Archive: July 2013

Warding Off the Winter Wind

“I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow your house down!” said the Big Bad Wolf to the Three Little Pigs. In Las Vegas the winter wind can sometimes feel like that bad old wolf, but you too can protect your home like the pig who built a house of bricks.

July 29 / 2013
Author Terri D'Richards
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Category Las Vegas
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Can Vinyl Siding Hold Up in the Las Vegas Heat?

You may have grown accustomed to seeing many homes clad in vinyl siding if you’re from countless other regions around the U.S., but driving about in Las Vegas you’ll notice a very different aesthetic prevails.

July 29 / 2013
Author Terri D'Richards
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Category Las Vegas
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Relax at Jacksonville Beaches

Escape for a day or weekend to the beaches in the Jacksonville area. From quiet secluded areas for sunbathing or surf fishing to busy, wide open sands, something for everyone can be found along Jacksonville’s first coast.

July 29 / 2013
Author Jenn Hawkins
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Category Jacksonville
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Public Transportation in Dallas-Fort Worth

Along with DFW’s network of highways and toll roads, public transportation is a viable option for those who need to travel throughout the Metroplex. In addition to bus and rail lines’ convenience and dependability, public transit is also affordable.

July 29 / 2013

Synthetic Decking: A Good Choice for Jacksonville Homes?

Sun and moisture in the Florida environment break down wood decks, requiring them to be replaced every 10 years or so. Synthetic decking or composite decking looks as good as traditional wood, but lasts much longer.

July 29 / 2013
Author Anne Baley
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Category Jacksonville
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Darkening Blinds and Other Ways to Keep Out the Florida Sun

Allowing the hot Florida sun into your home’s interior can double the cost of your air conditioning bill. Learn which type of blinds are best for keeping out sunlight, and which combination of window treatments will save you the most money.

July 29 / 2013
Author Anne Baley
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Category Jacksonville
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Why Refinish a Deck in Jacksonville?

The hot sun and constant moisture in the air cause a lot of damage to deck stains and finishes. Learn the reasons why it’s important to refinish your natural wooden deck in Jacksonville, Florida, for health and safety as well as to keep it looking good.

July 29 / 2013
Author Anne Baley
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Category Jacksonville
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What Makes Leather Furniture a Good Choice for Jacksonville Homes?

Leather furniture can be just as cool and much more durable than other fabrics in Jacksonville homes. Learn how to choose the right types of leather for this area, as well as the correct colors and styles for cooler Florida decor.

July 29 / 2013
Author Anne Baley
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Category Jacksonville
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Visiting Local Farmers Markets is a Treat for DFW-Area Residents

Area farmers markets attract Dallas-Fort Worth area residents for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is the availability of fresh, locally-produced food. But the other activities and special events also make for desirable summer outings.

July 29 / 2013
Author Adrienne Cohen
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The Jersey Shore: Where to Live in Philly for Weekend Getaways

Being that the Jersey Shore is only about an hour drive from Philadelphia, it is a popular destination for Philly residents. This article discusses three areas of Philadelphia that are most convenient to the Jersey Shore.

July 29 / 2013
Author Louise Gaillard
Category Philadelphia
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