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Prepare To Sell Your Home - So You Won't Have To

Are you considering selling your home? Finding that it just doesn't suit your needs as your family expands? Maybe instead of a new house, all your home needs is a little remodeling. Inside, we look at some ways to make your home grow alongside your family.
Posted: September 30th, 2013 | Permalink

Remodeling Safety Tips

Deciding to remodel a room in your house can be both exciting and a little frightening. You have a vision of how beautiful it will look when you are finished, but remodeling can be dangerous. All projects, big and small, have their hazards. As long as you take the proper precautions and educate yourself on the task at hand, the remodel should go pretty smoothy. Here are a few things to keep in mind before you start your next project.
Posted: January 16th, 2013 | Permalink

When You Need to Call a Handyman

Should you hire a handyman to do the project for you? It's always tempting to give it the old college try and attempt a home repair or improvement project to save money, time, and hassle. But before you begin you need to take stock of what you can handle and what would be better left to the professionals.
Posted: September 12th, 2012 | Permalink

How to Choose a Residential Designer

If you are on the hunt for a residential designer that is going to make all of your home dreams come true, then you know the importance of finding the right person for the job. A residential designer is someone who works with the homeowner to create or remodel their ideal home. A residential designer works with the homeowner in all aspects of the design process, and will see your project through from beginning to end. It is paramount to find the right designer right from the start, so you don't have to switch midway through the project or even worse, start all over again. Use the following criteria to make finding your dream designer easy and your dream home even closer than you thought.
Posted: August 8th, 2012 | Permalink

What Can Remodeling Do For the Resale Value of a Home?

Remodeling for resale and remodeling because you have always wanted that ballet studio with neon floorboards in your basement are two very different things. If you know that you are going to be selling your home in the near future (less than 5 years) it is important to know that not all remodel projects are created equal and in fact, some can make it more difficult to sell your home when you decide the time is right. Knowing which projects will make your potential buyers break into song and open up the checkbook can be a key element of your quick home-selling strategy, especially in tougher economic times. Continue readying for more information on what remodeling can do for the resale value of a home.
Posted: January 26th, 2012 | Permalink

What Renovations do for the Value of a Home

Can't stand that wood paneled den for one minute longer? Tired of cooking your dinner in a 1970's harvest gold kitchen? Perhaps it is the aqua and pink tile in the bathroom that is sending you over the edge. Relax, compose yourself and before you start your renovations, step back and ask yourself: What do I expect these renovations to do for the value of my home? What are the best home improvement projects to undertake? Read more about what renovations can do for the value of a home.
Posted: December 14th, 2011 | Permalink

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