Archive for the ‘Around the home’ category

March 27, 2017

7 ways to make a small space appear larger

7 ways to make a small space appear larger

Have a small condo, apartment or cozy house and want to make it appear a bit bigger? Here are some tips on how to achieve a more spacious look. Choose light colored paint. Matching paint on walls and ceilings make a room feel bigger. Use furniture sparingly. If you have a small room, it does […]

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March 23, 2017

Four ways to spruce up your yard and landscape for less than $1000

Four ways to spruce up your yard and landscape for less than $1000

Spring in Wisconsin is a wonderful thing – people come out of the woodwork and everyone is thrilled to see the world around us turn green again.  Spring is also traditionally one of the busiest home selling seasons so make sure that your outdoor space is one that will have buyers fighting over. You can […]

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March 16, 2017

Remodeling before your sale? Check out the Cost vs Value report, 2017

Remodeling before your sale? Check out the Cost vs Value report, 2017

The 2017 Remodeling Cost vs. Value report is out and exterior projects remain among the most valuable updates. Homeowners that are soon to be sellers, please take note because these will improve a home’s curb appeal – a buyer’s first impression of a home. Here’s a quick overview of the best projects that retain value: Fiberglass attic insulation […]

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March 6, 2017

8 professional staging strategies you can implement yourself

8 professional staging strategies you can implement yourself

The market is busy, that’s for sure! But that does not mean you can shirk the responsibility of preparing your home for sale.  By taking the time to clean, declutter and do some simple staging, you almost guarantee that the home will attract higher offers than if you had not.   There are professional stagers […]

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March 2, 2017

7 ways to automate household tasks

7 ways to automate household tasks

Life is busy!  Days go by quickly. So much to do, how do you keep up with everything that needs to be done around the house? Utilize technology from recipes to finances Thankfully, technology can take some of the burden of running a household away. Everything from meal planning, to finances to grocery delivery can be automated […]

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