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America’s Homeowners: FAST FACTS on Happiness

Published July 2016 HomeAdvisor surveyed thousands of homeowners across the nation to find out what makes them happy. Here are some fast facts from the results that tell how homeowners feel about their commute, community and most importantly their home. Download the PDF

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Ranking Polite Visitors

Houseguests: Freeloaders? Or Friends & Family?

Whether you’re planning a trip for pleasure or work, staying with friends or family has many benefits. You’ll save on hotel expenses, enjoy a homey atmosphere, and get to spend quality time with your hosts. However, there’s a fine line between welcomed guests and obnoxious interlopers – and if you breach certain rules of etiquette,…

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Most popular breeds in the US

Dogs: Part of the Family

Once upon a time, dogs were just pets. They slept on the floor, entertained themselves, and answered to names like Spot, Fido, and Rover. Those days are over now. Today, many of them in the United States are valued family members. Dogs have people names (“Good girl, Bella!”), snooze on our beds, play with fancy…

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Which States Use the Most Water?

Discussions about sustainability come up regularly in the news and popular culture. From crises like California’s drought, to initiatives like solar power and electric vehicles, green upgrades are a popular and sometimes necessary way to reduce energy use. But did you know that making these changes at home can save you money in the short-…

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Symbols of the 50 States

Symbols of the 50 US States

When we think about America, the first things that pop into our heads might be apple pie or baseball. But each individual state has its own character and symbols, too! They’re part of a whole, but they’re also unique parts of that whole. In this infographic, we’ll go state by state and share some of…

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Home Care Packages for Our Troops

Armed Forces Day is a day to pay tribute to the brave women and men who serve in the United States’ military. During these times, soldiers and civilians alike must make sacrifices to help one another. Those at home may find themselves in the situation of wanting to contribute but being unsure how to go…

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Brick making

A History of Brick-Making

One of the first building materials were mud bricks, molded by hand and dried in the sun for days. Later, bricks were made of clay and fired in kilns to create a strong, lasting material. The raw materials that were required to make bricks were plentiful, and brick-making quickly became a trade. Bricks are commonly…

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Canal homes

Different Homes Around The World

Around the world, people live in many different types of houses. Some houses are very large, some are made with expensive materials, some are very simple, and others are extremely old. All of them have one thing in common: they keep people comfortable, whatever the weather outside. Depending on where you live, a particular type…

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Amazing Fictional Materials!

Looking for some Adamantium to plate your car with? Maybe you want an Australium razor to help grow out your new beard. Dilithium jewelry, maybe? Well, we’ve got you covered! Fantastic materials have been invented in every form of fiction, and in this infographic we’ll present the best of the best to you – along…

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