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Tips for Landlords: Renting out Your Property to College Students

College students are a unique demographic of tenants. And as a landlord, you have to be prepared for the implications of renting to this group. Here are some tips to know before renting to college students. In a college town, being a landlord can bring in a steady source of income for you. However, there

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Steps to Maintain Your Outdoor Lighting this Summer

Summer and stay-at-home orders are two things that we need to contend with right now. While restrictions about going outside have eased and plenty of people have started going to beaches and other outdoor recreation, it’s still best to keep to yourself to minimize the risk of getting coronavirus. No worries, though, because your home

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Choosing and Maintaining the Best Patio or Deck Furniture

To have a patio or deck (or both!) is truly a sweet blessing. It serves as your second living and dining room, where you prefer to stay during summers with your friends over. Barbecue somehow tastes better when it’s grilled outside, and your ice-cold drinks seem more refreshing with the breeze gently sweeping over your

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Should Green Roofing Be Mandatory?

On June 6, 2020, the world celebrated the very first World Green Roof Day or #WGRD, an event that aims to celebrate green roofs all over the world and how they benefit people and the environment. Initiated by Chris Bridgman, the owner of a UK-based landscape construction company, the #WGRD2020 aims to promote green roofing

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Solving Small Home Decorating Dilemmas

On average, Australians pay US$8,783 per square meter of space in their homes or apartments. While this is way lower than average prices in the UK ($23,905) and the U.S. ($17,191), Australian real estate can still be costly. So if you’ve bought your own place, whether it be a small apartment or a kit home like

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Three Quick and Easy Ways to Improve the Lighting Around Your Home

In any kind of residence, people carry out their activities with the aid of light. Yet seldom, if at all, do we harness the ability of lighting to improve our daily living experience. In particular, those who’ve moved into older homes with outdated fixtures or poorly executed layouts can be missing out. A bathroom renovation

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How to Make Your Garden Conserve Water

There are many benefits to making your garden more conservative in its water consumption. Not only will you do some good for the environment and could contribute to staving off a water shortage, but you can also give your garden a unique appeal, all while saving as much as $30-$70 on your water bills. So

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Working from Home: How to Stay Productive and Motivated

According to telecommuting trends, there are 5 million workers in the United States who are currently working from home. It comprises 3.6% of the workforce population. Aside from this, data revealed that 35% of employees wish to change their current jobs to land a full-time remote one. These figures show that several people want to

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The Wonders of the Roman Specularia Still Lives On

Gardening is an ancient art, and many historians believe that it originated when humans started domesticating plants and developing agriculture. Forest-gardening is the oldest form of art, and mostly it involved family groups that gradually discovered which plants were useful. Eventually, these were the only ones grown inside courtyards, which ultimately led to the domesticated

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Surefire Ways to Boost Your Driveway’s Aesthetics

A home’s exterior matter, as it helps create a first impression. If your home lacks curb appeal, then no one will spare time to appreciate the house you’ve come to love and invest a lot in. This is especially true when you have guests coming over or if you are trying to sell the house.

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