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5 Tips for keeping your pool sparkling throughout summer

Rick Sheppard

Summer is a busy time, what with trying to keep the kids entertained, work, and often, out-of-town visitors dr...

Shopping for a home? 10 tips to help you avoid impulse buying

Rick Sheppard

When we think about the impulse purchase, most of us picture a grocery store. After all, retailers purposefull...

7 Plants That Provide Summer Color in Shady Gardens

Rick Sheppard

Shade gardens can be such a pleasant surprise. In that spot where you think nothing will grow, there are plant...

A critical early step toward buying your dream home

Rick Sheppard

Shopping for a new home can be overwhelming. Finding a real estate agent, looking at homes online, and applyin...

Redecorating the master bedroom on a shoestring

Rick Sheppard

It doesn’t take a huge bank account to take your master bedroom from feeling like your college dorm room to....

4 Tips to Maximize your Home-Selling Profit

Rick Sheppard

One thing I know for certain: homeowners that sell their homes quickly and for top dollar are happy. Let’s f...

Spring and summer gardening for condo dwellers

Rick Sheppard

There’s no need to pity your condo-dwelling, green thumber friends – where there is even a tiny space, the...

Is that included in the purchase of a home?

Rick Sheppard

Marcy, a first-time homebuyer, was over-the-moon excited about finally moving into her new home. The day arriv...

Bring back the beauty of your vintage 1930s hardwood floors

Rick Sheppard

The popularity of hardwood flooring has varied over the centuries. The replacement for the packed dirt floorin...


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