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Posted on 10/24/2021
5 Modern Design Trends for Your Home
Design trends are endless. Some stick around while others fade to the wayside — at least away from the public eye. But that doesn't mean you can't enjoy your favorite, personal and timeless trend throughout the years in your home. You may even want to switch it up a bit and incorporate other trends from different eras. Either...
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Posted on 10/24/2021
Choosing a Home Builder: 5 Questions to Ask
Photo by Sora Shimazaki from Pexels Finding the right home builder can be an overwhelming task. Even if you’ve narrowed down a list of top choices, it's difficult to know if you’re making the right choice. No matter how much research you do on your own, some of the most important information is what you can get by...
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Posted on 10/17/2021
Building a Home? Know Your Basic Loan Options
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay When you're dreaming of moving into a new home, you envision every detail. But before you can make this dream home a reality, you need to consider the best way to finance it. Here are a few basic home loan types to consider. FHA Loans Homeownership can be the gateway...
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Posted on 10/17/2021
Party at Home: 3 Tips and Pillars for Throwing a Successful House Party
Atmosphere is everything with just about any home, gathering or party. If the atmosphere is lacking, chances are enjoyment levels will decrease. So what is a host to do when throwing a house party with various atmospheric elements? Here are three major areas that will instantly boost your party’s atmosphere and how to achieve the best fit for...
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Posted on 10/11/2021
49 Spring Hill Lane North, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
Located on a small, private cul de sac in North Stamford, near New Canaan and Pound Ridge, this colonial is stunning! Elegant and spacious rooms throughout feature hardwood, designer detail and finishes, crown molding, and beuatifully renovated bathrooms. The gourmet kitchen features premium stainless appliances complete with 2 ovens, warming drawer, Sub Zero refrigerator and large pantry. The exterior offers new roofs and new Fibron deck flooring, graced with a charming attached gazebo. The main level has no dead ends, flows beautifully from room to room and is bight and cheerful. Conducive to entertaining, its very large kitchen dining...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
Yes, Your Patio Is Big Enough to Decorate. Here's How.
Photo by Heather Mount on Unsplash As the weather gets warmer, it’s a good time to revisit your outdoor spaces. No matter the size of your yard, porch or patio, there are some simple changes you can make to beautify and refresh the space. That being said, sometimes lack of space can seem difficult to work with. The...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
Too Many Books? Conquer Your Clutter in 4 Easy Steps
Photo by Gabby K from Pexels Being surrounded by favorite books can be a calming experience in a highly chaotic world. However, when your book collection becomes a part of your chaos instead of a relief from it, it's time to rethink your organizational methods. If books are keeping you from enjoying an organized, clutter-free home, here are...
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Posted on 10/06/2021
Another Property Sold - 71 Highland Road #71, Stamford, CT 06902
Luxury end unit, next to complex garden and private park area. Living room with fireplace and deck, master bedroom with ample closet space, en suite full bathroom and sliders to a private balcony. Excellent condition. Half bath so guests do not have to go in the bedroom area. Full size washer and dryer in the unit. Gated garage with reserved space and private storage room for owner. Gate from garage to unit is very conveniently located near...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
Got an Old Door? Create Your Dream Headboard in 7 Steps
Image by congerdesign from Pixabay Have you always dreamed of having a beautiful stately headboard at the head of your bed? Do you have an old door and wonder just what you can do with it? If you answered yes to both of those questions, boy, do we have the perfect project for you. Using your old door...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
Digital Assistants: What Are the Trends and How Should I Utilize Them?
Digital assistants have become very intuitive, so much that they’re being integrated into a variety of people’s daily lives. From directions in the car to timers in the kitchen to dictation in the living room, technology, such as voice assistants, has become more reliable by the day, which leads to interesting trends in home entertainment. Let’s look at...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
Enhance your Garden with a Rain Chain
Image by Kaitong Yepoon from Shutterstock Rain in its due time is every gardener's dream. Saving and reusing rainwater is a great way to save resources for the garden. One way to collect rainwater and store it for future use is to install a rain chain. A decorative rain chain can be used in place of a downspout...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
What to Know About House Line Plans
When you look at the plans for your custom home, you might not understand what you’re seeing at first. These plans contain many symbols that can be hard to interpret without architectural knowledge. One of the most common types of symbols that appear on house plans are lines. You might notice several kinds of lines on your house...
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