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10 Reasons to Consider Calling Arizona Home

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Real estate agents will give you lots of reasons why you should move to a location where they have property to show you. But it’s not necessarily the most impartial conversation you’ll ever have, being that real estate agents are trying to make a living… can’t fault them there. Arizona has gotten a bad rep in recent years, but there are many, many great things to be enjoyed and experienced there. Of course, should you like what we have to say, there are plenty of affordable homes for sale there – ranch Read more ...

Steps You Should Take In Order to Prepare Your Home and Family for a Hurricane

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Hurricanes are perhaps one of the deadliest natural disasters known to man. The infamous Hurricane Katrina landed in New Orleans almost ten years ago, however, the city is still feeling the devastating effects of the storm’s wrath.

While we may be a ways away from next year’s hurricane season, it’s never too late for hurricane home preparation. In fact, preparing your home for a hurricane is one of the most effective ways of not only reducing damage, but more importantly, keeping you and your family safe.

The first in preparation for a hurricane is to create a sound hurricane preparedness plan. This plan will act as a guide in the event you and your family should get

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If You Have a Ground Water Well, Here Are a Few Things You Should Know

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If you are like 15 million households in the United States, you depend on private ground water wells. Having a well comes with serious responsibility, including regular maintenance and hiring well digging services. It can be confusing to know what you need to keep your ground water well working and in top condition, so before you contract a business for well drilling services, keep reading to learn the basics of wells.

Water wells have been around for over 10,000 years.

This probably seems like a long time, but humans depend on water to sustain life, so figuring out a reliable water source is one of the first things early humans did. Recent advancements in technology and large tools have resulted in more efficient and cleaner wells. As recently as 100 years ago, mo

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Three Ways To Keep Your Home Safe During Cold Snaps

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It’s that time of year again: the time when the weather gets impossible to predict; when it’s sunny one day and it’s snowing the next day. These abrupt temperature changes, often called “cold snaps,” can actually be pretty dangerous for homeowners because they haven’t used their heating systems in a while, and they’ll turn the systems on full-blast when cold weather suddenly hits. The problem, though, is that heating and air units are more likely to overheat and/or malfunction, causing house fires, after being dormant for a long time.

So in order to make sure that your house isn’t one of the thousands of homes affected by fires during the fall-winter transitional season, here are a few simple tips to keep in mind:

  • It shouldn’t come as any surprise that wood-burning stoves and

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3 Things to Think About When You’re Considering Hardwood Floors

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If you’re looking at flooring replacements, almost no option can provide the beauty, value and wide appeal of hardwood. In fact, homebuyers are willing to spend, on average, $2,000 more for a home with hardwood flooring. Here are some ideas to consider if you want hardwood floors in your home:

  1. Reduce, Reuse, Refinish

    If you live in home that was renovated between the 1970s and the 1990s, you might be surprised at what could be underneath your ratty carpets: beautiful hardwood floors. Even if the boards look a little rough, it’s highly likely they can be sanded down and stained such that they look like new again. If your home is historic, refinishing rather than replacing hardwoods preserves the quality, character and value of the home, so it’s a good idea to ge

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