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Pets and Owners: Preparing for the End

Death is such an important topic, but it’s what most people avoid talking about. Who could blame them anyway, especially when it means the end of life and the start of grieving for those who will be left behind? No one can escape death and the pain

4 Common Skatepark Design Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

The rise in the number of skaters in the United States has seen a bigger demand for safe places for people to skate. However, skate park design can be an intimidating process. Most people charged with building public, or sometimes even private, skate parks often do not

Worried About Your Child’s Speech Development? Try this 25-Word Test

Researchers from the Child Institute at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania have revealed the list of 25 words your two-year-old child should know. Considered the building blocks of a child’s vocabulary, these 25 “must-have” or must-know words have become a device to test the speech development of

Denied Mortgage Application? Here’s What to Do

When it comes to a home purchase, many buyers cannot pay in full cash and end up turning to mortgage lenders. If you're one of them, getting turned down can be one of your biggest nightmares. In case a lender denies your application, it is not the

What Parts of Your House are Vulnerable to Burglars?

Certain parts of your home are more vulnerable to burglars than others, determining which ones will keep your property safe. Experts generally agree on the following places where you need to install security systems to deter thieves from breaking and entering. Front Door The front door may seem like

Avoiding Home Buyer’s Remorse : 4 Ways to Do It

The challenge of home buying can be extremely tiring and terrifying, especially when you’re doing it for the first time. Oftentimes, many homeowners just go with the first option they see, but that shouldn’t always be the case. To help simplify the process and get the most

Sad Water Pollution Facts in the United States

Early 2016, the state of Michigan declared a state of emergency after the drinking water of Flint had been discovered to be contaminated with lead. At least 15 percent of hotspot residents, mostly children, had dangerous lead levels in their bloodstream, increasing their risk of long-term brain

Home Sale Basics: How to Prepare Your Home for Selling

Thinking of selling your home but don’t know where to start? Selling your house is easier when you know how to prepare your home and make it more appealing to buyers. Start From The Outside Unkempt lawns send the message that the interior is just as neglected. In

Keeping Warm, Cozy, Secure, and Avoiding Furnace Repair Scams

In Denver, a local news station investigates to identify heating companies that take advantage of unsuspecting customers. As it is the time of the year when locals have their furnaces serviced to ensure safety and function, the news station placed hidden cameras to test local heating companies.

Not-So-Popular Uses of Cable Ties

No matter what its name suggests, cable tie is not just for tying cables. This inexpensive self-locking plastic straps are also useful in other parts of the house, including the garden, bathroom, kitchen, and living room. Below are the alternative uses of cable ties. Make Your Home