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How to deal with basement flooding and moisture

Dark, damp, and dreary – these three adjectives usually describe basements. Basements were previously seen as a separate space in the house, only used to store items that will never see the light of day again or to hold the motors and mechanisms that help the home function.

In recent years, however, the three words above have become less applicable to this part of the house as more and more people discover the potential uses of basements, especially in expanding one’s living space.

Basements have long been connected to and considered part of the other areas in the home in …

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10 steps on managing your electric bill

Are you tired of opening up your monthly electric bill and seeing how much you owe? Are you looking for a few ways to help cut your costs each month? By taking a few simple steps, you should be able to see a noticeable difference in your electric bills each month.

Install a Programmable Thermostat

So much of our electricity is wasted heating or cooling our homes for no one. When your home is empty, there is no reason to have it heated or cooled to the temperatures you prefer when you are home. By installing a programmable thermostat, you …

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Cleaning your outdoor area DIY 10 steps

It is an inevitable part of life that everything gets dirty and descends into chaos unless we tend to our property and keep everything groomed. The outdoors is one of the most difficult areas to tackle because it is so massive. Many homes are built on acres of land. Homeowners often have too much clutter than they know what to do with if they are busy and lack disciplined self-organization skills. For this reason, I have put together a guide of 10 do-it-yourself outdoor cleaning steps and published it below.

Step #1: Eliminate Clutter

Decluttering is the first step …

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