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What You Should Clean Before The House Cleaner Arrives

While many chuckle at those who clean up their homes before the housekeeper arrives, there is some valid reasons to employ the practice. For one, house cleaners are not house organizers, which means the clutter of mail, magazines and that pile of clothes is something you should organize, or clean...
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May Is The Best Month To Sell A House

If you've ever wondered if there is a best time to sell your house, wonder no longer and get ready to list it in time for May. Zillow, the online real estate database company, crunched sales numbers in 24 real estate markets and found in more than half of those markets, the first half of May was...
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Will This Be The Last Time Change In Florida?

Coming up Sunday we will once again move clocks ahead one hour and lose an hour of weekend as we switch from standard time and daylight saving time. However this may be the last time we do it in Florida. The House of Representatives and Florida Senate overwhelming passed the Sunshine Protection Act...
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Things You Shouldn't Clean With Vinegar

While vinegar is a great cleaning solution around the house, it isn't the best on certain items. While it is a safe alternative to chemical cleaners it is still an acid which can damage certain finishes in your home. For instance, if you have granite or marble countertops or natural stone floor...
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Flu-Proof Your Home

It's turning out to be one the worst flu seasons in recent memory. For those who have been able to avoid it, you are lucky! But there's more than luck as you can use science to try and extend your streak by flu-proofing your home. It's pretty simple, the flu virus makes its way into your body from...
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The Polite Way To Get Party Guests To Go Home

Nothing can ruin a perfect party than the lingering guests. Those who are enjoying themselves so much that you take it as a compliment. But let's face it, you're exhausted and are ready to call it a night. Fortunately we've consulted Mary Berry, a former judge of The Great British Bake-Off and the...
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Christmas Laser Light Display Warnings

One of the popular Christmas traditions is to decorate the outside of your house with lights. Twinkling, icicles and even choreographed to Christmas music. Now it's even easier with a laser light display. One device projects thousands of points of Christmas cheer on your home. However these laser...
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Where Bugs Tend To Hang Out The Most In Your House

The estimated ratio of insects to humans is 200 million to one, which means there everywhere including our offices, cars, and homes. But where do these pest like to hang out in your home? While the kitchen and bathroom sounds like heaven for bugs, entomologists looked at 50 homes in Raleigh, North...
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A Better Way To Clean Your House

With the weekend upon us, many will begin the ritual of cleaning the house. For many that cleaning is an all-day "marathon" to get everything done in one swoop. A familiar voice is suggesting you skip the marathon cleanings altogether. Cleaning expert, author and web blogger , Rachel Hoffman, says...
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Fictional TV Homes Real World Value

At one time or another you may have started a conversation while watching your favorite TV show and asked, "I wonder how much that place really cost?" From apartments to houses our fictionalized TV homes look almost too good to be true andfor the msot part, it is! For instance, the Tanner house on...
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