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Archive for June, 2010

Allison Millar
Jun
11
You've probably seen a few "handyman special" ads in your area. These houses have great style--or the potential for it--but need a little TLC. Well, maybe more than a little. Don't be afraid. This can be a good housing investment if you know what you're doing. Here are four things to look at. The Remodeling Challenge Good Bones. You want a house with a solid structure, ...
Allison Millar
Jun
09
As the summer gets into full swing, many people turn to a patio or deck to capture those outdoor moments. If you're debating which outdoor structure works for your yard--and your home value--here's how to decide. Outdoor Decks Work with Height An outdoor deck is typically raised off the ground by 6 to 10 feet or more. This can be an advantage if you're trying to make the most of ...
Allison Millar
Jun
03
There are fun remodeling projects and there are structural ones. While you may have more fun picking out a granite countertop, structural projects (new roof, replacement windows, plumbing) can cost you more if you defer them for too long. Consider a leaking roof. It's easy to defer roofing projects or try to add yet another layer on top and keep your fingers crossed. Flash forward a few months ...
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