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How To Prepare Your Community For The Next Hurricane With Evercondo

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How To Prepare Your Community For The Next Hurricane With EvercondoSeptember 20, 2017, By  In the wake of disasters such as Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, we are reminded of the vast importance of communication and keeping communities informed and connected. When these types of events occur, there is often panic and chaos. Communities are faced with many questions about how to prepare in advance, where to find updated news, and what to do after the storm has passed. Platforms such as Evercondo are essential for staying organized and having necessary information available in one convenient location. Before a Storm Before a natural disaster strikes, Condo Associations and HOAs should reach out to members and let them know how they can prepare and what safety precautions to take. They can also share what the Association is doing to keep property and members safe. Instead of relying on members to get information from a variety of outlets, Evercondo can be used to send announce…

Tips To Prepare Your Home For A Newborn

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Tips To Prepare Your Home For A Newborn- Courtesy of Anita Clark 
About Anita Clark RealtorAnita Clark has written 879 posts on this blog.  Anita is a residential Real Estate Agent in Warner Robins Georgia, with Coldwell Banker SSK Realtors (478) 953-8595, aiding buyers and sellers with all their real estate questions on her Warner Robins blog.
Whether you just bought a house or are a longtime homeowner, it can still be a daunting task to prepare your home for a newborn. That is especially true if you are expecting the birth of your first child. Obviously, you will want to make preparations long before you go into labor. Obviously you will rely on friends and family for advice, but in the event they are not available or you are seeking out answers for yourself, this checklist will help. There really is no substitute to being ready, so do not procrastinate, and be sure to follow the tips below to prepare your home for a newborn!

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A beginner's guide to buying appliances

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(NC) With so many options to consider, shopping for appliances can sometimes feel overwhelming. Function, size and design — it's about finding the right model for your lifestyle. Here are a few helpful insights from The Home Depot Canada to consider before making your next appliance purchase.

 Refrigerator 

 Function.
The sky's the limit when it comes to configuration — top-mount, bottom-mount and side-by-side are just the beginning. Review your daily needs and consider special features such as easy access doors, multi-tier freezer sections, icemakers, second refrigerator drawer options, convertible freezer sections, wine chillers and even smart home-connected capabilities.

Design.
Think outside traditional white or stainless-steel finishes. Instead, bring a contemporary feel to your kitchen with slate, glossy or matte black stainless or even a warm, gold-hued veneer. 

Range

Configuration
 New designs have a host of convenient options available, like double ovens that cook at …

150 Reasons we love being Canadian!

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Blog > Lifestyle
Tags: Canada 150 1. Free healthcare 2. World renowned politeness 3. Visits from the Royal Family 4. Cultural diversity 5. Poutine 6. Ketchup Chips 7. Hockey Night In Canada 8.CBC’s Peter Mansbridge 9. Tim Hortons 10. Canadian comedians like Jim Carrey, Martin Short, Mike Myers, Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Eugene Levy, John Candy and Russell Peters 11. Wayne Gretzy 12. High Park’s Cherry Blossom festival 13. Inclusivity 14. Nanaimo bars from B.C. 15. Canadian spelling: favourite, colours, neighbours 16. The smell of Evergreens

Gardening Tips for Your New Home

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April 25, 2017

Decor & DIYFirst Time Home Buyers Gardening Tips for Your New Home
Spring is a time of renewal, when things start to come back to life and we can start to enjoy our outdoor space again. It’s also a great time to take advantage of the mild weather to do some much-needed gardening tasks around the house! 1) Don’t Plant Trees too Close to Your HomeIf you’ve just moved into a new home, you likely don’t have any established trees yet. If you do choose to plant trees around your property this spring to add some shade to your garden, make sure you’re planting them a safe distance from your home. Consider how large your plant species will get when it reaches maturity, and leave enough space between it and your home. Trees that are too close to your home could cause damage to the roof during a storm. 2) Clean Out Your GardenOver the fall and winter, garden debris can build up throughout your property, and will need to be cleared in the spring. Clear up the las…

5 ways to make your older home feel new

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(NC) Dreaming of improving your home, but a major remodel isn't necessarily in the budget? It may seem basic, but a fresh coat of paint is an easy trick to give your home a new look. Try some of these simple, inexpensive paint projects that make for quick updates and keep the old-home charm. Paint kitchen cabinets. This is an economical way to transform an outdated kitchen into something timeless. Select a primer that is recommended for the type of surface you have, then remove the cabinet doors and hardware and label them for easier reassembly. Use painter's tape to protect the wall or backsplash tile and cover the countertop with plastic or poly-sheeting. Instead of the typical two-step process to apply poly-sheeting, try using Painter's Mate double-sided poly-hanging tape to make prep time a breeze. Revamp drawer pulls and door handles. Give your home a small but impactful refresh by updating worn door handles, drawer knobs and pulls. Instead of replacing everything, try…