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Trees in Central Texas: Valuable and Vulnerable

Caring for trees during the extreme Texas drought can be a difficult endeavor. In general, the experts recommend watering a wide area round your tree (commonly referred to as the drip-line) and not to worry too much about the depth since most tree roots run less than six inches deep. TreeFolks, a local group that […]

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Create Curb Appeal Across the Seasons

Right now the evenings are still getting cool in Central Texas, yards are green and newly-planted flowers are blooming. If you are looking to sell a home in Austin, curb appeal is happening pretty naturally. Come June, however, lawns won’t be looking quite so fresh without some careful pruning and planning. The most important thing […]

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Are your neighbors hurting your home’s value?

It’s one thing to have to deal with noisy neighbors; it’s another if their antics lower your home’s value. Issues such as unusual paint color or a broken-down car sitting in their yard could reduce your sale price by as much as 10 percent. It’s possible your neighbors are unaware of how their behavior is affecting […]

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Home remodeling: Where to begin?

Even if you’ve found your dream home, you may feel the need to remodel certain areas within your home as time goes on. Perhaps you need to upgrade the kitchen cabinets for a more modern feel. Maybe a room needs to be added to accommodate a growing family. No matter what your situation may be, […]

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