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Posted on 08/14/2022
The Advantages & Disadvantages of Adding a Walk-In Closet to Your Home
Walk-in closets continue to be a popular trend for home upgrades and renovations. They can be an excellent addition to your lifestyle and a significant selling point for potential homebuyers. However, when determining whether adding a walk-in closet is the best idea, there are many things to consider. Here are the key advantages and disadvantages of walk-in closets...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
How to Create the Perfect Outdoor Theater
An outdoor home theater provides you with a way to watch movies under the stars, especially on mild nights. Whether you want to have regular movie nights with the family or entertain a few friends from time to time, you don’t have to rely on professionals to build a home theater outside. These tips can help you create...
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Posted on 07/31/2022
Home remodeling: How to prepare for any project
Home remodeling can be a stressful and complicated experience. Many homeowners want to remodel to increase property value, boost square footage and enhance the quality of their living space, but are hesitant due to anxiety over logistics and possible mistakes. However, with the right preparation, you can save time and ease the pressure of even the largest home...
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Posted on 07/29/2022
29 Carlson Ridge Road #29, New Milford, CT 06776 now has a new price of $459,900!
Carlson Ridge 55 plus condominium, easy one floor living. Two bedroom two full baths. Primary bedroom has full bath with jacuzzi tub and separate shower and a walk in closet. Living room and dining room with hardwood floors and fireplace. Deck off the kitchen area. Downstairs a partially finished basement has many potential uses; Recreation, exercise room or home office. The rest of the basement provides plenty of storage. Two car attached garage. Convenient location on route 202 and close to town at the same...
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Posted on 07/24/2022
How to Build a Brick Paver Garden Path
Creating a great garden path doesn’t have to be a long and difficult process. With the right tools and techniques, DIY enthusiasts of all skill levels can build a classic and functional brick pathway. Here we’ll go over the materials and process for your next garden path DIY project. Materials CobblestonesEdging stakesGranite paversPlastic landscaping edgingSandSpray paint (for marking)...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
Searching for an Eco-Friendly Home? Set Your Sights on These Features
If you are in the market for a new home, you probably have a lot on your mind. You might be dreaming about how many bedrooms you will need and how you could decorate those spaces. You might be spending your days imagining what your new backyard will look like and thinking about how you could enhance your...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
29 Carlson Ridge Road #29, New Milford, CT 06776 is now new to the market!
Carlson Ridge 55 plus condominium, easy one floor living. Two bedroom two full baths. Primary bedroom has full bath with jacuzzi tub and separate shower and a walk in closet. Living room and dining room with hardwood floors and fireplace. Deck off the kitchen area. Downstairs a partially finished basement has many potential uses; Recreation, exercise room or home office. The rest of the basement provides plenty of storage. Two car attached garage. Convenient location on route 202 and close to town at the same...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
Crabgrass preventers: Lawn care guide
Crabgrass is a type of lawn weed common enough to earn its own type of lawn care products known as crabgrass preventers. This tricky plant frequently slips underneath lawn mowers and spreads its seeds liberally to take over your yard. Therefore, the best way to remove and prevent crabgrass is by using one of a variety of herbicidal...
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Posted on 06/26/2022
Office decor: DIY projects to refresh your workspace
If you’re in the market for new office decor, DIY might be the best way to go. With DIY decor, you can turn your functional workspace into a stylish home office - all while saving money at the same time. Need ideas for what kind of office decor to make? Here are three suggestions to inspire you: DIY...
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Posted on 06/23/2022
1 Lamplighter Lane, New Milford, CT 06776 is now new to the market!
Spacious three bedroom raised ranch on cul-de-sac. Hardwood floors throughout the upper level. Eat in kitchen , dining room with sliders to large deck Semi-finished bonus room off deck has great potential for private office or enlarged primary suite. Lower level provides access from garage to mudroom to laundry. Oversized storage room could easily be rec room or gym. Family room has fireplace and walk out to patio and large level yard for all your entertainment needs. One year old roof with warranty. Great location close to everything,yet perfectly private. Home being sold as...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Eclectic decorating for your living room
When decorating your house, it's best to go room by room. While having a general design style for the entire home is an excellent way to begin, highlighting each room's specific features and design can take your decor to the next level. Here are some room-by-room tips for decorating your house: Living room Living rooms are multi-functional spaces...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Cozy at home: How to safely use your fireplace
Chilly fall and winter nights are a great time to use your fireplace, but it's important to do so safely. Fireplaces can be hazardous regarding house fires, burns, carbon monoxide leaks and other dangers. Before using your fireplace, make sure you're familiar with the following safety tips. Schedule a cleaning and inspection Your fireplace should be cleaned and...
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