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Posted on 10/17/2021
Automation to Get the Most Out of Your Entertainment Center
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels The vast majority of homeowners have put some time and effort into setting up their entertainment centers. Whether it's movies, TV or video games, we all have our priorities. No matter what enjoy, automation can be a great way to get more from every experience at home. Of course, this means that...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
Choosing a Siding Material for Your Tiny House
When designing a custom tiny home, you will need to select your building materials. One key decision is what to use for siding. There are different options for siding and cladding suitable for tiny homes. Here are some of the best options when choosing materials for the exterior of your tiny home: Real Wood Siding Wood siding made...
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Posted on 10/07/2021
Video Tour - 5700 Montview Boulevard, Denver, CO 80207
This beautiful Tudor two story style home offers a classic arched mahogany door that immediately invites you in. A side elevated patio with retractable awning extends the dining area outdoors for dinner or to simply enjoy a glass of wine. This home is in Park Hill, one of Denver’s sought-after neighborhoods, with easy access to the Zoo, Museum of Natural History, City Park and Downtown Denver. It has many places to visit - Tables Restaurant, Cake Crumbs, Spinelli’s Market, Grape Expectations, Cherry Tomato Restaurant and Honey Hill Café - all within walking distance. The home is a splendid example of the traditional architectural styles in...
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Posted on 10/07/2021
5700 Montview Boulevard, Denver, CO 80207 is now new to the market!
This beautiful Tudor two story style home offers a classic arched mahogany door that immediately invites you in. A side elevated patio with retractable awning extends the dining area outdoors for dinner or to simply enjoy a glass of wine. This home is in Park Hill, one of Denver’s sought-after neighborhoods, with easy access to the Zoo, Museum of Natural History, City Park and Downtown Denver. It has many places to visit - Tables Restaurant, Cake Crumbs, Spinelli’s Market, Grape Expectations, Cherry Tomato Restaurant and Honey Hill Café - all within walking distance. The home is a splendid example of the traditional architectural styles in...
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Posted on 10/07/2021
Another Property Sold - 2894 Holly Street, Denver, CO 80207
Welcome home to this charming Bungalow in one of Denver's most historic neighborhoods. This home sits on a stunning corner lot with a street-facing two-car garage and a just updated backyard with a large paver patio and mature landscaping. It's among the best lots in Park Hill! Inside, the home's original hardwood floors greet you welcoming you into the large front room and nearby dining room. The front room also has a fireplace. There are newer windows throughout making the home light and bright. The kitchen has stainless appliances, plenty of counter space and storage, and utilizes every bit of space creating a wonderful place for cooking...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
Fresh DIY Kitchen Island Ideas
Islands are a common feature in homes, but not all kitchens have them. Kitchen islands offer extra counter space for preparing food, eating meals and doing other tasks. Some islands also have cabinets or shelves for added storage. If your kitchen doesn’t have an island, you can build your own. Whether you’re interested in constructing a large island...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
Here Are the 3 Most Common Materials Used to Build Prefabricated Homes
Image by Thaliesin from Pixabay Prefabricated homes continue to grow in popularity among those who want their own home quickly and affordably. There are multiple advantages and disadvantages to going with a prefab home build and you may find it’s not the right option for you. However, one frequent question and topic of discussion centers on the building...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
What to Ask Your Builder During New Construction
Image by Роман Распутин from Pixabay When you’re going to be purchasing new construction, it’s important to understand as much as possible about this process. Being unfamiliar with certain aspects of new construction could lead to you spending more money than you planned or not getting the exact house you want. When you’re going to be meeting with...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Bringing Your Hobbies Home: How to Incorporate Your Passion into Your Home’s Design
Photo by Burst from Pexels Designing your own home is such a delight! Finally, an opportunity to squeeze everything you've ever wanted into your own custom space. However, it may not be as simple as it sounds. Incorporating everything you want into your own home's design can feel like an impossible feat. But it is possible to incorporate...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
Home Security: 3 Pillars of Automation for Every Homeowner
The right security system can go a long way to both deter criminals from breaking in or stop them in their tracks if they do. We'll look at trends in home security automation that you should know. 1. Home Security Is Becoming More Uniform There are plenty of workaround solutions for hiccups these days, but the trend is...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Thinking of Adding a Kitchen Island? Check Out These DIY Ideas
Image by Solomon Rodgers from Pixabay Installing a kitchen center island ranks among the most significant changes homeowners make to the house's most used space. The benefits of increased surface area and the idea you can design a kitchen center island to include a breakfast counter make this improvement attractive. But the cost can of an installation can...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
The Best Small Trees for Your Front Yard
Using trees in your landscaping design is a great way to add dimension and depth to your front yard. However, it’s crucial to consider scale when choosing a tree for your yard so that you don’t completely overwhelm the space—or worse, cause problems for the foundation. Luckily there are lots of trees that work well in small yards,...
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