Posts tagged ‘home improvement’

July 6, 2017

25 home improvements projects and what they cost

25 home improvements projects and what they cost

Home improvement projects can vary from messy and expensive to quick, simple and inexpensive.  If done well, most home improvements should add value to your home.  The slide show here shows 25 great home improvement projects that are popular on the website Houzz, along with links to estimated costs, pictures and whether a permit would be required. […]

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June 29, 2017

10 DIY home improvements real estate agents recommend

10 DIY home improvements real estate agents recommend

According to a homegain survey of 500 real estate agents across the county, the most recommended do-it-yourself home improvement projects in the minds of the agents are the following:   1. Clean and declutter. 99% recommended Wash and clean all areas of the home, remove clutter from walls and countertops, organize closets. 2. Lighten and brighten. 96% […]

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June 13, 2017

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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June 1, 2017

10 ways to make an impact with color

10 ways to make an impact with color

Color can give a home a burst of personality any time, but you should not go crazy if putting your home on the market.  Homes with turquoise vinyl siding will not be attractive to most buyers – even if you love it.  There are ways you can add pops of color without going overboard, spending […]

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May 25, 2017

9 ways a trellis can improve your landscape

9 ways a trellis can improve your landscape

Many people begin their outdoor planting this weekend… this year consider doing something other than the standard potted flowers or hanging baskets. Try a trellis with climbing vines/flowers.  Bonus: lots of plants good for trellis-use are perennials, you can make your own or choose from a wide variety of trellises made of different material/designs.     […]

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