Home Improvement

5 Times a New Garage Door Made All the Difference

By |2019-04-17T10:07:49-05:00April 17th, 2019|

Guess who is getting some new garage doors? It's Spring and I've been having many, many conversations with clients about updates and improvements both to add value and to prep for sale so here's another in a series on the topic.  Looks like I've got my next exterior improvement project.

12 Outdoor Upgrades That Make Your Home More Valuable

By |2019-04-12T08:00:10-05:00April 12th, 2019|

Time for outdoor projects and outdoor fun! What's going to create more memories?  Remodeling the hall bath or installing an outdoor kitchen?  Here's some great suggestions for projects for the outside to add value and joy to your home.  We've done some serious hanging out around my fire pit checking out the trees and [...]

14 Insanely Easy Curb Appeal Projects You Can Do in a Day

By |2019-04-09T13:11:37-05:00April 9th, 2019|

Time to up your Curb Appeal game! It's amazing how many clients form some level of opinion about a property before the front door even opens.   Over the years I've become a big believer in all things exterior, both personally and professionally.   Blame my friend Cathleen at DesignScapes.  She got me started.  Here's [...]

The 10 Most Common Defects Found in Home Inspections

By |2019-04-05T16:10:58-05:00April 5th, 2019|

The ten most common defects on Home Inspections are...not a big deal! This article reveals and my 30 years of doing these can confirm that the majority of issues on home inspections are common and easy to remedy.  From a sellers perspective most are also easy to identify in advance and thus would [...]

7 Things to Know Before Putting Wood Flooring in the Kitchen

By |2019-01-29T15:05:36-05:00January 29th, 2019|

Wood is Wonderful! I'm seeing lots and lots of open floor plans with wood floors spilling into the kitchen.  I've had it in mine for years and I love it.  It's comfortable and contiguous floors create a sense of spaciousness.  Here's a great article on factors to consider not just for putting wood floors [...]

Don’t Try This at Home: The 7 Most Dangerous DIYs

By |2019-01-02T11:58:03-05:00January 2nd, 2019|

I KNOW some of you out there have done some of these! Hey I'm not throwing stones here.  I've done all but two of these myself.  Knocking down walls and large tree work are my personal favorites.  (After recently doing some ill advised tree work my neighbor came up and told me that [...]