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Mobile Home Repairs: Drafts And Leaks

An ounce of prevention saves a ton of trouble when it comes to making your home more comfortable. Why put up with drafts, leaks, excess moisture, mildew or pesky pests when you don’t have to? You can put a stop to costly drafts or leaks before they start with the right sealant, caulking compound or…

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Getting Your Boat Ready For Spring

Springtime is here! The weather is beautiful, the water is inviting, and your boat is looking better now than when you first laid eyes on it. The only thing that would make your marine beauty even better is a gorgeous body of water underneath it. But not so fast… Before you take your watercraft out…

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February Home Maintenance Checklist

February home maintenance checklist1. Clean the kitchenCheck a couple of these items off your winter home safety maintenance checklist to improve conditions in your kitchen. Deep clean the garbage disposalNobody likes a stinky sink, so take a little time this February to clear the air in your kitchen. A clogged garbage disposal isn’t just gross—it…

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Five Signs of A Good Property Investment

1. Has Curb AppealFirst and foremost is curb appeal. It may or may not look like much now, but if you need to present this property to future tenants, does it scream, “rent me”? If needed, can you make the necessary changes without impacting your financial situation? Knowing that a tenant is most likely going…

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How To Rebuiild Your Credit

6 Ways to Rebuild CreditFocus on paying on time and reducing credit balances, and explore credit-building products.Lauren SchwahnBev O’SheaBy Bev O’Shea  and Lauren Schwahn  Jan 31, 2023Edited by Kathy Hinson  Many or all of the products featured here are from our partners who compensate us. This influences which products we write about and where and…

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Tips For Removing Snow And Ice From Your Driveway.

Wintertime—it’s a great time to stay cozy indoors. Yet, you need to go to work or shuttle the kids around with sports and school activities but, many people do not know how to remove snow and ice from their driveway. The last storm left a couple of inches on your driveway. And there’s ice underneath…

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Financial Wellness

Written by: Arielle Karoub Arielle Karoub is a mental health professional and NAMI Wake volunteer. April is Financial Literacy Month, dedicated to raise public awareness about the importance of financial education in the U.S. and the consequences associated with a lack of understanding about personal finances. We’ll be sharing financial resources, blog posts, and more…

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Five Reasons Why You Should Chose An Independent Insurance Agent

You have lots of choices when it comes to purchasing insurance. You can hit the internet and spend hours filling out multiple online forms, you can call an insurance company directly, or you can work with an independent agent. While you have options, the best one is the option that leaves you feeling supported and…

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Fire And candle Safety

There’s a special beauty and tranquility to candles, but a lighted candle is also an open flame, and a potential fire hazard if not carefully monitored. In fact, an estimated 8,200 home fires are started by candles each year according to the National Fire Protection Association. A study by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission…

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How To Prevent Wildfires

According to the National Interagency Fire Center, 63,546 human-caused wildfires burned nearly 5 million acres in 2017. To put this into perspective, consider the size of New York City. At 92,781 acres, New York City could have burned 54 times over with that amount of acreage! That’s 5 million acres that didn’t have to burn…

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