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The house is composed of a central core and two wings.

Photos by Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff

The house is composed of a central core and two wings.

Needham Art Deco home offers 6 bedrooms, dock rights to Charles

Once a guest house for a neighboring estate, this Art Deco home features glass-block windows, curved corners, and an easement with dock access to the Charles River.By John R. Ellement

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// Basement full of water? A primer on pumps

Contractor Rob Robillard gives you the basics on installing sump pumps and their operation.

my first home

// My choice was etched in granite: N.H.

A home isn’t necessarily a house. It can be something as simple as a garden, which can symbolize permanence.

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Tutoring in the three R’s: roofs, rafters, and R-values

Contractor Rob Robillard airs expert opinions on roof insulation and ice dam prevention.

// Your winter home checklist

A to-do list to get your home in order before the impending cold and snow.

// What you can do right now to prepare for a hurricane

We don’t know if Hurricane Joaquin will hit Boston, but if it does, it could be a big one.

//[1].jpg Top 10 mistakes homeowners make when hurricanes hit

Homeowners need to be savvy about protecting their property during a hurricane.


Submit your project for Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Let Globe readers help you transform your space with their picks on everything from countertops to paint to window treatments.

Next door: Town comparison tool

Choose two Greater Boston communities and see how they stack up against each other.


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