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    Add A New Fireplace To Turn A Room You Like Into A Room You Love

    Whether you’re finishing a basement, updating a family room, or expanding with a three-season porch, it’s possible to add a fireplace or stove to almost any room, on any level, indoors or out – no matter the age of your home. Fully Installed Projects Start Around $6,700 Request Free Estimate or Schedule Free In-Home Consult Fireside Hearth & Home6709 Watts Road | Madison, WI 53719(608) 276-6010

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    How Much Can I Save By Replacing My Old Windows?

    As the temperatures start to drop here in Wisconsin, we begin to think about buttoning up our homes so we can stay warm and cozy over the long winter months ahead. In our northern climate, choosing the right windows can make your home more comfortable and save you money on your energy bills each month.  Windows that aren’t equipped for cold climates can’t properly keep the heat in and the cold air out. This means your HVAC system has to work harder, making it difficult to keep your home at a comfortable temperature. Since your heater has to work harder, your energy bills will be higher than they should be. …

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    Convert Your Wood Fireplace to Gas

    CONVERT YOUR WOOD FIREPLACE TO GAS FOR $3,999 FULLY INSTALLED Transform your wood-burning fireplace into a beautiful, easy-to-use gas insert. Inserts fit inside your existing wood fireplace opening and use natural gas or propane for a safe and affordable solution to enjoy your fireplace again! SAVE BIG during our Fall Sale and get a gas insert fully installed for $3,999. Offer Valid November 3 – November 19, 2022 Request Free Estimate or Schedule Free In-Home Consult Fireside Hearth & Home6709 Watts Road | Madison, WI 53719(608) 276-6010

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    Sergenians Flooring For Your Flooring Needs

    Hello Restaino & Associates Realtors.  Sergenians Flooring and myself, David Ochaoa, Manager want to thank you for your business, referrals to your clients as we appreciate the partnership through your concierge program over the past several years. Sergenians is a family-owned flooring business that has been serving the Dane county area since 1930.  Sergenians can supply and install a vast array of flooring products and tile for you and your clients, some highlights include: CARPET – We are the areas only Premier Flooring Center, with a focus on Pet Proof carpets.  We also show many additional styles of natural wool and other man-made fibers along with a large selection of Area…

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    It’s All About the Lake

    Our partners Brio Design Homes and Vive Home Transformations have extensive experience building and remodeling lake houses. Take a look at their stunning work! Restaino partners Brio Design Homes and Vive Home Transformations have extensive experience building and remodeling lake houses in a variety of styles and sizes. Are you looking for ideas for a current or future lake home? Explore their beautifully designed and masterfully constructed lakeside homes and remodels in the Madison area and beyond. Some of them bring the feeling of tranquility, and others function primarily to entertain family and friends. You may dream of a seasonal vacation home, year-round retreat or family legacy. Whatever your goal,…

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    The Value of a Home Warranty

    There are many “tools” that a real estate professional ought to use on a regular basis.  A home warranty should be among them. This coverage benefits both buyers and sellers. First, a home warranty fills the “wear and tear” gap created by exclusions to their homeowner’s insurance coverage.  Many items not covered by an insurance policy are often covered by a home warranty. And although Home Warranty, Inc. has a network of preferred technicians, homeowners have the flexibility to choose their own. When service for a covered item is needed, the homeowner pays one low service fee per repair, and that helps provide budget protection.  Knowing that many common appliance…

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    C Fresh Cleaning

    C Fresh Cleaning provides its customers with the most responsive and professional cleaning service in the market. We take pride in the details. C Fresh began as a husband-and-wife team serving the Verona WI, area and has quickly expanded since its inception to serve customers all over Dane county. Our customer base is diverse, allowing us to address a wide range of cleaning needs.  We have experience working with: Contractors – Such as painters, construction, or remodelers who need their residential homes to look pristine after the project is complete.  Property Management Companies & Apartment Complexes – We regularly provide last minute turnover cleaning services to our Property Management and…

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    The Benefits of an HSA Home Warranty

    When you make sure your clients have coverage from HSA, you’re going above and beyond to show you care-which sets you apart as an agent.  Plus, satisfied clients mean great relationships, repeat and referral business, and more! HSA covers components of major home systems and appliances that break down over time-regardless of their age.  This helps pay for the costs of repair or replacement, so your clients can focus on all the little moments in their new home that matter most, and you can focus on your next closing! We have added a number of additional services and special member offers to not only make homeownership easier for your clients,…

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    Brio Design Homes – Custom Homes Under Construction

    Looking for design ideas for your new home that truly inspire? Explore seven beautifully designed custom homes from Restaino Partner Brio Design Homes that are currently under construction.  Check back often and watch the progress. Brio Design Homes delivers an incomparable, personal home building experience. Their team’s striking, timeless designs and quality craftsmanship are standouts in the most desirable locations in the greater Madison area, including the Parade of Homes and Lake Wisconsin.  Brio Design Homes is a division of JG Development and offers a breadth of experience in partnership with sister divisions in residential remodeling and commercial construction. With offices in Blue Mounds and downtown Madison, Wisconsin, the Brio team is committed to building a…

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    Take a Look at Your Roof

    We did it!  We made it out of winter and into summer.  The weather’s warmer, the snow has melted, and the rain has arrived.  While the showers may bring flowers, the can also bring a host of problems for homeowners.  Especially homeowners with older roofs and homeowners who are unaware of the dangers water damage if you don’t catch the signs of a failing roof prior to water penetrating your home. Here are five major warning signs to look for to know if your roof could fail… There are several missing or loose shingles on your roof. Your shingles are curling, cracking, and or dry. There are loose granules from…