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3 Things you should know about electricity ratings in Houston

In Houston, electricity rates are not fixed. Ratings vary depending on every person’s usage and electric plan. Some plans have relatively flat rates, while others are all over the place. As a result, you can end up paying 7 cents for 999 kWhs and 8.5 cents for 1001 kWhs. If you reside or are planning […]

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These Are the Recurring Expenses That Every Homeowner Needs to Include in Their Budget

No one ever said that owning a home was inexpensive. If they did, it was because they hadn’t owned one long enough to know better. Almost everything about a home is more expensive than apartment living. If you are buying your first home, just know that there are things you will need to pay for […]

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Nasty Critters, Bugs, and Pests: How We Can Deal with Unwanted Guests

Summertime rolls through and the critters, bugs, and pests come out. The heat, rain, and mating season sends swarms of nasty buggers. The rodents and their predators — snakes! — make their way through the yard and sometimes into the home. Damages from the winter months, now visible, show cracks and crevices perfect for home […]

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Top Tips When Prepping the garden for the kids this summer

With summer around the corner the kids are out of school. This means you have to find some things for them to do outside, so they don’t sit indoors all day playing video games. These are a few tips to preparing the garden/outdoor area, for the upcoming months. Consider a swing/park set – You can […]

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The Back Yard – a Peaceful Oasis of Tranquility

There is a veritable orchard in the back yard here. Orange, lime, mandarin and lemon trees so close to each other you can touch two at the same time. The scent of the limes is strongest. They smell like lemonade and key lime pie or cheesecake, with only a touch of your imagination added.  There […]

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Outdoor Spring Maintenance Projects

Spring is just around the corner, which means it’s almost time to get outside and start cleaning up around your home after months of cold winter weather. Get your to-do list started with a few of these must-do projects that will make your home ready for warmer weather in no time. Clean out Gutters After […]

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Top DIY ideas to spruce up your home in 2018

It’s finally 2018 – you want a change, you want a fresh look, you want a new you. Given you probably won’t stick to every one of your new year’s resolutions (and that’s ok), you can do something different this year. Instead of the gruelling gym 5 times a week and failing early-morning wakeups, make […]

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Our White Kitchen Makeover

I was provided with Nuvo Cabinet Paint for the purpose of this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own. We’ve been in our home for 10 years now and when we built it my taste in decor has changed quite a bit. I used to love dark woods and dark paint colors but over […]

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Cluttered Garage? How to Clean Up and Clear Out

If there’s one part of a home that needs to be decluttered more than any other it’s the garage. As many as 30 percent of homes in the United States have a garage that is not used for its intended purpose: sheltering a vehicle from rain, snow, dust, birds, tree branches, and other mayhem. Instead […]

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How to Get Your Garden Ready for Summer

The days are getting longer, the temperature is rising, and the grass is becoming greener. Finally, summer is just around the corner. It’s the time where your garden should be flourishing and creating the perfect setting for your family to have fun and relax in. This is the key time to prepare your garden. If […]

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