Karen Borden - North Alabama Real Estate Professional

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 Dress up the front doorYour home's front entry is the focal point of its curb appeal. Make a statement by giving your front door a blast of color with paint or by installing a custom wood door. Clean off any dirty spots around the knob, and use metal polish on the door fixtures. Your entry shoul...
07/17/2019
People often remember the bad and forget the good, and that's especially true about insects.When you picture bugs, the nasty pests usually come to mind first. Aphids, mealybugs and spider mites can cause lots of damage to beautiful flowers, tasty vegetables or growing trees. But lurking among the...
07/10/2019
Watering properly is much more an art than a science. When watering turfgrasses, wet the soil to a three to four inch depth. Normally, this should create enough reserve moisture in the soil that you will not need to water again for two to four days depending upon rainfall amounts, if any. It is b...
07/03/2019
Cleaning kitchen cabinets is easy with these helpful tips. We'll walk you through general cleaning tricks, plus offer ideas for specific stains and different cabinet materials.Cleaning kitchen cabinets is easy with these helpful tips.Cabinets are the focal point of almost every kitchen, so when t...
06/26/2019
If you’ve ever been faced with the decision of replacing flooring in your home, it can be a bit overwhelming.  Hardwood, carpet, tile, stone, laminate, and I could go on!  What type of flooring should you buy?  What’s going to look best in your house?  Should you use a variety of materials, or ju...
06/19/2019
The USDA Hardiness Zone Map divides North America into 11 separate planting zones; each growing zone is 10°F warmer (or colder) in an average winter than the adjacent zone. If you see a hardiness zone in a gardening catalog or plant description, chances are it refers to this USDA map.What are Zon...
06/12/2019
There is no easy answer to this question. The short answer is: Well-chosen appliances will add value to your home but are not likely to provide enough value to recoup the costs. This doesn’t mean that you should never upgrade your appliances, but it does mean you should evaluate your decision car...
06/05/2019
Your home's heating and cooling unit may be a silent support system, but when it comes to your energy bill, its presence is as loud as can be.  How loud?  According to the Alliance to Save Energy, the average household energy expense is about $2,200 per year, and nearly half that amount can be ti...
05/29/2019
From classic to bold, showcase your style outside your home with inspiration from these exterior paint color schemes that offer serious curb appeal — and beckon visitors inside. White Putty + Taupe + Olive Green Classic American homes with covered front porches, stonework, stucco and steep roofs ...
05/22/2019
From classic to bold, showcase your style outside your home with inspiration from these exterior paint color schemes that offer serious curb appeal — and beckon visitors inside. Ivory + White + Aqua Symmetrical homes evoke a sense of formality, elegance and heritage. Honor tradition with a lighte...
05/15/2019
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