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Monthly Archives: September 2020

    Dealing With Foundation Erosion

    By Christie Frankenstein | September 30, 2020

    Erosion can be a big problem for homeowners, even if you don’t live in an area that sees frequent flooding or other causes of large-scale erosion. As soil erodes from around your foundation, it reduces the stability of the foundation and opens up the foundation materials themselves to damage from the elements. This is why... Read More

    Your Fall Planting Guide

    By Christie Frankenstein | September 28, 2020

    Fall is a little bit like a reverse spring. Everything is starting to wind down as winter approaches, and for a lot of gardeners, that’s a sad time. It doesn’t have to be, though; fall can be a time for laying the groundwork for spring plants and creating dazzling garden displays. What to Plant Fall... Read More

    Remodeling for High ROI

    By Christie Frankenstein | September 22, 2020

    Remodeling can be serious business, especially if you’ve got several pet projects on your list and a limited budget with which to work. It can be tempting to go straight to the items that you find the most important, but if you’re considering reselling your home in the not too distant future, the return on... Read More

    Kitchens, Baths, and Decks: Top Home Selling Points

    By Christie Frankenstein | September 18, 2020

    When it comes time to sell your home, you obviously want it looking its best so that prospective buyers will fall in love with it. This may lead to you consider touching up or remodeling parts of your home to make the best possible impression. If you’re trying to figure out the best parts of... Read More

    Most Overrated Smart Home Devices

    By Christie Frankenstein | September 16, 2020

    Smart homes are increasingly popular, and there are a wide range of smart home devices on the consumer market these days. These devices can give you greater control over your home, and can protect you from fires, water damage, and break-ins. They may even help you save money and live more comfortably over the long... Read More

    Pantry Organization for Preppers

    By Christie Frankenstein | September 16, 2020

    With more people staying at home and avoiding crowds, a lot of homeowners are turning to home prepping as a way to cut back on trips to the store and avoid shortages. Unfortunately, many people find themselves overwhelmed. Sometimes it’s hard to know exactly what to stock up on. And once the pantry is fully... Read More

    Pet Friendly Indoor Plants

    By Christie Frankenstein | September 10, 2020

    Having a pet, no matter how old, is a lot like having a toddler around. You’re constantly having to make sure it’s not going to put itself in harm’s way by doing something unexpected, like chewing a cord, vaulting off the furniture like a circus performer or eating a poisonous houseplant. Saving your dog or... Read More