Wendy McDonald's Blog

Posted on 02/05/2023
Mortgage basics for homebuyers: Online preapproval & more
When preparing to buy a home, many potential buyers...
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Posted on 02/05/2023
Water damage: Key basics to remember
Water damage to homes is a major concern among...
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Posted on 02/04/2023
Another Property Sold - 202 Baxter Road, Mansfield, CT 06268
This home has all the qualities that you would expect when a builder constructs a home for him/herself. This easy living one-level custom built Ranch style home has it all! A white picket gate leads you to a 2.3 Acre country lot, surrounded by stone walls and mature trees. 2 Bedrooms (partially finished lower level could easily be used as guest/3rd bedroom) 2 FULL Baths, Hardwood floors, Central Air, 2 car (Nicely finished/epoxy flr) attached garage-with an additional 2 car detached garage with loft for additional storage needs. Covered Porch, whole house vacuum, Woodshop, and much more. Schedule a showing today...you will be happy you did! ...
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Posted on 01/29/2023
Eco-friendly homes of the future
As the topic of sustainability and eco-friendly rings...
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Posted on 01/29/2023
Saving water: For garden planning
One of the best ways to live more sustainably is by...
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Posted on 01/26/2023
Another Property Sold - 41-43 Dean Street, Hartford, CT 06114
A unique opportunity to own a 2-family property-exclusively family occupied - well-maintained- conveniently located on a low-traffic street near Colt Park. 1st floor unit has 3 bedrooms w/large closets, 1 full bath, living room w/hard wood floors, & sunny, eat-in kitchen- remodeled in 2014 w/newer, higher end appliances such as Bosch, GE, Frigidaire & additional cabinets. 2nd & 3rd floor make up unit #2 consisting of 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sunny kitchen w/lots of storage, open floor plan living room & dining room. Covered back porch w/sliding windows & more cabinetry for storage. 2 of the 4 bedrooms in unit 2 are on...
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Posted on 01/22/2023
How to make compost tea from kitchen waste
If you’re interested in making your own sustainable plant...
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Posted on 01/22/2023
DIY Projects: Wood crafts for beginners
If you're new to DIY projects, wood is an excellent...
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Posted on 01/15/2023
Secure your space with smart locks
Locking the house is one of the first methods of security...
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Posted on 01/15/2023
Buying plants online: Expert tips to know
Buying plants online can be just as simple and rewarding as other types of online shopping. However, there can also be greater risks involved. Here are some expert tips for buying plants online to help you get the best deals and the healthiest plants: Consider location & season One of the first things to learn about a potential...
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Posted on 01/08/2023
The basics of a 15-year fixed mortgage
Prospective homebuyers and current homeowners know that a mortgage is likely to go hand-in-hand with your home, unless another arrangement has been made. However, there are many options available for those monthly mortgage payments, most commonly through 30-year fixed rate mortgages and 15-year fixed rate mortgages. Most know about the 30-year option, but what about the 15-year fixed...
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Posted on 01/08/2023
How to Build a Simple Screen Divider
There are a plethora of creative ways to divide a room. There are also many room dividers you can DIY to save money while building something completely custom. One simple and convenient way to divide a room is with a folding screen. Here is all of the info you'll need to make your own screen room divider. Materials...
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