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Antitheft Alarm Systems

Posted on: May 25, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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Antitheft Alarm Systems Antitheft alarm systems were once found only on establishments and homes of rich and famous people. However, antitheft alarm systems are now commonly found on the homes of “average Joes” in the United States. Ranging from simple “do it yourself” antitheft alarm systems to “state of the art” sophisticated antitheft alarm systems, from wired alarm systems to wireless alarm systems, antitheft alarm systems provides protection against thieves. There are two Continue Reading ...

Hard Time On Your Home Improvement Project? Try These Ideas! (2)

Posted on: May 17, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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Hard Time On Your Home Improvement Project? Try These Ideas! As any homeowner knows, owning a home is not only expensive, but takes work! The average homeowner can expect to spend 1-3% of the value of their home annually on home improvements. Of course, there are always ways to cut down on costs, so let's take a look at some ways to save money while still maintaining and improving the home of your dreams! Maybe the house or apartment you're living in is great, but the view to the outside is Continue Reading ...

8 Energy Saving Tips

Posted on: May 15, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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8 Energy Saving Tips Our environment is suffering and our resources are depleting because we use too much of everything. Did you know that taking small steps to save our environment can also help you save money? If you follow one or all of the tips below, you can actually see real savings on your energy bill. You don't need to do everything but you can do something. In a typical U.S. home, appliances and electronics make up about 20% of energy use. The first step is to look for Energy Continue Reading ...

Pre-Purchase Inspection

Posted on: May 9, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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Pre-Purchase Inspection Should you do your own pre-purchase inspection? Yes and no. Yes, you should inspect a house before you write an offer on it. Then you should put an inspection contingency clause in the offer, and hire a professional inspector. Why do both? Doing your own inspection can help you get a better deal. Each cracked window or leaky toilet you can find is a negotiating point. You see, you could just make a low offer, but a seller is more likely to accept your offer if you Continue Reading ...

The Lie About Leads

Posted on: April 29, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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The Lie About Leads I get a dozen e-mails a week offering me “free leads.” Most of these advertisements are bait to get agents to sign on with a particular insurance wholesaler or product provider as they grovel to add value by providing agents tools that will help make sales. But let’s take a closer look at what the industry calls a “lead” as this word is used inconsistently. The agent needs to know what’s being offered. Cold lead—this is worthless—it’s a name form a Continue Reading ...

Planning a Second Story Addition

Posted on: April 13, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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Planning a Second Story Addition Planning is the key when taking on a project that involves removing your roof. Before you plan your 2nd story, research what obstacles will need to be dealt with. Examples of items that need to be addressed are: -Size of ceiling joists, can they support a 2nd story floor? -Are mechanicals run over the top of existing ceiling joists? (plumbing, electRic, HVAC) -How much overhang is on existing roof and are there any utilities fastened to it. -Is the existing Continue Reading ...

Tinted Windows Offer Protection From The Sun’s Rays

Posted on: April 7, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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Tinted Windows Offer Protection From The Sun’s Rays Tinted windows of vehicles are, for some people, the best way to go. However, there is more to tinted windows than what meets the eye. When windows are tinted, they also offer protection from the harmful rays of the sun. For most vehicles though, this is just an added option. A Ford vehicle’s window, or any vehicle’s window for that matter, could be tinted through the application of a specially designed film which is constructed to Continue Reading ...

The Career Basics of Carpentry

Posted on: March 22, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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The Career Basics of Carpentry Carpenters are skilled people in crafts making who perform carpentry. Carpentry involves a wide range of woodworking. Constructing may include woodworking, buildings, furniture, and other objects made out of wood. Entering this profession needs on to be informed of the career basics of carpentry. Of course, knowledge of the chosen profession is important. Passion is not enough to select a field, it is also important to know the nature and necessities a Continue Reading ...

Selling Your Home on Your Own – Examples of Problems and Solutions

Posted on: March 14, 2024 by in Uncategorized
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Selling Your Home on Your Own – Examples of Problems and Solutions What can go wrong? About a gazillion things, but this is true if you’re working with a broker, too. A broker is probably more experienced than you, and may well have confronted and solved your problem on a previous home sale. If you can stay calm and think under stressful conditions, you can be your own problem solver without the need for a broker. Plus, there is no guarantee the broker will get it right. A longer list Continue Reading ...