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Posted on 10/24/2021
Combine a Planter & a Bird Bath With This DIY Project
Bird baths are a staple of garden decor that come with the added benefit of attracting local wildlife to your yard. One of the other great things about bird baths is how easy it is to craft them out of everyday items. While you can purchase pre-made bird baths at home and garden stores, choosing to DIY will...
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Posted on 10/17/2021
Waterproofing Basements and Foundations in New Construction
Photo by Kristina Paukshtite from Pexels When building a new home, builders put a water-resistant coating on any part of the block crawlspace or basement that is underground. This is typically good enough to protect your foundation for years. However, after time, or if you have a drainage problem, the coating becomes less effective. Moisture and even water...
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Posted on 10/15/2021
Another Property Sold - 103 Maple Brook Road 103, Bellingham, MA 02019
Welcome Home! Come see this Beautiful Townhome in desirable Maple Brook Condominiums. Enjoy the natural sunlight throughout. Kitchen with stainless steel appliances, skylight and breakfast nook. Generous sized Dining Room with Open Floor Plan to the Living Room with a slider leading to Deck overlooking the yard. The Second Level Boasts two very spacious Bedrooms with double closets and Laundry Room. Master has a sink and access to the Full Bath. The finished lower could be used as a Family Room or Home Office. Some of the recent updates include: HVAC 2021. Smooth Plastered Ceiling 2021. Half Bath painted 2021. New Carpet in Lower...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
How to Design a Container Garden
Container gardens are a plant-lover’s art form. With so much room for creativity and combinations of plants and flowers, you can achieve countless eye-catching designs. However, the amount of choices can also seem daunting. How do you know which plants to choose for your container? Here are some basic tips to help you choose the best companion plants...
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Posted on 10/08/2021
Another Property Sold - 30 Park St, Blackstone, MA 01504
Welcome to this incredible colonial, built in 1900. Still stating its original features, the custom details imprinted in this home bring you back to the years of character and charm. This home boasts so many surprising features from high ceilings and oversized rooms, to all original stained glass windows and doors. When you step inside, you can tell it's been loved for many years filled with care. This home sits on just shy of 3 acres of land, giving way to not only plenty of room for entertaining but a natural landscape and many potential opportunities. This home would be wonderful for someone who loves architectural history and wants to...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
3 Green Alternatives for Your Lawn
Image by Zdeněk Chalupský from Pixabay If you’re considering replacing your lawn with something more sustainable and low-maintenance, there are many options to choose from. Many homeowners hesitate to get rid of their lawn because they will miss the softness and lush green color of grass. Luckily, there are lots of alternatives that can satisfy that same aesthetic...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
Another Property Sold - 714 Eagles Nest Way 714, Franklin, MA 02038
Beautiful First Floor Unit at Villas at Eagles Nest. Desirable One Level Living at its best! Entertainer's Dream. Flexible Open Floor Plan. Cabinet Packed Kitchen with dining area, granite counter tops, island and stainless steel appliances. Spacious Dining Room. Living Room with Gas Fireplace and slider to private patio. Master Bedroom Suite includes 2 walk in closets, Large bathroom with jacuzzi tub, double vanity and shower stall. Second Bedroom also has an adjoining en suite bath. The Third Bedroom can be used as an office or family room. Gorgeous center entry hall with half bath and closet. Additional storage off of the...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
Buying or Selling a Home? Make Sure You Know These 3 Terms
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay The real estate world can be difficult to navigate unless you know the language. There is so much jargon and specific terminology that somebody without years of experience can get overwhelmed. If you’re buying or selling a house for the first time, you’ll be learning a lot of these terms as part of...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
Is Solar Lighting Right for Your Outdoor Space?
Image by Engin Akyurt from Pixabay Solar powered outdoor lighting has been on the market for a long time, but only keeps getting better and more affordable. As demand for eco-friendly upgrades and lifestyle changes continues to grow, so do the options available. It is easy to find solar lights in a variety of shapes, sizes and styles...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Unexpected & Useful: 3 Garden Unique Trellis Ideas
Growing climbing plants on a trellis is a perfect way to use a small space efficiently. Trellises with vines can be purely decorative or provide valuable functionality like shade and privacy. There are many popular climbing plants to choose from if you’re looking for something to cover a trellis, but even if you’re looking for something different from...
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Posted on 09/11/2021
Another Property Sold - 18 Pennacook St, Norfolk, MA 02056
Newly Renovated, 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath Colonial awaits it's new owners! The Bright Open Floor plan welcomes you into this beautiful home on the Medfield line. There are Hardwood Floors throughout the home. The Open Concept Kitchen boasts a Natural Gas stove, Quartz countertops, Custom Cabinets, Floor to ceiling Pantry with pull-outs, and Stainless Steel Appliances. Great Entertainment space in the Family Room and Dining area. Cozy up to your Wood Burning Fire Place in the Living Room. Upstairs you can retreat to the Primary bedroom with En-Suite bath and Spacious Double Closets. 3 Additional Generous sized Bedrooms and Full Bath round out the...
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Posted on 09/07/2021
Another Property Sold - 1 Shamrock Lane, Medway, MA 02053
Vacation at home in this pristine Custom 13 Room Colonial that is an Entertainer’s Dream! Enter into the Two Story Foyer with Grand Staircase. Home features a flexible floor plan. A beautifully Renovated Kitchen that is open to the Cathedral Ceiling Fireplaced Family Room adorned with gorgeous Picture windows, 1st Floor Office and Pantry/Mudroom. Relax in the Vaulted Ceiling Master Suite with Upgraded Spa like Bathroom. Be the envy of your family & friends with the finished Lower Level featuring a Movie Theatre room, a beautiful Temp Controlled Wine Cellar, Game Room w/Wet Bar, Exercise Room & an Office plus a fantastic Fenced In...
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