Corinne Fitzgerald | Greenfield Real Estate, Northfield Real Estate, Franklin County real estate


Pets are a reasonably common sight in a lot of houses today, with a wide variety of options that can include dogs, cats, hamsters, guinea pigs, and goldfish. However, these warm and friendly animal companions often come with their own odors, which if left unmanaged may become a tough challenge. However, by following some of the ideas and suggestions listed, you should be able to get rid of pet odors from your home entirely

  • Vacuum Thoroughly. The elimination of any odors must involve the process of vacuuming. It's not uncommon to find pet fur trapped in carpets and furniture around the house, and they need to be gotten rid. Take all the furniture apart, beddings, chair covers, cushion seats, etc., and then vacuum thoroughly. Sprinkle a surplus of baking soda over all the furniture and let them sit for a few hours, and then vacuum once again. The baking soda absorbs all the trapped odor for you.
  • Take Your Stuff Out To The Sunlight. Leave all your furniture, upholstery rugs and any other material that you have got tainted with pet odor, outside in the sunlight. Sunlight is an excellent natural bleaching agent and will help remove any smell trapped within the fibers that the vacuum cleaner couldn't get. It's also a great idea to air out your house for a few days – open up all doors and windows so fresh air and sunlight can make its way home.
  • Find the source of the odors. Before the odors came, the cause of the odors arrived, so find them and get rid of them. Often, the scent may already be worked up into the floors or any other part of the house that cannot be aired. If its dog pee, you'll need to dry it up with paper towels or a mop. When done, you will need to use either a vinegar solution or an enzymatic cleaner to break down the odors. You may also decide you want to go with a professional stain and odor remover to finish the job. Whatever you do, make sure you get a cleaner that is not toxic to the health of your pets to prevent accidents.

Getting rid of pet odors doesn't have to be a big deal, you can easily carry out all these suggestions and have your house selling as good as new. Ask your local pet store for nontoxic cleaners to use at your home.



210 Elm Street, Greenfield, MA 01301

Multi-Family

$170,000
Price

2
Units
1,900
Approx. GLA
If you are looking for a two family home with a layout idea for extended family, two car garage with an attached workshop/game room, in a nice setting and large yard that is between a half and three quarters of an acre, you will want to see this home. Being in the same family for 69 years, this solid home is ready to experience it's next chapter that will bring it into the 21st century. A few added bonus include two interior egresses, four porches, full basement and interior access to the garages.
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The exterior of your home makes its first impression. It gives outsiders an idea of what is inside. If you are looking to sell your house or you just want your home to look more attractive, then there are many ways that you can make your home look more beautiful without spending too much money.

Flowers and greens

You can make your home more beautiful by adding some fresh flowers and greenery to your home front. Going all out for a garden isn’t totally necessary. A few planters and window boxes can do the trick. Combine standing planters with hanging ones to get a good façade of plants on your home. 

Maintain your lawn

The front lawn is a huge factor that affects a home’s look. Mow the lawn once the grasses are long, rake off the leaves and weeds to maintain a nice, even look. Install a sprinkler to keep it well watered and avoid brown spots from developing. Once if you tend to forget to water your lawn, buy an automated lawn sprinkler, set once and done.

Front door pizzazz

Instead of your front door blending in with the rest of the outdoor look, you can make it pop with a DIY paint job. Use bold, bright colors that enhance your home's exterior color. Don't be shy about your color choice. You can also accentuate your door with a hanging plant, a custom knocker, and fancy door numbers. Sprucing up your front door makes your home stand out on a lane. Check with your homeowners' association to be sure there's no rule against your plan too.

Mailbox Makeover

With less than $150, you can have a lovely mailbox in front of your home. Not only is this easy to do, but the difference is also always clear and attractive. Depending on the kind of mailbox you prefer, either standing or attached to a wall, there are many options to choose from online that will make your home more attractive. You can even get a themed mailbox of your favorite book or movie.

Clean gutters

Take some time to clean your roof gutters regularly. Clearing the gutters involves removing piles of debris that get accumulated over time. Scrub them till they all look shiny again. The effect that clean gutters give your home has to be seen to be appreciated.

Power Wash

Power washing is the equivalent of giving your home a bath! Call a professional power washing company to wash years of dust and grime off your wall sidings, porch, driveway, and garage door. 

Improving your home’s curb appeal can be achieved in a single day if you plan it well. The best part is that the overall effect is worth more than the time and money you will spend. For more ways to improve your home’s look, speak to a home decorator in your area for more ideas.


This Land in Wendell, MA recently sold for $40,000. This style home was sold by Corinne Fitzgerald - Fitzgerald Real Estate.


Lot 3B Locke Hill Road, Wendell, MA 01379

Land

$55,000
Price
$40,000
Sale Price

7.98
Acres
Residential
Land Type
If you are looking for privacy in a peaceful setting and are READY to BUILD, you will want to see this special piece of land. The driveway is in, building site is cleared, septic design is done, well site is set and survey is in hand. It even abuts state land. Go check it out. You could fall in love!





125 South Shelburne Road, Greenfield, MA 01301

Multi-Family

$229,900
Price

2
Units
1,821
Approx. GLA
Are you looking for a home that could accommodate living space for a relative be close but in separate spaces? or maybe you'd like some additional income to help with your mortgage?.... If so, you will want to check out this intriguing property. This one owner, single story home is set up with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths (1 on the main level, 1 in the basement) open living area with a breezeway connecting a 2 room, 1 bath efficiency apartment. The original home was built with features well before its time including the hydro-electric heating and cooling system. Updated and modified over time, this all electric home, it is a perfect candidate for solar power. Lots of interesting unique features you have to see in person to appreciate all the yankee ingenuity that went into this solid well built home. With some paint and a few updates and this gem will shine.
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