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Posted on 11/27/2022
Fireplace design trends to try
A fireplace is a highly sought-after home feature, and many homeowners want to make the most of theirs with great fireplace design. For those looking to design fireplaces for their sitting area or areas after they’ve been installed or have recently bought a home with a new brick fireplace, the possibilities are endless. Here is a quick guide...
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Posted on 11/20/2022
Gardening to Prevent Erosion & Landslides
Landslides are caused by soil erosion and heavy rainfall. If your property has any slopes, it's important to check for signs of erosion so you can avoid the risk of causing a landslide. Here are three ways you can prevent erosion damage and landslides in your own yard: Plant Densely An abundance of deep-rooted vegetation is the best...
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Posted on 11/13/2022
Try these weekend projects for a more energy-efficient home
While many home improvements have a lengthy process, there are plenty of upgrades you can accomplish as weekend projects. One way to spend a weekend improving your home is to add upgrades and changes that will help lower your utility costs. Here are some ideas for weekend projects to make your home more efficient and cost-effective: Install a...
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Posted on 11/12/2022
Another Property Sold - 7 Old Oak Court #7, Bloomfield, CT 06002
WOW!!! A FANTASTIC PLACE TO CALL HOME... TRANQUILITY WELCOMES YOU UPON ARRIVAL TO THIS FRESHLY PAINTED, TWO BEDROOM, TWO AND ONE HALF BATHROOM TOWNHOUSE IN THE HIGHLY COVETED MILLS POND CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY. NESTLED ALMOST IN THE HEART OF BLOOMFIELD TOWN CENTER, YET OFFERS A SUBURIA FEELING. THIS BREATHTAKING MAGNIFICENT UNIT COUPLED WITH THE PROFESSIONALLY MAINTAINED GROUNDS AND AMENITIES OFFERING, THE OBSOLUTE LIFESTYLE FOR ALL AGES. THE PRIMARY AREA FEATURES, AN OPEN FLOOR PLAN, WITH AN ENTRANCE FOYER THAT FLOWS INTO THE LIVING ROOM, OFFERING AN INVITING WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE.... O YES, NEW ENGLAND'S CHILLY WINTER EVENINGS FAMILIES...
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Posted on 11/06/2022
The 3 Best Palm Trees to Grow Indoors
Palm trees can be found on almost every continent in the world. While some hardier versions can survive colder weather, most thrive in tropical or subtropical climates. If you want to grow palm trees indoors as houseplants, you'll need to replicate a tropical environment as much as possible for them to thrive. While it might seem intimidating, there...
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Posted on 10/30/2022
Another Property Sold - 257 Pinney Street, Ellington, CT 06029
AS YOU DRIVE UP TO THIS HOME - You will be WOWED. Completely renovated to perfection! New roof & grey vinyl siding, all new doors including the garage door. New double pane windows. As you meander up the Paver walkway to the new front door - take notice of the professional landscaping, all watered by an inground system. Enter into the beautifully fireplaced Great Room, w/oak flrs (the stone fireplace is a masterpiece) open to the spectacular kitchen w/white cabinets, granite counters, all brand new stainless appliances. Across the way, see the LR/Family room w/oak flrs & a double set of sliders to a new Trex deck & tanquil...
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Posted on 10/30/2022
Top trends in at-home wall decor
Decorating trends are constantly changing, and trends for at-home wall decor are no exception. Different styles of artwork, materials and subject come and go in popularity, while some remain at the forefront of interior design. While some types of wall art are considered timeless, it can be rewarding to take a risk on something trendy and out of...
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Posted on 10/23/2022
Budget DIY: Spray Foam vs Fiberglass Insulation - Which Is Best for You?
While upgrading a building’s insulation may not feel as exciting as an expansive new kitchen, the potential energy savings add up. Here are a few things about fiberglass and spray foam insulation property owners may want to consider. What Homeowners Need To Know About Fiberglass Insulation The upfront investment of fiberglass insulation proves attractive to DIY homeowners because...
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Posted on 10/23/2022
Another Property Rented - 23 Arthur Drive #2, South Windsor, CT 06074
Pleasant Hill Community Townhouse 2brm 1,5 baths, loft area, 2 car attached garage, gas heat, central air. Community amenities include Pool tennis & basketball & guest parking. Prime location near 84,91 Costco, Trader Joes, Evergreen Walk, Restaurants. Sorry NO PETS Allowed, must have good credit (700's+ range) min income 3x the rent. Listing agent is related to the owner. Orchard Hill School District. Move in Date is October 21, 2022. See attached rental application &...
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Posted on 10/16/2022
3 Common Fears About Homebuying
Buying a house can be a source of tremendous stress for many. It’s extremely common to feel overwhelmed and nervous about specific aspects of the process. Luckily, there are some answers to the scariest questions to help ease your mind. Here are some of the biggest homebuying fears and what to do about them: “What if I don’t...
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Posted on 10/16/2022
3 Low-maintenance tall plants for your home
If you're a beginner with houseplants, large and tall plants might seem intimidating. Luckily, just like small plants, there are plenty of tall plants with simple needs and easy care routines. Here are some suggestions for low-maintenance tall plants to try at home: Rubber tree Rubber trees are the lowest-maintenance member of the ficus family of plants. As...
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Posted on 10/09/2022
Benefits and Drawbacks of Investing in Sweat Equity
If you’re thinking about buying a fixer-upper or are interested in flipping homes, it’s important to understand sweat equity. This concept has to do with the time and effort you put into improving a property. Because it’s not based on dollar amounts, it's difficult to calculate. However, there are major pros and cons to investing your time as...
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