Home Tips

Sometimes it is hard to keep your home refreshed or up to date in the today's market. We showcase some home tips we think could be helpful before you choose to sell, or if you would just like to keep your home maintained.

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Why Should We Improve Our Dining Rooms?

Many people have dining rooms in their house even if it's part of their kitchen. It is one of the most important rooms to be featured in the sale of a home due to how often homeowners socially interact in the space that can be found at the heart of any family's get-together. Dining rooms are not just for eating with the family however, as they are often also used for hosting food parties, having game nights, or interacting with our friends and family. This particular room is special because we can bond over the simplest things with our friends and family while we enjoy our meals. After all, food makes us very happy, and we want to express that happiness in the dining room also!

Some Tips to Improve our

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Why Should We Care About the Outdoors of our Staten Island Homes?

The great outdoors are part of our everyday lives. We have to go to work, school, run errands, etc., but these activities can be very stressful and tedious from time to time. It can ruin our image of the outdoors. On the other hand, people love to go outside and want to not be stress when going out. So, we tend to purchase homes with our own outdoor area. For most people, the outdoors of our homes are just a section of a lot that is surround by fences or a simple balcony. The ground can be cover in grass or cement; it is our decision. But, we should try to make it relaxing as possible. The outdoors is a place where our kids, pets, friends, family members go out to play and enjoy the

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Remodeling any part of your home can be a hefty task. If it is your first time remodeling it is even more intimidating. Today we are focusing on remodeling your bathroom and if you haven't before, you may not have given any though to the bathroom fixtures. It isn't simply just choosing a faucet so here are some tips on remodeling your bathroom. 

The initial step after deciding to remodel is definitely the budget. Setting a spending limit is crucial because it will help keep you from being led astray by expensive yet beautiful fixtures. Make sure you set  comfortable amount as your limit and try your hardest not to exceed the amount, and most importantly, make sure you love what you choose. 

It is easy to be overwhelmed by choices so prioritize what

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Lets be honest, the products for our pooches can be a little on the pricey side. However, you can still spoil your pets without draining your wallet. Here are some simple DIYS that you wish you would've known about earlier.

 

Homemade Ice Pops

Dogs can get overheated in the summer, especially short nosed breeds, so it's important to take precautions to make sure your pup stays cool! However, not only is this treat yummy, it also helps them from getting over heated. To make this yummy treat, you will need :

  1. 1 Large Frozen Banana
  2. 2 Tablespoons of Natural Peanut Butter 
  3. 2 Tablespoons of Honey
  4. 17.6 Ounce Container of Plain Greek Nonfat Yogurt
  5. Sturdy Dog Chews

Step One - Add the frozen banana, peanut butter, and honey into

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Many home buyers have thought they found the perfect Staten Island house, signed the dotted line and believe they’ve watched enough home improvement shows to know if they’re getting a good deal. And then some make the mistake of skipping a home inspection in order to save a little cash. Do the right thing by you and your dream home and hire a home inspector!

The home inspection consists of a very detailed look throughout the home. The main goal of a home inspection is to make sure that the home is safe to live in.For example, the inspector will take a close look at the roof to make sure it is well intact. They will also check to see if there is any structural or mechanical damage such as broken heating systems, or a collapsing floor. The basement will

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A vegetarian is someone who doesn't eat any forms of animal meat including fish and poultry. Unlike vegans, vegetarians can eat animal products like eggs and milk. For most people, vegetarianism is a moral or religious choice but it can actually be extremely beneficial for your health. Numerous people ranging from celebrities to historical figures have sworn to vegetarianism. Going as far back to Leonardo da Vinci to today's Steve Jobs, vegetarianism is a choice that many benefit from. 

Heart Disease 

One in four deaths in America are caused by cardiovascular disease or more commonly known as heart disease. This sounds extremely morbid but it is a sad truth to be told. Heart disease occurs when plaque (which is a way substance that is made up of

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Let's face it - by the time lunch rolls around, you're exhausted and eat the first thing you can get your hands on, whether it's healthy or not. Prepping and planning your meals ahead of time is not only affordable, but can help organize your diet and keep your meals tasty and fresh!

Thai Coconut Yellow Curry Chicken & Rice

Ingredients : 

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil.
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced.
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs.
  • Freshly ground salt and pepper.
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger.
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped.
  • 1 red bell pepper, julienned.
  • 8 oz green beans, ends trimmed and cut into roughly 2 inch long pieces.
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced.
  • 1 15 ounce can lite coconut milk.
  • 1 tablespoon medium yellow
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What is the ketogenic diet?

The ketogenic diet (or keto for short) is primarily based on a low carbohydrate (or carb), mid protein, and high fats intake. This may be a surprise since most people think "eating fats make you fat," which is utterly false. The fact is that eating fat isn't fattening. Our bodies need fats for energy, cell growth, hormone regulation, and absorbing nutrients. Your body definitely needs fats. 

The combination of low carbs, mid proteins, and high fats puts the body in a state of ketosis. When the body reaches a state of ketosis, the liver produces ketones which become the main source of energy for the body. When someone eats something high in carbs such as a big bowl of pasta, the body makes glucose and insulin.

Glucose

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Ralph’s Famous Italian Ices have been a staple of Staten Island's summers for the past 90 years. They offer hundreds of flavours and many different types of ices, smoothies, drinks, sundaes, and more. 

History

Ralph's Famous Italian Ices began in the hands of Ralph Silvestro. Silvestro came to the United States from Italy when he was a young man and began making his ices in 1928, selling them throughout Staten Island without any retail locations. His treats quickly became a Staten Island summertime favourite and earned him enough to open his first retail location in 1949, on Port Richmond Avenue. 

In 1966, Ralph decided to retire and left his two daughters, Lucile and Elise, to continue the family business. They expanded the business further and

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Expanding your living space by adding a deck is a great American tradition. You can eat dinner, host parties and even relax on the deck. This way you can have time to enjoy the spring and summer weather. You can hire a pro to make a deck or if you are on a budget, make a deck with your family. It is a great way to expand your skills. Asking someone to build a deck cost thousands of money. However, even if you want to build your own deck, it doesn't hurt if you have a conversation with a pro about what needs to be done. It is always great to ask someone who knows what they are doing.

If you do build your own deck, it is best to start off small rather than big, as you can always expand on it later.

FREESTANDING VS SECURING TO THE HOUSE

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