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Carpet Care Tips Carpet Care Tips

By Tiffany Raiford

Carpet care can be a stressful thing for most homeowners, because it's not always easy to care for carpet. You worry that someone will spill something that won't come off. You worry that someone will ruin your carpet, and you worry about everyone that walks into your home, especially when they're coming from rainy or snowy conditions. Inside, we offer some tips on how manage the care for your carpeting

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The 5 Most Overlooked Towns in Palm Beach County The 5 Most Overlooked Towns in Palm Beach County

By Tiffany Raiford

Palm Beach county is a very popular area of South Florida. The area is known for many beautiful beaches, big cities and some famous places. However, Palm Beach County has so much to offer than just the usual hotspots people think about when they're visiting or considering a move here. Inside, we highlight five overlooked and under-appreciated towns in Palm Beach county that are worth a look.

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Five Upcoming Towns in Broward County Five Upcoming Towns in Broward County

By Tiffany Raiford

Broward County is a lovely South Florida location with more to offer than what you might think. Inside, we highlight five smaller towns and cities, each offering something unique and wonderful to residents and visitors of Broward County. If you take the time to visit the area, or are thinking about moving here, be sure not to discount these smaller, lesser-known areas of the county. You're truly missing out if you do!

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Three Most Underrated Towns in South Florida Three Most Underrated Towns in South Florida

By Tiffany Raiford

South Florida is a popular destination for visitors and residents. The beaches of Miami and West Palm make it a dream come true, but too many people focus on these larger areas than they do on the beautiful, peaceful, amazing little towns and cities near these much more popular and well-known South Florida cities. Inside, we highlight three underrated towns in South Florida

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Protecting Your Home from Burglars Protecting Your Home from Burglars

By Tiffany Raiford

Nothing is more important than the safety of your family and the security of your home. When you are out of town, whether on vacation or business, you want to ensure that your home is safe from burglars. Inside, we offer tips on how to protect your home from the threat of robbers

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College Dorm vs. Off-Campus Housing College Dorm vs. Off-Campus Housing

By Tiffany Raiford

Choosing whether or not to live on or off campus when you start your college career is a big decision. You might want to save a little money by staying in a dorm, but you might miss your freedom living with so many other students. Inside, we highlight some of the pros and cons of dorm and off-campus living

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Household Pest Solutions Household Pest Solutions

By Tiffany Raiford

Pests are common in Florida. The Sunshine State has beautiful weather all year that attracts more than just tourists and snowbirds. It attracts pests as well. Everything from massive roaches to spiders, scorpions and the always annoying ant can be found in any Florida home on any given day. Inside, we offer tips on how to rid your home of pests without doling out money for an exterminator

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Preparing Your Home for a New Baby Preparing Your Home for a New Baby

By Tiffany Raiford

Preparing for a new baby is an exciting moment in any family's life. The arrival of a little bundle of joy is so wonderful and so heartwarming, but it can also be filled with worry and concern -- but isn't as difficult as many people believe! Inside, we offer tips on how to properly prepare your home for its newest (and littlest) resident

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Decorating Your Finished Basement Decorating Your Finished Basement

By Tiffany Raiford

Few Florida homes have basements due to the sheer dampness of the ground and the fact that many springs and aquifers run beneath the surface of the ground. But, it your home does have a basement, there's so much potential there in terms of how to finish and utilize the space. Borrow a few of these great ideas when it's time to decorate your own.

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Your Essential Finished Basement Checklist Your Essential Finished Basement Checklist

By Tiffany Raiford

Finishing your basement is a big undertaking, whether you're doing it yourself or hiring a professional contractor. There are a lot of considerations to be made, from the type of drywall you use to the type of insulation and the number of electrical outlets you install. Inside, we offer a checklist to help guide your project

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