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    49 skills a person needs to survive homeownership—everything from removing stripped screws to cleaning big paint spills off the carpet and hiring a handyman!

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    • Melinda Briggs

      47 skills a person needs to survive homeownership—everything from removing stripped screws to cleaning big paint spills off the carpet.

    • Courtney Morgan Shaw

      49 skills a person needs to survive homeownership—everything from removing stripped screws to cleaning big paint spills off the carpet. Great info! --for all you new homeowners that I know

    • Trish Lal

      47 Homeowner Skills from This Old House Illustration:+Jonathan+Carlson+|+thisoldhouse.com+|+from+47+Skills+You+Need+to+Survive+Homeownership

    • LD!

      not a real book, but i was just asking about a manual for the new home owner... 47 Skills You Need to Survive Homeownership

    • LeeAnne Carrasco

      47 skills a person needs to survive homeownership—everything from removing stripped screws to cleaning big paint spills off the carpet. Good to know! [this'll especially come in handy when we buy a home someday :)]

    • Barbara Malone - MsFrugaLady  [Frugal]

      Home, House Maintenance Tips - 47 Skills You Need To Survive Home Ownership [Home Owner]

    • Michelle Gale

      Best of DIY, Decorating + Cleaning Tips via {centsationalgirl}

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