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Elaine Pavasaris, Home Sweet Home Realty, LLC
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Posted on 06/05/2022
Art deco design interiors explained
Art deco interior design has been popular for over 100 years and is still trendy today. If you're interested in learning more about this style and what makes it special, there are some key elements to understand. Here is a basic guide to art deco and how to use it in your own home: Motifs Patterns and motifs...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
Electrical Maintenance Checklist for Your Home
Keeping your electrical system in good condition is a crucial part of lowering the risk of electric shocks, fires and other electrical hazards. Have professional electricians handle major electrical problems and installations, such as putting in new wiring or repairing faulty wires. Doing some regular maintenance on your own can help reduce the risk of electrical problems in...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
Home theater room: How much will it cost?
If you’re ready to build the home theater room of your dreams, it’s smart to begin with a budget. After all, there’s nothing worse than your exciting upgrade plans leading to unexpectedly high prices. While the cost of a home theater can vary significantly, there are some basic elements you can plan for in your budget. Before starting...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
Basic yard drainage methods & tips
If your yard is full of puddles, soggy soil and waterlogged plants, it’s time to invest in better yard drainage. Depending on the cause and severity of the issue, there are plenty of DIY options you can handle without spending a fortune. Understanding common causes leading to drainage problems and how they affect your yard will go a...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
3 Low maintenance garden tips you should know
Whether you’re a gardening beginner or just want more weekends free from plant chores, there are plenty of ways to create a low maintenance garden. By choosing the right plants and using the right tools, you can have a lush and beautiful garden with less effort. Try these tips for creating a low maintenance garden of your own:...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
What Property Owners Need to Know About Prepping for a New Outbuilding
Outbuilding popularity exploded in recent years. Homeowners have latched on to innovative ways to utilize designs that now include front porches, lofts and solar-powered energy attached to roofs. Often resembling small houses, these buildings can be converted into large playhouses for children, workshops and a private escape. While pre-fabricated buildings allow homeowners a convenient alternative to spending leisure...
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Posted on 04/26/2022
0 Woodsedge Court, Berlin, CT 06037 is now new to the market!
Secluded rear parcel with 5.03 acres, this beautiful lot is ready for you to build your dream home! Located in the Kensington section of Berlin, you are close to Amtrak, shopping highways and all the amenties the town of Berlin offers. Natural Gas, electricity and city sewer & water are on the street. No deed restrictions. Aceess to rear lot is between house numbers 55 & 77 Woodsedge Court. Lot is being sold in As Is condition. Lot 4F-1 on Assessment...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
Laundry Room Organization Basics
Laundry is a never-ending cycle, but there are ways to make it less of a hassle. A great way to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your laundry day is to organize your laundry room. But where do you start? Here are some tips for ways to add order to the chaos of your laundry room. Drying Bars...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
3 Tips for Better Home Office Design
Working from home is the new norm and the home office won’t be ignored. From setting up efficient areas to store your working documents and tools to opening the space so you don’t feel cramped during a tight deadline, here are a few home office design ideas to keep your mind and body limber. Keep Furniture Simple Many...
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Posted on 04/15/2022
Another Property Sold - 18 Briarwood Road, Bristol, CT 06010
Home sweet home! That's what this absolutely charming Cape is going to be once you see it. Stylishly updated and move in ready, this home will capture your heart as soon as you pull up. The curb appeal starts with the beautiful vinyl shaker style siding, pretty blue door and lovely bay window. Inside, almost everything has been renovated, and you're going to love it! On the main level; updated white kitchen with stainless appliances and quartz, new flooring and paint throughout and a gorgeous full bath, complete with clawfoot tub and stall shower! A large living room, dining room and bedroom round this floor out. Upstairs are 2 cozy...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
Don't Forget These Renovation Contract Details
Homeowners and contractors sometimes grow frustrated because of miscommunications. Even with what appears to be a well-crafted remodeling agreement, people interpret things differently. That's why it’s essential to include mutually agreeable dispute resolution clauses in your contract. How to Minimize Potential Disputes Understanding how the project rolls out often proves enlightening. It's not uncommon for a construction company...
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Posted on 04/03/2022
Average closing costs for buyer: What homebuyers should expect
When preparing for a new home purchase, it’s crucial to plan for the average closing costs for buyer hopefuls on a budget. Closing costs are made up of various service charges associated with the entire home buying process, including appraisals and title paperwork. Because closing costs can add up to thousands of dollars, it’s helpful to prepare for...
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