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Month: June 2017

5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale

5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale

By: G. M. Filisko

Published: February 10, 2010

Working to get your home ship-shape for showings will increase its value and shorten your sales time.

Many buyers today want move-in-ready homes and will quickly eliminate an otherwise great home by focusing on a few visible flaws. Unless your home shines, you may endure showing after showing and open house after open house — and end up with a lower sales price. Before the first prospect walks through your door, consider some smart options for casting your home in its best light.

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8 Super Easy Cleaning Hacks That Will Make Your Bathroom Look AMAZING

8 Super Easy Cleaning Hacks That Will Make Your Bathroom Look AMAZING

1. Getting your bathroom fixtures shiny and looking like new can be a time-consuming project, but this hack makes it easy.

Put a few drops of baby oil onto a damp cloth and then wipe down your steel or chrome sink fixtures. The oil will add shine and also help prevent scum and lime build up. Don’t use too much or your fixtures will be greasy.

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The 10 Best Places to Camp For Free in Northern California

The 10 Best Places to Camp For Free in Northern California

It’s hard to think of a more satisfying way to spend a beautiful weekend than camping on one of Northern California’s spectacular array of public lands—except, perhaps, camping there for free. Land managed by the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management is typically home to lots of free camping, meaning folks can drive up to an established primitive site—which doesn’t typically have the usual campground services like water, garbage pickup, or restrooms—and pitch a tent without the hassle of fees or permits. For front country camping in Northern California, assume that you’ll need a current California Campfire Permit in order to build a campfire, use a camp stove, or barbecue. Check out our list of 10 awesome (and free!) spots to remember why you fell in love with camping in the first place.

Backpacking Coleman 3 Person Tent Camping Backcountry Hiking Northern California Free

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