Vandalism is one of the most common forms of crime committed against American households, with approximately 15 percent of Americans falling victim each year. Vandalism is more than spray paint or broken glass, however — it’s a violation of your sense of security as a property owner. Even if the damage is relatively minor, an act of vandalism can shake a property owner’s confidence. If it was that easy for someone to damage your property, how easy could someone get away with something much worse? What’s more, vandalism can damage and depress the spirit of a community as well as property values. Preventing vandalism is something that should be at the top of every [...]
With places to visit from the Lincoln Memorial to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. is a great place to live. So when the time comes to sell your home, you should have no trouble, right?
Yes, living in a desirable area helps when you put your place on the market. It also helps that so many people move to D.C. to work in the political sphere. There are always incoming interns and lobbyists vying for space. But one of the best ways to give your listing an edge is to make your home eco-friendly. Many Americans understand the benefits of cleaner environment, so they realize the importance of individual efforts in making the world most sustainable.
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There’s nothing like a DIY home improvement project to make you feel like a real homeowner. If you’ve never tackled a DIY project before, though, it can seem pretty overwhelming. Don’t sweat it! Your first projects don’t have to be anything fancy and time-consuming. These five projects are perfect for first-timers.Turn a Drawer into an Electronics Docking Station
This project is a clever way to add some usable space to your home. You probably have a ton of electronic devices lying around, many of which need to be charged nightly and take up precious counter space. You probably also have a drawer that either isn’t used for much or is filled with [...]