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Should You Convert a Closet to a Bathroom?

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Few things are worse than not having a bathroom when you need it most. For some homeowners, it may be possible to convert underused closet space into a bathroom. Doing so can have some obvious benefits—like having an extra bathroom—and could potentially increase your home’s value. Here are a a few things to consider if […]

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2023 Color Trends to Start the Year Fresh

– 11 29 2020 – 2023 Color Trends to Start the Year Fresh

If you’re looking to freshen up your house this year, try some of 2023’s most popular paint colors! What’s the top color of 2023? Photo from Benjamin Moore According to Benjamin Moore, Raspberry Blush 2008-30 is 2023’s Color of the Year. Raspberry Blush is a “vivacious shade of coral tinged with pink.” Unlike the past […]

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5 Simple Home Updates

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Whether it’s a New Year’s resolution, summer project, or something you’ve been meaning to do for years, updating your home can make it feel brand new. Use these five simple home updates to get started. 1. Paint your front door and walls Painting is a simple, timeless home update to make your home feel brand […]

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Best Home Advice for 2023

Three small wooden figurines of people, just the head and torso, representing parents and a child in front of a flat, wooden model of a house with an arched window with a cross in the middle of it. To their left is a jar with coins in it. On the jar is a piece of tan masking tape with 2023 printed on it,.

Get a head start on 2023 with some of the best home advice articles from 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW). Whether you already own or are just starting to look, 2-10 HBW can help make your experience of home ownership a great one! […]

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How 2-10 HBW Helps You Address 2023 Supply Delays

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In 2023, supply delays will continue to affect homeowners. Here are some of the reasons why, what you can expect, and how 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) can help you address supply delays related to your important home systems and appliances. Takeaways Business leaders cite global political unrest, lack of raw materials, and rising […]

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Trick or Treating in a Post-COVID World

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For the past few years, ghosts and goblins haven’t been the scariest part of Halloween. It’s been the ghoul of COVID. For many kids, this will be their first full-bore experience of trick or treating. Use these tips to help them have the best spooky season they’ve ever had. 1. Lay out trick or treating […]

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3 Reasons You’re on the Right Track With Your Home Purchase

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Buyer’s remorse is common right now, with up to 72% of homeowners saying they have regrets about their purchase. But thanks to your home protection from 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW), you’re on the right track with your home purchase for three big reasons. Takeaways Your 2-10 HBW Home Warranty Service Agreement (home warranty) […]

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How 2-10 HBW Is Helping Homeowners With 2023 SEER Regulations

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In January 2023, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began to enforce changes to seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) ratings for heating and cooling (HVAC) systems in the United States. 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) will continue to provide quality HVAC coverage for homeowners to address these changes. Read on for more information about what’s […]

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Japanese Beetles: Controlling Their Damage

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Japanese beetles (popillia japonica) have spread throughout most of the United States. These leaf, flower, and root munchers can harm your plants, gardens, and grass. While eradicating them entirely isn’t possible, there are some steps you can take to reduce their effects. Takeaways The most effective way to control Japanese beetles is killing them by […]

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How to Wash Shoes in the Washing Machine

How to Wash Shoes in the Washing Machine

Washing shoes in the washing machine isn’t difficult. Use these steps to wash shoes in your washing machine the right way. Never wash leather or suede shoes in the washing machine. Takeaways Always use a delicate and cold cycle when washing washable shoes. There are a few kinds and parts of shoes that you shouldn’t […]

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