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by the lighter side of realty

Your place may be small, but you don’t have to feel cooped up. Here are some brilliant ways to work with the space you have so you can get more breathing room.

1. Here’s a handy DIY for halving a table to increase the space of your home’s entrance area.


2. Sliding walls provide better breathing room unlike standard walls and doors.


3. Need more floor space? Open more up by hanging your laundry bag.


4. If you creatively place mirrors or metallic tiles, you can give the appearance of a larger room.




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This home was sold to a well deserving family. It was our privilege to represent the buyers on this transaction. We also want to give a shout to Francisco De Guzman with Imortgage who got the buyers’ loan done in a very short time! Let us find you the right home too! Call Provencio Group today. 209-969-6699


Help us congratulate Jillian on her first year here with us at Provencio Group Real Estate.

By: Heather Skyler

You’ll likely be surprised to learn how much water the average family of four uses every single day in their home: 255 gallons! The estimates are: 15 gallons for dishwashing; 12 for cooking and drinking; 5 for basic hand washing; 35 for laundry; 80 for bathing; 8 at the bathroom sink for tooth brushing, face-washing, etc.; and a whopping 100 in toilet flushes! Now, you may be thinking to yourself, not me! We only bathe once a week and we never wash our hands! Regardless of whether or not you meet or exceed the average water use of the average family, everyone wants to save money on their water bill, and be kind to mother earth in the process. Here are some tips for doing just that.

1. Make sure that the water in your toilet is not continuously running..
2. Put one to three tightly closed, quart plastic bottles (with rocks inside them to weight them down) inside the toilet tank.
3. Use your water meter to check for hidden water leaks.
4. Install low flow faucet aerators in the kitchen and bathrooms.
5. Install a low-flow shower head.
6. Insulate your water pipes.
7. Rinse your razor in the sink.
8. Use your dishwasher and clothes washer for only full loads.
9. Minimize use of kitchen sink garbage disposal units.
10. Keep a bottle of drinking water in the fridge.

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