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Posted on 08/14/2022
4 Must-Haves for Your Outdoor Entertainment Space
With the right accessories, any deck or patio space can be transformed into a true outdoor oasis. Whether you're looking to host lively weekend barbecues or simply want to enjoy a low-key evening on the deck with loved ones, there are a few must-haves to consider adding to your existing deck or patio. Great Furniture The right patio...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
Choosing an Area Rug: 3 Things to Consider
An area rug can make a significant difference in the aesthetic and feel of a room. You can add style, affect the sense of space and tie together all of your furnishings in one step. But how do you choose the right rug for the room? Everybody's taste is different, but here are the main things to consider...
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Posted on 07/31/2022
Moving & Short Term Storage: How to Find the Best Solution
Short-term storage solutions are perfect for many situations, including remodeling, staging a home or moving to a new one. Sometimes, when moving to a new home, you may not have room for all of your belongings. You can make this common scenario much simpler with a third-party storage service. However, there are two main types of short-term storage:...
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Posted on 07/24/2022
Understanding the average cost of home insurance
A budget for your home expenses will need to include the average cost of home insurance. The amount you’ll pay for homeowners insurance is based on a combination of factors concerning the insurance type, home characteristics and your personal insurance history. To help you get a better understanding of what goes into the average cost of home insurance,...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
Natural Pest Control: How to Make Your Own Insecticidal Spray
Dealing with pests in your garden is frustrating. What’s worse is that with the plethora of pest control options available on the market it can seem impossible to make the right choice. This is especially tricky if you want to avoid using harsh chemicals present in most of the leading insecticide brands. Luckily, there are DIY options that...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
Home Insurance for Renovations: What You Need to Know
If you own a home, then you have a home insurance policy. This policy is there to provide you with coverage in the event of something unexpected — such as significant damage from a storm or stolen property. If your home is damaged, you may be able to put some of your insurance claim toward upgrades and renovations,...
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Posted on 07/09/2022
Another Property Sold - 4 Crestwood Rd, Paxton, MA 01612
Charming ranch in a desirable neighborhood setting. Perfect home for the first-time home buyer or someone looking to downsize. The kitchen gives access to the dining room, which flows seamlessly into the spacious living room offering a fireplace, hardwood flooring and a huge picture window, allowing for an abundance of natural light. The heated 4-season sunroom overlooking the private backyard would make a great family room, home office, playroom or exercise room. Two bedrooms with hardwood flooring and ample closet space. First floor laundry with stackable W/D (2022) and walk out basement. Additional W/D hookups in the LL. Improvements...
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Posted on 06/26/2022
Divider wall ideas: Temporary walls perfect for rentals
When renting an apartment or condominium, you have to get creative about divider wall ideas. While you could simply renovate to change the layout of a house you own, you have fewer options for dramatic changes that stay within the terms of your lease. Dividing up a room can be a challenge, whether you want to create privacy...
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Posted on 06/24/2022
Another Property Sold - 17 Mary Ann Dr, Worcester, MA 01606
Don’t let this gem pass you by! This expansive home in a desirable neighborhood has so much more to offer than your typical ranch. The floorplan is great for entertaining family and friends with its large living room with gorgeous fireplace and floor to ceiling windows and oversized front to back dining room offering access to the huge deck overlooking the private, partially fenced in backyard with firepit. At the heart of the home you will find the charming kitchen with stainless steel appliances and convenient breakfast bar with granite countertop. Three bedrooms and a full bath complete the first floor. The walkout lower level features a...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
op living room trends to give you interior design inspiration
If you're trying to find interior design inspiration, it can be helpful to learn about the latest trends. Styles and methods are always changing, and staying up-to-date can be an excellent way to get fresh ideas for decorating every room in your home. Here are some of the top, upcoming living room trends to know: Curved furniture Curved...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
How to Find the Perfect Secondhand Furniture for Your Space
Many interior design styles call for furnishings that are vintage or well-worn. Apart from style, secondhand decor and furniture can be an inexpensive and practical alternative to purchasing brand new items. Regardless of whether you’re looking for the perfect piece for looks or for function, we’ve put together some tips for how to find and use secondhand decor...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
Your Guide to Exterior Siding Colors
A home’s exterior is its first impression. From the way the curb appeal ensnares passersby and potential buyers to how your home presents to your community HOA, exterior features are areas to consider carefully before altering or adding enhancements, including your home’s siding. While it may be tempting to splash any color across your home, take a moment...
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