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Keep Wildlife off Your Urban Property

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 19, 2016

Eew! What’s that? Have you ever smelled an odor so foul and pungent that it woke you out of a deep sleep? I have … just the other night, in fact. As I emerged from Dreamland,...


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Bathroom Remodel to Suit Your Unique Personality

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 16, 2016

Amazing how different we inhabitants of Planet Earth can be. We have a whole range of strengths and weaknesses, likes and dislikes, in relation to just about anything … even...


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3 Little Words Homeowners Love to Hear … and Why

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 15, 2016

Owning your own home is a dream fulfilled … but it can also turn into something of a nightmare at times. Maintenance, repairs, renovations, fix this, replace that! The upkeep...


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Kitchen Basics: Refurbish or Remodel?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 14, 2016

Kitchen remodeling can be one of the most exciting and dramatic ways to change your house for the better in terms of efficiency, appearance, and comfort level. On the other hand, this...


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Must-Have Accessories for Deck, Patio or Porch

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 08, 2016

The mere phrase “deck, patio, or porch” should be enough to warm the heart if you’ve been cooped up in the house all winter long. What more could you ask for than...