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Keeping the water out of your basement

The Old Farmer’s Almanac lists Cleveland among the eight worst winter cities in the U.S., and Northeast Ohio is on track for one of its wettest spring seasons ever. For many of us, that’s bad news. But it can be even worse. Because all that snow has to go somewhere when it melts, and some of it could end up in your basement. “There is...

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Hiring independent contractors

Owning and operating your own small business can be expensive. Some businesses are able to control costs by using independent contractors instead of hiring paid employees. However, cautions Gary Cerasi, CPA, owner of Creative Business Strategies, tax laws can complicate that strategy. He explains here: Q: What’s the advantage of hiring...

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Altenheim is home

The “like home” claims expressed by many assisted living residences most often are contradicted by bulky centralized nursing stations and other institutional features that distinctly remind residents that they are in a facility, not a community. Fortunately, says C.C. Hodgeson, a Cleveland architect who designs senior living facilities...

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Serenity found at Reminderville's Glenwood Square community

Veronica H. loves to talk about her “neighborhood.” “We care about each other here,” she says. “We have so many spontaneous activities we do together, and we watch out for each other. If we haven’t seen somebody in a while we’ll go to their door to check on them, or bring them a piece of cake from a birthday...

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Lamphear’s Lawn Service can transform your landscaping without a total re-do

Spring is the season of renewal and rejuvenation. One ideal place to begin rejuvenating is your overgrown, unsightly, winter-beaten landscape, suggests Kory Lamphear, owner of Lamphear’s Lawn Service. “Our spring spruce-up is one of our most popular services,” Kory reveals. “As the weather breaks, people begin to go outside and...

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