Category Archives: home improvement

Spring Cleaning – Not a Chore Anymore!

It’s “Spring Cleaning” time – a task that’s even more important when your home is for sale.  Cleaning a home from top to bottom is a big job, but since many hands make light work, why not make an annual … Continue reading

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The Closet Conundrum

What’s behind your front door isn’t all that matters when preparing a home for sale.  You can bet that prospective buyers will be opening every door in your home – including the closets!  And you’ll need to be ready for … Continue reading

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You Don’t Need A Green Thumb to Garden

You’ve been scoping the competition and you’ve see the photographs — pretty-as-a-picture planting beds, lovely landscaping, fountains and flowers. It sure is easy on the eyes, but you suspect easy stops there. Maybe gardening just isn’t your thing or you … Continue reading

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Taking the “Sub” Out of Subcontractor

So you’ve made the decision to undertake a home (for sale) improvement project. You did all the right things.  You had a few different contractors bid the job. You checked references, contacted the Better Business Bureau, verified proof of insurance, … Continue reading

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Choosing Your All-Green Color Scheme

At the top of just about every list of improvements that will make your home (for sale) more appealing to potential buyers is a new coat of interior paint. When preparing your home for sale, it’s best look at it … Continue reading

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The Seen and Unseen Green Scene

Did you know that according to the EPA one of the top five leading health risks in the U.S. is indoor air quality? That’s right, it’s the air in our homes! In my previous blog about “green” flooring and carpeting … Continue reading

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Greening Your Home For Sale (Part 2): Hardwood Floors Are An Easy Sell

According to a survey conducted by the National Wood Flooring Association with real estate agents in 2006, 82 percent agreed that homes with hardwood floors sell faster, 90 percent agreed that they sell for more money, and a whopping 99 … Continue reading

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