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Posted on 02/13/2022
How to Pack Glasses & Cups When Moving to a New Home
Packing up your kitchen to prepare for a move requires careful organization. With so many shapes and sizes of items in your kitchen, it’s important to pack everything in the right way. Glassware and cups are a common pain point in packing a kitchen because of their fragility and irregular shape. However, there are some tricks and strategies...
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Posted on 02/06/2022
Try These DIY Farmhouse Ideas for Your Home
The farmhouse style is defined by wooden pieces, neutral colors and comfortable decor that creates a welcoming and inviting atmosphere. It's a style that arrived onto the scene and became an instant sensation, and this trend shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. Fortunately, it's easy to create a farmhouse look in any room with these DIY...
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Posted on 01/30/2022
DIY Guide: Sweatshirt Pet Bed
There are many options for repurposing or donating old clothing. For pet owners, here is one more option: making a custom pet bed. This simple DIY project will help you transform an old sweatshirt into a cozy new bed for your small dog or cat. Here is all of the information you need to get started: Materials &...
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Posted on 01/23/2022
Boho Chic Home Decor DIY Ideas
Boho Chic began as a fashion movement influenced by the free-flowing lifestyle of the 1960s, but it has transformed from a clothing style into a home decor theme. If you have created a natural-inspired space that includes funky pops of color and interesting accents, then you may be interested in creating some DIY home decor projects that coordinate...
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Posted on 01/21/2022
Sudbury, MA Real Estate Market Update 1/21/2022
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Posted on 01/16/2022
Doors: The pros and cons of steel
The primary entrance to any house deserves an attractive aesthetic with reliable security. Property owners often select thick, hardwood materials because they provide curbside appeal and durable strength. Steel doors remain something of an afterthought because they are more closely associated with commercial buildings, which may not appear to have the same design prowess. But the advanced technologies...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
Tips to protect your home while you're on vacation
When you go away on vacation, the last thing you want to do is worry about dealing with a break-in or property damage when you come back. Fortunately, there are several ways you can protect your home from break-ins, fires, floods and other dangers when you're away. The following tips can help you keep your home as safe...
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Posted on 01/02/2022
What to Consider When Deciding How Much to Put Down on a Home
Buying a home requires extensive financial planning. While the widely accepted standard for down payments has been 20% of the purchase price for decades, many are wondering if that’s still required. In reality, there are ways to qualify for a mortgage with less than 20% down payment—even some options without a down payment at all. However, there are...
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Posted on 12/26/2021
3 Ways to Use Modern Rustic Design in Your Home
Photo by Vlada Karpovich from Pexels Do you love the look of rustic interior design but aren’t sure how to use it in your modern home? It might seem overwhelming or impossible to introduce elements of a design style that feels completely different from what you currently have. The good news is that modern rustic style combines elements...
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Posted on 12/22/2021
Sudbury, MA Real Estate Market Update 12/22/2021
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Posted on 12/19/2021
Quick Electrical Safety Tips for DIY Construction
When you’re doing DIY construction that involves using power tools or working with wiring, it’s important to be aware of electrical safety. Working with electrical tools and equipment can lead to electrical shock, fires and other hazards if you’re not careful. You can avoid these dangers by making sure you follow these electrical safety tips while tackling DIY...
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Posted on 12/12/2021
Popular Houseplants That Are Safe for Your Pets
Keeping houseplants can enrich our lives and beautify our homes. Unfortunately, many popular houseplants are toxic if ingested by your pets or fellow humans. To keep your furry friends and family safe it’s important to know which plants are safe to keep in your home. Here we’ll go over some of the best choices of pet-safe houseplants. Areca...
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