Tag Archives: home improvement

Shorewest Shares: How To Avoid A Home Break-In

As scary as it is to think about, home break-ins do happen. However, most times they can be prevented. Here are some ways to make your home less of a target for intruders: • Set your lights on a timer. …
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Categories: How to, Neighborhoods


Shorewest Shares: How To Boost Your Home’s Value To Sell

Getting your home ready to sell can be very frustrating. Worry and concern may set in if your house is not up-to-date on the current trends. However, preparing your home to sell doesn’t need to cost you lots of money. …
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Shorewest Shares: DIY Inspiration

If you have old furniture laying around your house, or in storage, there are many DIY tutorials on making them new again. Check out Jessica’s at  Four Generations Under One Roof. Check out our Pinterest Board for more DIY Furniture Inspiration. …
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Shorewest Shares: How To Stay Safe At Home

Your home should always make you feel safe, and you can keep your home safe without an expensive home security system. Here are some tips to stay safe at home: • Know who’s there — install a peephole. A peephole …
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Shorewest Shares: How To De-Clutter and Get Organized for the New Year

The best way to start 2015 is by de-cluttering and staying organized. Here are 22 tips to help you get started: 1. After purchasing new electronics, download the user’s manual and store in your iCloud. This way you won’t lose …
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Categories: DIY, Home Improvement


Shorewest Shares: How to Lower Your Electric Bill

Oh the weather outside is frightful! As temperatures hit record lows the past two days, many of us wonder if the polar vortex will happen again this year. Saving money AND keeping your house warm can be a difficult balance, …
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Shorewest Shares: How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

As much as we don’t want to mention it, winter is coming. If you remember last winter brought in extra low temperatures, which may lead to extra high heating bills. It’s never a good time when you receive an unexpected …
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Categories: DIY


Shorewest Shares: DIY Autumn Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holders

Supplies Leaves (fake or real) Sponge Brush Mason Jar Mod Podge Raffia String Votive candle/battery operated candle   Make sure the outside of the mason jar is clean and dry. The leaves won’t stick to the jar if it’s oily …
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Shorewest Shares: How to Prepare Your Garden and Landscape for Fall

As summer comes to an end, it doesn’t mean that the color in your yard has to end with it. With the fall weather approaching, you need to change your gardening practices to get your landscape ready for the next …
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Shorewest Shares: How To Make a Monogram Wreath

  Supplies: Natural wreath form 10” wood letter Twine Craft paint: burnt orange and metallic gold 6” wide burlap ribbon (about 2 yards) 5 stems of fall flowers 2 stems of fall berries 1” round pouncer brush Paint brush Hot …
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