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July 22, 2020

10 Essential Home Safety Tips

Safety is often not a concern until something happens in your home, but that is not a wise approach to home as lack of planning can have disastrous consequences. Not only do you want to keep your children and family safe in case of an emergency, but you also want ...

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Nov. 6, 2015

Residential Solar Power: Three On-Trend Designs

By Kaitlin Krull

Making the switch to solar energy in your home is a difficult process. In addition to coming to terms with the cost and installation of solar panels, keeping up with current solar design trends can seem impossible. At Modernize, we understand the importance of keeping ...

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May 28, 2015

Guest Post: New Construction Home Inspections

By: HomeTeam Inspection Service of Austin

HomeTeam Inspection Services of Austin

The walk-through with the builder is simply not enough. You need a licensed professional looking out for your best interests. Here’s why…

Building a new home is a complex synchronization involving a myriad of timelines, materials, sub-contractors and employees – each working on a ...

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March 18, 2015

Guest Post: Yes, Young Growing Families Can Save & Invest

It may seem like a tall order, but it can be accomplished.

Plan to put yourself steps ahead of your peers.

If you have a young, growing family, no doubt your to-do list is pretty long on any given day. Beyond today, you are probably working on another kind of ...

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Feb. 24, 2015

Guest Post: Should I Worry About Corner Pops in the Foundation?

Taking a Closer Look: Should I Worry About Corner Pops in the Foundation?

You’re looking to buy a new home and you have found the “perfect” one for your family. This house is the size that is right for your growing family, has the kitchen that you’ve always wanted, and ...

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Feb. 16, 2015

Guest Post: Stucco versus Exterior Insulation Finish System

By: HomeTeam Inspection Service of Austin

HomeTeam Inspection Services of Austin

Today’s Stucco

As a home inspector, this is one of the most common questions we receive. “What type of Stucco is this?” and “What is this EIFS stuff all about?”

Well, to begin with…

Fortunately, exterior wall treatments that we commonly find ...

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Feb. 12, 2015

A Special Visit to Charming Charlie in Stonehill Center, Pflugerville, TX

By Laura Hauk, Executive Assistant

A Charming Visit to Charming CharlieI’m a single mom and I have a 9 year old daughter. My daughter loves to go shopping during special occasions to pick out something special for me for my birthday, Christmas and Mother’s Day. This year right before Christmas many of the friends that ...

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Feb. 4, 2015

Guest Post: Getting Your Household Cash Flow Back Under Control

Developing a Better Budgeting Process

Where does your money go? If you find yourself asking that question from time to time, it may relate to cash flow within your household. Having a cash flow management system may be instrumental in restoring some financial control.

It is harder for a middle-class household to maintain financial control ...

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Feb. 3, 2015

Guest Post: What's Fueling the Drop in Oil Prices?

How long will it last? Who wins & loses from it?

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, a barrel of light sweet crude is currently worth well under $50. Prices have dropped more than 25% in a month and almost 55% year-over-year. What is behind this freefall? How long will ...

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