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How Can You Protect Yourself When Building Close To The Property Line Of A Difficult Neighbor?

If you're finally making concrete plans for a long-awaited garage, shed, or other exterior structure, you may be excited about finally getting down to business on your big project. However, before breaking ground, you'll need to take several steps to ensure that your new building complies with local codes and regulations. These preparatory steps are even more important if you're planning to build your outbuilding close to the property line that separates you from a difficult neighbor. Read More 

3 Ways To Clean Dual Fabric Drapes Covering Your Windows

The drapes hanging throughout your home may consist of two types of fabric sewn together at the seams. The outer fabric usually offers the gorgeous pigments and textures you want displayed in your home. The inner liner, however, provides the sun blocking and privacy providing benefits you enjoy from your curtains. When you attempt to clean the draperies, especially with a hot wash and dry cycle, you may end up damaging those fabrics permanently. Read More 

Assemble A Green Carpet Cleaning Kit So You’re Always Ready To Tackle Spills

When you spill something on the carpet, whether it's chocolate or soda, the key to cleaning it up without leaving a stain is to act quickly. If you have to run around the house looking for your all of your cleaning supplies, by the time you get back to the spill, the stain has probably already set in. Assembling your own green carpet cleaning kit is a great way to ensure that everything you need to clean up a spill is handy and accessible. Read More 

What’s In A Warranty? Three Points To Consider Before You Buy Your Next Appliance

It is lovely to see winter come to an end and the first signs of spring appear, but have you prepared your basement for the flood that could occur when the snow melts and has nowhere else to go but into your house? More than one homeowner will descend their basement steps this spring and find their basement under water. Once the water has been removed, it is time to go replacement appliance shopping, and that means making decisions. Read More 

4 Crucial Things To Do Before Moving Abroad

Moving abroad is an extremely stressful time, so it's understandable that you may forget a few things. However, some thing are much more important than others, so consider the four things below that you should always remember before moving abroad: Learn Some Language and/or Traditions If you're planning to emigrate to a Western country, you'll probably find the culture similar enough to blend right in. There may be some subtle nuances in the dialect, but overall you shouldn't have any trouble going about your business and mixing with locals. Read More