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Adding Closet Space – What to Consider Before You Start

October 25, 2013

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When you have more items to store than closet space, something’s got to give. Building and installing a closet is a fairly low-cost solution that the average adult is capable of doing. In a weekend’s time, with a little planning and knowledge, you can transform an unused area into the most useful spot in the […]

Upgrade Your Home: 5 Projects to Tackle in 2013

January 28, 2013

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The start of a new year provides many with the motivation they need to start or resume home improvement projects. These upgrades accomplish several things. They can make your home a safer place, increase its value, help it be more energy efficient, and make it more pleasant, both inside and out. If you are looking […]

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 […]

Does Flooring Add to the Value of a Home?

June 22, 2012

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Real estate agents and brokers from Palm Springs, Calif. to Nashville, Tenn. and Garden City, N.Y. can be found online encouraging homeowners to rip up the carpet and replace it with tile or hardwood flooring to increase the value of their homes. But does flooring really add value? New flooring can add a ton of […]

Keeping Everyone Happy During Home Improvement Projects

June 8, 2012

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Home improvements can be fun and exciting – at least the end result can be. The process itself can be stressful, expensive and noisy for many homeowners, their families, neighbors and pets. Since areas of your home may be out of commission for a few days or even up to several months, it’s critical for […]

Understanding Federal Government Grants for Home Improvements

July 16, 2011

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In today’s economy, it may not be an easy choice to make improvements to your home. From basic necessities like a new roof to luxury enhancements such as an upgraded kitchen, deciding how much money to spend in a tightened economy can be a difficult decision for many homeowners to make. Luckily, there are some […]

What are the Best Home Improvements to Sell a House?

July 13, 2011

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In a tough real estate market, many home sellers will find that it’s difficult to sell their property. Whether it is a primary residence or an investment property, a soft market can force home sellers to make many home improvements to sell a house. It’s important to remember that while there are many home improvements […]