments

Top Home Improvement Projects That Could Add Value to Your Home

Maximizing living space is something everyone should be focused on. It’s especially important to those who rent apartments, live in college dorms, and have smaller spaces to occupy. Space maximization can help you stay organized, and can free up much needed space in your home that could be used for other purposes. To help you […]

5 Creative Ways to Maximize Storage Space in Your Backyard Shed

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1. Hooks and Pegboards – The key to a clutter-free shed is to get as much off of the floor as possible. One of the best ways to do this is with pegboards and hooks. Pegboard sheets can be nailed to the studs inside your shed so you can insert hooks or pegs and then hang tools, […]

Pool Buying Guide-Pool Types, Options, and What to Know Before You Buy

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Pool Buying Guide If you are thinking about purchasing a pool, it is important to understand the different types of pools available in order to determine which pool is right for you. We talked to Julie Pettis, owner of Pettis Pools located in East Rochester and Greece, NY (chosen as Rochester, New York’s number one […]