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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.


This Condo in Wilbraham, MA recently sold for $196,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Office Wilbraham - Hunt Realty Associates LLC.


2205 Boston Rd, Wilbraham, MA 01095

Condo

$194,000
Price
$196,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
ACT FAST !!! PRICED TO SELL !!!! The market is heating up and Condos at WOODCREST do not last long. This unit has it all. There are 2 bedrooms. Both bedrooms are spacious and of course, one of them is a master bedroom suite. 2 1/2 bathrooms with the 1/2 being on the first floor for guests. Living room is flooded with light from the double windows and glass french doors. French doors lead to a deck which is scheduled to be rebuilt using Trex decking. Deck overlooks flat, private backyard picture framed by a wooded border. You will be impressed by the gleaming black granite countertops in the kitchen and all the appliances stay. Basement is partially finished, yet there is plenty of storage. Home is freshly painted and well maintained. This unit is equipped with central air and central vac. Never think about yard work or snow removal again. A professional management company will handle it all. Just when you thought it could not get any better ..... YOU WILL HAVE YOUR OWN GARAGE !!!





135-137 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01151

Indian Orchard

Multi-Family

$570,000
Price

3
Units
7,976
Approx. GLA
Awesome opportunity to live and work in Indian Orchard. Package situation with 3 family/2 family and Commercial building with storage and garage spaces. Off Street Parking. 2 Family located as 135 1/2 Main street sits behind Green Victorian and parking from Canton Street near Library (Year Built 1915). The Commercial is currently a barbershop with full basement, two car garage and full separate basement entrance (Year Built 1926). Three Family Green Victorian (Year Built 1904). The Multifamily units all have hardwood flooring and washer/dryer/stove/refrigerator/dishwasher. There is also side yard frontage on Main Street. Convenient location to major highways. Great Opportunity! Listing is also under COMMERCIAL MLS #72495486. Green Victorian has a new roof and new chimney sleeve APO
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No matter how you look at it, decluttering a home is a big job, yet the rewards are very promising. For some people, however, the challenge is not knowing what to do. Here a few easy ways that you can start getting rid of clutter in your own home.

Your medicine drawer is probably one of the most natural places to begin decluttering. Throw away all expired drugs, skin care products, toiletries and every other thing that you don't use any longer. Keep the most frequently used items directly in front, and at eye level, so you quickly access them next time. 

Now you can move to your bedroom. Look for items that you no longer use, such as bad chargers, pens that no longer write or even old shoelaces. Arrange your bed and fold all articles of clothing strewn about. Go through your cabinets and dressers, one drawer after the other. Take out clothes that you no longer wear and bag them for donation. Tackle your dressing table and go through the items there, some things are probably not going to be used anymore, so you should discard them. The goal decluttering is to make your home as light as possible. 

If you have a reading table, you want to put back your books in their proper places on your bookshelf. Do away with irrelevant papers like old brochures, newsletters, and pamphlets. If you think that you may need some information there, take a picture of it and save it to the cloud.

Having earned some momentum, you can move to your kitchen, which is often harder to declutter as it is the center of so many activities. Thoroughly assess each area of the kitchen and put everything back where it belongs. That includes items like knives, work boards and so on.

Open up your drawers and cabinets and do away with all unusable items. Look for things that you don't use but keep for some sentimental reasons and pack them up to donate if you don't feel comfortable about throwing them out. Keep things that you don't need in storage.

Finally, you are ready to move to the living room. Your living room will probably require more regular decluttering than any other part of your home. Put away things that you don’t need, such as magazines and phone chargers. Assess the electronic and sound system too, store away some of the things you don’t use and donate what you don’t need. If you need ideas on where to donate, run a web search of charities in your locality to find out too for options.



135 Main, Springfield, MA 01151

Indian Orchard

Rental

$975
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Beautifully maintained apartment in a 3 Family Victorian. Washer and Dryer in unit. Side and front porch for relaxing. Hardwood Flooring, has all of the charm and close to MA Pike entrance in Ludlow. Situated at the end of Main near the Chicopee bridge.
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