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Safest Neighborhoods In Central Ohio

Ohio crime rates can be a major selling point! For a family making the life-changing decision of buying or building a home, they will want to be confident that it is a good investment for the long haul. They will want to be sure their children receive proper...

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8 Ways To Keep Your Home Warm During a Polar Vortex

Stay warm and reduce your electric bill with these simple tips After the latest polar vortex in Central Ohio, you may be looking for ways to stay warm. When wind chills hit -20 degrees or lower, it can be hard to keep those drafts out of your house. Energy bills...

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Preparing a Garden for Spring In Central Ohio

Believe it or not, Spring is on the way in Central Ohio! Now is the perfect time to start planning your garden so you can take full advantage of the growing season. Before you know it, you can be enjoying a nice salad on your patio fresh from your own backyard! Here...

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10 Time-Saving Spring Cleaning Hacks

Spring has officially sprung in Central Ohio and you may have the urge to start spring cleaning. It’s a good idea to do a thorough cleansing of your home a few times a year to hit all the areas that may be overlooked during routine cleanings. That doesn’t mean you...

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Best Home Upgrades for Pet Owners

Make your home functional and comfortable for all of the members of your family, including the pets! Adding just a few pet-friendly details to your home can make your life easier and keep your home beautiful. We pulled together some modern upgrades pet owners will...

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10 Design Tips for Creating the Perfect Outdoor Space

A well-thought-out outdoor space can be the perfect extension to a home. It gives you additional space for relaxing, enjoying family, and entertaining. You can make your outdoor space your personal oasis from the hectic day or create a fabulous area for your friends...

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How Much Does a Backyard Pool Cost in Central Ohio?

Is A Backyard Pool Worth it? There’s nothing better than a dip in the pool on a hot Ohio summer day. Wouldn’t it be great to have one in your own backyard? You could have friends and family over and really make the most out of summer. However, is it worth it to have...

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Back to School Organizational Tips

It’s back to school time in Central Ohio, and we know that parenting school-age children comes with it’s own set of challenges. Hectic mornings, extracurricular activities, and homework can add additional stress to your already full plate. Take some of the stress off...

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How to Create the Ultimate Home Office

​A home office is no longer just a luxury! For many people, it is often now a requirement. As more companies allow employees to work remotely or require long hours of work outside the office, it’s important to have a dedicated home office space that is both functional...

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Tips for Turning Your Master Bedroom into a Peaceful Oasis

Do you dream of creating your own oasis, where you can unwind and relax at the end of the day before getting a peaceful nights’ sleep? Creating a calming master bedroom is easier than you might think. Here are a few tips for turning your master bedroom into a peaceful...

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How To Get The Best Mortgage Rate

Purchasing a new home is an exciting time. You should do your homework as you plan to make your move so you can set yourself up to receive the best financing for your situation! You’ve probably thought about your must-haves, the ideal location, and all of the joy that...

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Top 9 Home Design Trends For 2020

Our homes reflect our needs, personalities, and the times we live in. This year when the calendar flips, we will be entering not just a new year, but a new decade. Homes are evolving to meet modern demands and accommodate the priorities of those that dwell there. Next...

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