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Posted on 08/11/2022
Another Property Sold - 60 Harris Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
Charming 3 bedroom Cape, 2 full bath features hardwood floors, Eat in Kitchen, formal dining room. Outside entrance with extra room for extended family. Full basement. 2 heating zones. 1 car garage. Spacious deck for entertaining with a tiki bar. 2 sheds, Close to restaurants, village and shopping. Don't miss this...
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Posted on 08/10/2022
Ways to decorate your living room with leather furniture
A classic leather sofa or armchair make the perfect addition to many styles of living room. With leather furniture, you can create depth and contrast while working with almost any color scheme. Whether you prefer traditional, rustic or ultra-modern interior decor, there are plenty of ways to incorporate leather furniture into your living room. Here are some expert...
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Posted on 08/03/2022
3 Trending plants to have in your living room
Plants in the living room have been a steadfast interior design trend over the last several years. With this trend's enduring appeal, it's helpful to know more about the most popular plants featured in professional designs. Here are some of the most popular trending plants to have in your space: Monstera deliciosa Monstera deliciosa, sometimes called the Swiss...
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Posted on 07/29/2022
Another Property Sold - 17a Superior Street, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
House Features Open Floor Plan, Updated Eat-in-Kitchen with Granite Counter Top and Updated Bathrooms, Finished Basement with Full Bath and Outside Entrance. Close to Stony Brook University and Hospitals. Within Minutes from Port Jefferson Village, Ferry, Shopping and...
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Posted on 07/27/2022
Flipping a House With Low Credit Score: 3 Funding Sources to Consider
If you’ve ever shopped for a loan or mortgage, you know how much of a difference your credit score can make. Higher scores can help qualify you for better terms, lower interest rates and special funding only offered to low-risk borrowers. However, nobody’s credit is perfect, and bad credit can take a long time to improve. If you’re...
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Posted on 07/20/2022
Epipremnum Aureum: The Most Popular Houseplant Toxic to Pets
Unfortunately, plants and pets can't always coexist. Many plants have toxic qualities that can harm both animals and humans if ingested. Some of the most popular houseplants, such as epipremnum aureum or pothos, can pose a risk to cats and dogs if not kept well out of reach. To help you choose the best houseplants for your home,...
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Posted on 07/13/2022
Plumbing Safety Tips for DIY Construction
When you’re changing your home’s plumbing, such as rerouting pipes or adding pipes, you’ll need to make sure you do so safely. Working with plumbing comes with a risk of exposure to chemicals, mold, dust and sewage. Making mistakes while handling plumbing could also lead to a flood or water damage in your home. Before you get started...
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Posted on 07/09/2022
Another Property Sold - 58 Holbrook Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
Great 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch in Pat-Med school district. Flat, fenced, property has a 2 car attached garage, w/remotes & interior entrance to mudroom. Belgian block lined 4 car driveway to granny porch. Additional private driveway for 4 cars. Above ground 1 yr old, 400 gallon, Roth Oil tank with new furnace. CAC condenser is 1 yr old along with washer. Gutters have screen guards, hardwood floor under all carpet. New roof, w/200 amp service. Kitchen & dining area have new ceramic tile, freshly painted along with bath. Basement has ose, 2 rooms, other and bath. Laundry room and still more room for...
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Posted on 06/29/2022
How Homeowners Can Reduce the Risk of a Chimney Fire
Homeowners sometimes visualize a chimney fire as an event that involves flames shooting out of the top like a flare. While that type certainly happens too often, slow-burning chimney fires tend to go undetected and place unsuspecting household members in harm's way. The good news for homeowners with fireplaces is reducing the risk of a chimney fire ranks...
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Posted on 06/22/2022
3 DIY Projects to Update Your Front Door
Curb appeal may start at the curb, but your front door is one of the most important factors in a first impression. Changing the look of a front door can change the entire facade of the home and there are many style and decor choices to explore. To update your front door and enhance your curb appeal on...
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Posted on 06/15/2022
3 Home remodeling ideas to make the most of your space
Home remodeling, also called home renovation, is one of the best ways to bring new life into an old house. Remodeling projects can replace outdated elements, boost aesthetics and increase functionality all at the same time. If you’re searching for new home renovation ideas to get the most out of your home or just hunting for a place...
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Posted on 06/08/2022
Dark room ideas: How to brighten a space
If you’re in need of dark room ideas, there are plenty of options for lighting up a space. Whether a space has obstructed windows or no windows at all, there are design secrets you can use to bring light inside. Here are some tips to brighten a dark room: Reflect light with mirrors Decorating with mirrors is a...
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