2016

Tips on Keeping Your Office Carpets in Pristine Condition

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Carpets are a preferred flooring option in modern offices because they give a warm and inviting feel and can be used to create a professional look with their extensive color and fabric selections. In addition, carpeting can moderate the noise made when people are walking in heels and other noisy footwear. But that aside, carpets require professional cleaning because they can trap large volumes of dirt and show very little of it.

20 July 2016

Top Four Reasons Pet Owners Need Security Screens

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Security screens are a beneficial addition to the windows in a home for a range of reasons, but if you have a dog or cat, these screens can be especially helpful. Wondering how your pet may benefit from security screens? Take a look at these advantages: 1. Protection from intruders Security screens are built to withstand intruders. They feature a metal mesh that cannot be bludgeoned or cut through in most cases.

7 July 2016

Buying Rental Property as an Investment: Your Guide

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Since the global financial crisis in 2008, investing your money by buying property and renting it out to earn a return has become an increasingly popular option. However, making such a large investment isn't something you should do without careful consideration. Below is a guide to things you should think about before investing in property. Carry Out a Risk Assessment Even with a mortgage, buying a property requires a large amount of capital.

23 June 2016

2 Important Documents To Get From The Previous Landlord

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Prospective new landlords can get overwhelmed by the number of activities that need their attention when looking to invest in residential property. Examples of these activities include hiring a conveyancing solicitor, undertaking a pre-purchase building inspection and so on. Thus, it is easy for a prospective landlord to overlook seemingly minor details such as proper documentation.  This article discusses two important documents that one should ask for before asking for the titled deed from the person selling his or her (soon-to-be) previous home.

31 May 2016

How to Use Home Staging to Increase Your Chance of a Sale

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If you're getting ready to put your home on the market, no doubt you want to use every trick imaginable to entice potential buyers and get full asking price. This can be needed since many areas have more homes for sale than buyers, so you need to ensure your home stands out from the crowd. Home staging, or creating a look for your home specifically to appeal to buyers, can do just that.

28 April 2016

Easy Tips for Improving Commercial Property Maintenance

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Maintaining a commercial property can be one of the most expensive and time-consuming chores you will take on as a commercial property owner. This can be true of residential complexes, shopping centers, and offices, as well as production and manufacturing facilities. Note a few easy tips for making this maintenance easier on you and all your tenants or occupants so your property is always in good repair and safe for everyone.

4 April 2016

3 Essential Tips For Moving Your Belongings During A Long-Distance Relocation

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When moving long distance, whether you are going across the country or overseas, there are some things you must think about first. One of these things is how to deal with all your personal belongings. The following tips help you figure out the moving aspect, what to do about your personal effects and furniture, and deciding what to get rid of. Choose How to Move the Belongings When you are moving long-distance, you should first consider the best method for getting all your personal belongings and furniture moved.

15 March 2016

Additional Costs You Should Factor In When Buying a Motel Using a Mortgage

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If you are applying for a mortgage to buy a motel, it is important to factor in all the associated costs. This will help you determine an accurate sum of money that you need from the lender. When buying a motel, a common mistake made by buyers is accounting for the price of the property alone. They forget about other charges associated with acquiring a business of such nature. You should be aware of other costs to determine whether you have money to cater for them, or include them in your mortgage application.

23 February 2016

The Easiest 3-Step Decluttering Guide for Superfluous-Stuff-Stashers

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Are you getting ready to declutter your home? If so, you probably already know that research indicates that decluttering can help eradicate stress, depression, and many other health issues. Deciding to spring clean is the first step on your road to a healthy, happy, harmonious life. If you've always been a stasher of superfluous stuff you don't really need, congratulations on making the big start! The next step is a little more complicated -- what do you actually need to do to keep your home clutter-free, and how can you do it in as little time as possible?

29 January 2016

Why a Single Storey House May Be Better Than a Multi Storey House

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Many people wonder whether they should build a single-storey home or a multi-storey home. This article discusses some of the reasons why it may be better to ask a new homebuilder to construct a single-storey home for you. Less Noise Single-storey homes tend to be less noisy than multiple-storey homes. This is because there are no vibrations from footsteps of people walking on the upper floors. Additional soundproofing costs have to be met if you would like to dampen the sound of footsteps in a multi-storied.

11 January 2016