Category: Homeowner How-To's

  • Homeowner How-To's: Simple Money Saving Tips

    Money doesn’t buy happiness, but it sure does feel good to have a bit more of it in the bank. People often look at saving money as a mountain they have to climb before they can reach their financial goals or feel secure. The truth is that a few

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  • Homeowner How-To's: Prioritizing Home Improvement Projects

    Maybe you’re looking to put your house on the market and want the best chance of selling it or you’re perhaps you’re planning to stay in it for many years and are debating how to best enhance your space. In either circumstance, with so many projects to

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  • Homeowner How-To's: Lawn Care Basics

    Homeowner How-To's: Lawn Care Basics

    By Home Bay

    Posted on December 26th, 2016

    Are you worried about the grass being greener on the other side… of the street? Trying to avoid lawn scrutiny from the neighbors? Struggling to figure out the best way to maintain your lush landscape? Read on for a simple beginners guide on how to maintain a green, healthy lawn

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  • Homeowner How-To's: Basic Pool Maintenance

    Maintaining a pool can be a bit intimidating for first-time pool owners. If you’re selling a property with a pool, it can be a good idea to write down your weekly maintenance routine to pass along to your buyers. If you just purchased a home with a pool and

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  • Homeowner How-To's: Low Maintenance Landscaping

    Low maintenance doesn’t have to mean colorless and boring. In fact, with a little research, it can mean quite the opposite. When planning a low maintenance landscape for your own home, take a cue from nature and plant the same easy-care greenery and bloomers that have deep roots in

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  • Homeowner How-To's: Picking Patio Furniture

    There are lots of options when it comes to picking patio furniture that perfectly compliments your outdoor space – but how do you decide what to buy? This post will take a look at a variety of popular patio furniture materials and will explain the pros and cons of each. Types

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  • Homeowner How-Tos: California Landscaping Advice

    Whether you’re looking to beautify your yard for your own enjoyment or you’re doing some pre-sale renovations, landscaping is one of the easiest ways to accomplish your goal. Nothing makes a house more charming than a blooming, thriving yard. And while gardening can be mysterious, you really just

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  • Homeowner How-To's: 5 Building Code Requirements You Probably Don't Know

    With a bit of imagination and elbow grease, there are lots of small improvements you can do around the house. But, if you’re contemplating a renovation that goes beyond cosmetic work, you need to pay attention to municipal regulations and building codes that are in place to assure your

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  • Homeowner How-To's: Basic Plumbing Fixes

    As a homeowner, it’s always good to know how to fix common issues. Even if you aren’t very handy, there are some basic plumbing issues you can troubleshoot without having to call a plumber. From a leaky faucet to a toilet that won’t stop running, here are

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  • Homeowner How-To's: Landscaping for Your Zone

    Thinking about landscaping? A plush, green lawn adorned with the right plants and greenery can really take your home’s curb appeal to the next level–which is especially beneficial if you’re thinking about selling in the near future. Still, maintaining a healthy and beautiful lawn can be challenging,

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