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Posted on 12/04/2022
3 Things To Consider About Exterior Door Energy Efficiency
When climate-controlled air escapes or gaps allow non-climate-controlled air inside, heating and cooling system are forced to work overtime. Although frugal people often calculate the cost benefits of replacement windows to reduce energy loss, entry and secondary doors also have a significant effect. A poorly insulated door with even small gaps around the casing can create ongoing drafts....
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Posted on 11/27/2022
Virtual Get-Togethers: 3 Ways to Set Up for Your Party
Hosting a virtual party doesn’t have to be complicated. As with in-person parties, you’ll still need to set a few basics, but they aren’t much different from throwing an in-person get-together. Here are 3 ways to make sure your next virtual bash goes off without a hitch. Find the Best Time All functions need a time, no matter...
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Posted on 11/20/2022
The best pergola covers for your outdoor space
The open-air style of a pergola might be perfect for some...
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Posted on 11/13/2022
3 Things to consider before you build a greenhouse
If you want to build a greenhouse at home, there are many things to consider first. Everything from building materials, style and intended use is worth planning carefully before you start. Here are some of the main things to consider before you build a greenhouse: What you’re planning to grow A greenhouse gives you the chance to grow...
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Posted on 11/06/2022
3 Frost Protection Tips for Vegetable Gardeners
Cold weather can be bad news for vegetable gardens, especially if unexpected. While many plants are hardy and frost-resistant, most tender vegetables cannot survive sudden freezing temperatures. Luckily, there are some measures you can take to protect your garden from an unexpected frost. Here are some tips to remember: Water During the Day Adjust your watering schedule to...
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Posted on 10/30/2022
Try These Kitchen Design Trends
The kitchen is one of the most heavily used rooms in the home. While the functionality of the kitchen is crucial, the design and style elements are just as important. If you’re thinking of making some updates to your kitchen, here are some of the top trends to try: Mix & Match Metal Mixing up different colors and...
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Posted on 10/23/2022
What is the mortgage: Understanding mortgage basics
For many, the concept of buying property seems completely...
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Posted on 10/21/2022
23 Deer Lane, New Fairfield, CT 06812 now has a new price of $230,000!
Great Condo Alternative. Could be awesome starter home or the prefect retirement living. 2 Bedroom 1 bath Ranch in Private setting. Open Floor plan. Eat in Kitchen with Tile Flooring, Bay window opens Office/Sitting room with Gas log stove and a Living room with sliders to large patio for outdoor entertaining. Stacker Washer /Dryer on Main Level. This is a must see...
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Posted on 10/20/2022
15 Eastview Drive, New Fairfield, CT 06812 now has a new price of $474,900!
Spacious 1900+ sq Raised Ranch with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. Main Level Boasts a Beautiful Updated Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances, Island and Granite counters open to dining area. Sliders off the Dining area to cedar deck. Primary Bedroom with updated full bath and walk in closet. 2 additional roomy bedrooms and updated Main Bath all on Main Level. Re-finished Hardwood floors, Updated windows and Neutral Paint scheme make this home shine. Lower level has huge Walk out Playroom with cozy fireplace, half bath and wall to wall carpet. 2 Car Garage Under with plenty of paved parking off street. Great commute location, close to town...
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Posted on 10/16/2022
UV rays: A guide to protecting your home from harmful sun exposure
You may be wondering how to protect your home from UV...
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Posted on 10/16/2022
Real estate terms for first-time homebuyers
For many first-time homebuyers, knowing common real estate terms can help prevent the feeling of information overload. Once you learn the language real estate agents use, you may feel much more comfortable in your quest to find your dream home. Here are some helpful real estate terms to know: Contingent You’re likely to encounter the term “contingent” when...
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Posted on 10/09/2022
Home studios: How to design your perfect creative space
Whether professionals or hobbyists, music production...
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