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7 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Home for Less Than $40

I don’t know about you but my house is looking a little rough around the edges after a long winter. I’ll be trying some of these low-cost ways to make a fresh start where needed. Maybe you can also use some of these low-cost items to brighten up your humble abode. All of these items …

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Spring Checklist: Freshen Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Time to pack away the winter coats spring is finally here! With this checklist as your guide, help your home burst into spring with a curb appeal makeover. Pick as few (or as many) tasks as you want to tackle, from porch swings to plantings, and your home will be looking its best before you …

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Preparing Your Car for Fall and Winter

There are some simple — but too often overlooked — steps you should take to make sure your ride is ready to get you through winter and into spring. Have your mechanic inspect hoses, belts and fluids Winter temperatures can be pretty brutal on your car. If you have a cracked hose or a worn …

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7 Things You Thought Would Not Expire

Before you stock up for Armageddon, you might want to know that some supplies will go bad — and even become dangerous — over time. While stocking up can seem like a smart move, not everything can be stored indefinitely. Following are some items that might be about to go bad in your stockpile. Cleaning products …

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How Long Things Last

• Appliances The life expectancy of a typical appliance depends to a great extent on the use it receives. Moreover, appliances are often replaced long before they are worn out because changes in styling, technology and consumer preferences make newer products more desirable. Of the major appliances in a home, gas ranges have the longest …

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