August 2017

Found 2 blog entries for August 2017.

Home Improvements to Make on a BudgetYou've probably heard that your home will sell for more money if you can make improvements before putting it on the market. This can be tough when you're on a tight budget. Fortunately, there are several budget-friendly DIY projects that can make your home stand out to home buyers, leading to faster and bigger offers.

Carpet Tear Out

Carpet can start to look worn and dirty over time. Under the right circumstances, tearing out your home's carpeting and cleaning up the flooring underneath can be an inexpensive way to freshen and beautify your home.

To tear out your home's carpet, simply lift the edge of the carpet starting from a corner of the room, then pull. Carpet can be easily cut into strips with a blade, rolled up into bundles and hauled

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How to Improve Home Curb AppealWhile the vast majority of prospective home buyers today first go looking online, it's still the personal visit that seals the deal. Unless a house is appealing on that first "drive-by," a buyer is apt to just drive on by.

Here are 5 simple ways to boost your home's curb appeal:

Paint the Front Door

It's not only the colour that will beckon visitors, but the style, the hardware and the feeling created by your front entry. Redoing the front door can improve the curb appeal of the home with just a few small updates. You want it to feel bright and fresh, as if pleasant times await within. Look at the total picture, including trim, shutters and fascia. Pick colours that complement your home's architecture but draw attention to the entry.

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