Posts Tagged ‘home repair’

2743 Grandy Av, Norfolk

BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED HOME!!! NEW roof, kitchen with granite and stainless, bathrooms, attic access for your storage, full laundry room separated from other rooms. Original hardwood in bedrooms 2 and 3. Master bedroom suite has warm, luxurious and durable strand bamboo flooring and a HUGE walk-in closet! Main living area has brazilian cherry floors. Tiled bathroom…

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6 Easy Tips to Buy Your Country House in Wisconsin without Regret

Wisconsin is a great place to make your dream of living in the countryside real.  However, buying your country house there and getting acclimated could be tricky.  Here come some few easy tips I gathered over my career as a real estate agent. 1) Find out who your neighbors are and start building relationships immediately…

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Cork Furniture and Cork Flooring, a New Trend in Green Design

Healthy and beautiful, cork is not confined to the wine industry anymore. In the last decade, this green material has been increasingly utilized by interior designers, to the point that cork flooring and cork furniture are becoming trendy today. Its raw appearance immediately reminds us nature, and its granular texture is decorative in itself. Cork…

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Laminate Flooring Pros and Cons

Laminate flooring has been growing in popularity both in Europe and the US in the last several years. To have a quick idea of the success of this relatively new technology, consider that the global market for laminate flooring is expected to reach over 1.9 billion square yards by 2020 (source: Global Industry Analysis, http://www.strategyr.com/pressMCP-1166.asp).…

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Flooring: Ceramic Tiles or Luxury Vinyl Tiles?

You are so ready for home renovation, now you have been asked to choose between ceramic and vinyl tiles for your flooring by the vendor/contractor. So, what to answer? Appearance may not be the deciding factor, as luxury vinyl tiles perfectly match the calming look of hardwood or luxurious look of ceramic tiles today. Actually,…

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What Are Historic Districts?

Norfolk has twelve historic districts (5 of them are designated locally) and Chesapeake has ten nationally registered historic districts, which makes them two of the richest American towns in historic buildings. But what are historic districts? And what does it imply to be the owner of a building or home inside these special zones? A…

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Ten Best Practices to Hire a Competent and Reliable Contractor

Ten Best Practices to Hire a Competent and Reliable Contractor If you own a home, sooner or later you will need to hire a contractor to fix something broken in your house, an urgent repair, updating, or for those general home upkeep jobs that you are not able to find the time for.  However, hiring…

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