Kimberly Clark's Blog Posts

Water Heater Inspection

It's time to do some simple maintenance to your hot water heater.Preventative maintenance will result in energy/cost savings and will extend the life of your water heater.Consider hiring a plumbing

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What are the Dirtiest Items in the Home & How Do you Clean Them

Of course, one of the dirtiest objects in anyone’s home is the toilet. But, that’s not the only place where dirt and germs accumulate. Here are five other dirty places and suggestions

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DIY Projects - 5 Secret Weapons

Is there a home maintenance project that’s been lingering on your to-do list for too long because you’re dreading the trip to the hardware or craft store? There are some projects you can

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Up-sizing Your Home - Room to Grow!

Unfortunately, our homes don’t always grow with us. What may have initially worked fine for a single person, a young couple’s starter home, or a family with a newborn can quickly become

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Ideas For Accent Walls - How Bold Are You?

An accent wall can totally transform a room, taking it from boring and drab to bold and exciting. Accent walls create a new focal point for your space, add liveliness and contrast, and are typically

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Dispelling Refinancing Myths - Take a Quick Look!

“Refinancing” is a scary word for many people, but that shouldn’t be the case for you. For many homeowners, refinancing can not only lower your monthly payments and help with your

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Create an Evacuation Plan For Your Pets Today!

An evacuation plan is a necessity for every home, especially if you live in an area where fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, flooding, and other disasters are a possibility. Many homeowners create

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Priority Tasks As You Move In

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you

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5 Money-Saving Green Upgrades That You Can Do

Going green is great for the environment, but that’s not the only benefit. When you make green upgrades in your home, it can also lead to some major savings.Solar panels: The upfront cost

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Organic Food on a Budget - Quick Tips

Organic food usually tastes better, and is better for you, but it can also be very expensive compared to non-organic products. Organic food can cost nearly 50 percent more, thanks to the extra labor

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Going to Bed with the Right Mattress

You’ve got more options than ever when mattress shopping these days with no shortage of brick-and-mortar and online-only retailers to choose from. Here are the factors you should consider when

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Short Sales & Foreclosures: How Are They Different?

As unfortunate as it can be when homeowners fall behind on mortgage payments and must face the possibility of losing their homes, short sales and foreclosures provide them options for moving on

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Homeowners & Their Must-Have Tools

When you own your home, things are going to break and, unless you want to spend your money on visits from a neighborhood handyman, you’re going to need to fix them yourself. Luckily, you don

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5 Things to Consider for Pricing a Home

When you put your home up for sale, one of the best ways to determine the asking price is to look at comparable sales. There’s rarely a perfect apples-to-apples comparison, so a pricing

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5 Negotiating Tactics that Kill the Sale

Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a

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Hidden Gems - Hardwood Floors & Dealing with Scratches

Hardwood floors are highly desirable for most homeowners, but they come with their share of challenges when it comes to cleaning, maintenance, and repairs. After a few months or years of heavy use

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Do You Have an Air Leak in Your Home? How to Check...

We’re well into the fall season and winter is right around the corner. This is the time of year when it’s especially important to make sure your home is properly sealed. Air leaks can

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Time to Start Thinking About Restocking Emergency Supplies

Be Prepared. Be Ready. Your emergency supplies kit is hopefully something that you'll never have to use. But if you do need it... you'll want to make sure it's stocked with the essentials. And

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Which Down-payment Strategy is Right for You?

You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and

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Smoke & CO2 Alarms - Re-Energize for Safety

When it comes to safety, there are very few items in your home more important than the smoke and CO detectors. With very little cost and effort, you can rest assured knowing that warning

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