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Posted on 05/27/2024
Three Tips for Creating a Spacious Laundry Oasis
Image by Pixabay from Pexels What do you picture when someone says 'laundry'? Is it piles of dirty clothes, sock singles lost to some undisclosed dimension, a moldy smell and lost hours? Or is it shrugging on a warm shirt straight from the dryer, lemon scent and the zen of folding: a little pocket of peace and quiet...
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Posted on 05/24/2024
Low-E film: A guide to using low-E film for energy management
Adding window film or special energy-efficient glass is...
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Posted on 05/20/2024
6 Plants for your front porch containers
To dress up your front porch, all you need are two tall...
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Posted on 05/16/2024
Tips to Track Down Water Leaks
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Some leaks are obvious -- coming home to a soggy rug or soaked floor is a pretty good indicator that you have some plumbing trouble -- but others are more discreet and can lead to a costly water bill and home damage if you don't catch them. Mold and mildew can develop...
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Posted on 05/07/2024
Patio and Garden Design Trends to Watch
As people continue to spend more of their time at home, many are looking for new ways to enhance their outdoor spaces. Just like with interior design, garden and outdoor design, trends are always changing and offering new opportunities to express yourself. If you’re looking for some inspiration for outdoor decorating, here are some popular trends to help....
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Posted on 04/30/2024
JUST LISTED $679,900 ~ 2050 Wagon Gap Trail, Monument, CO 80132
This beautiful 5 BD|4BA|3CAR home in Lewis-Palmer School District with convenient access to I-25 features a professionally landscaped corner lot, fantastic outdoor living space, central A/C and a fully fenced backyard. Welcome family and friends from the covered front porch to the living room featuring a vaulted ceiling and hardwood floors. Surround sound is featured here as well as in the kitchen and great room, each individually controlled. Walk through to the eat-in kitchen with 9 ft ceiling, hardwood floors, pantry, island and free-standing double oven with gas range. Refrigerator included! Walk-out to the expansive composite deck with...
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Posted on 04/27/2024
Kitchen Cabinet Update: All New or Refreshed?
Photo by Jafar Mansuri on Unsplash To resurface or replace? That's the question. Consider replacing if: They have significant water or humidity damage. They're poorly constructed and/or falling apart. The design frustrates. You could do better starting over. The style can't be easily updated, for example, floral moldings. The cost to refinish is more than new cabinets. It...
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Posted on 04/16/2024
JUST LISTED $525,000 ~ 10 S 9th Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80905
This 3 BD|2BA charming brick ranch home in historic Old Colorado City seamlessly blends 1905 architecture with modern comforts. From the welcoming front porch, you will enter the great room featuring 9’ ceilings, a wood burning fireplace and hardwood floors. Flanking the great room is built-in custom cabinetry with crown molding and a bench seat; perfect for all kinds of storage. The modern kitchen seamlessly combines functionality with style and features sleek quartz countertops, a large island, gas range and window bench…refrigerator included! The primary bedroom offers 2 closets in addition to the walk-in closet where you’ll find the...
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Posted on 04/12/2024
SOLD, Congratulations, Myrna! - 6325 Cubbage Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80924
This semi-custom ranch style home boasts 3,414 sq ft/4BD/3BA and Pikes Peak views! The 3-car tandem garage is sheet rocked, heated and offers abundant shelving. Enter from the welcoming covered porch to updated flooring and 9 ft and vaulted ceilings throughout the house. The great room features several windows with electric blinds, a double-sided stone gas fireplace, ceiling fan and walk-out to the composite wood deck. The kitchen boasts an expansive island, granite countertops, walk-in pantry, feature lighting and gas range. Refrigerator included! The main level primary bedroom features mountain views, electric blinds, a walk-in closet, ¾...
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Posted on 04/11/2024
Pristine Pine Creek Rancher JUST LISTED. $795,000 ~ 3235 Indian Peak Court, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Gorgeous ranch with finished basement on one of the most beautiful lots in Pine Creek, -nearly half an acre! Pristine condition and beautifully updated. Stucco 4BD|3BA|3CAR, tile roof, 9’ ceilings, 6” baseboards, central air, main level home office & laundry, plantation shutters and upgraded lighting & fixtures throughout. The great room features a floor-to-ceiling stone gas fireplace, abundant natural light and sight lines through to the backyard. The kitchen boasts gorgeous quartzite counter tops, gas cook top, double oven, stainless steel appliances, counter seating, modern tile back splash, coffee bar and pantry. Walk-out from...
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Posted on 04/04/2024
SOLD $775,000 - 17230 Park Trail Drive, Monument, CO 80132. Congratulations, Ted and Michele!
Experience fantastic views from this brand new, custom-built, 3,218 sq ft walk-out ranch with 5BD/3B/2CAR and central A/C in Lewis-Palmer School District. Enter the foyer and enjoy sight lines through the great room, which features a gas fireplace and walk-out to the 18’ x 12’ covered composite wood deck with iron railing. Views extend to the adjacent dining space. The kitchen boasts an expansive granite island w/black graphite sink & counter bar, S/S Frigidaire Gallery appliances, Broan vent hood, tile backsplash and induction/convection/air fry range. Refrigerator included! The main-level primary bedroom features dreamy views &...
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Posted on 04/02/2024
Increase Curb (and Indoor) Appeal With These Springtime Flowers
Make the most of plants that bloom in the spring. Use these 5 best flowers to boost your curb appeal (or your indoor space): Pansies Pansies are always an excellent choice for landscaping and growing in pots because of how hardy they are. Available in an entire rainbow of colors, pansies will last well into the hottest parts...
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