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Buying a Custom Designed Home versus a Home on the Market

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Buying a Custom Designed Home versus a Home on the Market

Buying a home that’s already on the market may seem like the easiest and even cheapest thing to do when you’re ready to move, but in truth, it can be a much better choice to have a home custom designed for you. An architect or someone that provides drafting services can work with you to create the home of your dreams, but can also offer many other advantages over buying a home on the market. Note a few reasons to consider a custom designed home versus buying one. 1. Newer building codes Homes on the market may not live up to modern building codes, and because of this, they may require extensive renovation or upgrades that could easily make them more expensive than the cost of a new home. As an example, today outlets in the kitchen and bathrooms...

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Potted Plants and Interior Decoration: 3 Suggestions to Make Caring for Potted Plants Easier

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Potted Plants and Interior Decoration: 3 Suggestions to Make Caring for Potted Plants Easier

Incorporating potted plants in the interior design of a home or office comes with many surprising benefits. Studies have shown that having potted plants in your home can boost mood levels, lower anxiety, lower blood pressure, lower stress, reduce fatigue and even boost pain tolerance. If you don’t have much of a green thumb or even time on your hands to care for potted plants, here are 3 suggestions that will make your life a lot easier. Buy Potting Mix with Time-Release Fertilizers Naturally, all plants require fertilizer. Plants require approximately 17 essential nutrients in their soil in order to survive and grow, and these nutrients are generally needed at different times. Don’t use soil from your garden or yard because it can be filled with fungi, insects, weed seeds, bacteria and other unwanted microbes. Purchase potting mix from...

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