10 Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

Posted by on Mar 27, 2018 in , , ,

10 Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

You don’t have to consider yourself a handy person in order to have tools. In fact, many small repairs, fixes, or upgrades can easily be done with the help of an instruction manual, a video on YouTube, and a couple of good tools. You might never rewire your home or build something from scratch, but even putting up a shelving unit requires the right tools for the job. Here are 10 tools every homeowner needs for their home. Tape Measure Small tape measures are great for small...

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Spring Cleaning – Storage Ideas for Tight Spaces

Posted by on Mar 21, 2018 in , , ,

Spring Cleaning – Storage Ideas for Tight Spaces

With the weather warming up, spring is right around the corner. Which means that it’s time to start your spring cleaning! When you have a small home, it almost never feels clean enough. The culprit is usually clutter. Check out some creative storage ideas to help you with your spring cleaning and feel like you have more space in your home. Create Your Own Storage Get things up off the floor and give all the small things – like your phone, glasses, and book – a...

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How to Spruce Up Your Rental

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in ,

How to Spruce Up Your Rental

You rent for all kinds of reasons – you’re not ready to buy, can’t afford to own, or still figuring out what you want to do with your life. Just because you rent doesn’t mean you shouldn’t love where you live. Landlords can be strict about how they’ll let you redecorate, and most won’t allow anything permanent. But you still want to make your home your own, even when it’s a rental. Here are some non-permanent ideas to add your own personal touch to your rental and...

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6 Overlooked Benefits of Renters Insurance

Posted by on Nov 14, 2017 in ,

6 Overlooked Benefits of Renters Insurance

You probably already know that renters insurance covers all of your stuff if your apartment or rental is broken into or damaged. But there are several other benefits you might not know about that make renters insurance worth the cost. When You’re Not at Home Let’s say you’re traveling to visit family or you’re at work more than you’re at home. If your car is broken into or your personal property is damaged, destroyed, or stolen when you’re away from home, you’re still...

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5 Mistakes Renters Make

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017 in ,

5 Mistakes Renters Make

You’ve graduated college and you’re ready to move out on your own. Being at home with your parents was nice until they started wondering where you’re going, who you’re with, and when you’ll be back. It’s time to find a place of your own! Before you do, make sure you avoid these common mistakes that many renters, but especially first-timers, tend to make. Not Paying Attention to the Lease Your lease agreement is one of the most important documents that you’ll have to sign....

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Insurance Primer for Recent Grads

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in , ,

Insurance Primer for Recent Grads

  College graduation took forever, didn’t it? First you waited through years and years of school, and then hours and hours through the commencement ceremony. But you made it. You’re a college graduate about to take on the world! It’s exciting, but it can also seem a bit overwhelming. There’s so much you don’t know, and it probably seems like everyone else has it all figured out. If they do, it’s because they had help. Someone gave them information and told them what to...

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