storage tricks for your north carolina home

Over the years, the garage has become more than a place to park your car. It's the place to store items with nowhere else to go: bikes, tools, toys, even furniture. It's easy to understand how a garage can become disorganized in a hurry.

To avoid a cluttered garage, here are some storage hacks to help you keep it organized on a budget:

DIY Cleaning Tools Holder

Every household has a number of tools used to help keep it clean: mops, brooms, dustpans, and other supplies. Ironically, these cleaning tools are one of the main culprits contributing to a messy garage. One way to keep these necessities organized is to create a DIY cleaning tool organizer. A quick trip to your local home center will get you all the materials you need, at a fraction of…

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What to do with your dog during showings

For dog owners, selling a home can be a challenge, especially when it comes to finding a place for your furry companion to stay during showings.

Buyers don’t want to view homes with dog(s) around, so owners will typically turn to friends and neighbors to watch their pets during showings and open houses. But sometimes that’s simply not an option.

Luckily, there are some options in the Triangle for pet owners to get their pets out of the house for an hour or an afternoon.

Dog-Friendly Parks in the Triangle

When the weather is nice, a great option is to take your dog to the park. There are plenty of dog-friendly parks in the area. Here are some parks that are welcome to dogs:

  • Homestead Park, Chapel Hill - This park features a…

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Croasdaile Farms expansion project in durham, nc

Demand for homes in active adult 55+ communities is on the rise. Behind this are the baby boomers, who account for about a quarter of the U.S. population. Born between 1946 and 1964, baby boomers started hitting retirement age a few years ago, and in the next decade, they'll drive up the number of retiree households by about 10 million.

If you're retiring soon in North Carolina, you may be wondering how to navigate the crazy, retirement home real estate market. According to, the U.S. average cost for assisted living is just over $3,600 per month, and Durham Area, NC's assisted living is lower than the national average, at approximately $2,800 monthly.

The History of Croasdaile Farms

Living in Durham offers a little of…

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