August 2018

There are 5 blog entries for August 2018.

Whether you have been married for 30 years or this is your first date, Jacksonville is home to a variety of activities that are sure to impress. No matter what your interests or passions may be, here are several ideas to create the perfect date night in Jacksonville.

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens is a favorite attraction in the city. You can explore their large art collection that boasts approximately 5,000 objects. Or, you can spend the evening talking and getting to know one another while admiring the 2.5 acres of historic gardens. This large area features sculptures, reflecting pools, fountains, and gorgeous landscaping for you to enjoy.

St. Augustine Ghost Tours

If you want a date night that is a

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On average, a small bathroom remodel can cost you approximately $15,000. This is no small chunk of change and can drastically hurt your budget if you are not properly prepared. However, you don’t have to spend that much money to make a difference in this space. In fact, there are several inexpensive bathroom updates that will make an immediate impression.

New Light Fixture

A new light fixture can turn an old and outdated area into a well-lit and welcoming room. You can choose a fixture that becomes a focal point in the space or one that blends in with the décor and style of the room. Also, by replacing older light fixtures, you can choose energy-efficient models that will help save energy and improve your monthly utility bills.

New Faucet

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Moving to a new home is a stressful time. The to-do list is long and it can be easy to feel overwhelmed, unorganized, and exhausted. To help speed up the moving process and help you feel a little more in control, use these simple hacks.

1. Start Early

One of the best and most important things you can do when moving is to avoid procrastinating. This will only increase your stress levels and cause you to take less care of your items. Plus, when you start early, you have the time to declutter and clean as you go along, helping you save even more time and possibly make a few extra dollars by selling items you don’t need or use anymore.

2. Create an Essentials Basket

Before you begin packing your boxes, put all essential packing items in a

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When you own a home, it comes with a plethora of upkeep, repairs, and regular maintenance. Some of these projects are obvious such as needing a fresh coat of paint or replacing a broken toilet. However, there are many home improvement projects that you may be overlooking in your Jacksonville home. Let’s discuss several home-improvement projects that you may want to add to your to-do list.

Changing Furnace Filters

Did you know that the filters in your furnace should be replaced every single month? These items prevent dirt, dust, and other particles from damaging the unit. When these filters become dirty and grungy, they cause the appliance to work harder, costing you more energy and higher monthly bills. Luckily, this project can be completed in

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The swimming pool in your Jacksonville home can quickly become the ideal gathering place for all of your friends and family. Whether you love to host large outdoor gatherings or you simply want some time to yourself, you can create a beautiful outdoor space for everyone to enjoy. Let’s take a look at several ways you can turn your pool into the perfect outdoor area.

1. Add Some Shade

When outdoors, you don’t always want to be in direct sunlight. You need some shade to help provide a cool and comfortable area. If your budget allows, consider building a pergola or a covered patio. However, if money is tight, install large shade sails or big umbrellas. These items will not only help you stay cool but they can add pops of color to your outdoor space

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