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Updated 1 year 8 months ago
Getting your smart-home set up and working smoothly can be frustrating and time-consuming. Use these Wi-Fi tips to ensure the process goes smoothly. The idea of a smart home is beautiful. You come home from work and the door unlocks, the kitchen and living room lights turn on, your entertainment system powers on, the TV switches to your favorite...
Updated 1 year 8 months ago
If you have noticeable, uncomfortable drafts, you can always consult with a contractor to reglaze the windows or even replace them. In the meantime, however, there are a few temporary do-it-yourself measures that can help you get through the cold season. First off, for a cracked window pane, seal the opening with clear nail polish or weather-seal...
Updated 1 year 8 months ago
Keeping your home safe isn’t as complicated as you might think. With five simple home security tips, you can make your home less of a target and stay safe from intruders. 1) Advertise Your Alarm One of the main reasons to get an alarm system is to deter burglars. You can’t deter potential intruders unless you advertise your alarm system. Did you...
Updated 1 year 8 months ago
You love every part of your new home…well, almost. There are some things that you could do without, or some areas that just need a bit of sprucing up. And if you had the cash on hand, you would do it, but you just bought the place, so money's tight. Regardless, that old floor is already driving you a little bonkers, and that bathroom faucet drip...
Updated 1 year 8 months ago
Most people landscape their homes to look attractive and unique. But, according to police, homeowners can also use plants and landscaping to deter criminals. Miami Beach police Officer Julio Blanco is an expert in Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, or CPTED, and says homeowners can improve the safety of their own homes with simple...
Updated 1 year 8 months ago
A home purchase requires a significant financial investment. That’s why it will be important for you to do whatever you can to get the best price. If don’t have much experience with negotiating, now is the time to sharpen your skills. You can shave thousands off the listed price if you know how to ask for a deal. Here are some tips for getting...
Updated 1 year 8 months ago
Would-be homebuyers eyeing 2016 as the year have a fair bit working in their favor. Mortgage credit continues to thaw, interest rates remain surprisingly flat and more homes are expected to hit the market as Spring approaches. To be sure, some buyers have a more streamlined path than others. Macro-level outlooks are one thing; it’s another to...
Updated 1 year 8 months ago
Spring is just around the corner, and avid gardeners are already mapping out their gardens and starting seeds indoors.  Gardening ideas? Yeah, we've got 'em. There is so much to consider when planning out your garden. What fruits and vegetables will you grow? What method will you use? Will you start from seeds or buy seedlings? What are your city...
Updated 1 year 9 months ago
Lunar New Year has profound cultural significance, but it’s also a time for making merry. So as the Year of the Monkey rolls around – and not just any old primate, but the cheeky, wily fire monkey - why not have some fun with it? Hong Kong feng shui master Raymond Lo notes that the last time we experienced the same yang fire monkey year was 60...
Updated 1 year 9 months ago
Does your home reflect a healthy, slim and fit lifestyle? Or are you trying to whittle your waist in a home that’s in fact a ghar to disorder and untidiness? We admit it’s extremely tough for most of us to make healthy food choices and find the time to exercise when we are constantly running behind. But there are some quick home design ideas and...

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