Tag Archives: home improvement

Shorewest Shares: The Best and Worst Home Renovations in 2015

A remodeling project around your home may sound like a good idea. However, some projects are a better investment than others. According to the Remodeling Magazine’s 2015 Cost vs. Value report, the following four projects will make the greatest percentage …
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Shorewest Shares: 13 Ways to Prepare Your Garden When It’s Still Winter

Although there’s still snow on the ground, spring is nearing! It might be hard to think about your garden now, but it’s the perfect time to plan. Each vegetable grows better at a different temperature, allowing your growing season to …
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Shorewest Shares: Five Home Renovations That Affect Resale Value Negatively

Many sellers think they need to upgrade their homes before they sell, trying to add more value. However, there are some renovations that affect resale value negatively. Below are five home renovations to avoid before you sell your home:   …
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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







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