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Posted on 06/05/2022
No Sewing Needed: Easy DIY Curtains & Cushions
If you need to give a space a style boost, switching up fabrics can be a great place to start. There are lots of DIY projects you can use to add new colors, textures and prints to any space. However, if you don’t have a sewing machine or sewing experience, the thought might seem daunting. Luckily there are...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
A Beginner's Guide to Window Shutter Styles
While most modern homes don't use window shutters for their original purpose, they remain a popular way to decorate the exterior of the home. If you're thinking of adding shutters to your exterior, it's important to know your options. Here is a guide to the four main types of shutters you'll find on the market today: Raised Panel...
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Posted on 05/27/2022
Another Property Sold - 656 Candlewood Lake Road South, New Milford, CT 06776
Three bedroom one bath ranch. Great fixer upper or flipper. Southern New Milford location. Easy commute to points south. Close to lake and parks. Hardwood floors in living room and all bedrooms. Kitchen with heated porch area. Full basement with walk out and garage. Newer roof. This property offered with 1.07 acre (parcel ID 1877570) lot which is next lot to north. Taxes are $4,048.00 for house and $1,204.00 for lot. Property sold as...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
7 Modern Design Trends to Try Right Now
Designers are always finding new ways to explore and celebrate modern design. New trends are emerging every day and can provide excellent inspiration for home interiors and exteriors alike. If you’re interested in giving your interior design a fresh update, here are some of the biggest trends in modern design right now: Rattan Rattan has become popular for...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
Try These Trendy Curtain Ideas for Your Bedroom
The window dressings in your bedroom can be as important aesthetically as they are functionally. Choosing the right curtains for the size of the windows and the design of the room can make an enormous impact on the look and feel of the bedroom. If your bedroom needs new curtains, here are some excellent ideas to start with:...
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Posted on 05/13/2022
Another Property Sold - 20 Twin Oaks #20, New Milford, CT 06776
Stunning end unit with open layout with high ceilings and skylights. Bright and open living and dining area. Gorgeous fireplace completes the living area. Main level bedroom with full bath. Loft area and second bedroom upstairs with full bath. Kitchen and bathrooms tastefully updated with custom cabinets Deck off kitchen and balcony off loft area, great space for outdoor enjoyment. Partially finished basement offers more usable living space. Lamanite Wood floors throughout unit newer windows, plenty of closets and storage, and an attached garage. Schedule your showing...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Is Your Prayer Plant Blooming? Here's What You Should Know
Prayer plants are popular houseplants because of their vividly colored leaves. Like most tropical plants, it's uncommon for prayer plants to bloom when kept as houseplants. However, given the right conditions, you might still notice the pleasant surprise of flowers on your prayer plant. Here is a basic guide to what you should know about prayer plant blooms:...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
"Should I refinance my mortgage?" 3 Common reasons homeowners refinance
Homeowners refinance their mortgages for an assortment of reasons. Some reasons center around strictly wanting to pay off their homes faster and at better interest rates, while others may fall along practical life events or emergencies. If you find yourself asking, “should I refinance my mortgage,” try checking off a few boxes to help come to a decision....
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Posted on 04/29/2022
656 Candlewood Lake Road South, New Milford, CT 06776 is now new to the market!
Three bedroom one bath ranch. Great fixer upper or flipper. Southern New Milford location. Easy commute to points south. Close to lake and parks. Hardwood floors in living room and all bedrooms. Kitchen with heated porch area. Full basement with walk out and garage. Newer roof. This property offered with 1.07 acre (parcel ID 1877570) lot which is next lot to north. Taxes are $4,048.00 for house and $1,204.00 for lot. Property sold as...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
Container gardens: Design tips
If you’re low on outdoor space, creating container gardens might be the perfect solution. Planting multiple varieties of plant in the same container saves space and gives you the opportunity to flex your creativity. However, there’s more to container gardens than just sticking several plants in one pot. If you want to design beautiful and healthy container gardens,...
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Posted on 04/22/2022
Another Property Sold - 4 Hardwood Circle, New Milford, CT 06776
Absolutely stunning home in a beautiful adult community!! Just built 2 years ago!!Lots of upgrades and open layout. 9 ft ceilings. Hardwood floors throughout. Main floor master bedroom with awesome bath. Granite center island kitchen with white shaker cabinets and stainless appliances. Main floor laundry. Living room with propane fireplace and beautiful built ins. Beautiful trim and windows. Lots of storage and custom closets. 2 car attached garage. Awesome wrap around composite front porch and covered back deck overlooks level yard with stone walls. Tall Oaks is New Milford's premier single family active adult complex. Super low...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Impressive & Easygoing Houseplants for Your Entryway
Many houseplants are high maintenance, but luckily you don’t have to work hard to keep some of the most impressive looking plants. If you want to add plants to your entryway for decoration and a good first impression, there are excellent options that don’t require a green thumb. Here are some suggestions for impressive but adaptable houseplants to...
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