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3 Cary Place, Charlestown MA 02129

Located on a private gas-lit way in the heart of Charlestown, this expansive tri-level 3BR, 3.5BA home with TWO deeded parking spaces feels more like single family living. The gourmet kitchen boasts a massive brkfst island w/granite cntrs, SS applncs including a Viking wine cooler, & shaker-style cherry cbnts. The open concept kitchen/living area is perfect... (more)

Furniture Arrangement 101: Making the Most of Your Space

Filling your home with comfortable furniture that reflects your sense of style can be a joy for the new homeowner. But it can be a major headache unless you consider the basics for good furniture arrangement. Home designers at Ethan Allen offer five tips to help get your started: • Plan before you buy — Measure one room at a time and give yourself a little quiz.... (more)

8 Cheap and Easy Kitchen Facelifts

If there’s not enough money in the budget to remodel your kitchen, Lowe’s home designers suggest you browse the aisles of your home store for ideas and give the room a whole new look with a few cheap and easy makeover options. Paint the walls – Paint covers a multitude of sins and freshens up even the dullest kitchen. If you make one change to your kitchen, paint... (more)

Home Maintenance for New Homeowners

If you live in cold weather, fall is when you put in the storm windows. If you live in a warm climate, summer is when you step up the pool maintenance. No matter where you live, however, checking on – and maintaining – 10 areas of your home each year is one good way to ensure your home stays in peak condition.From the home maintenance consultants at Home Depot,... (more)

4 Ways to Erase the Most Common Household Messes

No matter how neat you keep your home, odors and stains will occur. These can be especially challenging to remove in areas prone to spills and smells. According to the KILZ paint and primer experts, here’s how you can freshen up even the most stubborn spots in your household. 1. Eliminate Refrigerator Odors – Refrigerators are subject to a variety of spills... (more)

Renting? 3 Savvy Storage Tips

Just because you don’t own your home or have a permanent abode doesn’t mean you can’t be neat and organized in the place you currently hang your hat. Even if you are not able to drill holes in the walls, even if you are always on the move and prefer not to invest in costly storage solutions, there are still plenty of portable and attractive options... (more)

7 Exterior Home Improvements That Increase Resale Value

Curb appeal is everything when it comes to selling your home, and that means your home’s exterior needs to be in optimal condition. In fact, 71 percent of prospective home buyers say that a home’s curb appeal is an important factor in their buying decision. Replace Your Front Door Believe it or not, a front door says a lot about you and your home. A quality front... (more)

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