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Home Fitness: How to Choose Exercise Equipment and Where to Place It

Traditional Den by Arthur W. Mattes, Jr. Carpentry in Walnutport, PA Cost-effectiveness and ease of access make home gyms an appealing alternative to traditional gyms, but you want to make sure you’re equipped for a full-body workout. This article lays out the fundamentals of a full-body workout and will help you choose the right equipment…

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Why So Many Millennial Homeowners Are Remodeling Their Basements

Millennials are just starting to break into home ownership, but affordability is still a challenge. While dreams of owning their own home may have come true, many millennial homeowners may not have been able to put an offer on their dream home – and had to settle for an older home with some differed maintenance,…

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When and Why You Need Experts to Lift and Move Heavy Items at Home

It is well known that moving services are offered by a wide range of companies to assist homeowners when moving between homes. Another offering by some of these companies, and many individuals, is internal moving, or the service of lifting and moving heavy items within your house. The physically demanding nature of the job means…

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The Ultimate Guide to Optimizing Your Home for a Service Dog

Welcoming a service dog into your home is a life-changing opportunity, and like all major life events, requires plenty of preparation. You’ll need to make some minor, but important, modifications to make your home accessible for your new companion. Use the following guide to optimize your home inside and out will help your service dog…

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Why Low Housing Inventory Leads to High Home Improvement Spending

Home shoppers around the country are frustrated. There aren’t enough homes for sale that meet their needs, and those that are available are often the subject of high price bidding wars. It’s no wonder that so many homeowners – Baby Boomers in particular — are finding it more sensible to stay in their current home…

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Top Considerations Before Beginning Your Bedroom Remodel

A bedroom remodel can revamp an outdated space and add value to your home (anywhere between a 40-80% return on investment). But as anyone who has been through a remodel will tell you, preparation is the key to maintaining your budget and sanity. Since any bedroom remodel is comprised of innumerable details, the best way…

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Kitchen Basics

When researching the going prices for kitchen remodeling, few homeowners will be left without a bit of sticker shock. The tens (or even hundreds!) of thousands of dollars that can go into a single kitchen renovation project can be daunting to say the least, but understanding where that money is going and what it’s likely…

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5 Tips to Prep for a Remodel

Even small remodels require significant planning. Use the following tips to prepare your home for a renovation. 1. Research your project. Research will help you understand the scope of your project, and develop expectations in terms of return on investment (ROI) and timeframe. And, it will also provide an insight into popular products, materials and…

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2017’s Hottest Remodeling Trends

A new generation of cutting-edge design inspirations is making 2017 a big year for home renovations. Here’s a look at some of this year’s most intriguing remodeling trends. Transitional Kitchen by O’Hanlon Kitchens, Inc. in York, PA Colored Kitchens Bright colors are making a major splash in contemporary kitchen design. Colored cabinets, appliances and fixtures…

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