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Another Property Sold - 33 Quail Run, Bloomfield, CT 06002
Posted on 10/16/2019
Another Property Sold - 33 Quail Run, Bloomfield, CT 06002
Lovely split level, new siding, beautiful view, extra room on the lower level, great for in-law possibility, separate entrance, with full bath, and additional rec. room in the lower level, Area of beautiful homes, great for walking, and enjoying the beautiful view on a cul-de-sac. Access to tennis court and playground. Beautiful view of pond. flood insurance is not required. Seller will pay some closing cost. could have fast closing. owner will consider allowance for painting the...
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Getting Rid of Pet Odors from Your House
Posted on 10/13/2019
Getting Rid of Pet Odors from Your House
Pets are a reasonably common sight in a lot of houses today, with a wide variety of options that can include dogs, cats, hamsters, guinea pigs, and goldfish. However, these warm and friendly animal companions often come with their own odors, which if left unmanaged may become a tough challenge. However, by following some of the ideas and...
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Is Taking Your Shoes Off in the House a Fad?
Posted on 10/06/2019
Is Taking Your Shoes Off in the House a Fad?
In many cultures, wearing the same shoes in the home that are worn out of doors is frowned upon. Of course, in some places where you both sit and sleep on pillows or mats on the floor, removing shoes seems logical and even mannerly. But in our fast-paced get in and out the door lifestyle is there a...
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You Should Have a BBQ Grill at Home
Posted on 09/22/2019
You Should Have a BBQ Grill at Home
Grilled foods taste much better and are healthier than foods cooked using most other methods. With a few grill marks, meats look even better and more appealing to devour. Are you uncertain as to whether you should have a BBQ grill at home? You surely do need them and here are some reasons to convince you: Less fat....
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Cuddle Up in Your Living Space
Posted on 09/15/2019
Cuddle Up in Your Living Space
Looking for a way to make your living room cozier or wanting to add some softer touches to your family room. These great ideas will get you started. Find your fabric Faux fur – check out the furry rugs and pillows available at your favorite home goods stores. You’ll find animal print plush the add some luxe to...
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Budget-Minded Curb Appeal Projects - Door Deals
Posted on 09/08/2019
Budget-Minded Curb Appeal Projects - Door Deals
You have heard it said that the eyes are the window to the soul, for your home, the front door is the entrance to its heart. A quick and easy way to up your curb appeal without much expense is to highlight your front door. Here are some simple projects you can do even if you are not...
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Know Your Closing Costs
Posted on 09/01/2019
Know Your Closing Costs
When buying a home, nothing could be worse than getting down to the hour of closing only to discover you don't have enough money in your account for all those insane fees you didn't know about. These fees are due to the lender and other third parties such as the title company at the close of the deal...
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Should You Install Skylights?
Posted on 08/25/2019
Should You Install Skylights?
In the gray days of winter, everyone can benefit from some additional sunlight. Take advantage of the well-documented medical and psychological benefits of sunshine and the vitamin D it generates. Sure, you can open your windows, but then you lose that privacy. You can split the difference with a skylight or a light tube that allows light to...
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Houseplants for Low Light Conditions
Posted on 08/18/2019
Houseplants for Low Light Conditions
We've all been there. You're excited to put life into your home with houseplants. The problem is that they keep dying. Whether you have a jet black thumb or just a brown thumb, it is hard for you to find plants that will last long enough to get their benefits. There are different things to take into consideration...
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Getting the Bahama look
Posted on 08/11/2019
Getting the Bahama look
Blissful breezes, palms sweeping the heavy air, waves rolling onto warm sand—whether you're looking to take a vacation or trying to create a relaxing space in your home, the islands’ siren song calls. Recreating the island look in your space can be an elaborate enterprise or a simple changeup. Either way, bringing the islands home adds character and...
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160 Wakefield Circle #160, East Hartford, CT 06118 is now new to the market!
Posted on 08/09/2019
160 Wakefield Circle #160, East Hartford, CT 06118 is now new to the market!
2 bedroom townhouse with 1.5 baths and open floor plan on the first floor. Nice kitchen and large living room with slider to back fence...
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Important Cleaning Tools to Buy for Your New Home
Posted on 08/04/2019
Important Cleaning Tools to Buy for Your New Home
We all love a clean house. And your mother always seemed to make cleaning seem effortless. That magical sparkle and crisp, fresh scent evoked all that made her talent special. But now you have a home of your own and want to make your own magic. Here are the items you need to keep in your cleaning arsenal...
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