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Posted on 05/15/2022
How to Pack an Essentials Box
Unpacking after a move can be almost as overwhelming as packing. Once all of your belongings have been safely delivered to your new home, the challenge becomes opening up all the boxes and putting things back in their place. Unfortunately, this can make important items difficult to access. To avoid this issue, pack an essentials box to keep...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Is an Open Concept Home Right for You?
Open concept homes, also called open floor plans, have been a mainstay of home design for decades. There are many reasons this style of architecture is so popular, yet there are also some downsides. If you’re considering an open concept home, here are the major pros and cons to consider: Open Concept Pros Better Flow - With a...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
How to Tell If Your Home Needs New Insulation
People who harbor a sneaking suspicion they're paying too much in heating and cooling expenses are often on to something. Under-insulated attics alone can reportedly increase utility bills by as much as 25 percent. If you identify any of the following telltale signs, consider new insulation. 1: Home Experiences Temperature Shifts Imagine sitting by an open window as...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
4 Reasons to build a greenhouse
If you want to get the most out of their gardening regardless of climate, one of the best ways is to build a greenhouse. Greenhouses come in many styles and can be built to fit your specific needs. Whether you own a few plants or maintain an entire garden, here are some of the biggest reasons to consider...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Options for Veteran Mortgage Relief to Consider
If you have a VA loan, the U.S. government has options in place to assist you in case of financial hardship. There are multiple programs available to help you avoid late payments and foreclosure if your mortgage meets eligibility. Here are the major veteran mortgage relief options to know: Refund Modification A refund modification affects the principal and...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
How to Create a Moss Garden Wall
If you want to add some no-maintenance greenery to your home decor, a moss wall garden might be the perfect choice. Unlike garden walls made up of many small plants, moss walls not always alive. This makes them much easier to maintain while still giving you a lush and beautiful art piece to bring nature indoors. Here is...
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Posted on 04/03/2022
Contractors: Ways to Choose the Right Interior Design Contractor
Changing your home or getting your new home set up can go much more smoothly when you hire interior design contractors. These contractors can help you decide on designing different areas of your home to achieve the style you want. When you’re hiring interior design contractors, it’s important to keep the following tips in mind. These tips help...
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Posted on 03/27/2022
Rebuilding vs. Renovating: How to Determine the Cost
Knowing whether to tear down an old or damaged house and rebuild is not something that cannot be decided in a vacuum. The existing structure will likely present as a mixed bag of pros and cons. Before making a decision solely based on perceived cost, consider digging deeper into the facts. How Has The Existing Structure Been Impacted?...
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Posted on 03/20/2022
3 Ways to Make Your Own DIY Houseplant Trellis
Many popular houseplants are climbers in nature. Even when living in containers, many plants benefit from having something to climb or something to support them when they get larger and heavier. While there are lots of options available on the market for supporting your houseplants, you can also make your own trellises from inexpensive materials. Here are some...
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Posted on 03/18/2022
684 Rye Street, South Windsor, CT 06074 is now new to the market!
Original owners took great pride in their home. Newer Windows and siding - 1993, Central air - 2012, New furnace and HWH - 2010, Kitchen Aid ovens - 8 yrs old - top microwave oven is also a a convection oven - bottom is a conventional oven. Refrigerator - 2 1/2 yrs old. Bathroom updated with a new shower and grab bars - 5 years old. 2-car Garage has been carpeted over concrete to use as a bonus room for family gatherings - features a wood burning stove and walks out to the back yard - also used as a garage. Lot behind house cannot be built on. Please submit all offers on GHAR...
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Posted on 03/14/2022
117 Avery Street, Manchester, CT 06042 is now new to the market!
Great opportunity for first time buyer! This house was completely gutted down to the studs 10 -15 years ago - all new wiring, plumbing and sheetrock at that time. Newer vinyl replacement windows. Oak floors, except kitchen. Carpeted three season screened porch leads from house to 1 car garage. Possibility to add windows for use as another room. The dining room could be a second bedroom by installing a wall between the dining room and living room. Large bedroom upstairs had a wall down the middle to make it two bedrooms - could put wall back up if 2 bedrooms are needed on second floor. Many possibilities for this Ranch/Cape Cod house near...
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Posted on 03/13/2022
Feng shui plants: Luckiest plants to have at home
Feng shui principles have long been included in interior design to promote the best possible flow of energy in a space. While feng shui applies to furniture placement and layouts, there are also feng shui plants. Some plants are considered especially beneficial because they're thought to bring good fortune to your home. If you're interested in adding feng...
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