Kitchen

How Can I Organize My Messy Pantry?

You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Organize My Messy Pantry? Bags of lentils. Cans of beans. Random sauces and far too many flours. If this sounds like a familiar pantry scenario, you’re not alone. Many of us stocked up in the early days of the pandemic and today, those items are still taking up precious shelf space from the things we actually use on a regular basis. But your pantry doesn’t have to be a...

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 Do I Create a Chic Tablescape for the Holidays?

You Ask, We Answer: How Do I Create a Chic Tablescape for the Holidays?   Here at Calcagni Real Estate, we can’t wait to gather with our loved ones in the coming months. With autumn’s chill blanketing our Connecticut homes lately, we’re reminded that the holidays are right around the corner! Before we know it, we’ll be trading ghosts and witches for turkeys and cornucopia, and that means...

What Features Should I Look for in a Kitchen Island?

  You Ask, We Answer: What Features Should I Look for in a Kitchen Island?   Whether you’re hunting for a new house in Connecticut or thinking about renovating your current home, chances are, you’ll encounter a kitchen island—and if you don’t, you may want to consider adding one. Kitchen islands come in all shapes and sizes, but we have a few features for you to consider to make...

Getting Back to Gathering

  Getting Back to Gathering: Oversized Kitchen Islands & Handmade Tables Are Having a Moment   One of the great joys of this summer is being able to gather with friends and loves ones, the sounds of glasses clinking and laughter floating in the air reminding us of just how precious our connections are. After a very long year (and then some), many of us are rediscovering the simple...

Top Chef Worthy?

Click here for more information about 188 Mile Creek Road in Old Lyme.   Is Your Kitchen Top Chef-Worthy? You Could Pocket a Premium When You Sell The heart of the home is the kitchen—and buyers are eager to fork over for a showpiece. According to an analysis conducted recently by Zillow, adding commercial-grade features to the kitchen pays a premium. Evaluating 4.6...

Increasing Your Home’s Value- Tip #2- Kitchen

Here is Part 2 in a series of quick posts I’m writing that is designed to give you ideas on how to increase your home’s value (inspired from my own experiences). Please feel free to post your comments below, with your own suggestions! Nowadays more and more people seem to prefer to stay close to home and view their homes as a retreat, a sort of haven… If the place you call home needs a bit of TLC,...

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