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Butler, Five Ways to Keep Your Household in Order

by Barbara Suto in Uncategorized.

How many times have you vowed to keep your household organized? Nothing kills motivation faster than setting a goal beyond realistic reach, and if you don’t have a knack for organization, tackling your entire home will be impossible. Rather than keeping every nook and cranny organized, adopt new habits to help you carry out small-scale…

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Do It Yourself Projects

by Barbara Suto in Uncategorized.

How many times have you embarked on a home improvement project, only to leave it unfinished? You’re not alone! The good news is, there are steps you can take to ensure a never-ending project, ahem, never happens again: 1. Research. Regardless of the type of project you’re planning, research the possibilities before you get started….

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West Milford. Do it yourself projects.

by Barbara Suto in Uncategorized.

The 10 Most Common DIY-Gone-Wrong Projects Think you can handle home improvement on your own? Think again. Forty percent of homeowners who’ve completed a do-it-yourself project wish they hadn’t, according to a Zillow Digs® report, and many ended up spending more on the project than they would have had they hired a professional. The top…

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Can’t Sleep?

by Barbara Suto in Uncategorized.

Cant Sleep? It May Be Your Bedroom Can’t sleep? You’re not alone. Government research shows that one-third of adults suffer from occasional insomnia. In most cases, sleepless nights can be cured with a few simple fixes to your bedroom. Catch more zzz’s with these tips. Soften your surroundings. Invest in a comfortable mattress and anchor…

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Boost Home Value

by Barbara Suto in Uncategorized.

8 Ways to Boost Your Home’s Value Improving the look and functionality of your home goes a long way toward boosting its value. But what types of renovation are today’s buyers looking for? If you are thinking of remodeling, a national survey by Consumer Reports reveals the most sought-after amenities: Kitchens top the list –…

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Driveways, Walkways — Spruce them up !

by Barbara Suto in Uncategorized.

When selling your home, don’t forget that the very first thing a potential buyer will see is your driveway or walkway. Be sure to make a great first impression by ensuring these important areas of your home are up to par! Maximize “curb appeal” by keeping your front lawn mowed, and driveway and walkway clean…

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Butler Homes, simplify the process.

by Barbara Suto in Uncategorized.

7 Steps to Simplify House Hunting House hunting is a complicated process. From finding the right home, to locking down a mortgage rate you can afford, it is a process that requires an attention to detail and a well-thought-out plan. Below are seven steps to take as you begin house hunting to ensure you stay…

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Baby-Proofing Your Place: Easier Than You Think

by Barbara Suto in Uncategorized.

Drawers, sockets, stairs: Oh my! So you’ve just moved into your new home and you’ve fallen in love with the winding staircase with iron railings, the gorgeous mahogany cabinets, and the romantic stone fireplace. Trouble is, your 1-year-old seems to be turning your peaceful home into their jungle-gym. When your little newborn suddenly turns into…

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Redoing The Kitchen? Take Your Counter Beyond Granite

by Barbara Suto in Uncategorized.

For most of the past decade, at least, according to The Marble Institute, more than 75 percent of homeowners remodeling their kitchens have chosen granite for their counter tops. Given granite’s durability, longevity and good looks, that’s not surprising. But at $60 to $100 per square foot installed, it is expensive – and extraordinarily heavy,…

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