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Here’s why The Gutter Boys says their Valor Gutter Guards really are the best

When Anthony Alberino tells me the gutter guard sold by his and Ken Wilson’s The Gutter Boys is “the best,” I’m immediately skeptical. After all, doesn’t every company that sells gutter protection say the same thing? “Of course,” Anthony agrees. “But the difference with us is we’ve actually tested the other brands—more...

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Get that new custom cabinet look without the new cabinet price

As someone going through the middle of a very expensive kitchen remodel, I can tell you if I’d have had the opportunity to have my cabinets refinished instead of replaced I’d have jumped at it. That’s because cabinet refinishing, says John Neubert, owner of Neubert Painting, can save a homeowner thousands of dollars off the cost of...

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Can the addition of hardwood floors increase the value of your home?

Homeowners who install hardwood flooring in their abodes can expect to recoup a whopping 50-75 percent of the initial flooring cost and increase their house’s market value, says Brian Erickson, owner of the Strongsville- and Copley-based Floorz. “A house with hardwood floors will generally sell faster and for more money,” he shares...

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Do this to stay out of probate court

Most people who purchase real estate don’t give much thought to the deed. It’s simply a little piece of paper that exists in a file somewhere, waiting to be mailed to the property owner once the mortgage has been satisfied. But it’s actually a much more important part of the equation. “How the language on your deed reads can mean the...

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HealthMarkets agent Joanie Keehn says fresh changes to the Affordable Care Act mean more coverage options

One of the hallmarks of last year’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) enrollment was the elimination of the tax penalty for those failing to acquire coverage. “The law requiring coverage was and is still in place, but the individual mandate on the tax penalty was eliminated last year,” says Joanie Keehn, a licensed insurance agent with...

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