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2011 

If you are considering doing a kitchen remodel yourself and you have a 'galley' kitchen, you may want to consider doing half the kitchen at a time. One of the biggest problems with a kitchen remodel is the loss of the kitchen while the remodel is going on.  In a smaller home with a galley kitchen...
Posted over 2 years ago
If you will be getting rid of your old computer in the future, 'destroy' the hard drive when you do.  Destroying the hard drive is the only way to make sure that information on it will not be restored and used. Removing a hard drive from a desk top computer is not a big challenge.  Make sure it i...
Posted over 2 years ago
If you are preparing your home for sale, take a good look at your closets before listing your property for sale. 1. First, empty them out!  Keep only the items you will need on a daily basis.  The rest, pack up and move to a storage area. 2. Do they need painting or other repairs?  If so get it d...
Posted over 2 years ago
If you are planning a remodel of your kitchen and will be placing new kitchen cabinets, this tip might make your life easier. Placing the upper cabinets can be a challenge if you are working alone.  Holding them in place and attaching them is almost impossible. One trick is to build a stand to su...
Posted over 2 years ago
If you are considering replacing the carpet in a room that has outside access, consider placing tile, instead of carpet, at the entryway.  There are two very good reasons! Carpet collects moisture that come in on shoes.  Also, when you open the door on a rainy day moisture also comes in and lands...
Posted over 2 years ago
If you will be visiting Humboldt County in the near future, here are five suggestions for 'things to do' during your visit.  1. Visit 'old town' Eureka.  Drive to old town, park your vehicle and take a walk.  Have coffee at one of the many coffee houses.  Enjoy lunch at one one the many restauran...
Posted over 2 years ago
If you will be placing your home on the market for sale, remember that your garage is an important part of your home.  Buyers will want to see it and it should be an appealing part of your home. While your home is on the market for sale, do not use your garage to store packing boxes, they belong ...
Posted over 2 years ago
The entrance to the area under your home is very important and should not be concealed!  An exterior entrance needs to be in plain sight, clear of trash, weeds etc. and securely covered.  The cover needs to be tight but easy to remove in an emergency.  If the cover is loose or the entrance is lef...
Posted over 2 years ago
If you are planning a kitchen remodel, one of the first things to consider is how much is the kitchen used.  If the kitchen is the focal point of your home and is cramped and crowded, you may want to consider enlarging it. Where is the additional room coming from?  One choice would be an addition...
Posted over 2 years ago
When shopping for a home in this area of Northern California give some consideration to one of the many 'older' homes on the market.  There are several very good reasons to consider one. 1. These homes are generally located in a stable neighborhood.  What you see is what you get s far as the neig...
Posted over 2 years ago
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