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Expand Your Home this Spring with a New Deck!

No matter the size of your home, there are times when you just need a little more space. Whether you’re planning a graduation party, a cookout, or just a large family dinner, a comfortable outdoor space is the perfect addition. Adding a large deck or patio to your home gives you the room you need and provides a comfortable way to enjoy the outdoors. Multi-Level Deck Space One-level decks will increase your living space, but what is one just isn’t enough? A multi-level deck creates additional space and allo
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Time for a Spring Home Check-Up!

It’s been a long winter, but thankfully an end is in sight. Spring has just about reached New England, and once temperatures begin to rise we’ll have the opportunity to assess the damage that the winter weather has caused to our homes. When it is safe to do so you should follow this checklist of what to do and what not to do to evaluate the wear and tear caused by the winter, and judge the overall condition of your home. DO…
  • Do a “walk around” looking for
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Get Your Home Ready to Sell – Even If You Are Staying!

The real estate market in Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire continues to be among the most active and competitive in the country. We are definitely in a “seller’s market” with home prices approaching all time highs. But it still takes some preparation to make sure a home is appealing to buyers and will command top dollar. Carefully chosen renovations made before putting up a “For Sale” sign can help ensure a quicker sale at a higher price. But home sellers should beware of the “easy fix” of cosmetic c
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Which Home Improvements Offer the Best Value?

Any investment you make in your home’s structure and maintenance is a good one. For most of us a home is our most important asset, and maintaining and enhancing it is the best way to help sustain or grow its value. But not all improvements offer the same “return on investment.” Remodeling magazine, a respected national publication covering the home renovation industry, conducts an annual “Cost vs. Value” study of the most popular home improvement projects. They measure the value of a pr
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The Simple Joy of a Garden Window

Few styles of window can do as much for the style and comfort of your home as a box-style garden window. Wide window panels for added sunlight, additional shelf space, and an expanded view of the outdoors are just a few of the benefits this simple, clean window style will bring to your home. Bright Light & Fresh Air With an abundance of window panels and sleek frames, garden windows are the ideal replacement window for homeowners who want to bring more sunlight into their homes. Many homeowners ins
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