Pros & Cons of Refrigerator Water and Ice Dispensers

A person getting a drink from the water dispenser.

When it comes to buying a new refrigerator, you may be interested in choosing one with a built-in ice and water dispenser. These modern fridge features have become increasingly trendy amongst homeowners in the US and Canada, where cold drinks are a household staple.

Having your own ice and cold water dispenser includes several advantages. They’re convenient to have, easy for people of all ages to operate, and they look great in every kitchen.

However, a refrigerator filtration system isn’t perfect, so it comes with some drawbacks too. If you’re contemplating the installation of a refrigerator water dispenser and ice machine, this post will help you to separate the pros from the cons.

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Say Goodbye to Impractical Design

Fabric samples and blueprints for updating impractical design.

It’s fair to say that style is subjective, and interior design is no exception. While some designs may be a certifiable failure from the get-go, other designs simply age out. Wondering if there are any old interior design fails lurking about your house? Here are a few trends worth tossing in the new year.

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Fixer-Uppers and Forever Homes: Is Your New House Your Last?

A couple standing in front of their starter home.

For new house hunters, the home-buying process can be overwhelming and difficult to navigate. Finding the right house depends on your budget, needs, wants, and life phase. The following tips from Realty Executives can help you determine if your next move should be into a starter home or something more permanent.

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Indoor Activities the Whole Family Will Love

A family doing crafts together as an option for an indoor activity.

The cold weather has arrived, and with it comes a slew of new opportunities to have fun indoors! If you’re looking for ways to keep your family entertained during the winter months, look no further.

We’ve put together a list of some of the best indoor activities for the whole family to enjoy. From playing games to watching movies, there’s something for everyone on this list. So, bundle up and get ready to have some fun!

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How to Know If You’ve Found the Right House

A couple taking a moment to celebrate for finding the right home.

When trying to find the perfect living place for you and your family, asking an expert can be helpful. However, you must consider other factors to ensure you’ve found the right home for your lifestyle. Whether you are looking for your first home, considering making a move, or planning to stay in place and remodel, here are a few indicators to let you know you have found “the one.”

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Preparing for Extreme Weather

Dark clouds indicating an extreme weather condition is on the way.

Extreme weather can occur at various times of the year, depending on the part of the world that you call home. If you live in an area of the country that is known to experience weather phenomenon such as hurricanes, tornadoes, or winter snowstorms, are you prepared? Read on for tips to help keep your family and home safe during harsh weather.

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Realty Executives Home Towne Named 2022 Extraordinary Brokerage

The Executives from Realty Executives Home Towne after receiving the Extraordinary Brokerage Award.
The Executives from Realty Executives Home Towne pose with awards in Nashville, TN.

Realty Executives Home Towne, a full-service real estate brokerage with locations in Port Huron, Washington Township, Chesterfield Township, Shelby Township, and Troy was named the 2022 Extraordinary Brokerage award recipient during the recent Realty Excellence™ Awards.

The prestigious award is issued to one brokerage per year. Nominees must demonstrate how to build a real estate business that puts clients and agents first. The brokerage should boast powerful growth in agent headcount and market share each year, inclusive culture, and unparalleled professionalism. These brokerages often offer a high level of brokerage support, sense of community, and forward-thinking leadership.

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Making the Perfect Ham for the Holidays

A carved ham sitting on a table during the holidays.

The holiday season is the time for many festive events, but they all have something in common: food! One staple holiday food this season is the ham, and it’s easy to see why. Filling, versatile, and just plain delicious, this food will be a favorite for a Christmas dinner, a New Year’s party, or any other festivity.

Making the perfect ham is challenging, which is why we’re here to help. So, let’s help you create a meal that everyone will love.

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