Fall Decorating Ideas for Outside of Your Home

It is again that time of the year when everyone wants to be outdoors. Make your family’s Fall season an amazing and breathtaking one by investing in these simple decoration ideas that will transform your home for the better. The ideas are unique, fun, and beautiful to the eye.

Use Colors That Carry the Mood of Fall

Colors speak a lot about mood. Even if you have to choose from your favorite options, try and harmonize them with the spirit that comes with fall. This is particularly a good idea for displaying your wonderful artworks. Some colors that would add on to the magic are orange, golden yellow and rustic. Mixing them with brown makes it even better. Preferably, you can situate your artworks on the outside lawns to make them more eye-catching.

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First-Time Homeowner’s Advice for Using a Chainsaw

The truth is, nobody has ever really thought of me as Joe the Lumberjack. My experience with yard work has always been limited to raking leaves and mowing the lawn. When my wife and I purchased our first home, we were excited because the neighborhood is what we like to call “woodsy.” There are tall trees and bushes everywhere so even though our neighbors are relatively close in proximity, it seems as though each house is tucked away in its own small forest.

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Top 15 Tools Every First-Time Homeowner Should Own

Owning a home is a great accomplishment but also a great responsibility. Whether your first home is ready for immediate move-in or in need of some extra TLC, there are tools of the trade that you need for those weekend warrior projects. This list outlines the top 15 tools for every first-time homeowner. (Don’t forget to check out our Craftsman Evolv 52pc Homeowner Tool Set Giveaway!)

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First Time Home Buyer: 5 Major Mistakes to Avoid

Buying your first home can be overwhelming. It is no surprise that many people make mistakes on their first home purchase. These mistakes can be expensive learning experiences. Avoiding them is essential to preventing unnecessary stress and expenses.

1. The biggest mistake many first time home buyers make is bypassing the pre-approval process. A pre-approval can tell you how much you can afford to realistically pay for a house. When you know what your budget is, you can narrow your search to homes in your price range.

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