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What to Do with Things You No Longer Want to Keep When Moving Out

A huge conundrum when moving is deciding which things to keep and which to throw away. Once you’ve sorted which things you’re comfortable not bringing to your new home, there’s the issue on how to get rid of them before the big move. So, if you’ve already hired a removalist to transport the things you need for

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Child and Pet Safety Precautions for Windows

High-rise condominium buildings are fast becoming the norm for urban living. With more and more developments in urban areas, real estate has become more expensive. Developers want to maximize their investments by building higher structures. Skyscrapers are the face of modern living, and the elevation does offer many benefits. However, we cannot deny that they

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Checklist of Things to Consider After You Move

Moving is one of the more complicated things you’ll be doing over the course of your life—and for good reasons, as moving can take weeks of preparation for one day (or a couple of days) of frantic work. There’s a ton of things that you should always keep in mind before you move, but you’ll

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Old Furniture Pieces You Can Turn Into a Bathroom Vanity

Vanities are an essential part of the bathroom. Depending on the space you have, you can have either the single or the double vanity. For a more personalised touch, you can turn old pieces of furniture into bathroom vanities. This not only helps you save money but also allows you to become more creative when

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Buying a New Home? Don’t Forget Sewer Line Inspection

Some homeowners assume that sewer lines are the responsibility of the city or town. Little do they know that the city or town’s responsibility ends where the city line connects with the home line. This means that everything beyond the city line is the homeowner’s responsibility. Making sure that the integrity of your home line

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Home Office: Questions Every Home Owner Asks

As more and more people opt to do their work at home for tons of different reasons, having your own home office is a practical move. Your own home office can give you the freedom to work on your things without a distraction like the loud television in the living room, or chores here and

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Modern Design Ideas for Kitchen Counters

The countertops are the workhorses of your kitchen. You will put all your appliances and other items on the counter and still prepare your meals on them. As such, they are often the first ones to wear out in most residential and commercial kitchens. A worn-out kitchen counter not only dampens the appearance of your

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Keep Your Home in Good Shape with These Tips

A home is a lot more fragile than it looks. Though it may seem solid, you’re going to do regular maintenance on its various parts if you want it to stay in its great condition. Here are some of the things you can do to ensure that your home looks as good as new: The

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The Real Score on Hard Water

Hard water is fresh water that contains fairly high amounts of magnesium, calcium, and other trace metals. While hard water isn’t particularly bad for your overall health, it could wreak havoc on your appliances and plumbing system. Understanding how hard water could negatively impact your plumbing and appliances can aid you in figuring out your

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Materials and Concerns of Steel Storage Tanks

Oil storage tanks were made from wood up until the early 20th century. Since then, storage tank technology has seen massive improvements and developments. Today, storage tank designs are built to adhere to the regulatory, fire, and environmental safety codes established by government oversight agencies and organizations. Underground tank systems and above-ground steel tanks provide

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