10 Tips to DIY Your Long Term Food Storage

10 Tips to DIY Your Long Term Food Storage
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Think about it. One day in the not too distant future, you wake up and everything seems perfect. Your home is filled with the sounds of happiness, the sun shining, and the birds singing.

But then you turn on the morning news and your world comes crashing down, as a disaster is unfolding in front of you. It is a global catastrophe that will affect you and your family.

Although this scenario may never come to pass, we know the question regarding disasters isn’t if they will happen, but when. In light of this, how prepared are you? Have you ever thought about the possibility of needing DIY long-term food storage?

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12 Common – and Surprising – Ways to Use Wax Paper

Waxed paper is paper that has been treated with wax to make it water-resistant. Because of its non-stick properties, this paper is used in cooking and food storage.

While this use is commonly known, there are other ways to use waxed paper that might surprise you. Check out these clever ways to use this inexpensive material in your home.

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5 Tips for Managing Two Homes Far From Each Other

5 Tips for Managing Two Homes Far From Each Other
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If you currently own two homes and they’re across the country from each other, it can be hard managing them both.

From taxes and insurance to home maintenance issues, it can be hard keeping up with what needs to be done and what has already been done!

If this is your situation, here are some tips that can help you manage both of your homes more easily and (hopefully) with fewer headaches!

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The Dos And Don’ts Of Crawl Space Encapsulation

The Dos And Don'ts Of Crawl Space Encapsulation

Crawl spaces are sometimes encapsulated or sealed to prevent indoor moisture problems. To fully enclose the crawl space, dense layers of heavy-duty polyethylene are applied to the floors, foundation walls, and sometimes even the roof. Enclosing crawl spaces is an excellent way to keep moisture out and regulate temperature. However, always practice due diligence before encasing your crawl room.

The materials that allow encapsulation to function were created relatively recently. Too many contractors and homeowners hurry into installation without doing any necessary preparation work first. It adds to the potential headaches. The following is a short reference guide to assist you in understanding the dos and don’ts of crawl space encapsulation to help you complete the job safely.

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7 Great Wedding Gifts for New Homeowners

Weddings are the perfect justification for splashing out and showing your family how much you care. Especially if the newlyweds have just bought a new home!

Think about it: it’s not every day that someone you know and love takes the double-leap of getting hitched and signing a mortgage at the same time.

If a really thoughtful wedding present is out of your budget, which is likely for many people, why not get a bunch of friends and family together, pool your cash, and surprise the couple with something really awesome?

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