Tips for Keeping an Organized and Efficient Home

May 8, 2015

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Plain and simple, a highly organized home runs more efficiently.  Imagine knowing at an instant where everything in your home is.  What a time saver! No more useless piles cluttering counters and tables, or drawers packed full of miscellaneous nonsense. Organizing your home can be fun and relatively easy. Avoid feeling overwhelmed and take simple [...]

Interior Design on a Budget

February 20, 2015

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Whether you’re planning to furnish a new build, or you’re simply seeking to give your current home a makeover, you don’t have to break the bank to do so. There are countless ways to make a big impact easily and affordably. There are also several do-it-yourself options that can save a bundle on unnecessary labor [...]

3 Easy Improvements to Help You Sell Your Home

November 14, 2014

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Forget, for a moment, about market trends and interest rates. At any given time, no matter the state of the economy, someone somewhere is selling their home. In any market, homeowners can up the odds that a home sells as quickly and as profitably as possible by giving it a facelift. Sellers should focus on [...]

Weekend DIY Projects to Improve Your Home Value

October 31, 2014

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The best home improvements are those that have a high return on the investment. Remodeling Magazine publishes an annual Cost vs. Value Report, analyzing the ROI of 35 separate remodeling projects. You can even look at the return based on your region. The report is based on the assumption that you’re using professional labor to [...]

Choosing a Kitchen Sink to Match Your Style and Budget

August 22, 2014

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If you’re remodeling your kitchen on a budget – or equipping a new kitchen and haven’t a clue where to start – focus on the kitchen sink. Yesteryear’s limited selection of cast iron and stainless steel can’t compete with today’s stylish, modern sinks. Simply choose the mounting type and style, then select the material. A [...]

Eco-friendly Kitchen Floors

March 15, 2013

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Get into the groove of sustainable living through eco-friendly kitchen floors. With the growing numbers of sustainable products, going green is definitely here to stay! And there’s no better way to start your eco-friendly lifestyle than at the heart of your home, the kitchen. Making green choices can seem overwhelming, especially with the growing options [...]

Kitchen Redecorating on a Budget

February 8, 2013

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Although many claim that they’re willing to undertake minimal cosmetic fixes, the typical homebuyer wants a home that is move-in ready. Two rooms in particular are important to them: the bathroom and the kitchen. Outdated, worn and unattractive kitchens and bathrooms drag down the value of the home and may make it harder to sell. [...]

Considering Kitchen Layouts: What’s Cookin’ Good Lookin’?

August 10, 2012

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The single-guy-who-nukes-his-dinner-every-night crowd probably doesn’t care about a good kitchen. To the rest of us, the kitchen can make or break a real estate deal. To a lot of people a kitchen isn’t just a room in which to prepare meals. It’s a homework area, a place to sit with a neighbor over a cup [...]

5 Home Improvement Tips to Increase Property Value

August 3, 2012

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Home improvements are still a surefire way of adding value to a property, but with the average return being somewhat lower than we have seen in prior years, it is time to strategically select your DIY projects in order to see the maximum return. Always remember that your taste isn’t universal, and what you see [...]

Should Bathroom Design Matter to Homebuyers?

March 9, 2012

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If you are anything like the average homebuyer, when touring a house for sale your focus will be on the kitchen and bathroom. While the design of other rooms is also important, kitchen and bathroom designs are tied directly to their function. A well-designed bathroom can be a place to relax and pamper yourself, in [...]