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Posted on 01/16/2022
When to Call a Professional for Plumbing Repairs
It may be simple enough to unclog your toilet with a plunger or do other simple plumbing repairs. However, a plumber should handle more serious plumbing issues. Without prompt plumbing repairs, in some cases, your home could end up with major water damage. But when should you have professional plumbers make repairs? If you have any of the...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
The 3 Most Common Building Materials for Prefab Homes
Image by Thaliesin from Pixabay Prefabricated homes continue to grow in popularity among those who want their own home quickly and affordably. There are multiple advantages and disadvantages to going with a prefab home build and you may find it’s not the right option for you. However, one frequent question and topic of discussion centers on the building...
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Posted on 01/08/2022
108 Carrol Avenue, Felton, CA 95018 is now new to the market!
Sweet, lovingly maintained mountain home with creek side setting. 2 beds downstairs with full bath, laundry room, loft, kitchen and living room above to enjoy the beautiful views and hear the babbling creek. Vaulted ceiling and ample windows bring the outdoors in and give a spacious feel. Enjoy your morning coffee or tea on the balcony overlooking the creek. Over sized parking for your big toys or multiple vehicles. Two good sized storage areas under house and deck. 4.5 miles to Felton, 12 miles to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and only 9.5. miles to Hwy...
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Posted on 01/02/2022
Is Your Prayer Plant Blooming? Here's What You Should Know
Prayer plants are popular houseplants because of their vividly colored leaves. Like most tropical plants, it's uncommon for prayer plants to bloom when kept as houseplants. However, given the right conditions, you might still notice the pleasant surprise of flowers on your prayer plant. Here is a basic guide to what you should know about prayer plant blooms:...
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Posted on 12/26/2021
How to Grow Bird's Nest Fern
The bird's nest fern gets its name from its growth pattern. The long fronds emerge from a central rosette resembling a nest. In the wild, their fronds can reach up to five feet long, but remain at a more manageable size when grown as houseplants. They are considered one of the easiest ferns to care for and are...
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Posted on 12/19/2021
Beginner-Friendly Flowering Plants to Grow Indoors
From cleaning the air to improving your mood, houseplants have countless benefits. Flowering houseplants in particular can add some vibrant color and sometimes even pleasing scent to the home as well. Luckily, there are many houseplants that bloom easily with only basic care. Here are some of the best beginner-friendly flowering houseplants: African Violet African violets are a...
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Posted on 12/12/2021
How to Use Mirrors in Your Garden Decor
Garden mirrors might seem like a new trend, but they’ve been popular among outdoor designers and gardeners for decades. With the wide variety of mirrors and mirrored surfaces available to add to your garden decor, you can incorporate this fun idea into your outdoor space. Here are the basics about garden mirrors and some ideas to inspire you....
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Posted on 12/05/2021
Don't Forget These Renovation Contract Details
Homeowners and contractors sometimes grow frustrated because of miscommunications. Even with what appears to be a well-crafted remodeling agreement, people interpret things differently. That's why it’s essential to include mutually agreeable dispute resolution clauses in your contract. How to Minimize Potential Disputes Understanding how the project rolls out often proves enlightening. It's not uncommon for a construction company...
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Posted on 11/30/2021
Another Property Sold - 1432 Mcdaniel Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
Traditional Rose Garden home in coveted area of downtown San Jose. Lovingly upkept, with much of the original atmosphere and updated kitchen and baths as well as a partial basement. Large lot with generous 2-car garage situated on back portion of property. Area behind garage features a 2-floor storage area as well as a good sized, fenced kennel for your pooch. Not a pooch lover...now you've got even more storage. Plenty of space for multiple outdoor entertainment areas. Walk to The San Jose Municipal Rose Garden, dubbed "Americas Best Rose Garden", Starbucks or Park Station Hashery in...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
Living at Home During Construction Projects
When it's time to begin a major home improvement project — such as a complete kitchen renovation or an upstairs addition — you may end up living in a construction zone for the next several weeks or months. Fortunately, there are solutions out there that can help. These tips will help you live in your space even if...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
5 of the Most Affordable Countertop Materials
If you’re remodeling your kitchen, you might need to choose new countertops. There are many choices, all with distinct advantages and disadvantages. Unfortunately, many of the popular options are expensive, which can make it difficult for homeowners on a strict budget. Luckily, there are plenty of affordable materials for countertops. Here are some of the best options: Paint...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
Try These Decorative Lighting Projects for Your Outdoor Space
Proper lighting is essential to enjoying any outside space. Unfortunately, outdoor lighting can get complicated due to lack of access to electricity. Lack of electrical outlets and built-in light sources can make even the simplest ideas a hassle. Luckily, there are some excellent DIY options for decorative outdoor lighting that don’t require electricity. Here are some ideas to...
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