Groundwater shortage predicted for southwest

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Bad news for everybody. Well, except Payson. by Peter Aleshire – Courtesy of The Payson Roundup – Nov 28, 2017 The global warming trend will mean hard times and hard choices for communities dependent on groundwater in the Southwest, according to a regional study…

Preventing Pipe Freezes in Vacant Homes

Preventing Pipe Freezes in Vacant Homes

A vacant home is at greatest risk of damage from frozen pipes because by the time you return, a great deal of damage may have already occurred. If you are planning to leave your home for a period of time, it is important to…

Prepare Your Fridge for Thanksgiving

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Are you hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year? Be sure to carve out space in your fridge to hold all that food! Here are some tips on how to organize your fridge to make sure you have plenty of room for both your Thanksgiving ingredients…

Tax Reform Hits Homeowners

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It’s not enough to save the MID if most middle-income households end up paying more. By Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist Renters will come out ahead, albeit temporarily, if the “Big 6” tax reform framework is passed in its current form. They stand to…

Water Filter Options for Every Lifestyle

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Drinking water straight from the tap can be a less than refreshing experience. Both your nose and your taste buds may take offense, and you never know what kind of strange and potentially harmful substances may be lurking in your pipes. The alternative —…

What is the origin of jack-o’-lanterns?

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The origin of the angry orange pumpkin (or jack-o’-Lantern) comes from a Celtic folk tale of a miserly farmer named Jack who constantly played tricks on the devil. His nickname was literally “Stingy Jack.” According to History.com, for one of his tricks, Stingy Jack…

Pumpkin carving was an Irish tradition that helped save small American farms

Pumpkin carving was an Irish tradition that helped save small American farms

Before the 19th century, Irish carved turnips into lanterns during the Celtic festival of Samhain, believing that the light would keep the spirits away from their homes. When waves of Irish immigrants moved into American cities, the pumpkin became a natural substitute. Pumpkins had…

Is Your Fireplace Ready for Fall?

Is Your Fireplace Ready for Fall?

Before temperatures drop, learn what to do to prepare it, regardless of whether you have a gas or wood-burning unit, make sure your fireplace is ready to go well in advance of the change in seasons. Keeping your chimneys clean and clear – including…

Top 10 Features Home Buyers Want in 2017

Top 10 Features Home Buyers Want in 2017

Find out the top 10 features today’s home buyers are looking for in a home so you can better meet their demands and help them find the home of their dreams. Although the generations of home buyers differ, there are many common features they…

7 Fresh Home Design Trends For 2017

7 Fresh Home Design Trends For 2017

Fresh modern colors and creative twists on vintage décor and green/natural solutions are among the trends. Influenced by contemporary architecture, fashion, new technology and the entertainment and media industries, home design trends for 2017 are an innovative mix of past and present. You’ll find…

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