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7 Easy Landscape Ideas For a New Home

Posted by Teri Krueger on July 01, 2019 in  Home Improvements
You’ve closed on your new home, unpacked your belongings and breathed a sigh of relief. Now it’s time to look outside and turn your attention to the landscaping. Check out these seven easy landscape ideas for a new home. The following is a guest post by Meredith Hale. You’ve closed on your new home, unpacked your belongings and breathed a sigh of relief. Now it’s time to look outside and turn your attention to the landscaping. If you’re lucky, you purchased a home that was on... read more
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Home Inspection Checklist

What you can expect during a home inspection
Posted by Teri Krueger on June 03, 2019 in  buyers  Home Improvements  Q&A
Here’s what you can expect during a home inspection: A home inspector will look at a house’s HVAC system, interior plumbing and electrical systems, roof, attic, floors, windows and doors, foundation, basement and structural components. The inspector will then provide a report with the results. A home inspection takes about two to four hours, but may take longer depending on the size of your home. It can be a good idea to be present during the inspection so you can ask specific questions of the inspec... read more
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12 Sustainable Gardening Ideas From Landscape Design Pros

Create a more earth-friendly garden by planting for pollinators, ditching pesticide use and more
Posted by Teri Krueger on April 22, 2019 in  Home Improvements
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Kitchen Remodeling Decisions You’ll Never Regret

These 7 ideas will make your kitchen timelessly gorgeous and functional.
Posted by Teri Krueger on April 04, 2019 in  Home Improvements
We see lots of kitchen trends at HouseLogic, so we know it’s easy to get swept along with what’s in vogue, only to get bummed out by your faddish design choices a few years later. Thank you — and damn you — Pinterest. But chances are you’re only going to remodel your current kitchen once. After all, a complete kitchen renovation has a national median cost of $60,000, according to the “Remodeling Impact Report” from the National Association of REALTORS®. With that much... read more
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Replace or Reface Your Kitchen Cabinets: The Options and Costs

Refacing kitchen cabinets might be “superficial,” but the results and savings are dramatic.
Posted by Teri Krueger on April 04, 2019 in  Home Improvements
Refacing your kitchen cabinets includes covering the exposed frames with a thin veneer of real wood or plastic laminate. Doors and drawer fronts are replaced to match or complement the new veneer. New hinges, knobs, pulls, and molding complete the transformation. What are the Pros and Cons? Kitchen cabinet refacing pros: Costs about half as much as replacing cabinets. Takes less time (a week or less!) and money. It’s less hassle than tearing out cabinets. You can still use your kitchen while refaci... read more
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