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Saturday, January 15, 2022   /   by Jerry A.

Finding Functionality for Every Room

You probably have a room in your house that doesn’t get used much or is just acting as storage for your “extra” stuff. Empty nesters are especially prone to having a bedroom that is no longer used and has become messy and unorganized over time.
Rooms like these are an opportunity when selling a house. Presenting a room in a creative way can appeal to buyers who visit your home. Anyone buying a home is going to expect bedrooms, dens and living rooms, so transforming a spare room into something unique is sure to be noticed. Here are some ideas for turning that bonus room into something special quickly and without a high cost.
Recreation Room
Buyers with kids are sure to appreciate a room that promotes family time. While playrooms filled with toys are common, a room where everyone can gather and interact is a great idea. Put board games in the room and set up a table with a puzzle on it. Also include books, magazines and coloring books, but not a TV. Invite house hun4 ...

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Saturday, January 1, 2022   /   by Jerry A.

5 Home Splurges Worth the Cost

The idea of a splurge means different things to different people, depending, in great measure, on how much “discretionary income” you have to spend. But while the things we choose to splurge on are a matter of choice, there are some luxury creature comforts that can make nearly everyone happier
When it comes to your home, decorators say splurging on items that look better, last longer, and/or increase our personal comfort are often worth more than they cost.
Luxury Linens – A good French linen duvet set, which will set you back about $250, is an heirloom-quality splurge that will get softer as you use it, is strong enough to withstand time and will keep you cooler in summer and warmer in winter. The same is true for expensive Egyptian sheets, which wear better than their cheaper cousins and have a lovely, silken feel.
Turkish Cotton Towels – Aside from lending a luxurious, spa-like feel to your bathroom, these hefty towels are more absorbent and dry fast4 ...

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Saturday, March 6, 2021   /   by Jerry Adamany

How to Use Different Textures to Spruce Up Your Home?

When homeowners think about interior decorating, they tend to think about paint colors and furniture, while giving less thought to texture. Adding texture to a house can mean using different materials or using a variety of objects in a room to create visual interest, tie elements together, and make a room feel “finished.” 

When looking for ways to add texture to your home, focus on using pieces that are made from numerous materials. You may want to incorporate a variety of colors, or you may choose to utilize different shades of the same color to create a layered effect.

RugA patterned rug can instantly catch people’s eyes when they enter a room. A rug with tassels or fringe can also create a pleasant feeling when family members or visitors walk across it with bare feet. You may even want to layer two rugs to take advantage of multiple textures.

Throw PillowsYou can incorporate patterns and textures on furniture. One or more decorative throw pillows with. ...

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Saturday, February 6, 2021   /   by Jerry Adamany

Why a Minor Remodeling Project May Pay Off More Than a Large-Scale One

Homeowners who want to sell in the future sometimes think they need to make significant upgrades to get as much money as possible. If you plan to sell your house down the road, you will want to make it appealing to prospective buyers, but that doesn’t mean you have to make major changes. In fact, smaller projects tend to have a higher return on investment than major remodels.

Why Minor Upgrades may Pay Off MoreHome improvements will increase your house’s value, but the percentage you can recoup when you sell your house will typically be higher for less expensive projects. Painting walls, replacing flooring, installing new countertops, replacing exterior doors, and adding more insulation in the attic will likely generate a high ROI when you sell your house. 

Buyers will pay more for a house with new appliances and updated amenities, to a point. Major remodeling projects, such as a complete kitchen or bathroom upgrade, will increase your home’s value, but whe. ...

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