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Motorized Blinds: Everything You Need To Know

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Motorized blinds are a great investment for those who are looking for blinds that are easy to manage, and require little to no effort on your part when it comes to opening and closing them. While blinds that could control themselves may have seemed like some type of futuristic invention in the past, it is now quite possible. This article will talk about the different kinds of motorized blinds that you can choose from, how they work, and why you could benefit from purchasing them.…

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6 Flowers That Bloom During Cold Weather

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The weather has changed drastically – these days you are apt to choose a jacket in the morning and ignore your flip-flops.  But that doesn’t mean your gardening efforts have to stop just yet.  You can still enjoy the look of freshly bloomed flowers in your yard even though the temperature is dropping.  Here are 6 flowers that thrive during the fall season: Petunias These colorful flowers bloom best in the cool weather.…

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Roof Rot And Shingle Damage: 2 Risks Your Untrimmed Trees Pose To Your Roof

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The trees growing alongside your home provide additional shade from the heat of summer. However, if you’re not having those trees trimmed, they could also be destroying your asphalt roof. In fact, the branches that extend over your roof can damage it in two ways. Shingle Damage The granules on your asphalt shingles help protect your roof from sun and weather damage. As your roof ages, it’s not uncommon for granules to become loose and fall off.…

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Easy Dishwasher Fixes You Can Do For Less Than $5

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Your dishwasher has been humming along nicely, until one day it simply stops performing to your expectations. Perhaps your dishes come out with grease, debris or food particles stuck to them. Maybe the inside of the unit smells like something crawled in there and died. Before you call an appliance repair service, try these simple, cheap fixes: 1. The Dirty Dish Problem: You’ve tried multiple dishwasher detergents and cycles, but your dishes aren’t getting clean.…

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3 Easy Ways To Renovate A Concrete Patio

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Concrete patios are cheap and sturdy, but they aren’t the most attractive of patio options. Luckily, there are a few easy ways to renovate your concrete slab and improve the appearance of your yard. Some of the methods can be done by any homeowner, while others are best left up to the professionals.  Here are three easy ways to renovate your concrete patio.  Outdoor Rugs This is the easiest and likely cheapest method.…

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How Does A Retired Mom Work For A Successful Real Estate Agency In New York?

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Did you give up your career for kids and are now an empty nester in New York Sate? Working for a real estate agency may be the easiest and least expensive transition into a lucrative career.  Education To receive your real estate sales person license in New York, you will need to complete 75 hours of a state approved course. You also need to reach out to a New York State licensed real estate broker to request sponsorship before registering and passing the NYS real estate salesperson examination.…

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Turn Your Boring Basement Into The Ultimate Playroom

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Do you have kids and a basement crying out for remodeling? Take that wasted unused space and create the ultimate kids playroom. Your kids will believe you are parent of the year and you will gain some well-deserved peace and quiet as they check out their new space. Who knows? Maybe you will actually have to call them twice to come to dinner.  Your choices are limited only by your space, imagination, and budget.…

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Gel Foam Mattresses -- Memory Foam, But Better

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The biggest complaint people have when it comes to regular memory foam mattresses is heat retention. The foam acts as a natural insulator, trapping heat near your body, rather than drawing it away. This may cause some discomfort if you prefer to be on the cooler side while getting your rest, especially in the warmer months. While adjusting the thermostat and bedding material can be somewhat helpful in alleviating this problem, there is another answer that does not involve a higher electric bill – gel foam.…

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2 Ways To Use Your Pool To Stay Fit

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It’s important to keep your swimming pool in good repair, and not just for recreational activity. There are many ways you can use your swimming pool to stay fit. Two great options are swimming laps, and doing water yoga. Swimming Swimming laps in your backyard is a great way to exercise. You don’t have to go far to get a full-body workout. Here are just a few of the benefits of swimming:…

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Choosing The Right Upholstery For Your Couch

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Most people choose a chair or a sofa based solely on aesthetic qualities. While it’s certainly important that your new furniture look great in your home, looks shouldn’t be your only concern. The right upholstery choice can make a huge difference in the enjoyment and function you get out of your couch. In order to make the best upholstery choice for your home, you’ll need to consider a few factors. These factors are location, family size, and pet habits.…

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