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Posted on 11/29/2021
How You Can Use Rain Water to Generate Fresh Air
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay Harvesting rain water has become a common practice among environmentally-conscious homeowners. While it might sound like a lot of work, it's actually very easy to get started. Not only will harvesting rain water help you conserve water, but it also can help you transform your home into a healthy place to live....
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Posted on 11/22/2021
Another Property Sold - 999 Sumner Way, Erie, CO 80516
Built in 2014, this Erie two-story home offers granite countertops, and a three-car garage. This home has been virtually staged to illustrate its...
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Posted on 11/22/2021
DIY Garden Pond Guide
If you want to add a pond or water feature to your yard, it might surprise you at how simple the process is. With some basic tools and only a few materials, you can make a tranquil custom water feature to add dimension and style to your outdoor space. Here we’ll go through the steps to make your...
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Posted on 11/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 47 Carla Way, Broomfield, CO 80020
Wonderful Ranch Style Home Located in the Quiet, Secure, and Highly Desirable Gated 55+ Community in Broomfield called Gate N Green. 2 Bed, 2 Bath, 1556 SQ.FT. with 2 Car Attached Garage. Master Bedroom has an En-Suite Bathroom with Lots of Closet Space. Another Bedroom and Full Bath on the Main Level. Large Family Room with Cozy Wood Burning Fireplace and lots of windows and natural light. Huge 26 X15 Private Deck. Community features an Updated Clubhouse with Indoor Pool, Exercise Room, Common Area Maintenance, Snow Removal for Streets, and Lovely Pond with Fountain. Homeowner is Responsible to Maintain 5 ft perimeter around dwelling...
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Posted on 11/15/2021
What Homebuyers Need to Know About Closing Costs
In a home sale, both the buyer and the seller have to pay what are called closing costs. These final expenses include an entire list of taxes, fees and other miscellaneous costs. While sellers usually pay some of the closing costs, buyers still need to prepare for their share of the bill. Here we’ll go over what the...
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Posted on 11/08/2021
Benefits of Starting a Rain Garden
Photo by InspiredImages via Pixabay Typically made in shallow depressions in the landscape, rain gardens are a great way to beautify your yard and give back to the environment. Since they contain native grasses and perennial flowers, these gardens do not have to cost much — and they are easy to build on your own. To get started,...
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Posted on 11/01/2021
New Kitchen Ideas for Your New Build Home
Photo by Skitterphoto via Pexels Purchasing new construction offers a chance to design a kitchen that suits your needs and fulfills your preferences in terms of style. When you’re coming up with ideas for your kitchen, keep function and aesthetics in mind. Your kitchen should provide a practical place to handle everyday tasks while also adding visual appeal...
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Posted on 10/25/2021
3 DIY Wood Decor Projects for Your Workspace
No matter where you work, it’s important to love the look of your workspace. Being in an aesthetically pleasing and refreshing environment can help with productivity and focus. If you’re looking for ways to add some organization and flair to your office environment, there are plenty of wood crafts you can DIY. Here are some ideas for crafting...
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Posted on 10/18/2021
Try These Cold Weather Tips for Keeping Your House Warm
For most homeowners, lower temperatures outside mean a spike in utility bill costs. Gas and electric bills can skyrocket with extra use from HVAC systems and hot water consumption in order to stay comfortable. This can be especially problematic for homes with subpar insulation. Whether you live in a drafty house or you just want to save some...
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Posted on 10/11/2021
DIY Countertop Projects
Photo by Zachary Nelson on Unsplash When a style is hot, it's hot. You'll start seeing a particular medium, color or pattern everywhere. But once that hype fizzles, you're often faced with a countertop that seems dated and even loud. Unfortunately, replacing a counter isn't as affordable as getting a new hairstyle. You're stuck with it for a...
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Posted on 10/04/2021
How Does Homeowners' Insurance Compare to Home Warranties and Mortgage Insurance?
Homeowners’ insurance is a popular and widely recommended service for homeowners. It provides protection from certain types of incidents and can cover damage and losses to your property. It can also cover certain furnishings and assets besides the actual structure of the home. If you’re curious about homeowners’ insurance, how it works and how it compares to other...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
Ideas for a DIY Outdoor Home Theater
An outdoor home theater provides you with a way to watch movies under the stars, especially on mild nights. Whether you want to have regular movie nights with the family or entertain a few friends from time to time, you don’t have to rely on professionals to build a home theater outside. These tips can help you create...
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