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Posted on 06/20/2021
2435 Bedford Street #14F, Stamford, CT 06905 is now new to the market!
Totally updated townhome in sought after "Chesterfield" complex. Conveniently located, near shops, restaurants and all transportation, this gated community offers a guard and pool. The 2/3 bedroom condo with 3.5 newer bathrooms features 2 fireplaces, newer hardwood floors, an open eat in kitchen with granite and stainless, a bright living room and a large dining area. A corner unit, close to one of the 2 complex pools, this elegant home is filled with natural light and a deck off he living room. One reserved parking space in front of the door and many others available. 24/7 gatehouse security. Both mechanical AND cosmetic updates...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Your Guide to the Basics of Garden Edging
Photo by Matt Chen on Unsplash Garden edging is an aspect of landscaping design that serves both practical and aesthetic purposes. You can use edging as a decorative border around plant and flower beds, pathways and lawns using a variety of materials. Here we will go over some of the key benefits of garden edging as well as...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Are Pier and Beam Foundations Right for New Construction Accessibility?
Photo by 1778011 from Pixabay Although concrete walls and slabs rank among the most popular types of foundations, the vast majority of new construction relied on pier and beam designs until the 1960s. Pier and beam, commonly called as “post and beam,” was viewed as the most effective and cost-efficient way to elevate a structure above grade. In...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Here Are the Most Common Environmental Allergens
Photo by Engin Akyurt from Pexels The number of people who suffer from environmental allergies is astounding. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, more than 50 million people in the country suffer from allergies, and allergies have become one of the leading causes for chronic disease in the country. Environmental allergies are very common, and...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Inspections: What it Means for New Homeowners and Maintenance
Photo by LesPalenik via Shutterstock Many first time home buyers simply don’t think too much about home maintenance during the purchasing process. The challenge is that once you’re in the home, regardless of whether you’ve thought about it or not, your home’s maintenance needs only increase. And if there’s a hidden problem lurking somewhere, the result of ignoring...
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Posted on 06/04/2021
Another Property Sold - 156 West Lane, Stamford, CT 06905
A great opportunity to update and improve a home on over an acre, in this lovely downtown neighborhood, offering City services and exceptional convenience, is here for the right buyer. Custom built in 1952, this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath colonial with heated in-ground pool is in desirable "Revonah Woods". The home has 2 master bedroom areas, one on the main floor and one upstairs. It is gas fueled and has C/A. Hardwood and moldings are abundant as are spacious rooms and solid construction. A LARGE bonus room on the second floor offers SO many uses! Kitchen has two ovens and home has two attics! It needs some updating and general maintenance to...
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Posted on 06/01/2021
15 Easthill Road, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
Located in one of Stamford's most desirable communities, this immaculate 5BR, 3 bath colonial is siutated on a quiet cul-de-sac, near hiking and horse trails, close to Greenwich and Bedford and convenient to La Rocca's Gourmet Market and Wine Shop. This stately home features an updated kitchen and master bath, a screened porch and patio leading to a lovely in-ground pool. In addition to the living room, dining room, kitchen and very large family room with a DOUBLE fireplace, there is a first floor office. All this, C/A and City water, too!! Among many homes that have sold for more, this home offers space, quality and condiiton! Add your...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
3 Energy Efficient Home Renovation Projects That Deliver Return On Investment
Photo by Tirachard Kumtanom from Pexels Homeowners typically want to tackle renovation projects that will benefit them in multiple ways. Ideally there should be a healthy mix of aesthetically pleasing upgrades that also help reduce utility costs. The following rank among the energy efficient home renovation projects that can save you money while still improving aesthetic and quality...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Here Are 3 Perfect Gift Ideas for PC Gamers
For many gamers, the experience goes far beyond the console or computer. Whether utilitarian or purely aesthetic, there are many elements that add together to create the best gaming conditions possible. Here are some gift ideas for PC gamers to help them get the most out of their gaming experience: Portable Desk Fan Computer equipment generates a lot...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Tile vs. Concrete - Which is Better to Resurface Your Patio Table
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay Give new life to outdoor tabletops using concrete or tile - and liven up one of the most important parts of your home, your porch or patio. It is surprisingly easy to make over an existing table; in some cases, the base of a table remains in excellent shape, while the horizontal surface...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
From Fixtures to Appliances - Designing Your New Home
Photo by Jean van der Meulen via Pixabay You are nearing the end of a building project when your general contractor reminds you that it will soon be time to finalize your lighting, fixtures and appliances. You have been looking and saving different ideas for months, so it seems it should be easy to make your final decisions...
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Posted on 05/20/2021
36 Highview Avenue #3, Stamford, CT 06907 is now new to the market!
Perfectly located within walking distance to shops, trains station, restaurants and bus line, this 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouse offers space, excellent condition and convenience to highways and downtown. The renovated kitchen has granite counter tops and stainless appliances. The dining room has wood flooring and sliders that open to the deck. While there, enjoy the private, wooded backyard and lovely stream. The living room is large, bright and has lovely crown moldings. Enjoy the the updated half bath on the first floor. Upstairs are the 3 bedrooms, laundry and full bath. Custom closets are another plus. The finished lower level is a...
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