Home Remodel

What’s the Best Way to Pick a Front Door Color?

You Ask, We Answer: What’s the Best Way to Pick a Front Door Color? That house you bought through Calcagni Real Estate? It’s still the place that’s undoubtedly “home,” but lately, you may have been pulling in the driveway and thinking your Connecticut home could use a little something…extra. Before you opt for an expensive undertaking, though, why not consider giving your front door a...

What Are the Top Remodeling Trends this Summer?

You Ask, We Answer: What Are the Top Remodeling Trends this Summer? Your Calcagni Real Estate agent found the perfect Connecticut house for you and your family–but now, you want to personalize it to really make it feel like home. If your thoughts keep coming back to remodeling your kitchen, you’re in luck: This summer has some remodeling trends for every budget–and they’re trends that are...

How Can I Manage Home Renovation Anxiety?

You Ask, We Answer: What Are the Easiest Fruits and Vegetables to Grow This Summer? If you’re in the midst of renovating your Connecticut home, you may be feeling the all-too-common stress and anxiety that comes with such a huge lifestyle disruption. In fact, renovating a home is a major life stressor–so take heart; you’re not alone! While you’re creating your dream house, why not try these...

How Do I Pick Paint Colors for a Cohesive Look?

You Ask, We Answer: How Do I Pick Paint Colors for a Cohesive Look? Painting your walls can be one of the most rewarding home improvement projects, but it can also be the one of the most daunting—even for Calcagni Real Estate agents who see countless home interiors every week! If you’re considering indoor paint colors but aren’t sure how to create a cohesive palette that works from room to room,...

What Are the Ceiling Trends for 2022?

You Ask, We Answer: What Are the Ceiling Trends for 2022? Flat, popcorn, skip trowel: Whatever you think you know about ceiling textures, 2022 is taking ceiling decor to new heights, making them a surprise focal point of different rooms in the house. If you love your home but just feel like it needs a little design shakeup, keep reading. Ceilings are having a design moment in 2022, and with a little...

What Paint Colors Are Most Popular with Homebuyers?

You Ask, We Answer: What Paint Colors Are Most Popular with Homebuyers? You may have heard that Connecticut homebuyers want to be able to picture themselves in the home you’ve just listed for sale. It’s one of the reasons your Calcagni Real Estate agent may have encouraged you to streamline or hide the amount of personal touches and photos you have around the house. But homebuyers are also...

What Are the Pros and Cons of Heated Floors?

You Ask, We Answer: What Are the Pros and Cons of Heated Floors? If winter weather has the floors in your Connecticut home feeling less than warm and fuzzy, you’re not alone. Many of us dread the walk across the kitchen floor for our morning coffee because we know the chill that will greet us this time of year. But what if you could have floors that feel warm and comfortable, even to bare feet?...

What Are Some Options for Less Expensive Cabinets?

You Ask, We Answer: What Are Some Options for Less Expensive Cabinets? If you’ve been dreaming of an updated kitchen or bathroom in your Connecticut home but can’t stomach the cost of custom cabinets, we have good news: Today’s options for less expensive cabinets are not only highly functional, they’re really good looking, too. Renovating two of the most important rooms in your house may be just...

How Can I Stretch My Renovation Budget?

  You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Stretch My Renovation Budget?   Whether you’ve just closed on your Connecticut home with the help of your Calcagni agent or are looking to update the house you’ve owned for years, renovation costs can add up—quickly. We have some helpful tips to help make the changes you want to make a reality, thanks to a renovation budget that goes further. Read on for...

Are Backsplashes Only for the Kitchen?

  You Ask, We Answer: Are Backsplashes Only for the Kitchen?   When it comes to backsplashes, most of us think of pretty tiles or marble slabs set behind the sink and stove. And while these have proved invaluable in keeping our walls from being ruined from water, sauce, and all manner of cooking stains, we love the idea of backsplashes in rooms outside the kitchen, too. Here are some of...

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