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How to Enjoy Connecticut’s Fall Foliage

October 13, 2020

Fall is quickly sweeping through the Northeast, and it’s time to fit some leaf-peeping into your schedule! Take advantage of the beautiful foliage Connecticut sees each year at this time by visiting some of the many gorgeous parks and forests. Why not enjoy a fun day of hiking, exploring, animal watching, and see all the…

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How to Tackle Fall Leaves on Your Property

October 5, 2020

Fall is here, and that means the trees will be bare soon! While many joys come with the beautiful autumn season, there is also the dreaded leaf clean up that no one looks forward to. But fear not; we’re here to help you prepare and tackle this task with as much ease as possible.   Here…

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How to Keep Warm Outside This Fall

September 30, 2020

Outdoor living doesn’t have to stop just yet! Fall has arrived, meaning the days are getting shorter, and the nights are getting chillier. There’s so much to enjoy outside this time of year from the changing leaves, Halloween festivities, apple picking, and watching nature prepare for winter. There’s also still plenty of time to enjoy…

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Do I Need to Repair or Replace my Driveway?

September 21, 2020

Your driveway works hard each and every day. Over time, it is continuously exposed to vehicles’ weight, erosion, the elements, and oil leaks, all of which degrade and destroy the surface material. Cracks, potholes, drainage issues, and a weathered appearance are bound to happen and are signs that your driveway needs updating. A tired and…

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Easy Ways to be More Eco-Friendly at Home

September 15, 2020

Living a more eco-friendly lifestyle can give you peace of mind knowing you’re helping to protect the environment and minimizing your waste and carbon footprint, and you can start right at home! The home is a great place to start if you’re looking to live more sustainably, and you can get the whole family involved.…

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Home Fall Preparation Checklist

September 9, 2020

Fall is quickly approaching! Is your property ready? And by ready, I mean more than fancy door wreaths, pumpkin spice candles, and Halloween decorations. Of course, these are also crucial to fully embracing the fall season, but it’s even more important to ensure that your home is fully set and prepared to bear the changing…

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How a Well Lit Home Can Keep You Safe

August 28, 2020

As the days continue to get shorter and sunset is earlier each day, now is the time to make sure your home is safe! Starting soon, many of us will be leaving our houses and coming back home while it’s dark. It’s important that you know exactly what awaits you and that you can be…

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What to do if You Find an Insect’s Nest on Your Property

August 25, 2020

Bees, wasps, hornets, oh my! Most insect species enjoy being alone and will rarely build nests at all. Others create these elaborate nests where tons of this species can live and can make for a dangerous and challenging situation outside your home. If you’ve spotted a nest hiding somewhere on your property, you’re probably a…

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What is the Difference Between Pillars and Columns?

August 18, 2020

The terms pillar and column are often used interchangeably to describe a vertical standing architectural structure. They both serve as functional and attractive design elements to add to homes or buildings, but actually have different purposes and reasons for their construction. Let’s take a look at those differences:   What is a Pillar? A pillar is…

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How to Compost at Home

August 13, 2020

If you’re looking for a way to reduce your food waste and minimize your carbon footprint, composting is the solution! Compost is organic material that can be used to help plants grow by adding it to the soil. This organic material can be made of food scraps and yard clippings that would typically end up…

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