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Aug. 25, 2017

Fading Home Décor in Bonita Springs, Florida

Opinion: Decorator Shortcut in Bonita Springs Homes

When I thought of writing this piece on “peel and stick” bricks it was going to be more of a warning to consumers about knowing when a trending look in décor has neared the end of it’s cycle.  That is still the ...

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Aug. 20, 2017

Protect Your Bonita Springs Home From Palm Rats

Protecting Your Home From Palm Rats in Bonita Springs

Palm Rat Deterrent Bonita Springs

One of the critters that folks in Bonita Springs have to deal with from time to time is rats.  If you’re a nature lover like me and you feed birds, a side effect of bird seed is … rats.  ...

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Oct. 20, 2016

Installing Fence in Bonita Springs, Florida

Installing a Fence in Bonita Springs

Fencing Restrictions in Bonita Springs, Florida

If you’re thinking of improving your home by installing a privacy or safety fence to keep you children or your pets safe, here are a few tips to get you on the path to installing a fence the right way.

Whether you are installing ...

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Nov. 6, 2015

Furniture Consignment Stores in Bonita Springs FL

Bonita Springs Consignment Store

Furniture Consignment Stores in Bonita Springs FL

As luck would have it I am actually furnishing a rental for myself in the Bonita Springs, Florida  area and needed some furniture so I have done a little research for you with regard to locating furniture consignment shops.  With the help ...

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June 28, 2013

Bonita Springs Real Estate New Home Features

Bonita Springs Real Estate Feature

Upgrades and New Home Features

You had to know that the Bonita Springs real estate developers wouldn’t start building again without kicking it up a notch and adding a few new features to make homes more modern and more beautiful. While touring new homes I’ve found two builders ...

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May 9, 2013

Bonita Bay High Rise Safety Feature | Water Cop

Bonita Bay High Rise Water Detector

Water Detector in Bonita Bay Bonita Springs Fl

Recently, on a final walk through at a unit in , the building engineer explained some of the great safety and security features that have been implemented in the and design of the high rise ...

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May 18, 2012

Getting Rid of Bees in Bonita Springs, Florida

Honey Bee & Yellow Jacket Removal in Bonita Springs FL

It all started off like a regular day in sunny Bonita Springs, Florida.  Somewhere through the course of the day my family loaded up to have lunch at the Survey Café.  Upon our return we were met with ...

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July 27, 2011

Check That Contractor’s Licenses and Insurance


Plumbers and Dentist Should Have a License

A bona-fide plumber was needed for a listing that was threatening to (hell nearly froze over) finally close. It was one of those eleventh hour emergency calls and I started working my way down a list of saved numbers from various resources.

As ...

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Nov. 30, 2010

Resale Real Estate Renovation - Tile & Flooring Matching

Tile Match Capri Village Walk

Renovating Foreclosure & Short Sale Homes

This is a Capri in Village Walk of Bonita Springs, Florida.  Like many production homes in gated or deed restricted communities, the homes are very similar.  The homes in Village Walk are nearly identical and when they were first contracted for sale ...

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Nov. 15, 2010

Appliance Repair | Bonita Springs & Estero, Florida

Appliance Doctor Repair Man

Appliance Repair or Just a Second Opinion of Condition

The major appliances are always on the list of the items that get checked during the home inspection process.  Whether the purchase of real estate is as-is or not, the home inspector will check everything, refrigerator, oven, dishwasher, washer, dryer ...

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