Tag: tips for home owners

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    Do You Pay Taxes When Selling Your House?

    If you’re a homeowner, it’s likely that you’re already highly familiar with the tax benefits of owning a home — ranging from the deductible interest you pay on your mortgage to property tax deductions you can claim when filing your taxes. But what happens when you decide to sell your property? If you were wondering […] More

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    Why It’s Good to Have a Home Generator

    As of late, more and more people equip their homes with a home generator. And why shouldn’t they? Whether it’s about protecting their house or ensuring a reliable power source for their family, a portable generator can turn out to be a man’s great friend at home in times of need. If you’re on the […] More

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    The Best Ways to Protect Your High-End Home

    Across North America, a home robbery takes place every 26 seconds, and if that isn’t shocking enough, many of these home invasions occur while the homeowners are still in the house. And if you think you are safe just because you live in an exclusive area like the Hollywood Hills, surrounded by A-listers and well-off […] More

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    Hearing Colors? Here’s What Colors to Choose in Your Home Based on Your Taste in Music

    ‘Hearing colors’ — I bet you’re all familiar with this expression already, but did you know that it’s actually a thing? It’s a rare neurological condition called chromesthesia, which affects roughly 1 in 3,000 people. For people with chromesthesia, listening to a certain genre or musical piece can automatically trigger different color visualizations associated with […] More

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    5 Types Of Home Improvement Permits You Should Know About

    If you’re planning to make significant changes to your home — be it inside or to the exterior of the house — there’s a good chance you might need a building permit for that. I know, I know, that comes with paperwork and unplanned trips to submit said paperwork, but all that inconvenience is far […] More

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    7 Common Household Water Leaks to Watch Out For

    A water leak is one of the worst nightmares for a homeowner. Every year, a typical home can lose around 2,000 to 20,000 gallons of water due to leaks, leading to significant waste of water and money, making your home run less efficiently. And while some leaks are easy to discover, like dripping faucets and […] More

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    Why You Need Building Permits for Your Next Home Improvement Project

    Are you looking at improving your house with simple renovations? Or maybe just trying to raise the value of your home?  Remember that before starting your next home improvement project, you need to get your home improvement permits first. The process might initially be cumbersome for those of you who hate dealing with paperwork, but […] More