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Gene Bernshtam Provides Key Property Development Tips

If you are someone who enjoys to buy and sell properties, and who doesn’t mind putting in a bit of elbow grease, then property development could be the right line of work for you. People like Gene Bernshtam know that many people are interested in it because they see it as a very lucrative business. While this is true, the only way to make real money and be successful is to be realistic and to work hard. This is why he has provided the following tips to help others become more successful. Top Property Development Tips According to Gene Bernshtam…

5 Common Mishaps That Cause Construction Do-Overs

You can ask any homeowner about this and they would tell you the same thing: Each day of construction is money taken out of their wallets, a chunk of a loan taken from a bank. Contractors will probably say the same, but the more frustrating part of construction for them is when they have to redo something because of an avoidable mistake. Here are 5 common mishaps that cause construction do-overs and what you can do to prevent them. Damaged floors Foot traffic is common in construction sites. Workers, contractors, engineers, and other people involved in the construction walk in…

4 Reasons to Install a Stairlift

There are many people across the world that enjoy living in their homes. Chances are, you are one of them. However, if you’re living in a home that has multiple floors, and for some reason you are unable to use the stairs safely, or at all, there are few options out there to help you overcome that obstacle. Most people would assume that the first, and only move, would be to move out. But what if you’re really comfortable in your home and you really don’t want to do so? You can always install an elevator, for sure, but that…

DIY Anything

You know your four-legged friend better than anyone, so why leave their treats and toys up to someone else to make? Look no further for incredible ideas for entertaining, treating, and keeping your little love cozy. Rover.com has created a great place for you to dive in, starting with five fantastically fun, sweet, and easy tricks that are light on extra money and time. Tire pet bed Grab an old tire that’s too worn out to drive with. Scrub well with soap and water, then let dry. If desired, color with spray paint. Once the paint has dried, attach felt…

4 Home Projects You Can’t See But Must Do

When we think of home improvement projects, we often think of big renovations like adding a room or a porch. But the parts of your home that are not immediately visible are just as important to keep in shape. Here is a list of some of the most important and yet invisible home improvements any homeowner should look into. Replace the Furnace One thing that people definitely notice when they step into a new place is the quality of the climate control. If your home is too hot or too cold, it won’t really matter how many nice amenities or…

3 Home Projects You Should Never DIY

Your property is in need of repairs and maintenance. You’ve done your assessment, and the estimates are a bit steep. You may wonder, “Why not save some money by doing some of these myself?” Some fixer-uppers look easy enough, but some home projects are ones you should never try DIYing. DIY Is Not as Easy as You Think Undertaking certain types of renovations yourself can put you at risk of serious injury or death. The National Safety Council (NSC) has highlighted circumstances that can cause death in an odds of dying chart that notes high probable causes of death, some of which can…

4 Tips to Update Your Foyer

When was the last time that you looked at your foyer and thought about refreshing the interior design of it? The answer is probably never. We’re more focused on keeping the rooms that we spend prolonged periods of time in such as the kitchen or living room updated and refreshed; but why is this? The foyer is the entrance to your home, and should conform to the standard you have set for the rest of the house. It’s the first introduction to your home to any visitors that call by, and should be shown the same consideration as an author…