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10 Ways to Participate in National Cut Your Energy Costs Day!

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day encourages people to look for ways to reduce energy costs and save on their energy bills. It is a helpful reminder for everyone to examine their own lifestyle and see if there are any …
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10 Tips to Save on Your Summer Utility Bill

The weather is (thankfully) finally warming up and with the temperature rising, many people are also seeing their utility bills rise with them. Here are 10 ways that you can temper this to prepare your home and bank statement for …
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7 Tips to Help You Handle Rainy Days Behind the Wheel

  At some point, every driver in Wisconsin has to deal with rainy weather. But many don’t know what to do, so they just drive as they normally would. However, with slick roads, flooded streets and reduced visibility, this can be …
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Trend Watch: Four Bathroom Fads to Watch Out For

Bathrooms and kitchens are high on the list for buyers. They want to find something that fits their tastes and is functional. Fads are continually changing and these are on the way out! If your bathroom has these fading trends, …
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Get Your Home Ready for Fall with Tips from Shorewest, REALTORS®

With the kids back in school and cooler weather approaching, it is time to think about cleaning your home and getting it ready for the coming season. Here are some great fall cleaning tips. Washing Windows. Save this job for …
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The Worst Things To Forget Before a Major Move: Part I

The weeks leading up to a big move are always full of things to do. Here’s the first part in a two-part series of the worst things to forget before a major move. Your local government. In many places, having …
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4 Smarter Ways to Remodel Your Home

When you say the word “remodel”, most people think of long hours with contractors and spending thousands of dollars. With the typical kitchen remodel coming in around $20,000, most people need a more manageable way to update their homes. Here …
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6 Easy Tips To De-Clutter Your Home

A recent study by UCLA’s Center on Everyday Lives and Families (CELF) unearthed research proving that clutter has an effect on our mood and self-esteem. In women, there was a link between high stress levels and a high density of …
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Bathroom Makeovers for Under $1000 and How to Budget for Them

The bathroom — an oasis away from it all. Many of us dream of luxurious additions to our bathrooms including heated shower mirrors, skylights, and stain-resistant grout. Unfortunately, these changes can often come with a steep price tag. Here’s how …
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A Fresh Coat Can Lead to a Fresh Look

One of the easiest ways to get a home ready to sell or to personalize a room in your new home is a fresh coat of paint. Here are 10 tips to help ensure a perfect paint job. Use a …
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