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Posted on 10/13/2021
What's Wrong With My Succulent? Tips & Tricks for Plant Care
Photo by Daria Shevtsova from Pexels Succulents are some of the most popular houseplants because they are easy to care for. However, there are some very common problems that you might encounter when keeping succulents despite their low-maintenance demands. Each variety has slightly different needs, but here we will go over some of the most common issues and...
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Posted on 10/07/2021
Another Property Sold - 303 West St, Lunenburg, MA 01462
Welcome home to this beautiful open concept ranch with lots of natural light. Your lovely living room is complete with a fireplace, a large bow window and hardwood floors that flow into the dining room. The kitchen has beautiful granite countertops and a breakfast bar. Off the kitchen is a wonderful oversized sunroom overlooking your private backyard. Down the hall you will find three bedrooms, one full bath and a master half-bath. The lower level has an additional bedroom/den with another fireplace! Own a home business? A spacious area in the basement with a waiting room & separate entrance for customers is ready for business. Enjoy...
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Posted on 10/06/2021
Upcycle your Filing Cabinets with Paint
Image by TeroVesalainen from Pixabay Is your workspace feeling a little blah lately? The new year is just the right time to make a change! Make it part of your New Year's resolution to create a cheery, bright, and welcoming workspace by upcycling your old, dingy file cabinet into this blackboard-sided, pretty yet utilitarian piece of office furniture!...
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Posted on 09/29/2021
Benefits of a Slab Foundation in New Construction
Image by Paul Brennan from Pixabay Slab foundations have plenty of benefits, but they also have several issues, many of which depend on the region you're building your home. Here are the important things to consider when it comes to deciding whether a slab foundation is right for you: The Cons of Concrete Slab Foundations Climate is extremely...
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Posted on 09/22/2021
3 Ways Victory Gardens Can Benefit You
Victory gardens have been a tradition ever since the first World War. Growing your own vegetables, fruits and other edible crops at home can have major benefits, no matter the size and complexity of your garden. Here are some of the top reasons victory gardens are still beneficial in a modern world: Know Exactly What’s In Your Food...
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Posted on 09/22/2021
Another Property Sold - 294 Wanoosnoc Rd, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Beautifully updated colonial with fully fenced yard for the kiddos, pool, or doggies! Spacious open first floor with hardwoods and ceramic flooring. Updated half bath, crown molding, and wainscotting in the formal dining room, spacious open living room with a view of the generous deck overlooking the flat back yard with storage shed and a brick pizza oven! Second-floor bedrooms are spacious all with bamboo flooring, ceiling fans, and crown molding. Beautiful full bath with tiled tub and shower, all updated lighting and finishes. ALL OFFERS ARE DUE TUESDAY BY 3:00 P.M. 8/03/21. SELLER WILL RESPOND BY WED NOON...
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Posted on 09/15/2021
Should You Finance with a Credit Union?
Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay Property buyers today may think of a credit union as an alternative form of lending and ultimately meant for people who don't fit the stereotypical borrower. But this assumption may a little unfair once you learn the facts. Credit unions present several unique opportunities that you simply won't find anywhere else. We'll...
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Posted on 09/08/2021
Succulent Benefits: Why You Need These Plants in Your Life
The many types of succulents are all incredibly beautiful, especially when kept in fantastic condition with the right growing techniques. Unfortunately, their care can be difficult to master, leaving you troubleshooting more often than not. It’s well worth putting the time into learning what they need, however, since these sweet plants can provide many amazing benefits. Want to...
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Posted on 09/01/2021
Adding Some Extra Warmth to Your Luxury Bathroom
Photo by banksy07 via Pixabay Adding some extra warmth to your bathrooms boosts your home value while also ensuring that you’ll have a well-heated and comfortable environment for bathing and showering during winter. With these heating options, you can warm up your bathrooms as needed without having to turn up your thermostat, causing your furnace to run more...
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Posted on 08/25/2021
The Basics of AC Routers: A Quick Primer
If you're looking for a new router, chances are that you're wanting to get back online as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, it's not always easy to navigate the sheer quantity of numbers, letters and specs printed on the side of each box. The choices can seem overwhelming. The AC standard in routers has become more the rule than...
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Posted on 08/18/2021
Create Your Own Accent Mirror With These DIY Tips
A mirror is one of the most underrated pieces of home decor. Not only does a mirror serve a useful purpose by giving you and your guests an opportunity to catch a quick glance of your reflection, but it also helps to increase the perceived size of your room. A mirror can be a valuable accent piece, as...
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Posted on 08/16/2021
132 Myrtle Street 2, Waltham, MA 02453 now has a new price of $415,000!
Recently renovated bright first floor Pet Friendly Condo in 4-unit building will make a great starter home or investment/rental property! Updates include new hardwood floors, living room w/ built-in electric fireplace, completely updated bathroom, new designer plantation shutters for all rooms, & marble kitchen backsplash. The interior of the house was recently painted, has updated plumbing & electrical, and 3 yr old heating system. Monthly HOA is very affordable at only $150 per month that includes water/sewer, exterior/common area maintenance, master insurance, and reserves. Extra 300 sq ft of storage in clean basement with...
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