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  • Category Archives: Home Mechanic Tips

    Stop Asking Dumb Questions

    Tweet My mom is a middle school teacher and even she knows it’s a myth that “there are no stupid questions.” Certainly you’ve heard yourself ask a stupid question and wished you hadn’t. Maybe you weren’t sure how else to … Continue reading

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    Lifehacker’s List of Essential iPad Apps

    Tweet   Lifehacker, if you’ve never heard of it, is a website dedicated to helping you become a more productive, more satisfied member of society. They’ve recently compiled a list of all their favorite iPad apps. Some are on the … Continue reading

    Filed under: Fun Stuff, Gadgets & Technology, Home Mechanic Tips
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    Apartment Renters Q&A

    Tweet   If you’re a renter, you’ve most likely had questions about noise or rent that you couldn’t find the answers to. Are your neighbor’s dogs too loud? Here’s what you can do: Start by documenting the noise. Write down … Continue reading

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    Getting That Junk Out of Your House

    Tweet So you’ve reached that point where you look around your house and realize you have too much stuff. What do you do? It’s not as if the prospect of throwing all your junk in the trash has any appeal. … Continue reading

    Filed under: De-clutter Your Home, Home Mechanic Tips, Support Local
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    Tips For a Less Stressful Move

    Tweet Moving is going to be stressful, no matter what. But there are ways to make the move less stressful. One thing you can do is not procrastinate: If you wait too long to hire a mover, your choices may … Continue reading

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    DIY in Less Than an Hour

    Tweet   Need something to do this weekend? Want to make something? Whether you’d call yourself handy or not, Lifehacker compiled a list of quick and easy DIY projects that anyone can do. You’ve seen those romantic backyard theater pictures … Continue reading

    Filed under: Fun Stuff, Gardening & Landscaping, Health, Food & Fitness, Home Mechanic Tips
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    Tips For Selling Your Home

    Tweet   These days, we need all the advice we can get to sell our houses quicker and for a good price. We have two lists for you: things buyers do not want to see (some things more surprising than … Continue reading

    Filed under: Common Household Repairs, De-clutter Your Home, Fix That Leak, Home Mechanic Tips, Selling Your House
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    Burnt Out From Work? Here’s What You Can Do

    Tweet If you’ve been at the same job for a while now, chances are you’ve suffered from job burnout, a type of stress even Mayo Clinic is recognizing. Job burnout is different from simply disliking the career you’ve chosen. Its … Continue reading

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    Finding the Best Grill For You

    Tweet  It’s well into grilling season by now, but maybe you’re still searching for the right grill. The one that makes the most perfect burger, the one that leaves dinner guests wanting more, the one that makes you the King … Continue reading

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    Break Free From Your Cell Phone Contract

    Tweet   We all love our cell phones dearly, but honestly, sometimes they suck. No service, sporadic outgoing calls, abrupt battery death, and so on. When these things keep happening, we get fed up. And when we get fed up, … Continue reading

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