Backyard Renovations

Summer Renovations: Adding Value to Your Home – Backyards & Patios

By Aly Yale / June 11, 2018
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When it comes to renovating your home, choosing your projects carefully is key — at least if you want to ensure those projects are worth it. While some upgrades may add to your home’s aesthetic or come with extra convenience…

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Renovate Your Home for Under $10,000

By Aly Yale / March 21, 2018
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Home renovation doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. In fact, if you choose the right projects—as well as the right materials and contractors to help—it could actually add value to your home, essentially paying for itself…

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Giving Your Fireplace a Facelift

By Danielle Braun / March 9, 2018
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Inspiration, Enthusiasm, Energy, Creativity Who doesn’t love a warm fire on a damp New England night? I’ve always loved my fireplace, but the stone was too rustic and yellow for my taste—and what I really wanted was to upgrade from…

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post-winter home repairs

Paying for Post-Winter Home Repairs

By Aly Yale / February 22, 2018
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For a homeowner, the winter can be particularly harsh. The cold snow and ice ruins the once-lush lawn, the biting wind wears down paint and siding, and heavy rains and snowfall cause leaky roofs, broken shingles, and a whole host…

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Thinking Long-Term: How to Add Value to Your Future Home Sale 

By Aly Yale / January 8, 2018
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Unless you plan to be in your home forever, you should always be considering its value—particularly when you choose remodeling projects, upgrades or even just go about the regular care and maintenance of your property. The right projects, upgrades, and…

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