Lifestyle

How Can I Make My Holiday Guests Feel Welcome?

You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Make My Holiday Guests Feel Welcome? The holidays are here! And that means welcoming out-of-town guests into your Connecticut home to share in all the joy of the season. If you’re feeling overwhelmed at the thought of entertaining overnight guests, take heart: With a few simple steps, you can make your guests feel welcome, cozy, and festive–and reduce your stress in the...

What are Accessory Dwelling Units?

You Ask, We Answer: What are Accessory Dwelling Units?If you’ve been thinking about expanding the space you live in to accommodate your changing lifestyle while also expanding your privacy, we have good news. Whether you’re committed to staying in your current Connecticut home or are interested in investing in new construction, you can still make your dreams of extended space a reality. Get to know...

How Can I Make the Most of My Outdoor Patio?

You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Make the Most of My Outdoor Patio? How you arrange the outdoor patio can go a long way to creating the perfect space for entertaining, relaxing, and enjoying the summer. From where to place your fire pit to how to creatively divide eating and seating areas, the art of arranging furniture, plants, and lighting can all play an important role. If you’re wondering how to...

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...

Which Landscaping Projects Will Add Value to My Home?

You Ask, We Answer: Which Landscaping Projects Will Add Value to My Home? Thinking about taking on some landscaping projects this spring? Just a few days of mild weather can have all of us at Calcagni Real Estate daydreaming about a “to-do” list for our homes, too. If you’re wondering which projects will add value to your home, read on. We’ve picked some of our favorites, and we have a feeling...

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?...

How Can I Make My Home a Pet-Friendly Oasis?

  You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Make My Home a Pet-Friendly Oasis?   It’s no secret that at Calcagni Real Estate, we love our pets. If you’re a pet lover like we are, you’ve probably been known to spoil your animal here and there (we’re guilty!). But have you ever thought about making upgrades to your Connecticut home for the sole purpose of making your pet’s life that much...

How Do I Create a Fall Flower Garden?

  You Ask, We Answer: How Do I Create a Fall Flower Garden?   September is here, and there’s nothing quite like fall in Connecticut to send us into a full pumpkin-and-mum-loving frenzy. The days are still warm, the nights are getting cooler, and the rich tones of autumn are just weeks away. If you’re wondering how to create a fall flower garden that showcases the beauty of the...

Your Forever Home Is Calling

Your forever home may be awaiting you at 335 Chestnut Street in Cheshire. This beautifully maintained colonial offers gleaming hardwood floors, an updated kitchen with newer stainless appliances, five bedrooms, and two and a half baths. Beat these hot summer days by enjoying the four-year-old in-ground heated saltwater pool or relaxing in the shade on the lovely Trex deck. With many upgrades made over the...

How Can I Create a Kids’ Room My Child Won’t Outgrow?

  You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Create a Kids’ Room My Child Won’t Outgrow?   From cribs and changing tables to posters and laptops, creating a children’s room to last though all stages of development—and all their likes and dislikes in between—may seem like an insurmountable task. You want to create an adorable nursery in your Connecticut home…but what happens to that room...

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