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Jul 7 2018 11736 1

Grilling: Barbecue Chicken Recipe GRILLING  Fire up your grill and get ready for some serious smoke. JOSHUA BOUSEL    PROFILE  TWITTER 

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Jun 19 2018 11736 1

How to Paint a Room Painting interior walls is the easiest way to freshen up your place. But this project can quickly turn into a nightmare if you're not careful. Follow these six tips the next

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May 8 2018 11736 1

What to Plant in MayFinally warm temperatures are here to stay and you don’t have to worry about that frost. You may think it’s too late to grow all your favorite vegetables from seed but warm

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Apr 8 2018 11736 1

Get Your Yard Ready for SpringBY DAVID BEAULIEU Updated 03/02/18Just as people speak of "spring cleaning" tasks performed to freshen up a home that has been shuttered up all winter, so lawns

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Mar 4 2018 11736 1

Your Home’s March To-Do ListMonthly Home Maintenance & Enhancement SeriesHere’s the next installment of our monthly series, “Your Home’s To-Do List.” Each month we spotlight what home

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Feb 4 2018 11736 1

To-Dos: Your February Home ChecklistKeep your home fresh and organized this month while you plan for warmer days aheadLaura GaskillFebruary 1, 2018 Houzz Contributor. I cover topics ranging from

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Jan 5 2018 11736 1

5 things you should do (and one thing you should never do) if your pipes freezePOSTED 10:27 AM, JANUARY 4, 2018, BYTRIBUNE MEDIA WIRE,UPDATED AT 10:36AM, JANUARY 4, 2018It is advice your mother

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Dec 3 2017 11736 1

Holiday Home Improvement Ideasby HOMETALK EXPERTSWith the holidays coming up, guests will be traipsing throughout your home and you want it to be dressed to impress! With these helpful

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Nov 4 2017 11736 1

Fall Back: Home Preparedness Checklist for Time Change SundayByCynthia Ewer, Author ofCut the Clutter: A Simple Organization Plan for a Clean and Tidy HomeAutumn's here and it's time to Fall Back:

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Oct 5 2017 11736 1

Fall Lawn Care: How to Repair After a DroughtSummer can leave lawns hard and patchy. Try these tips for improving a summer-damaged lawn.  Pinterest Facebook Twitter Email From:DK

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Sep 5 2017 11736 1

Fall Home Maintenance TipsWhile spring is a common time for many homeowners to spend some extra attention on upkeep and maintenance, autumn is just as critical a season for preparing your home to

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Aug 7 2017 11736 1

 Ten Tips For Late Summer Lawn CareSummer heat can take a toll on turf, especially when your lawn care program falls short. If you mow too low, water too much or too little, or ignore early

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Jul 5 2017 11736 1

It’s natural to want to get out in the sun during warm summer days. It should also be second nature to take steps to protect your skin from the sun when you go outside.Ultraviolet (UV) rays –

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Jun 5 2017 Prepare Your Lawn For Summer Heat

Prepare Your Lawn for Summer Heat4Did you know that you can pre-condition your lawn so that it can withstand summer heat?According to the non-profit Turf Resource Center, for the best results, and

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May 5 2017 11736 1

A Thorough Spring Cleaning ChecklistI *LOVE* spring cleaning. It is an opportunity to throw open the windows, let some fresh air in, and make our homes clean, happy and efficient spaces.  Don't

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Apr 1 2017 11736 1

April 1Garden CleanupEarly spring, just before active growth starts, is ideal for many pruning tasks. Remove dead, damaged and diseased wood from any tree or shrub and all suckers at the base.

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Mar 3 2017 11736 1

Preparing Soil In SpringHow soon is too soon get started?by Pam Ruch March 1, 2016 Gradually the late-winter sun rises higher in the sky each day, and its rays are warmer, more intense,

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Feb 2 2017 11736 1

February Home To-Do List: Warm Up, Clean Up February is a hard, full month of winter, but it's also a month with light at the end of the tunnel. Daylight's advance makes itself known with

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Jan 5 2017 11736 1

 How to Prevent Freezing Pipes You CAN prevent freezing pipes and the costly damage that goes with them.In cold climes, wrap indoor pipes with thermostatically controlled heat tape. Image:;

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Dec 2 2016 11736 1

Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season Decorate Safely On average, 2-3 people are treated in emergency departments every hour during the holiday season for decorating-related

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Nov 4 2016 11736 1

  A yearly furnace inspection will prolong the life of your HVAC system and save on your energy bills.Before the cold weather hits, experts recommend having a professional service your furnace

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Oct 3 2016 11736 1

Fall is a wonderful time of year.  The leaves are changing, the kids are back to school, there’s football to watch, apples to pick, pumpkins to carve and the weather is especially—

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Sep 3 2016 11736 1

Although the real estate business tends to slow down in the fall, the season still can be an attractive time to put a home on the market. If you want to sell your house in the next few months,

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Aug 5 2016 11736 2

Summer Heat Safety Tips ByMary Gormandy White M.A., SPHR Reviewed byTerri Forehand RNSummer heat can be dangerous - even deadly - if you don't take the proper precautions. According

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Aug 5 2016 11736 1

Summer Heat Safety Tips ByMary Gormandy White M.A., SPHR Reviewed byTerri Forehand RNSummer heat can be dangerous - even deadly - if you don't take the proper precautions. According

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Summer Safety

Is Your Backyard Safe? Check Out These Summer Safety Tips June 5, 2011 By Brendan https://blog.allstate.com/is-your-backyard-safe-check-out-these-summer-safety-tips

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Jun 5 2016 11736 1

June is here! Here is a short home repair checklist to help you avoid expensive repairs later and keep your home safe and efficient. Tighten Loose Screws & Nails on Porches & Fences – Wood

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May 6 2016 11736 1

may house cleaning checklistMay is the month clean patio furniture to get it ready for summer's outdoor living ahead.Some home preventative maintenance and housecleaning tasks need to be done

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Apr 5 2016 11736 1

Spring Lawn CareTen spring lawn care and maintenance tips to prepare your lawn for the growing season.Not all of these are Must Do's. The most important items on this list are: When to

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March Checklist For Planting

A garden checklist for MarchBy Caroline LewisMarch 5, 2012Although it may still seem quite early, this is the time of year when we all need to get our gardens rolling: planning the plantings,

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FEBRUARY HOME MAINTENANCE TIPS

FEBRUARY HOME MAINTENANCE TIPS:Home maintenance is a constant responsibility and every month there are household tasks that should be taken care of. These will save you money and insure an

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Jan 7 2016 11736 1

january house cleaning checklistSome housecleaning and maintenance tasks only need to be done once or twice a year. The problem is, we forget to do them once or twice a year.The best plan is to

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Dec 6 2015 11736 1

PREVENTING FREEZING PIPES.By taking preventive measures before cold weather arrives, you can prevent freezingpipes and the costly damage that goes with them.Wicked winter weather can causeplumbing

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IMPORTANCE OF CLEANING YOUR GUTTERS

CLEANING YOUR GUTTERS (Courtesy of Bob Vila)Don’t Ignore Your GuttersWhile it’s a job many of us would love to ignore, gutter cleaning is an important twice-a-year ritual all homeowners need to

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Fire Safety Tips

Fire Safety TipsFall is the time to fire up the fireplaces, turn on the furnace, and get that space heater out of storage. This can increase the risk of residential fire, so follow the safety tips

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Sep 4 2015 11736 1

The crisp weather and color-changing leaves make it a great time to spruce up your home, go for a drive, walk your pets or cozy up indoors.  But with all those things comes the potential for

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Cleveland Ohio Residential Tax Abatement Program

Always try to learn Tax Incentive Programs in your communities.  Your Buyers and Sellers will appreciate guidance in directing them to where to learn the important facts.  Here is

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Jul 1 2015 11736 1

5 Ways to Increase Curb Appeal, ValueWhether you're planning to list your home for sale soon or you're simply working to maintain features that attracted you to the charming abode in the first,

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Jun 1 2015 11736 1

WELCOME TO JUNEHopefully warm again soon.WONDERFUL ENTRANCE TO SUMMER. I thank you again for your business & referrals. If I can be of assistance with any real estate need, please call,

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May 30 2015 11736 1

Beautiful Green Lawns Boost Neighborhoods, Resale ValuesCurb appeal is one thing, but healthy green lawns also contribute to the amount of green homeowners might command when selling a home.A recent

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Finally May

Welcome to May.  Finally Springtime should be here now.I thank you again for your business & referrals. If I can be of assistance with any real estate need, please call, text or email me.Thank

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