Archive for December, 2016

4 Ways to Get Your Closet More Neat and Organized

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Most people like to have a neat and tidy home. Hardwood floors, vinyl tile and laminate flooring is as popular as it is today because it is easy to clean. When many people are looking to straighten up their home, they often look for closet solutions to make those areas more neat and organized. These tips can help with that.

1. Downsize your belongings. Experts in organizing recommend people go through their wardrobes once or twice a year. If you have seasonal clothing, such as warm clothes for the winter, and you have not worn in two seasons, you should get rid of them. If you choose to donate to charity, you can help a lot of people and lower your tax bill (the Internal Revenue Service allows you

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How to Prepare Your Basement for a Sump Pump

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If you have an older home that was built without a very good basement waterproofing system, then a great way to eliminate the whole wet basement problem or at least reduce it, is with sump pump installation. There’s always the option of well digging or well drilling services but if you are not a plot of land that would support a well then you’d have to look for other options. That’s where the sump pump comes in. For a job as big as this, with the water tanks and all the other things that have to be included, you probably want to hire a professional to take care of your baseme

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8 Tips for a Great Hardscaping Design

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It is no secret that a great landscaping job adds a lot of value to a home. It has been estimated that it will add at least 14% to the value of the home. A good looking yard has an impact on about 60% of homebuyers. Hardscapeing refers to all the features in your landscaping that are not plants. There are a lot of hardscapeing features that can really make your yard look amazing.

  1. Start with your budget. Like every large project, you need to start your hardscapeing with a budget. This could be the most boring part of any project but it needs to be done so when you talk to landscaping design company, you do not spend more than you really can afford. Do not stop with an umbrella number but go through and itemize. Make a wish list of what you would like to see from the project. Subtract 20% (pr

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