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How To Finance Your Home Renovation

  How To Finance Your Home Renovation – Renovating your home can be an exciting, yet stressful time. On the one hand, you are eager to make improvements to your living space and enjoy the end results. On the other hand, upgrades are costly and it can be tricky when it comes to deciding the right…

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How to Keep Your Granite Counters Clean

How to Keep Your Granite Counters Clean Granite countertops are a highly-coveted feature in a home that is a big plus with buyers. Who doesn’t love the look of a beautiful granite counter? The issue with granite as a hard surface is that it can be difficult to clean – you don’t want to damage…

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The bay window in the kitchen of this colonial home for sale in Washington CT exudes natural light and a beautiful ambiance.

Preparing Your Home For Holiday Hosting

Preparing Your Home For Holiday Hosting Preparing Your Home For Holiday Hosting.  Whether your home is listed for sale, or you are considering selling or you are expecting Holiday guests these ideas can help. Preparing Your Home For Holiday Hosting.  If your home is the site for this year’s family winter holidays, spreading out your…

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5 Ways to Make a Small Living Room Look Bigger

No one wants a cluttered home or to feel like they have a small living space, right? Especially if you are house hunting, you want more space for your money. If you have a small room in your home or want to make your rooms appear bigger than they are, here are 5 tips for…

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Tips For Painting Walls, Windows and Doors

  Tips For Painting Walls, Windows and Doors – Painting the rooms in your home is a great way to bring them up-to-date, without spending a ton of money. You don’t have to be a professional to paint the walls, windows and doors in your home, often the hardest part will be deciding what color…

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5 DIY Backyard Projects

  5 DIY Backyard Projects – The weather is still beautiful and now is the perfect time to start a backyard DIY project! You don’t need to spend a ton of time or money to complete these fun and DIY projects. Check out our favorite backyard updates that anyone can do below:   1. Backyard…

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5 New Landscaping Trends

Selling or Buying a CT Home – See Landscaping Trends 5 New Landscaping Trends  – Maintaining an up-to-date interior and exterior presentation of your home is key to keeping it modern. Keep some of the following outdoor design trends in mind when you decide it’s time to update your landscaping. 1. Seating and Dining Areas As the…

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Home Renovations - are they for you?

Organize Your Closet

Organize Your Closet Organize Your Closet – maybe even create additional space.  You can save tons of money getting your closet in shape if you use things are lying around your home says Consumer Reports’ ShopSmart Magazine Editor-in-Chief Lisa Lee Freeman. If you are getting ready to put your home on the market – there…

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Selling your Home - Can Energy Improvements Pay Off?

Selling your Home – Can Energy Improvements Pay

Selling your Home – Can Energy Improvements Pay? Selling your Home – Can Energy Improvements Pay?  Something interesting happened when the City of Chicago decided to include home energy cost information in the local multiple listing service where Realtors share details about homes for sale. The 10 percent of homeowners who chose to reveal their…

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Father’s Day Project

Father’s Day Project – Things for Dad or Grandpa that will make them happy all year long. One Day Projects. Photo Coasters Personalized photo coasters bring a smile to dad’s face and protect the furniture from water rings ($28 for six). You can put each family members’ face on a coaster so each of you…

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