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Home Builders Warranty

Posted on: April 1, 2019 by in Blog
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Business owners in the construction industry are always looking for new ways to minimize risks and protect their assets. There are a number of insurance plans and warranties you can take out during the construction process These insurance plans and warranties cover you in case something goes wrong, such as an accident at the workplace, theft of construction material from the site, flooding or some other disaster, and so on. Once the house is built and sold, you think of it as a completed Continue Reading ...

Want to buy a home? Do the math

Posted on: March 25, 2019 by in Blog
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  It is a common misconception that a 20 percent down payment is required to buy a home. Advice to wait and save a large down payment is often based on the theory that the cost of mortgage insurance (MI), which is required when you buy with a smaller down payment, should be avoided. This may not be the best advice and is, in fact, not in line with market trends, considering the median down payment for first-time homebuyers is 7 percent, according to the National Association of Continue Reading ...

Transform Your Bathroom Into A Wellness Retreat For Body and Mind

Posted on: March 19, 2019 by in Blog
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When you think of your bathroom, what comes to mind? A place you're in and out of quickly while getting ready for the day or winding down for the night? Your bathroom can be more than just a utilitarian space. By adding certain bathroom amenities, you can transform your bathroom into a calming oasis that serves as a retreat from everyday stressors. Consider these five ideas that provide a spa-inspired experience in the comfort of your own home: 1. Tantalizing tub features provide a Continue Reading ...

Home Improvement Projects for Older Homes

Posted on: March 4, 2019 by in Blog
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Do you own an older home, and are you looking to make upgrades that matter? Strategic enhancements not only increase a property's resale value but also its functionality. This is particularly important among young homebuyers. Sixty-eight percent of millennial homebuyers reported buyer's remorse, according to a Bank of the West survey. Today's high home prices in cities across the country mean that many millennials are buying older homes rather than newly built ones. Shortly after the Continue Reading ...

3 Tips to Improve Your Bathroom Design with Technology

Posted on: February 25, 2019 by in Blog
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We tend to think of the bathroom strictly as a utilitarian space, and therefore not worthy of the same energy and expense put into designing spaces like the living room or kitchen. We spend a lot of time in the bathroom, however. It’s the room where we start and set intentions for our day. In the evening, the bathroom is where we go to unwind — some people prefer soaking in a bubble bath while others take a hot shower to relax after a long day. How a bathroom is designed can dramatically Continue Reading ...

Why Homeowners Need Home Services Plan

Posted on: February 18, 2019 by in Blog
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Nobody bats an eyelash when it comes to buying homeowner's insurance, but many homeowners don’t apply that same logic to planning for home repairs — not what might happen, but what will happen. Only a fraction of the 120 million U.S. households today are protected by a home services plan, also known as a home warranty. That number is growing, as homeowners recognize the value of coverage when appliances go on the fritz, hot water heaters run cold in the middle of winter or a leaky Continue Reading ...

5 Ways to Create an Inviting Room Using Tile

Posted on: February 11, 2019 by in Blog
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Today’s tile trends extend so far beyond their traditional use as a staple of bathroom design that you may not recognize them. While once the most attractive and innovative tiles had to be imported, contemporary handcrafted tile and stone products for home design are now being made right here in the United States. Homeowners and interior designers alike are always seeking distinctive visual touches to make each home special. Here are five ways tile design can enhance a room. Elevate small Continue Reading ...

Protect your New Home Against Fires

Posted on: February 4, 2019 by in Blog
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Building a new home? Protect it against today's faster, scarier fires If your new home is among the one million or so being built in the U.S. this year, congratulations! You’ll have the chance to customize it to your dream home preferences. One feature that should be at the top of your priority list is the best possible fire protection for yourself and your loved ones: home fire sprinklers. While choosing household systems may not be as fun as picking paint colors and carpeting, it’s Continue Reading ...

3 Ways to Prepare for Stormy Weather

Posted on: January 28, 2019 by in Blog
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No matter where you live, the weather can be unpredictable any time of year. Storms can disrupt your family’s routine, but a little preparation can mean reducing the stress that unexpected weather events can cause. Preparing for storms or other weather conditions just takes a few practical, proactive steps that can save you time, money and give you peace of mind. Prep your family Make sure everybody in the family is equipped with everyone’s phone numbers (not just on phones), in case of Continue Reading ...

Simple Bathroom Installations with Big Impact for 2019

Posted on: January 21, 2019 by in Blog
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Craving a more beautiful bathroom? Resolve to make this the year that you finally create the bathroom of your dreams. Fortunately, you don't need a major remodel. Consider these ideas for simple changes with big impact. With a little planning and effort, you'll add to your home's value and functionality, while getting the "Pinterest-worthy" bathroom you know will make you smile every day. Project 1: Fresh, eco-friendly style Transitional style is today's most popular bathroom style, Continue Reading ...