Archive for the ‘Around the home’ category

October 29, 2018

8 home updates that make a big impact with a small budget

8 home updates that make a big impact with a small budget

Remodeling can get very expensive quickly.  But small updates, sometimes made before trying to sell a home, can actually create a bit impact.  Most can also be done by yourself to save more money! Some of the projects to consider are: New hardware on cabinetry in kitchens and baths New colorful mulch in garden beds […]

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October 25, 2018

7 reasons to NOT clean up your fall garden beds

7 reasons to NOT clean up your fall garden beds

Wait, what?  Getting the OK to NOT clean the yard up? That’s unusual but there are reasons. Here are just a few: Leaving your spent plants up in the fall provides shelter to wildlife Plants left standing provide a totally different look when there’s a snowfall Leaving plants were they are enables them to gather […]

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October 23, 2018

10 ways to make a small bathroom appear bigger

10 ways to make a small bathroom appear bigger

Bathrooms are an important consideration when selling your home. Make sure they are CLEAN and uncluttered. Small bathroom?  Here are 10 easy ways to quickly make a small bathroom look bigger and make the most of your limited space. 1. Mirrors – Add larger mirrors to reflect light and provide the illusion of space. 2. […]

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October 18, 2018

36 stylish decorating ideas for Halloween

36 stylish decorating ideas for Halloween

Some people REALLY get into Halloween and put up elaborate decorations, really over-the-top and sometimes pretty scary.  To each his own, but if your home is for sale we recommend you decorate for Halloween on the calm side.  No blood and gore, please!   Here are 36 stylish ideas to help you out. Just scroll […]

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October 11, 2018

Now that it is getting cool enough, it is time to get some work done in the yard in preparation for fall and, of course, winter.  Taking the time to prepare your yard and home now can save big headaches and possibly big money down the road.  Maintaining your home is very important to retaining, and […]

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