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Resource Video: Homeowner Edition

Ways to Conserve Water in Your Home In addition to saving money on utility bills, conserving water helps prevent pollution in lakes and rivers in your area and helps to keep your municipal sewer system from overflowing. This informational video …
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Resource Video: Buyer and Seller Edition

Who is Responsible for Making Repairs Called for in a Home Inspection? A home inspection helps a buyer discover any issues with a home before the closing. The buyer is responsible for selecting and paying the home inspector, but if …
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How to: Lower Your Energy Bill

In the age of technology we like to be plugged in 24/7 but that may not be so good for our home or our energy bill. When we turn off gadgets and gizmos they are still using power and sucking …
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Resource Video: Homeowner Edition

Home Improvement Projects That Need a Professional If you are considering a home improvement project, it’s important to know what jobs you can do yourself and which ones should be left to the pros. A good rule of thumb is …
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Is Your Home Properly Insulated?

Home insulation is a very important function in your home.  Insulation is designed to minimize heat transfer from your home and the outside weather.  Whether it’s warm air from your home battling the cold temperature during the winter months, or …
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Shorewest Tips: Cabinet Painting

Worn or outdated looking cabinets can have an adverse effect on the value of a home. According to Remodeling Magazine, the only home improvement likely to return more at resale was a minor kitchen remodel. One alternative to the often …
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Four Colors to Never Paint Your Home

There are certain colors that work in the majority of homes and for the majority of palettes. These colors are typically neutral and bring a sense of care and design to your home. White and light grays have dominated the …
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Trend Watch: 2017 Kitchens

The beginning of 2017 signals out with the old and in with the new! Looking back at 2016 there were some great trends and some things we will be glad to see head out the door.  Let’s check out some …
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DIY Project: Painted Laundry Tub

By Guest Blogger: Susie Thompson Instead of removing a 400 lb laundry tub because it’s gotten dirty and rusted… consider a great DIY project to make it look brand new again! This simple project will have your guests saying, “Wow!” …
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How To: Stage Your Home For Sale in Winter

Selling your home in winter offers some great advantages – a less competitive market and buyers who are serious. Buyers can overlook snow piles and barren trees, but they will not want a home that is uninviting. To make sure …
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