Category Archives: Home Owner Tips

Simple tips to declutter and organize your home

A new year is the perfect time to declutter and get organized. There’s no greater feeling than coming home to a tidy house. However, this is certainly easier said than done. Here are a few tips to help get you … Continue reading

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Rents are high? Time to buy.

The Minneapolis St Paul Business Journal reports that… Market rents for downtown Minneapolis apartments are up an average of 6.9 percent to $1,213 per month, from $1,135 at the same time last year, according to the report. Can you think … Continue reading

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Disposing of Hazardous Waste

According to RIS Media… It’s estimated that every American home has an average of 100 pounds of hazardous household waste. This includes everything from paint and thinners to used motor oil, pesticides, bleach, cleaners and even batteries. Compact Fluorescent Light … Continue reading

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Prevent House Fires

On ounce of prevention is not only worth a pound of cure – it can save a life of a loved one. RISMedia spoke with MXenergy, an independent energy provider, to get some tips to increase safety and decrease worry … Continue reading

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Green Grocery Tips

Most of us are always thinking about how we can go green – but sometimes that can mean an added expense of effort. RISMedia has come up with 5 tips that will help you go green and save money at … Continue reading

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Gardening Tips

Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s always fun to get a little gardening advice from an expert. RISMedia published a short Q&A with Sandra Goeddeke-Richards, the Master Gardener Program coordinator for the Michigan State University Extension-Macomb in … Continue reading

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Tornado Preparedness

It’s been a terrible year for tornadoes. You have to remind yourself and family what to do when bad weather comes. But unlike a few places that have been hit – we are prepared here in Minnesota with a warning … Continue reading

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Weekend Patio Project

Build a patio in a weekend? Sounds pretty ambitious but RISMedia has a plan that has worked in the past. They have worked with Landscape architect Joann Schwarberg of Mission Hills, Kan., to create a plan that leads you through … Continue reading

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Buying a New Home? Think about Water Conditioning to keep that New Home Feeling Longer

For most of us, our home is the biggest investment we will ever make. The day of closing, home buyers are excited and nervous. Will the house live up to expectations? Can I keep my costs low? Will I be … Continue reading

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National Kids to Parks Day – May 21

RIS Media points out… As a nation we have a special day to take our children to work. Now, with the help of National Park Trust (NPT), children will be treated to a weekend experience -National Kids to Parks Day … Continue reading

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