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Archive for May, 2013

Beyond the beach: Great ideas for outdoor activities this summer

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Basking on the beach or playing in the surf are high points of summer vacation for many people. In fact, going to the beach is among the top five activities for American leisure travelers, according to the U.S. Travel Association. While beach time will always have its place in the hearts of anyone who loves…Read More »

How to get your offers accepted to buy properties

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

The biggest challenge facing most real estate investors is making acceptable offers, especially when buying properties is the basic foundation of real estate investing. Unless you buy properties, you cannot make any money. Here is how to make offers that get accepted. The offer you make depends on the type of property you are buying….Read More »

Tips and tricks for a bigger-looking bath

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Do you wish you had a bigger bathroom? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, in a recent survey conducted by Moen, almost half the respondents wished they could make their bathroom larger. But, a complete bathroom overhaul isn’t in the cards for most homeowners. And when your bath is too small, it can quickly…Read More »

The buzz on battling flying, stinging summer bugs

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Summer picnic season is upon us, and that means it is time to grab the sunglasses, cooler and sunscreen, and head outdoors. But people are not the only ones who want to enjoy the warm weather. Flying, stinging insects like bees and wasps are abuzz, and make their presence known when collecting pollen and nectar…Read More »

Bring your house up to date

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

It’s amazing how quickly our homes can start to look dated. Even if they were once the height of fashion, they can easily start to feel stuck in the past, and for many people it is enough to make them consider moving, unaware that it is simply the fact that things feel stale that is…Read More »

Four ways to drought-proof your yard

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

The past few years have not been kind to lawns and gardens across the country. Homeowners have two choices in dealing with drought: try to water enough to keep grass and plants alive and looking good, or implement long-term changes to make yards more resistant to extremely dry and hot spells. Fighting drought can be…Read More »