Supplement the Resale Value of Your Home with Custom Decks

When deciding to sell your house, you would obviously want to get the most of what it can offer, right? But with other available properties for sale in the market, getting the best price for your home can sometimes turn into a hard feat.

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One way of increasing the value of your home is to make it more attractive to potential buyers, such as with a custom deck. In fact, one of the selling points for US when we purchased our current home was the deck that was off the back porch! A home outfitted with custom decks has a higher value because not only does a deck provide an additional feature, but it also offers versatility of use.

Custom decks fit the needs of your home

Families opting to have a customized decking space typically have their properties outfitted to suit a specific need. For example, a backyard with a pool would look better if it has a connecting construction that provides a viewing platform for family members to gather.

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Strategic Storage Spacing For Newlyweds

The act of getting married is a moment that many look forward to. Unfortunately, the discussion of what to do with extra belongings typically comes as a surprise. This article will help you find the best possibilities to store away your most important or miscellaneous items. And do you know what? Finding the perfect storage spacing doesn’t have to be costly!

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Purchase Plastic Bins

Now that you’re married, it’s easier than ever to get your items mingled together with your spouse’s. To avoid this confusion, purchase plastic storage bins. Storage bins are cost-effective and you can label each bin to make it even more convenient to identify what is inside of each bin. In many cases, it’s not difficult to purchase the size you’ll need. When labeling your bins, both you and your spouse should use color-specific labels to identify from afar who the bin belongs to.

Utilize Your Garage

If your home comes with a built-in garage, take advantage of it by storing your items. One side could be used for his items and the other side for you. In the long run, both you and your husband will value the presence of an organized garage, containing both of your items. Sometimes utilizing a garage is not an option because the home didn’t come with a garage. In such cases, you can purchase a storage container by the foot. Depending on how big you want your storage container is how much you will pay. It can be tough having to use your garage if you really prefer to store your vehicles in it only. Owning a big storage container might work better for storing personal items and power tools that operate from a power inverter connected to a battery source.

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Keeping Your Cloth Diapers & Washing Machine Sanitary

Am I the only one who cleans the things that clean the things? Anyone else clean their vacuum? Their dishwasher? Their washing machine? I am SO very particular about our washing machine. Please tell me someone else is like this…?

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I was especially particular about our washing machine when our twins were tiny. Because GERMS! If you DON’T clean the things that clean the things…and you have a washing machine, (and you happen to be in the throes of cloth diapering) think about this:

You already know that disposable diapers are a recurring expense for at least three years of your baby’s life. Another disadvantage of disposable diapers is their contribution to trash and waste in landfills. You are avoiding the expense and waste problem by using cloth diapers. Yay for you!

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New Product Review: Brightech’s Maxwell LED Shelf Lamp

I adore lamps. Give me the option of turning on an overhead light or turning on a lamp and I’ll choose a lamp every time. There’s something so …cozy…about a lamp. Somehow the light seems warmer. I mean, maybe I just need to change the bulbs in my overhead lights for better ones, or maybe I’m really on to something here!

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A little over a year ago, I did a review for Brightech’s SKY LED Torchiere Floor Lamp. (CLICK HERE to read that review!) I had a great experience with Brightech and their product, so when they reached out again and asked me to review a different lamp, I happily agreed!

This time around, I checked out their Maxwell LED Shelf Lamp.

It’s a floor-standing modern lamp with display shelves included! I’d call it a slim piece, but it looked like the shelves might could add some extra storage, too!

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6 Fun and Frugal Ways to Spend Your Free Time

If there’s one problem that us humans never fail to solve, it’s being bored. These days, most people who find themselves with nothing to do end up binging Netflix, browsing Instagram, or playing Xbox. While you are obviously free to do with your spare time as you please, it’s worth considering how excessive media consumption can affect your life.

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In a 25-year study of over 3,200 people, participants who watched television for more than three hours per day performed worse on cognitive tests than those who spent less time behind the screen. Another study of 11,000 teenagers found that girls who use social media were more likely to suffer from poor sleep quality and depression. 

But let’s not get too morbid here. You’ve come this far, which means that you’re interested in finding fun and frugal ways to spend your free time. Fortunately, your options are wide in variety and plenty in number. And if you’re anything like me, and sometimes need a break from all things domestic, here are six ideas to help you get started.

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