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Posted on 09/19/2021
3 DIY Coffee Tables to Add Instant Rustic Charm
The humble coffee table is the perfect furniture piece to bring some rustic charm to your living room or porch. If you’re looking to enhance your rustic design style while also stretching your DIY skills, there are many coffee table plans that can help you. Here we’ve put together some ideas for making your own rustic coffee tables,...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Buying Your First Home: What to Expect on Closing Day
You've gotten an offer accepted on your first home. The appraisal and inspection came back fine. Now, all that's left to do is eagerly await your closing date. This is the day when you will sign all the paperwork that makes your first home purchase official! So, what should you expect as you prepare for this big day?...
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Posted on 09/11/2021
Another Property Sold - 7377 Carriage Court, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Bring your imagination and contractor! This mostly original, spacious 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom property is full of promise but needs TLC. Primary bedroom includes a large walk-in closet with ensuite bathroom. Mature apple, pear and fig trees provide a bountiful harvest in the back yard. Use your creativity to see beyond what...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
3 Steps to a Clean Living Room
If your living room is a mess, you might feel overwhelmed at the prospect of “deep cleaning.” The term might hold more weight than normal everyday cleaning, but it’s not as difficult as it sounds. With the right tools and a plan, you can refresh your entire living room without calling in a professional. Living Room Cleaning Tools...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
The Accessible Home: 3 Simple Design Elements
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels New construction continues to embrace open floor plans and increased spaciousness in traditionally small rooms. These types of home designs are already on a pathway to making residential properties more accessible to people with mobility limitations. Given that fully accessible homes would only increase the field of potential buyers, making them comply with...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
How to Make Your Front Yard Low-Maintenance
Not everyone has extra time to spend taking care of their front yard. While outdoor spaces are important, it’s easy to let yard upkeep fall by the wayside. Luckily there are lots of things you can do to make your yard attractive and inviting without spending hours working on it every week. Here are some of the best...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
How to Make a Hanging Planter From an Old Chandelier
If you’re a plant lover and looking for a creative way to display your potted plants, try repurposing an old chandelier. Whether you want to hang it indoors or out on the porch, a plant hanger chandelier adds whimsical charm to a space while giving an old furnishing new life. Here we’ll go over the materials and process...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
Building a Custom Home: Pros and Cons
Image by Ulrich Wechselberger from Pixabay How do you know if it’s better to buy or to build? There are many factors to take into consideration when trying to decide which direction to take. The most popular reasons to build a house are the freedom of customization and the lower ongoing maintenance costs, but these benefits can also...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
Feel Like a Star by Using Smart Appliances
Photo by RODNAE Productions from Pexels When new home builders put in appliances before selling, they only use the best of the best, which is why they go with the latest smart appliances from LG, Samsung and other popular manufacturers. These high-tech appliances go well beyond simply "getting the job done" to making it more convenient and enjoyable....
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Posted on 07/27/2021
Another Property Sold - 2412 Foothill Boulevard 149, Calistoga, CA 94515
Tranquil privacy in a perimeter location with the Napa River and Mt. St. Helena Golf Course adjacent to the back yard. Spacious two bedroom, two bath in Rancho De Calistoga a 55+ park. Stunning Cherry wood floors throughout most of the home. Striking master bathroom with tile floors, claw foot bathtub and a generous size shower. Guest bathroom has been remodeled as well. Recently built clubhouse that includes the following: library, game room, laundry facility, generous space for entertaining with kitchen. Outdoor area includes: swimming pool, hot tub, barbecue area, fire pit, and exercise room. Storage area is available for RV's and...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Green Home Updates
Photo by Layton Diament on Unsplash Large homes use a considerable amount of energy throughout the year, especially from heating and cooling. Making some upgrades to your home can significantly reduce your energy usage while also boosting the value of your home. If you’ve been thinking about making your home more energy-efficient, consider one or more of the...
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Posted on 07/23/2021
Another Property Rented - 1397 Saint James Drive, St. Helena, CA 94574
Beautiful three bedroom, two and a half bathroom townhouse in St. Helena Park adjacent to a spacious greenbelt and pond! Primary bedroom suite is located on the first floor with a private patio. Large fenced deck off of the dining/living room. Lots of storage and ample closet space with a two car attached garage. Community pool and spa...
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