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Posted on 12/05/2021
4 Quick Fixes for Cabinet Doors that Won't Shut
Photo by Nick Magwood via Pixabay There's nothing more annoying than a cabinet door in the kitchen or bathroom that won't close properly. It squeaks. It catches. Plus it makes the space look less "put together" no matter how clean it otherwise is. Ignoring a door that won't close correctly, can do damage to the hinge or door....
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Posted on 12/05/2021
Tips on Choosing Between a Single Family Home and a Townhouse
Photo by Ricarda Molck via Pixabay More and more communities are creating spaces for both individual homes and multifamily townhomes. Both styles offer lots of space, comfortable living and access to a neighborhood's amenities -- but there are some key differences that might make one style more suitable for you than another. Learning more about the differences between...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
Financial Factors to Consider When Buying a Home
Whether you’re planning on buying investment property or a new home, there are financial factors to consider. Knowing the details of your financial situation will help you make the best decision and help avoid unnecessary stress. If you’re trying to decide between renting and buying, here are some of the main financial things to go over: Savings Most...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
The Benefits of Garden Edging
Garden edging is an important element of landscaping design that serves many purposes. There are a variety of different materials and techniques for edging, ranging from professional installation to DIY weekend projects. If you’re wondering whether to add garden edging to your outdoor spaces, here are some key benefits to consider: Defining and Separating Spaces The obvious visual...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
The Major Costs of Flipping a House
For many, flipping homes is lucrative. However, there are many costs associated with flipping a property, and it’s important to budget carefully for every detail. Here are the major costs to consider when determining how much funding you’ll need for a flip: Down Payments Just like buying a move-in ready house, buying a house you intend to flip...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
Relaxing & Eco-Friendly Ideas for Your Bathroom Renovation
Renovating your bathroom is a big undertaking. Not only can this be one of the most costly home improvement projects to take on, but it also can provide you with one of the biggest returns on your investment. Your bathroom is a high-frequency room, and therefore it is a drain on your energy resources. It also is one...
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Posted on 11/18/2021
Another Property Sold - 53 Hunting Lane, Stamford, CT 06902
This charming 3/4 bedroom colonial is located on a beautiful flat property, in a most desirable and convenient neighborhood. Two bow windows adorn the front of the home and welcome you to a home offering warmth and good space. Hardwood floors are in most rooms on both levels. The living room has a lovely wood burning fireplace and the dining room opens to the renovated kitchen. French doors lad to the screened porch with it skylit ceiling. The den and office complete the first floor and offer a fourth bedroom option. Upstairs are 3 nicely proportioned bedrooms. The master has an ensuite full bathroom and another full bath serves the other...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
Ideas for Adding Climbing Plants to Your Decor
Houseplants can add some extra life to any interior space. Some are prized for their decorative foliage, especially those with long trailing or climbing vines. An excellent way to decorate is to encourage your plants to grow into a lush wall covering. However, not all plants will climb or trail on their own. Here we’ll go over the...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
Houseplants: How to Start Growing Indoor Bamboo
Despite its sheer beauty, bamboo has a bad rap as an outdoor plant because of its rapid growth and tendency to spread across the property. But those reasons are exactly why it makes for such an excellent indoor potted plant. Beyond that, it’s a low maintenance plant that is elegant and brightens up the room in an instant....
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Posted on 11/07/2021
How to Decorate Your Bathroom With the Color Green
If your bathroom needs a refresh, consider going green—literally. While environmentally conscious materials and sustainable practices are excellent choices for your bathroom, so can the rejuvenating and calming choice of color. Bathrooms are more than a utilitarian space and should inspire a sense of comfort. Green might seem like an unexpected or intimidating choice in a world so...
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Posted on 11/07/2021
Why You Shouldn't Skip Home Inpsections
Life of Pix via Pexels If your lender does not demand it, skipping the home inspection might be fairly tempting as you move toward closing on the house of your dreams. Although moving full steam ahead might provide what you need in the moment, that decision could end up causing problems in the future. So, even though it...
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Posted on 11/05/2021
970 Hope Street #2F, Stamford, CT 06907 is now new to the market!
Updated 1 BR, 1 bath condo in the heart of Springdale, walking distance to the train. Facing the rear of the building, this unit offers a quiet atmosphere and beautiful sunsets from both the unit and its private covered balcony. Newer floors, updated bath, some new appliances and an in-unit laundry room are some of the great features of this unit. A covered garage give you a reserved space (#43), convenient to the building's entrance. Springdale, which is now one of Stamford's liveliest and most popular neighborhoods, once was an independent town. Thus, public transportation, eateries, markets, salons, gas stations and other conveniences are...
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