Renee Marie Jordan's Blog

Posted on 10/02/2022
Do you know how to hire a contractor? Here are 5 tips to help
Before planning any major home construction project, it’s essential to know how to hire a contractor. Your general contractor will be in charge of your entire project, including labor, materials and timeframe. Having as much detail as possible is best to ensure everybody’s expectations are met. However, it can seem overwhelming to find the right professional. To help,...
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Posted on 09/25/2022
Trending Rustic DIY Decor Projects for Your Home
When you opt for a rustic decor theme throughout your house, you have the ability to create a living space that feels welcoming, comfortable, earthy and inviting. The rustic theme has increased in popularity in recent years and style experts predict that this interior design scheme will remain relevant for years to come. These rustic DIY decor projects...
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Posted on 09/18/2022
A basic guide to recording singing in a home studio
Recording singing doesn't necessarily require a visit...
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Posted on 09/11/2022
Best practices for following building codes during your remodel
When building a new home, architects need to follow strict building codes to make sure everything is built according to safety standards. It’s important for homeowners to know and understand major building codes before modifying the structure or layout of the home. Unfortunately, code violations are common when remodeling and can result in expensive fines or unreliable construction....
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Posted on 09/04/2022
3 Pet-Friendly Alternatives to Sago Palm Plants
Palms are an excellent way to bring the tropics home. With many varieties to choose from, it's important to know which will work best for your household and everyone in it. Unlike the highly toxic sago palm, there are plenty of palm plants perfectly safe for pets and humans. Here are some suggestions to inspire you: Parlor Palm...
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Posted on 08/28/2022
Keep your patio warm: A guide to choosing the right fire pit
Fire pits are phenomenal backyard additions. They...
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Posted on 08/21/2022
Preventive Maintenance Tasks for Your Home's Plumbing
Your home's pipes, toilets and other plumbing fixtures can develop leaks or other problems over time. Even minor plumbing problems can end up leading to serious water damage if they're not found early enough. Taking steps to keep your plumbing in good shape can help lower the risk of dealing with major plumbing issues. Performing the following preventive...
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Posted on 08/14/2022
Understanding your insurance: Additional living expenses
Every homeowners insurance policy includes a percentage of coverage for additional living expenses. If you’re temporarily displaced from your home because of damage, this coverage can help you pay for the additional everyday expenses until you’re able to move back in. But what exactly does additional living expense (ALE) coverage include? Here is a basic guide to the...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
Your Guide to Cleaning Houseplants
Few homeowners enjoy the idea of adding another thing to the list of chores. When cleaning and maintaining entire indoor and outdoor spaces, the thought of cleaning your houseplants seems tedious and unnecessary. However, regular cleaning of plant foliage is crucial to keeping them healthy and at their best. Why Clean Your Plants? The reasons for cleaning your...
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Posted on 07/31/2022
Ways to Always Get Your Perfect Bedroom
Bedrooms might seem like simple rooms to determine a layout for in your custom home. However, you can end up with bedrooms that don’t provide enough space or bedrooms with inconvenient layouts if you’re not careful. Keep the following tips in mind to make sure you have bedroom layouts that provide you and your family with comfort and...
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Posted on 07/24/2022
A Beginner's Guide to Fix-and-Flip Homes
Is it possible to flip houses for profit with no experience? Luckily, this is one area of real estate investment that is viable even for beginners. Here is a simple beginner's guide to house flipping to get you started: Step 1: Find a Cash Source Flipping a house requires more cash up front than with a traditional home...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
How to Set Up a Safe & Healthy Buffet
Buffets are a convenient way to serve a group of people. They can be especially helpful when there are many food items and a lot of guests. Even for small gatherings, a serve-yourself buffet is usually the easiest setup. Unfortunately, health concerns make buffet-style food service risky. Sharing the same serving utensils and congregating in a small space...
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