December 2018

There are 4 blog entries for December 2018.

There are many ways that you can spruce up and enhance a room. You can add new carpet, a fresh coat of paint, new appliances, and more. But, you should never underestimate the power of the right light fixture. This one item can set the mood of the room. It can make a room look very modern and trendy or old and outdated. Rather than just choose the first light you see or the one that is the most budget-friendly, here are a few things you should keep in mind as you choose the right light fixture for your home. 

1. Take the Room Itself into Consideration

As you choose the right light fixture, ask yourself the following questions: 

  •  What type of tasks will you complete in the room? 
  • Do you need bright lights all the time or will you
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Whether you have guests for the weekend or to stay for several weeks at a time, you want to create a guest bedroom where they can relax and feel comfortable during their stay. And even better, you don’t have to spend tons of time and money creating the ultimate guest bedroom. Here are a few things you can do to create the perfect space for all of your guests. 

1. Choose Relaxing Colors

Your color choice can greatly affect the mood and feel of the bedroom. You want to choose colors that are calming, peaceful, and relaxing. Colors such as light blues and greens are ideal for this space. You also want to avoid colors that are too bold and overwhelming such as reds, blacks, pinks, or oranges. While you can still use these colors in your color

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When you place your home on the real estate market, you want to take the time to stage it well so potential buyers can easily envision themselves living in the space. However, staging the home isn’t just about removing a few belongings and applying a fresh coat of paint. It also involves cleaning — deep cleaning. Here are several cleaning tasks that you should always complete prior to your home showings. 

1. Declutter the Counters

When you store multiple items on your kitchen or bathroom counters, it not only makes the room look messy and cluttered, but it can also make the room appear much smaller. Ideally, you should store fewer than three items on kitchen counters and only handwashing essentials on bathroom counters. In the kitchen, if you

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Did you know that the color you choose to paint your front door or even your kitchen cabinets can have a big impact on your home’s value and sale price? Color can drastically change the appearance of a room and choosing the right color is a decision you will need to make for every space in your home. Let’s take a look at just a few areas where color can greatly impact your home’s value. 

Your Front Door

If you want to increase your home’s value with very little work, paint your front door. But, don’t paint your front door any color. The right color can increase your home’s value by thousands of dollars. In fact, a paint color analysis from Zillow found that homes with front doors that are a shade of black can increase a home’s value by more

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