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6 Reasons Why Selling a House in the Winter May Be the Best Decision Ever

By Terri Williams | Oct 8, 2018
Posted by Alisa Bonelli on December 01, 2019 in  uncategorized
Spring is generally the most popular time of year to sell a house, with hordes of buyers looking to move into a new place before the school year begins. But if you decide to sell your home during the winter, experts say you could reap a reward in cold, hard cash. “I have personally had my best months in real estate during the holiday season, so the idea that the markets are very tough to sell in the winter might be a myth,” says Emil Hartoonian, managing partner of The Agency in... read more

Last-Minute Ideas for Stylish Winter Container Designs

Last-Minute Ideas for Stylish Winter Container Designs
Posted by Alisa Bonelli on November 25, 2019 in  uncategorized
Lauren Dunec Hoang Houzz Contributor. Landscape designer, a former garden editor for Sunset Magazine and in-house designer for Sunset's Editorial Test Garden. Her garden designs have been featured in the Sunset Western Garden Book of Landscaping, Sunset Western Garden Book of Easy-Care Plantings (cover), Inhabitat, and POPSUGAR. From fragrant conifer branches and glossy evergreens to jewel-like winter berries and decorative baubles, winter container arrangements can be lovely additions to bare winter landscapes. ... read more

Winter Home Maintenance Tips

By Travelers Risk Control
Posted by Alisa Bonelli on November 04, 2019 in  uncategorized
Preparing your home for winter is an important annual ritual for homeowners. For instance, did you know that adding insulation in your attic before winter arrives can help prevent ice dams this winter? And do not forget that tuning up your heating system now can help prevent more costly emergency repairs at the height of a storm, when it can be difficult to find supplies and licensed contractors. The following winter maintenance tips can help you prepare your home to withstand another cold season. Downl... read more

5 Home Safety Tips for Halloween

October 7, 2019 By The Allstate Blog Team
Posted by Alisa Bonelli on October 28, 2019 in  uncategorized
Halloween is a night for dressing up in costumes, spooky thrills, trick-or-treating and, of course, fun. To help keep Halloween safe, here are some precautions homeowners can take before the ghouls and goblins come knocking on the door: 1. Teach Your Trick-or-Treaters Safety Tips Halloween safety for kids starts at home. Remind your trick-or-treaters to walk, not run, while going from house to house and always use the sidewalk or walking path, says Safe Kids Worldwide. You should also teach them to only s... read more

3 Ways to Put Outdoor Planters to Good Use This Halloween

It’s time you planted a whole lot more than mums on your porch this year. Try one of these creative planter ideas instead.
Posted by Alisa Bonelli on October 14, 2019 in  uncategorized
FROM HGTV HAPPYhttps://www.hgtv.com/design/make-and-celebrate/holidays/halloween-porch-decor-ideas-using-an-outdoor-planter- If you’re feeling stuck on your hunt for attractive, fun Halloween decor, look no further than these DIY creations made for your front-porch planters. With three clever ideas to choose from, we’re sure you’ll find one that fits your style. Wayward Witch Cassidy Garcia Begin by cutting a standard size pool noodle in half using scissors. Next, stick two 5/8... read more