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Archive for November, 2010

Allison Millar
Nov
30
I'll confess to bathroom envy. After years of remodeling various parts of various houses, I've never gotten around to creating a great bathroom. So, when I see people with large, sparkling bathrooms I think….hmmm…what would it take? Here's how to break it down. Bathroom Remodeling Costs Explained When you hear someone say they spent $15,000 on bathroom remodeling, what does that mean--an elegant retreat or a ...
Allison Millar
Nov
29
As the end of the year nears, remember that all those energy tax credits will disappear. You still have a month or so to claim up to $1,500 in tax credits for replacement windows, insulation, energy efficient furnaces and other items. If you're confused by what is included, check out this overview from AARP.org. Energy Tax Credits: What's Not Included One important note is that the energy tax ...
Allison Millar
Nov
24
Home buying can be such an emotional issue. You fall in love with the kitchen, patio and backyard . . . but then forget to inspect the water heater. (Hey, who cares about the boring water heater, right?) Home Buying Tips Those boring mechanical items can make a big difference financially and lead to costly home repairs. (Think thousands of dollars!) Find a good housing inspector and make ...
Guest
Nov
22
“Change the batteries on your smoke detectors when the time changes.” It may seem like funny advice given that one thing doesn’t have much to do with the other. However, the days when Daylight Savings Time begins and ends are useful for accomplishing things that need doing only once or twice a year. It’s a great time to hire a handyman or do them yourself. This year Daylight Savings Time ...
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