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A family home is a massive and complex machine. From stubborn windows, to uncleanable ovens, to attics that refuse to clear themselves out, it’s a miracle that your house remains operational. But without a little attention here and there, things can get out of hand – and ultimately more expensive to deal with.
A sagging gate that won’t close
Gravity takes its toll on garden gates over the years, and eventually the business-end…Continue
House-hunting is a complex process. There are so many factors to balance, from your budget to the area to the condition of the place you’re thinking to buy.
And that’s without taking into account the style of the house itself! Perhaps you have big ideas about how you’d like to decorate or the amenities that you need, but if you’re new to the market and you haven’t given much thought to architecture in the past, it can be a good idea to do a bit of research into the kinds of features…Continue
Buying a house isn’t something they teach you about in school, it’s something you have to figure out for yourself – which is why sharing wisdom about the process can be so valuable.
There are many things to think about when you go to check out an intriguing place, and they aren’t all 100% intuitive. Knowing the right things to look for and the right questions to ask requires a little preparation up front.
For example, you might look past a messy owner’s failure to…Continue