Sep 9, 2016

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Scenic Drives to Enjoy in St. George

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Scenic Drives to Enjoy in St. George

Not only can you enjoy scenic walks and hikes in St. George, but you can also enjoy scenic drives on byways, backways and historic routes throughout the area. Here are five of the best scenic drives you can experience in the St. George area:

Kolob Reservoir Road

This backway covers the area from U-9 at Virgin, north to U-14 six miles east of Cedar City and it takes drivers through grassy meadows and ascends

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Sep 2, 2016

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The Best Free and Affordable Things to Do in St. George

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The Best Free and Affordable Things to Do in St. George

With its beautiful red rocks, warm climate and plethora of historical sites, St. George, Utah is a hot spot for visitors around the world. Despite its popularity as a tourist destination, St. George is full of free things to do and see throughout the seasons. When you live here or have a vacation home in St. George, you’ll be close to the following wallet-friendly activities and sites all year

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Aug 25, 2016

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Why Live in St. George?

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Why Live in St. George?

For a home full of adventure, consider relocating to St. George, Utah. This desert paradise in Southern Utah is an ideal location for those who want natural beauty, recreational excitement and a good economy. If this isn’t enough to convince you, here are a few more reasons why you should want to live in St. George:

Beautiful properties
In St. George you’ll find some truly beautiful homes that are only enhanced by the unique scenery of Southern Utah.

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Aug 17, 2016

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Debunking Real Estate Myths

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Debunking Real Estate Myths

Selling your house is definitely a stressful experience that many go through. The industry is full of myths that are constantly circulating and buying into these myths can often hurt your chances of selling a home at the right price. Technology has radically changed the way our homes are bought and sold, but there are some aspects that have remained the same for decades.

From the highly experienced real estate agents at S&S Homes in Southern Utah, here

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Jun 29, 2016

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Staying Cool in St. George Summer

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St. George is one of the best places in the world to live. That’s why S&S Homes builds here. However, that southern Utah heat can drive up air conditioning costs and even overpower an air conditioning unit. Our custom-built homes with backyard swimming pools can help keep you cool, but here are a few extra tips to beat the heat this summer.

Get a fan. A light breeze through the room can feel magical. Keep it on a low setting to

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Jun 20, 2016

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3 Steps to Best Plan for an Emergency

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Even with the highest quality custom homes from S&S Homes, emergencies can still happen. Especially in the hot, unpredictable southern Utah desert. We want to help you be as prepared as possible so you and your family can come out of an emergency situation just fine.

Natural disasters in southern Utah typically range from earthquakes and flooding, to landslides and fires, as well as unforeseen human incidents. Regardless of the disaster, here are a few main tips that will help

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Jun 11, 2016

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3 Rules for Keeping your House Clean

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At S&S Homes, we can build your dream home right at the heart of St. George, but there’s still the matter of unpacking and organizing that you have to take care of. You finally settle down on the couch once all the boxes are empty and the furniture is in perfect place. Then your kids and pets come running through and everything is back out on the carpet.

How on earth can you keep that clean, organized and brand new

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Jun 3, 2016

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Kitchen Decisions

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Home is where the heart is, and the heart almost always ends up in the kitchen. The kitchen is the heart of your home and family. This is where memories are made, where families eat together, and where you’ll probably end up spending most of your time.

When you’re building a new home, keep in mind that your kitchen will probably be the life of the party. We want to make sure you love every inch of it! Keep in

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May 28, 2016

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Color Psychology in Your New Home

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There are plenty of opinions when it comes to decorating your new home. Deciding on new wall paint colors can be quite the process as you try to match the perfect color to every piece of furniture. Whatever style you choose, you need to be sure the colors reflect your personality and preference.

Colors in the home can have a direct effect on mood, values, and work ethic. Neutral, long-standing wall colors suggest the need for stability. But there are

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May 20, 2016

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9 Best Hikes near St. George

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People love Utah for the amazing outdoor recreation. St. George has some of the very best. Here are 9 hikes in St. George that you’ll want to make a priority this summer.

Johnson Canyon Trail

Distance: 2 miles round trip

Difficulty: Easy

Located right at the mouth of Snow Canyon State Park, Johnson Canyon Trail takes you by a natural spring, red-rock cliffs, and a natural arch at the end. The trail has little elevation change, making this a nice, easy trail for you

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