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spring cleaning

Give Your Home a Spring Spruce-Up

The darkness of winter has passed, and it’s time to bring in spring’s light. Giving your home a deep clean is a sure signal that a fresh new season has begun. Spring is a great time of year to reset. A clean slate is much easier to maintain over the spring and summer months when…
LaMontagne spring yard

Bloom Into Spring: Wake Up Your Yard for a Beautiful Season Ahead

The concept of spring cleaning applies not only to the inside of your home, but also the outside. Winter takes a toll on our lawns, shrubs, and plants, and they deserve some TLC so they can look their best for spring and summer. Proper early-season care means your yard will be set up to be…
new home holidays

Home For The Holidays

It’s not uncommon for the most wonderful time of the year to stress us out. There’s usually so much to plan and organize around the holiday season that it can be very overwhelming. That’s especially true if you’ve just recently moved into a new home. Not only are you unpacking and settling into your new…
LaMontagne Builders Londonderry New Hampshire

Getting to Know Londonderry, New Hampshire

Southern New Hampshire is growing more and more popular with couples and families looking to relocate to the Granite State. That’s because we have it all in New Hampshire: easy access to the seacoast, lakes, mountains, and urban culture. There are a number of small towns and communities to choose from when you’re looking for…
Extend Outdoor Living in New Hampshire

Embracing Autumn: Extend Outdoor Living in New Hampshire

If there’s one thing New Englanders know, it’s how to get the most out of any weather, maximizing summer and fall every chance we get. The falling leaves, changing colors, and (slight) chill in the air are no reason to put away that patio furniture, though! There are so many great ways to continue enjoying…
NH Home Builders

NH Home Builders: Crafting Futures, One Home At A Time

New Hampshire is a small state with big advantages. The Granite State consistently lands on annual surveys that rank the best places to live in the U.S., and the accolades are well deserved. One of the things most of us who live here love is the geographic diversity of our state. It’s a near perfect…
Things to do-New Hampshire-summer

Summer Fun Close to Home

One of the best things about living in southern New Hampshire is that we never have to travel far for fun summer activities. If you’re sticking close to home this summer, your days and evenings will be anything but boring.  Manchester New Hampshire’s largest city has a lot to offer families in the way of…
design trends

Spring 2023 Home Design Trends

Spring is springing in New England, and the change to the warmer season always seems to put us in a mood to freshen up our living spaces. We’ve discovered some design trends we love in 2023, which include simple decor updates that will give any room a new look. If self-care is important to you,…
low maintenance home

What Are Your Weekends Worth? The Value of Low-Maintenance Homes

For most homeowners in New England, there seems to be a never-ending to-do list of home projects on our days off and weekends. Lawn maintenance, snow removal, fixing or replacing appliances, leaky roofs or missing shingles, heating or plumbing issues, and a variety of other repairs and improvements all add up to time, effort, and…
buying vs renting

To Rent or Buy in New Hampshire: Which is the Right Move?

When you’re renting an apartment, condo, or house, it makes sense to think about your overall financial situation and decide whether there’s an advantage to buying your own home. It can be difficult to feel like you’re spending money month after month with nothing to show for it when you’re renting, while at the same…
buying house

Buying A House In 2023?

Tips and Insights For A Changing Market The housing market has shifted a bit, and despite a continuing shortage of real estate for sale, there are great opportunities for buyers to put themselves in the best position to purchase the home of their dreams this year.  For one thing, the frenzy has tapered off, which…
fireplace mantel

Setting the Stage: Fireplace & Mantel Styling

A living room fireplace is a natural spot for gathering around with family and friends. Whether you’re feeling cozy on a dreary day, getting festive for the holidays or special occasions, or if you want to create a sense of romance or fun, a fireplace with its accompanying mantel can help create the right ambiance.