Judy Cooper's Blog

Posted on 12/05/2021
How to Grow Vegetables in Any Hardiness Zone
Using the map of USDA Hardiness Zones is incredibly helpful in planning a garden. Knowing your zone means knowing what plants are recommended for growing in your area and which ones might not survive. However, no matter what zone you live in, it’s possible to grow your own fruits, vegetables and herbs indoors. Here are some tips for...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
Budget Basics: Planning Your Next Home Remodeling Project
Photo by Skylar Kang from Pexels Your social feed is likely filled with plenty of inspiration for your next home improvement project. It's easy to scroll past images of sparkling kitchens and sleek basements and decide that now is the best time to take on your next renovation project. The next step is figuring out how to pay...
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Posted on 11/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 8 Pine Ridge Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525
Everything you have been waiting for! Move right into this marvelous, modernized ranch, majestically set among nature in a premier neighborhood. This stylish four bedroom, two and a half bathroom home, with a bright, open floor plan, offers a spectacular, skylit kitchen with breakfast bar island, large dining area, granite counters, and abundant cabinet storage. Between the kitchen, adjacent formal dining room, and direct access from these rooms to both a rear and side deck, this home is a joy for entertaining! Fabulous hardwood floors run throughout these rooms as well as the large living room with its inviting wood fireplace. All four...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
Sustainability: Eco-Friendly Building Materials for Your Home DIY Projects
When you’re planning some DIY projects, use these opportunities to make your home a more environmentally friendly place. You don’t have to go to the trouble of installing solar panels or taking on other major eco-friendly upgrades. Even if your next DIY project is building a small desk or shelves, choosing sustainable building materials automatically makes your home...
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Posted on 11/19/2021
Another Property Sold - 115 Westwood Road, New Haven, CT 06515
Exceptionally tempting Tudor located on a desirable, tree-lined street, just a short walking distance to Hopkins School, Westville Village, & Edgewood Park. The spacious 2,795sqft design includes 3 living levels, 4 BRs, & 3 & a half BAs. A stone wall-lined path from the sidewalk leads to a covered front doorway & welcomes you into the entrance foyer where original moldings, built-ins, & millwork just begin. The formal living room, w/ cozy, wood-burning fireplace & bow window radiating natural light, sits adjacent & open to the formal dining room w/ a charming original built-in hutch. Hardwood floors unite these...
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Posted on 11/19/2021
Another Property Sold - 69 Country Club Drive, Woodbridge, CT 06525
Everything so new, everything so near! This spacious & subtly elegant colonial exudes curb appeal from its open, yet private setting on a fantastic cul de sac. Nearly 4,000sqft of interior living space includes 4 BRs, 3.5 BAs, a home office, & a finished walk-out lower level. New owners will benefit from a great many updates, done since 2016, such as refinished HW floors, a totally remodeled eat-in kitchen, several mechanicals & fixtures upgraded, & most of the interior just painted. A convenient circular driveway & newer stone pathway receive you into the welcoming foyer w/ living & dining rooms on either side; ideal...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
Find a Type of Glamping Perfect for You
Photo by Anastasia Shuraeva from Pexels Glamping is one of the best ways to escape to the great outdoors without leaving too much of home behind. While traditional camping encourages utility and packing light, glamping is all about modern luxuries. So how do you go glamping? There are several options that go beyond your basic tent and campfire....
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Posted on 11/07/2021
Avoid These Common Mistakes When Building Your New Home
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Building a new home is an exciting event, but the process can be overwhelming — particularly if you are having your first home built. While working with a qualified and reputable local builder will ensure that you get the best results possible, it's also important to remain informed and aware. These are...
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Posted on 10/31/2021
How to Decorate Your Office Space
Whether you work remotely or you spend your time in the office for other reasons, you need to have a space at home that allows you to focus. This doesn't mean that your office area has to be void of anything personal or comfortable. Home decor can often be the perfect touch to add to any work space,...
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Posted on 10/27/2021
38 Dogwood Circle, Woodbridge, CT 06525 is now new to the market!
Established on an idyllic, private 3.54-acre property in a serene neighborhood, a surprise awaits inside for buyers seeking a seamless union of elegance and comfort. While open and expansive, none of the 4,110 square feet in this well-appointed, custom home is wasted with unusable space and several rooms with cathedral ceilings and skylights provide a bright and cheerful character. Offering a versatile, split floor plan on three levels, this five-bedroom, three-full and two-half bathroom home has a superb allocation of formal & casual living areas. The updated, stylish eat-in kitchen connects all spaces and polished hardwood floors flow...
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Posted on 10/24/2021
Best Practices for Waterproofing Your Home
Photo by Martinelle via Pixabay One of the things that people may not think about when buying a house is waterproofing the crawlspace or basement. However, this is one of the biggest home maintenance items to address. You may not think of it because waterproofing is usually done when the house is built. However, it is important to...
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Posted on 10/21/2021
Another Property Sold - 57 Milan Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525
Classic and spacious, warm and inviting, this single-owner, 2,921 square foot colonial is a wonderful place to call home. Presenting a well-designed floor plan of 10 rooms, 4 bedrooms, and 2 full and 1 half bathrooms on over 2.5 acres, you can’t help but to picture the potential. Quality construction and many favorable features include solid hardwood floors, well-proportioned formal and casual living spaces, as well as large windows and radiant Southern exposure in the front. The kitchen offers some updated appliances and enjoys a delightful breakfast room with slider door to the screened porch. Open to the kitchen is the charming family...
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