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Posted on 06/26/2022
Pergola ideas to try in your yard or garden
If you have an outdoor deck, back porch or patio, you can add hours of enjoyment to your outdoor space by adding a pergola. Ideas for pergola design and style can be found everywhere, too - from your local neighborhood to home and garden sources online. If you’re interested in some ideas for adding or improving a pergola,...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Rain gardens: Design your own
When it comes to rain gardens, design matters for more than just aesthetics. Rain gardens are meant to serve an important purpose in capturing rainwater runoff, and both the plants and structure of the garden determine its effectiveness. To help you learn more about rain gardens, here are some key benefits and design elements to know: Why are...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Homes for multiple families: The 5 most common varieties
In the world of architecture, there are many types of homes for multiple families. Dozens of different terms and specific varieties of multifamily housing have existed over centuries, but even in modern times, there are more options than many homeowners realize. For both renting and owning, multifamily house plans are an efficient and affordable choice for many. But...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
Organize Your Office With These Cable Management Tips
One of the best things you can do to keep your office organized is to invest some time in proper cable management. Tangles of cables and cords for different devices can be chaotic, unsightly and potentially hazardous. While there are plenty of cable management options you can purchase, there are also common items you can repurpose to save...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
The best weird features of old houses
While trends and necessities change, some so-called weird features of old houses can still delight the modern homeowner. What some might consider useless and old-fashioned might be the perfect opportunity for timeless style and vintage charm. But which of these unusual features are the most-loved? From strange to whimsical, here are some of the best outdated and odd...
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Posted on 05/25/2022
Another Property Rented - 49 Greenridge Avenue 1, White Plains, NY 10605
3000 SQFT spacious unit of a 2-Family house near the center of the city of White Plains. Close to shops, restaurants, hospital, etc. This is a luxury custom made home, energy efficient construction. Rebuilt in 2016. High ceilings, beautiful wood floors, granite countertops, and custom closets throughout. Solid mahogany doors, central VAC system. Comes with two car garage and one assigned lot. Pets are...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
Break Up a Space With These Upcycled Room Dividers
You can add style and charm to any room while also providing useful functionality. One excellent way to accomplish this is by dividing a larger space in creative ways. If you've been thinking about ways to divide a room without costly materials and renovations, here are some clever ideas for upcycled room dividers. Salvaged Window Divider Hanging a...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
How to Use Room Dividers in an Open Floor Plan
The secret to decorating an open floor plan is to create smaller spaces within a large space. While this sounds like something only a contractor could help you with, there are plenty of construction-free ways you can define areas of an open layout. Here are some ideas for breaking up a large open floor plan space into more...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Need to Declutter Your Closet? Here's How to Start
The effort to contain and reduce clutter often begins with the closet. No matter how mindful we are, old clothing items accumulate over time and take up space. A disorganized or overly full closet can seem overwhelming. Luckily, there are some simple things you can do to reduce your closet clutter. Here are some of the best ways...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
Tips for Basement Wall Finishings
Basements with unfinished walls can make this part of a home an unpleasant and uncomfortable place to be. Wall finishes for basements offer a way to turn these areas into comfortable and functional spaces. When you have finished walls in your basement, you and your family can get more use out of this part of your home. Whether...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
Things Homeowners Need To Know About Installing A Driveway
Paved driveways are widely credited with increasing curb appeal and improving real estate values. However, dirt, gravel or driveways suffering from disrepair can negatively impact home sales. If you rank among homeowners who need a new driveway installation, these are things worth considering. What driveway material should you use? The best material for a driveway is driven by...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Buying a VA-Approved Condo: Understanding Approval Requirements
Eligible borrowers can use their VA loan benefits to purchase a condominium rather than a single-family home. For first time homebuyers, a condo or townhome can have multiple benefits compared to a standalone house. However, to use your VA loan on a condo property, the property must be within a VA-approved development. Here's a guide to the basics...
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