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Posted by Millennium Realty on 9/23/2021

Investing in new insulation ranks among the least appealing home improvement investments. It provides no aesthetic enhancement to the living space or curbside appeal. If your home were an automobile, insulation would be the equivalent of an oil change. It keeps everything running smoothly but remains an expense that delivers no joy. Just like car owners prefer not to spend money taking the engine apart to change the oil, homeowners would rather save money leaving the drywall in place.

Options such as spray foam and blown cellulose allow people to avoid drywall removal. But sometimes, a property owner is better served by tearing down the interior walls and starting fresh. By recognizing the telltale signs that you need both new insulation and walls, homeowners can save money and improve the peaceful enjoyment of their living space.

1: Walls Are Beginning To Bow

When small bumps or bulges are present in various areas, that’s typically a sign of moisture accumulating inside the walls. People on tight budgets sometimes opt to repaint walls with a shade that reduces the imperfections. Others may try to patch the affected area and sidestep drywall demotion. Although these may seem like ways to save money, they could lead to larger problems.

When moisture becomes trapped behind walls, it spurs hazardous mold growths. The dark, warm and now-moist space proves to be a perfect breeding ground for these health and wellness dangers. Better to remove at least some drywall and assess the situation than risk family members getting sick.

2: Walls Suffer Water Damage

Whether the origin of a water penetration was a leaky roof, exterior wall or a flooded second-floor bathroom, corrective measures are in order. In all likelihood, the wall insulation may have suffered as well. Products such as loose cellulose usually sag, and the paper backing of rolled fiberglass tends to fall apart.

Limited water damage may call for a proportional response. But if your insulation shows other signs of reduced effectiveness, this crisis may actually be an opportunity to remove drywall, re-insulate and remodel.

3: Walls Keeping Cracking

Older homes may suffer cracked walls because of years of settling. The same may hold true for new houses with faulty foundations. But others crack because of temperature fluctuations. This means the insulation barrier between the interior and exterior walls is not getting the job done.

Sometimes, an insulation professional can use spray foam or loose cellulose materials to cure the issue. Pervasive cracking in different rooms may require taking down walls and starting from scratch.

No one wants to spend more money than necessary to adequately insulate a home. But sometimes, the added drywall removal expense can save money in the long run. The process can also protect against mold growths and serve as an opportunity to remodel the interior décor.




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Posted by Millennium Realty on 9/16/2021


311 Purchase St, Milford, MA 01757

Single-Family

$659,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome to 311 Purchase Street! This bright and sunny home features 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. If you are looking to upgrade, this is IT! Master bedroom boasts a walk in closet and beautiful master bath. Flooring on first floor has been completely redone. Enjoy cooking this holiday season in your beautiful kitchen where the stainless steel appliances are under 2 years old. Fenced in backyard space is perfect for pets! Enjoy your morning coffee on the spacious deck (redone in 2019). With winter coming you'll love the heated garage to store your vehicle and the added warmth of the pellet stove in the living room! Planning on extra family staying over? No worries! The fully finished basement has a full bathroom and kitchen area! Showings begin Saturday & Sunday from 10-4pm. Don't miss out on this GEM!
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Posted by Millennium Realty on 9/16/2021

Since there are so many things to keep in mind when searching for the right home, it can be very helpful to create a priority list. If you're at the beginning of the house-hunting process, one of the best ways to clarify your thoughts is by organizing them in a notebook or on a computer screen.

As is the case with creating any kind of plan, you need to start with the basics and then branch out from there. While a house-hunting plan can and should change as you proceed forward, once you start visiting listings, your insights will begin to deepen. If you happen to be working with an experienced real estate agent, they will help you refine your search and zero-in on listings that are the best match to your needs.

Although you probably already know how many bedrooms and bathrooms you want, it may be time to come up with a more specific picture of what you're looking for, in terms of square footage, lot size, neighborhood walkability, and distance from neighbors.

As you revise your list of requirements, you may decide to rank the importance of items like a screened-in porch, a backyard patio, a wood-burning fireplace, yard size, the age of the house, and whether you'd like a finished basement or attic.

Many people prioritize the size, layout, and functionality of the kitchen, too, so take into consideration your decorating tastes, the size of your family -- both today and five years from now -- and how often you expect to be entertaining guests. Perusing kitchen layouts and remodeling ideas online can help you clarify the type of counters, flooring, appliances, and cabinets that would please you the most.

Other features that will determine your level of satisfaction with a new home may include the architectural style of the house, the quality of the school district, and various convenience factors, such as nearby grocery stores, public parks, and medical/dental services. Commuting time to your job or business can also have a huge impact on your lifestyle, as well as your weekly budget and personal stress level! When choosing a neighborhood in which you'll feel comfortable, you'll also want to pay attention to first impressions, the amount of traffic on the street, and miscellaneous noises you hear while visiting the neighborhood.

Above all, try to avoid making snap decisions based on emotional factors, time constraints, or the fear of not being able to find "anything better." Although there may be days in which the prospects seem slim, it's essential that you maintain a positive outlook and be confident that new listings and fresh possibilities are always cropping up. Working with a seasoned buyer's agent who's familiar with the local market and is responsive to your needs will also help immeasurably in your search for the perfect new home!





Posted by Millennium Realty on 9/15/2021


109 Millville Rd, Mendon, MA 01756

Single-Family

$589,900
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Meticulously maintained and updated Gambrel Colonial is tucked away atop a rise well off the road affording privacy and views of neighboring horses. Beautifully landscaped including a surprisingly flat yard offer excellent back yard entertaining. Step inside and enjoy generous room sizes and thoughtful touches. Updated kitchen with granite countertops, slow close cabinets and stainless appliances as well as updated baths. Hardwoods on first floor with ceramic tile in the kitchen. Handy laundry room on second floor is another added plus. Central air throughout! Second floor bonus area has a separate entrance is perfect for a professional office for a therapist, accountant or music studio if needed. Primary bedroom boasts an enormous closet. Storage is abundant throughout. Large unfinished, dry basement for your workshop or additional added space. Water system. Electrical panel upgraded for generator use. A super opportunity to live in desirable Mendon. Quick closing possible
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Posted by Millennium Realty on 9/11/2021


311 Purchase St, Milford, MA 01757

Single-Family

$668,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome to 311 Purchase Street! This bright and sunny home features 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. If you are looking to upgrade, this is IT! Master bedroom boasts a walk in closet and beautiful master bath. Flooring on first floor has been completely redone. Enjoy cooking this holiday season in your beautiful kitchen where the stainless steel appliances are under 2 years old. Fenced in backyard space is perfect for pets! Enjoy your morning coffee on the spacious deck (redone in 2019). With winter coming you'll love the heated garage to store your vehicle and the added warmth of the pellet stove in the living room! Planning on extra family staying over? No worries! The fully finished basement has a full bathroom and kitchen area! Showings begin Saturday & Sunday from 10-4pm. Don't miss out on this GEM!
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Sunday
September 12 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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