As part of the spring maintenance on your home you will want to clean out the gutters. In the spring, trees drop seedlings and dead twigs that can clog your gutters. It is also the best time to inspect your gutters for any damages that may have occurred during the winter snow and ice. Improper gutter maintenance can lead to clogged or damaged gutters that can ultimately cost thousands of dollars in damage to your homes foundation, exterior trim and basement.

Here are some tips on proper gutter maintenance.

  • Dress properly. Wear a shirt with long sleeves and gloves.
  • Use an extendable ladder with standoff stabilizers. This will keep the ladder from damaging the gutter.
  • Use a small plastic scoop to remove debris. You can buy a gutter scoop from the hardware store.
  • Dump the debris on to a plastic tarp. This will save your lawn from being ruined.
  • Flush the gutters and downspouts with a garden hose. Look for leaks as the water runs through the gutters

If you would like to keep your gutters clear in between cleanings install gutter covers. They come in the form of mesh screens, clip-on grates, or porous foam. Gutters with gutter covers will still require regular maintenance.


Date: 04/19/2015 Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM  
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Direct Ocean Front ! Picture perfect post card view of Thatcher Island and the Historic Twin Lighthouses. This gracious home offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic from almost every room. This residence features a large eat-in kitchen and a formal 18 x 14 dinning room with built-in cabinetry .The fire-placed 26 x 18 living room has breathtaking views of the Atlantic and beautiful hardwood floors. There is a full bath with each of the 3 bedrooms. Master bedrooms with private baths on the first and second level so you can choose which is best for you now or in the future .3 wood burning fire-places. There is a library made of exquisite chestnut walls with book shelves and fire-place . Plenty of natural light. Multiple glass sliding doors lead to out-door patio and in-ground pool. See the ocean while relaxing pool side. This Fabulous New England home offers swimming and fishing right off the rocks. Throw in some lobster pots and see what happens. The perfect summer or year round home.

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Date: 04/19/2015 Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM  
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Apple Street ! One of the Great Essex Locations to enjoy this stunning Contemporary home! Beautiful Eat in kitchen w/ granite counters,center Island,fireplace & radiant heat for warm tile floors in the winter.Bright sunny Family rm off kitchen.All post and beam design w/ Cathedral ceilings formal dinning rm & Living rm w/ Fireplace.Master bedroom suite has private bath, huge walk-in closet.Over 1 acre of land with a 2-car attached garage.Just 5 min to Rte 128.Manchester School System!

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Take this opportunity to live at the highly sought after Nugent Farm! Immaculate, well-maintained townhouse in beautiful Gloucester. Original builder custom built the lower level family room and sitting room, along with 3rd floor bedroom. Great place to call home. Leave all your outside maintenance and landscaping to those who do it best, the association; leaving you with time to focus on what is important – YOU. Make sure you don’t miss out on this opportunity to have Good Harbor Beach and water views as your daily routine.

This is a Townhouse style home and features 9 total rooms, 3 full baths, 1 half bath, 3 bedrooms, and is currently available for $549,000.

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College can cost a fortune and saving for your child’s education can seem like a daunting task. The sooner you start saving for college, the better and easier it will be in the long run.

Here are some tips to help you get started:

Start small-Starting small is better than not starting at all. Try to find small ways to save. It may be as simple as not buying coffee out, packing a lunch, or buying store brands at the grocery store.

Make saving automatic-If you don’t have to think about saving it might be easier. Set up an automatic payroll deduction or electronic bank transfer to direct money into your college savings account. If you don’t see the money, chances are, you won’t miss it.

Don’t wait-There is no time like the present to start saving. Even if you can only save a little, remember that every little bit helps.


Date: 04/12/2015 Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM  
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Enjoy living in this first floor,2 bedroom condo nestled conveniently on a small side street with the driveway right outside your door. Hardwood in bedrooms and living room. Updated kitchen and bath. This unit is close to all the amenities beautiful downtown Rockport has to offer, including beaches ,restaurants,shops and train. Just down the street from Millbrook Meadows where you can relax while listening to the waterfall..Great for year round or Summer retreat.

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Date: 04/12/2015 Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM  
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Enjoy living in this 2 bedroom condo nestled conveniently on a small side street.This unit is close to all the amenities beautiful downtown Rockport has to offer. Including beaches ,restaurants,shops and train .Just down the street from Millbrook Meadows where you can relax while listening to the water fall. Possibly increase your square footage by finishing the second floor.Hardwood in bedrooms and living room.Updated kitchen and bath.Great for year round or Summer retreat.

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Date: 04/12/2015 Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM  
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Great Townhouse in convenient location near parks,beach,downtown restaurants and commuter rail .Ocean Views from Deck and Master Bedroom suite . Take advantage of the close proximity to Front Beach for swimming and sun bathing or Millbrook Meadows where you can sit and relax while listening to the soothing sounds of the waterfall!New staircase to 2nd floor master bedroom suite with new full bath and laundry!!! Newly renovated first floor bath too!!!

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Date: 04/12/2015 Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM  
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Direct Ocean Front ! Picture perfect post card view of Thatcher Island and the Historic Twin Lighthouses. This gracious home offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic from almost every room. This residence features a large eat-in kitchen and a formal 18 x 14 dinning room with built-in cabinetry .The fire-placed 26 x 18 living room has breathtaking views of the Atlantic and beautiful hardwood floors. There is a full bath with each of the 3 bedrooms. Master bedrooms with private baths on the first and second level so you can choose which is best for you now or in the future .3 wood burning fire-places. There is a library made of exquisite chestnut walls with book shelves and fire-place . Plenty of natural light. Multiple glass sliding doors lead to out-door patio and in-ground pool. See the ocean while relaxing pool side. This Fabulous New England home offers swimming and fishing right off the rocks. Throw in some lobster pots and see what happens. The perfect summer or year round home.

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Allergens, dust particles and pollutants all add up in your home and over time can lead to serious respiratory problems for its occupants. If you notice you are not breathing as easy as you should  or you just want to improve your indoor air quality there are steps to minimize the potential for dust particles in your home.

  • Clean your home regularly.
  • Use an air purification unit to attract dust particles and return cleaner air throughout the house.
  • Using an air-sealing product such as spray foam insulation to insulate and air-seal the home. This reduces  the amount of particles and allergens that enter the home.

These simple strategies will help significantly reduce the potential for respiratory problems in your home and you will be breathing easier in no time.

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