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Things to Know about Paint
Posted on 09/15/2019
Things to Know about Paint
Sheen, in the paint world, is the level of gloss or shine in the paint product. The more gloss paint has, the shinier it is and the more washable the surface. So, different sheens work better in some regions of your home. Finding the right shine depends on your project and location. Types of sheen Flat, also called...
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Another Property Sold - 195 Pleasant Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
Posted on 09/10/2019
Another Property Sold - 195 Pleasant Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
This enchanting sun drenched property overlooks the beautiful San Lorenzo River. Enjoy your own private paradise every day. A meticulously landscaped yard and deck provides the perfect spot for entertaining guests or relaxing on the weekends. The home offers a bright, cheerful floor plan, exposed beams ceilings and beautiful wood floors. An upgraded cooks kitchen with granite counters, newer appliances and an abundance of cabinets is open to the dining area and comfortable living room with a newer energy efficient wood stove. All is surrounded by large windows to bring the outside in. There is a lovely master bedroom and remodeled...
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Keto-Friendly Kitchen Hacks
Posted on 09/08/2019
Keto-Friendly Kitchen Hacks
No matter when you start a new way of eating—New Year’s resolution or half-way to Summer—one of the biggest challenges to sticking with it is avoiding those pesky little temptations that trip you up. If you’re on the ketogenic diet, that means removing those sweet or starchy carbohydrates from sight so that your body can start to burn...
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Tips for Avoiding Blocked Drains
Posted on 09/01/2019
Tips for Avoiding Blocked Drains
Clogged drains are one of the common preventable plumbing issues that occur in the home. Places that are more vulnerable to this problem are the toilet, showers, and the sink. In most cases, drain blockage is because of the accumulation of debris. You might not be able to fix the issue yourself if you had neglected the problem...
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Another Property Sold - 25 Kelldon Drive, Felton, CA 95018
Posted on 08/31/2019
Another Property Sold - 25 Kelldon Drive, Felton, CA 95018
This beautiful home packed with all the amenities is nestled in the SC redwoods offers great lighting and views with stacked windows, skylights and 9' flat ceilings. Home has a happy feeling with an open floorpan and bright yet warm custom paint though-out. Owners have spared no expense with landscape, outside sitting area's and decking. Private access to state park and many activities to join in on. A truly unique location to call home! Serial # SAC032677CAA /...
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Will Moving Affect Your Taxes?
Posted on 08/25/2019
Will Moving Affect Your Taxes?
Moving to a new home is all about change, from the change of an environment to the change of the interior design. But one of the lesser-known differences is that the moving process affects your taxes. If you move to your new home, you might be able to deduct the expenses of the move on your federal tax...
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Credit Score: A Beginner’s Guide
Posted on 08/18/2019
Credit Score: A Beginner’s Guide
Your credit score can be a vast unknown when you are starting out in life. When you are just beginning you may not know what factors the financial world considers to calculate your creditworthiness. At this point, you are what the credit reporting agencies call credit invisible. To create a credit score, you will need to take your...
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The Pre-Home Search
Posted on 08/11/2019
The Pre-Home Search
So, you know you’re ready to buy a home and will be purchasing a new home soon. You’re excited that you finally have the down payment and are itching to start your home search. While you’re meeting with real estate agents and interviewing candidates to help you find your home, you can’t help but get started on your...
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Finding a Home in a Great Location
Posted on 08/04/2019
Finding a Home in a Great Location
When searching for your new home, it’s easy to get caught up looking for a house with all your ideal features. While you should try to find something with the number of rooms, lot size, garage, and basement space you desire, don’t let yourself forget how important your home’s location is. After you move in and experience daily...
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How to Find the Right Dog-Friendly Home
Posted on 07/28/2019
How to Find the Right Dog-Friendly Home
You've probably seen tons of information on finding the best home for the needs of the adults, children and even elderly members of your family, but what about your four-legged family members? Not all dogs are created equal, and if you're going to be a good dog owner, it is important to think of your pets' needs as...
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Reduce Your Home's Carbon Footprint
Posted on 07/21/2019
Reduce Your Home's Carbon Footprint
The world today is experiencing high amounts of pollution and energy usage that stresses the environment. But being environmentally conscious helps to reduce the number of greenhouse gases that your home produces. Here is how to reduce your home's carbon footprint: Hire a professional to carry out an energy audit of your home. This stage of the energy...
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Key Issues to Address Before You Buy a House
Posted on 07/14/2019
Key Issues to Address Before You Buy a House
If you intend to purchase a house soon, it helps to prepare for the home buying journey. In fact, if you identify potential issues before you start your quest to find your dream home, you could avoid them during your property search. Now, let's take a look at three common issues that plague homebuyers, along with tips to address...
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