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How to Get the Tub Fresh and Clean
Posted on 08/18/2019
How to Get the Tub Fresh and Clean
Have you looked at your bathtub or shower lately and thought that it was in need of some work? Maybe you want to do something yourself but don’t know how to do it or even if you can. If you want your tub to look clean and fresh, try renewing the caulk. Replacing the caulking This remedy can...
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295 West Rock Avenue, New Haven, CT 06515 is now new to the market!
Posted on 08/16/2019
295 West Rock Avenue, New Haven, CT 06515 is now new to the market!
“What makes West Rock Avenue so happy? Partly, it’s the houses, a terrifically appealing mix of stately and modest, small and medium and big,” wrote Mark Oppenheimer, a neighbor to one of the most significant homes on the street, in a recent New York Times article. On the corner of Yale Avenue, across from Edgewood Park and painted barn red, 295 West Rock Avenue is an excellent example of the Colonial Revival style. Designed by architects Shiner and Appel and built in 1916, it is in a state and national historic district. You enter the home through a classical portico with full pediment and slender columns. Leaded-glass windows frame the...
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Make-Ahead Meal Planning
Posted on 08/11/2019
Make-Ahead Meal Planning
What steps does it take to plan and execute a make-ahead meal plan? You need a desire to take on a big project. Along with planning what meal recipes you will use you will need to prepare for the grocery shopping trip. You will need a prepping and cooking game plan for the day you put these meals...
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Moving: A Great Adventure
Posted on 08/04/2019
Moving: A Great Adventure
Moving is not an easy task. To another continent, across this continent, or just down the block—moving is a significant undertaking. Reasons for moving are as varied as there are people. No matter the reason(s) there are common things to consider and evaluate. Stretching your dollars Budget is usually at the top of most people’s list. Moving to...
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Another Property Rented - 191 Saint John Street #1a, New Haven, CT 06511
Posted on 08/01/2019
Another Property Rented - 191 Saint John Street #1a, New Haven, CT 06511
This 2 bedroom apartment is a very unique offering! The floor plan can be flexible to meet the needs of the tenant or tenants. The same size bedrooms are separate from each other by a step up from the main living room. The eat-in kitchen has a fireplace and room enough to have a 2nd living space. The washer and dryer are in the unit as well. There's off street parking, but a car is not needed. Located in the Wooster Square neighborhood - you're a 5 minute walk to downtown, the State Street train station, Wooster St restaurants, theatres, museums, Yale University, GCC and easy access to major highways! Landlord requires a credit score...
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Tips For Getting Your Home Ready For A Baby
Posted on 07/28/2019
Tips For Getting Your Home Ready For A Baby
Babies change everything, especially when it comes to your home. If you have a little one on the way then baby-proofing your home is in the near future. Here are a few tips to get your house prepared for that new little addition. Preliminaries Safety first Kids, especially babies, seem to always be in precarious situations mostly because...
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Adding Some Vintage Wood to Your Décor
Posted on 07/21/2019
Adding Some Vintage Wood to Your Décor
Who doesn’t want to find that perfect eclectic wood piece to complete their design? Selecting vintage wood furniture is both a pursuit and an art. Among the myriad pieces that look similar, how can you tell what is vintage and what is a reproduction? Learn the art To tell a counterfeit study the real. Know what the real...
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Tips for Avoiding Blocked Drains
Posted on 07/14/2019
Tips for Avoiding Blocked Drains
Clogged drains are one of the common preventable plumbing issues that occur in the home. Places that are more vulnerable to this problem are the toilet, showers, and the sink. In most cases, drain blockage is because of the accumulation of debris. You might not be able to fix the issue yourself if you had neglected the problem...
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Looking for a Self Storage Facility?
Posted on 07/07/2019
Looking for a Self Storage Facility?
You need a self-storage facility if you want to be more organized or you are moving to your new apartment. Now, how can you choose the right self-storage facility considering the numerous options available? These are the tips that will help you decide on the storage facility that is perfect for you: Decide what you want to store...
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Another Property Sold - 1 Front Street #1, New Haven, CT 06513
Posted on 07/02/2019
Another Property Sold - 1 Front Street #1, New Haven, CT 06513
Not to be missed is this rare offering at the historic Bottling Works condominium complex along the Quinnipiac River. This 2 bedroom end unit has sweeping views of the Grand Avenue Bridge facing north and all along the Q-River facing east. Large 12 over 12 windows bring in an abundance of natural light and activity along the Q. An open floor plan enhances the living experience where you get a view of the water from every room. It also features a fully appliance kitchen, 2 full baths, beautiful chandeliers and Nest thermostat. Spacious, light filled, varied ceiling height, exposed brick - this great space feels like a Brooklyn loft! The...
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Another Property Sold - 82 Canterbury Lane, Milford, CT 06460
Posted on 07/02/2019
Another Property Sold - 82 Canterbury Lane, Milford, CT 06460
You don't want to miss this 4 bedroom Cape in the desirable Gulf beach enclave of homes in Milford! This charming, move-in ready home features a newly updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and double stainless steel sink. Both full bathrooms are renovated with new vanities and tiled bath. The upper level is dormered with large bedrooms and double closets in each bedroom. There are hardwood floors both upstairs and down. More to love about this home is a partially finished basement, a newer high efficiency gas furnace, on-demand water heater, and central air! Outside the level yard has a private patio and a...
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Qualities to Look for in a Neighborhood
Posted on 06/30/2019
Qualities to Look for in a Neighborhood
An excellent way to estimate the market value of a property is by taking a look at the streets, clinics, offices, nearby homes, and other facilities in the area. A good neighborhood plays a vital role in determining the worth of your home and can have great benefits for homeowners as it supports a steady rise in capital...
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