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Your Garage Is Part Of Your Home, Act Like It

Your Garage Is Part Of Your Home, Act Like It

The garage is the most overlooked part of the home; yet, it is one of the easiest fixes to the home that protects the home from thieves and pests, preserves heating and cooling in the home, saves money on heating and cooling costs, keeps the home clean, beautifies the home and increases a home’s property value. A neglected garage door is disastrous for the home, and it can cause death. Consider these benefits to keep your family safe, improve your home and its value.

Injury

The slightest damage to a garage door can cause it to come crashing down. This happens more than people think. It’s a common occurrence—a child or pet attempts to walk underneath, and the garage door crushes them. With timely garage door replacement or fixes, this would not occur. However, many people neglect their garage doors until it’s too late.

Here are some common problems with garage doors that can prove fatal:
• Broken rollers
• Malfunctioning hinges
• Loose springs
• Malfunctioning sensors
• Frayed cables
• Jerking movement when opening or closing
• Unevenly stretched springs
• Squeaking or grinding noises

Burglary

Beyond keeping the family safe from physical harm, garage doors that don’t close properly welcome thieves into the home. Entry through the garage puts the home’s occupants in immediate jeopardy. Thieves can hide in the garage—undetected to neighbors and the police. In addition, a garage that is partially open advertises to the neighborhood and others what the home may contain, and things may go missing from the garage.

Pests

Thieves aren’t the only ones to enter through the garage. Pests also like to enter through this entryway. It is one of the main entry points into the home. Rodents like to enter the garage because it is relatively quiet, it’s cool, and it provides a suitable nesting area. Once rodents make their home in the garage, more are sure to come. Removal of these rodents will be short-lived because they, and others, are drawn to the smell of rodent fecal matter and urine, which they mix in with their nests. Once rodents make their home in the garage, snakes are sure to follow.

Heating and Cooling

The garage can help improve heating and cooling in the home, or it can make it worse. People who need new doors or repairs incur higher heating and cooling costs because their garage door is not helping to insulate the garage. A garage can heat up the rest of the home by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit if it is not properly sealed. Likewise, it will allow cold air into the garage during the winter, and this will make it harder for the rest of the home to heat up. Getting a new garage door or fixing the broken one properly will provide savings on heating and cooling.

Less to Clean

Properly working garage doors prevent dust and other debris from entering the garage, which helps to keep the garage, and the rest of the home, cleaner. This is especially true for garages with floor coatings that prevent dusting.

Home Property Value

When the home is beautified with a new garage door, the property value increases. Adjusters take into account what other homes have sold for, but they also consider what a buyer will pay. Because buyers will pay more for a home with a beautiful garage door, it increases the home’s value.

Many people don’t realize just how important their garage door is to their home until they fix their door or replace it with a new one.

G-Brothers Garage Doors is a Colorado based garage door repair and service company; they repair, install and replace garage doors – and everything in between. With thousands of satisfied customers, they can tailor our garage door installation and repair services to fit your individual situation and needs.

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Atlanta Homes for Sale

  1. 1 bed, 1 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 996 sq ft
    Year built: 2003
    Square foot source: Owner
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  2. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 895 sq ft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  3. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,000 sq ft
    Year built: 1960
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  4. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 986 sq ft
    Year built: 1958
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  5. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,152 sq ft
    Year built: 1949
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  6. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,120 sq ft
    Year built: 1950
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  7. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 543 sq ft
    Year built: 1988
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  8. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,281 sq ft
    Year built: 2013
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Owner
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  9. 6 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,876 sq ft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  10. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,656 sq ft
    Year built: 1945
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  11. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 779 sq ft
    Year built: 2004
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  12. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,376 sq ft
    Year built: 1909
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  13. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,423 sq ft
    Year built: 1925
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  14. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 505 sq ft
    Year built: 1967
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  15. 5 beds, 4 full, 3 half baths
    Home size: 9,514 sq ft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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Sandy Springs Homes for Sale

  1. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,139 sq ft
    Year built: 1984
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  2. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,114 sq ft
    Year built: 1955
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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  3. 6 beds, 7 full baths
    Home size: 6,150 sq ft
    Year built: 2007
    Square foot source: Builder
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  4. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,437 sq ft
    Year built: 1953
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Owner
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  5. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,552 sq ft
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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  6. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,050 sq ft
    Year built: 1984
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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  7. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,621 sq ft
    Year built: 1939
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  8. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,164 sq ft
    Year built: 1966
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  9. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,568 sq ft
    Year built: 1973
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  10. 6 beds, 6 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 6,499 sq ft
    Year built: 1962
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  11. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,024 sq ft
    Year built: 1963
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  12. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,120 sq ft
    Year built: 1968
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  13. 6 beds, 6 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 5,321 sq ft
    Year built: 2004
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Owner
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  14. 5 beds, 6 full, 2 half baths
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Not Available
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  15. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,921 sq ft
    Year built: 1992
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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Marietta Homes for Sale

  1. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,408 sq ft
    Year built: 1984
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  2. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,572 sq ft
    Year built: 2002
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  3. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,144 sq ft
    Year built: 1996
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  4. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,211 sq ft
    Year built: 1994
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  5. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,127 sq ft
    Year built: 1994
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  6. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,441 sq ft
    Year built: 1966
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  7. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,080 sq ft
    Year built: 1962
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  8. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,094 sq ft
    Year built: 1980
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  9. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,216 sq ft
    Year built: 1973
    Square foot source: Mgmt Company
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  10. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,176 sq ft
    Year built: 1980
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  11. 5 beds, 4 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 4,600 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Builder
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  12. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,957 sq ft
    Year built: 1968
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  13. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,182 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  14. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,600 sq ft
    Year built: 1902
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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  15. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,704 sq ft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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Alpharetta Homes for Sale

  1. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,024 sq ft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  2. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,046 sq ft
    Year built: 2011
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  3. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,792 sq ft
    Year built: 1979
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  4. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,723 sq ft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  5. 5 beds, 5 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 4,749 sq ft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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  6. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,346 sq ft
    Year built: 1989
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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  7. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,384 sq ft
    Year built: 1992
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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  8. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,844 sq ft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  9. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,916 sq ft
    Year built: 1989
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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  10. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,876 sq ft
    Year built: 1997
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  11. 6 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,208 sq ft
    Year built: 1997
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  12. 6 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 3,460 sq ft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  13. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,066 sq ft
    Year built: 2004
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  14. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,552 sq ft
    Year built: 1970
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  15. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,876 sq ft
    Year built: 1990
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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Roswell Homes for Sale

  1. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,124 sq ft
    Year built: 1975
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  2. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,540 sq ft
    Year built: 1978
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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  3. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,704 sq ft
    Year built: 1979
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  4. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,245 sq ft
    Year built: 1981
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  5. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,431 sq ft
    Year built: 1993
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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  6. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,717 sq ft
    Year built: 2002
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  7. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,934 sq ft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  8. 6 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,317 sq ft
    Year built: 1997
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  9. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,642 sq ft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  10. 5 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 5,054 sq ft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  11. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 5,000 sq ft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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  12. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,690 sq ft
    Year built: 1984
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  13. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,381 sq ft
    Year built: 1975
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  14. 6 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,008 sq ft
    Year built: 1980
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  15. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,350 sq ft
    Year built: 2002
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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Lawrenceville Homes for Sale

  1. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,874 sq ft
    Year built: 1991
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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  2. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,924 sq ft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  3. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,150 sq ft
    Year built: 1986
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  4. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,923 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  5. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,923 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  6. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,476 sq ft
    Year built: 1987
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  7. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,874 sq ft
    Year built: 1986
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  8. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,884 sq ft
    Year built: 1993
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  9. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,852 sq ft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  10. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,372 sq ft
    Year built: 1973
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  11. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,490 sq ft
    Year built: 2010
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  12. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,768 sq ft
    Year built: 1990
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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  13. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,106 sq ft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  14. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,631 sq ft
    Year built: 1990
    Parking spots: 2
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  15. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,812 sq ft
    Year built: 1994
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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