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Archive for September, 2011

Allison Millar
Sep
27
Not sure whether to hire a handyman or a remodeling contractor? Getting the right person or company for the job is crucial for your budget and sanity! Start by focusing on the details of the project and what services you need. Handyman services often charge by the hour and do one to four day projects, such as: Repairing or replacing faucets or electrical outlets or adding light fixtures. Drywall and painting Home repair--fixing ...
Allison Millar
Sep
23
Tired of living the boring, cookie cutter house life? Here's how to spice up the outside of your house without breaking the bank. Change your vinyl siding Vinyl siding is a highly durable and economical product, but some older product lines lack a real design flair. Luckily, the days of boring siding are over. Today's siding offers: Varying textures that replicate stucco, natural stone, cedar and brick. A wider range of colors, such ...
Allison Millar
Sep
15
If your bad credit is keeping you from getting a home mortgage, you might be tempted by credit repair ads. "Call today and get your credit cleaned up in 60 days." "Remove bad credit in 3 easy steps." Credit Repair Scams Is it a credit repair scam? Here's how to tell: The company asks for payment in advance. The Credit Repair Organizations Act prohibits upfront payments. The company claims it will get ...
Allison Millar
Sep
12
Fall is a great time to invest in your home and make needed home repairs before winter sets in. Here's a look at remodeling projects that can pay big dividends if you do them now. Reseeding the lawn If you wait until spring, you'll be playing catch up with the neighbor's lawn. Besides, why not give the grass roots time to establish and grow, so they can come back strong next year? September ...
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