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How To Open Your Pool

Spring is in full bloom and this can mean a lot of things for many different people. For example, if you own a pool you’re surely thinking (probably dreading) about opening it for the season. There is nothing like watching all your loved ones enjoying its crisp coolness but they don’t know how much work [...]

April 18 / 2014
Author Ariel Williams
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How To: Transition Your Summer Patio to a Cozy Fall Retreat

Celebrate the harvest season by turning the back yard patio into a cozy fall retreat.

October 16 / 2013

Quick Tips for Repairing Doors

When’s the last time you replaced the doors of your home? I’m guessing never. It’s something we don’t really think of. They’re just there. They open. They shut. So what if there are a few dings in them from children, door stoppers or rambunctious pets.

October 03 / 2013
Author David Marine
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Reclaimed Brick: The Process

Reclaimed brick has a strongly nostalgic quality, which is likely why it is popping up in homes all over Philly. If you would like reclaimed brick in your home, you can either buy reclaimed bricks or reclaim your own.

September 30 / 2013
Author John Banks
Category Philadelphia
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How to Fix Up Furniture for a Garage Sale

It’s summer and garage sales, yard sales and whatever they call it in your neighborhood abound. Every home owner probably has at least one piece of furniture that they want to get rid of, but you can’t justify selling it at a decent price because it needs some work. So instead of just giving it [...]

August 14 / 2013
Author David Marine
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The Perfect Home According to Pinterest

We here at Coldwell Banker thought it would be a great idea to pull the most pinned and liked images from our various Pinterest boards and build the perfect home.

August 01 / 2013
Author Ariel Williams
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How To: Create a Backyard Movie Screen

How To Create a Backyard Movie Screen in 6 Easy Steps

How to Shock Your Swimming Pool

As a non-pool owner, I had no idea what it meant to shock a swimming pool until recently. I was at a pool and overheard the owner saying he needed to shock his pool that evening. Having no clue what he was referring to I inquired, “why would you shock a swimming pool?” The man informed me that shocking gets rid of the bacteria and unwanted organic material that can get in your pools water.

July 17 / 2013

How to Quickly Clean Your Grill Using Just Aluminum Foil

Grilling outside at home is practically a right of summer. I got myself a brand spanking new grill this year after years of struggling with my old one. If you have to know I got an infrared grill and I’m loving it. As much as I love my grilling, I do hate cleaning it, and even worse after I clean it with a grill brush I’m never quite sure how do you clean a grill brush?

July 09 / 2013

How to Stage Your Home for Sale

Last week we dedicated an entire week to content for the first time home buyer looking to gain some knowledge before entering the real estate market for the first time. We got lots of good feedback, but one comment asked a very appropriate question, “What about those selling a home?”