How to Landscape for a Great Yard

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The fact is many homeowners are satisfied with plain ole homes and gardens. Most people work for a living, and many do not have much spare time to spend landscaping their yard beyond everyday chores like mowing the lawn. This is especially true if there are kids around the house. Home landscaping comes with a […]

How to Improve Your Home Garden

Gardening, of course, can – and should be – a relaxing, almost spiritual experience. You know, Zen-like. A wonderful garden is a perfect place for meditation. Though, growing your home garden takes a bit more than work. So, in this article, we’ll look at some online resources that will help you improve your home garden. […]

Awesome Home Improvement Advice

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I suppose everything is someone’s fault, right? Awesome home improvement advice is Tim Allen’s fault! At least, that’s my take. Why? Because Tim Allen had a sitcom called Home Improvement, he thought the whole process was too funny. I mean, we know home projects are a fun thing. Aren’t they? We see endless commercials with […]

Maintenance Management at Home

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A search on the internet shows most maintenance management literature and software is devoted to medium to large-sized institutions and much less to micro-sized organizations and especially much less to the home and the individual. This makes sense: the art and science of maintenance management were born in large organizations, and the record-keeping necessary to […]

Ultimate Guide to Complete Home Maintenance

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Maintaining your home is not always the same as improving your home. Although, it is true that improving your home can frequently mean that some repairs were needed in the first place. So, here we are complete home maintenance. First things first: You’ll need to check your toolbox. It’s possible some teen (or adult, for […]

The Best First-Time Home Buying Guide

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So, you’re thinking of buying a home for the first time. No, it’s not an easy process for the average person. I mean, if you (or your family) are not financially advantaged or carry juice in the right circles, things can be somewhat problematic. We believe that the best first-time home buying guide should help […]

How to Prepare Your Home for a Natural Disaster

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Every area of the United States is subject to natural and man-made disasters. So, it may be wise to learn how to prepare your home for a natural disaster. Earthquakes, for instance, seem to occur far more often along the long-recognized fault zones running along the Pacific Rim and up the California coast through Oregon, […]

Maintenance Management and the Internet of Things

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The last several decades have seen the rise of artificial intelligence, cell phones, the Internet, and other technologies that have dramatically changed the world. One of the “other” technologies, the Internet of Things (IoT), was introduced almost at the same time as the Internet and only a decade after the cell phone. While already a […]