Are You Over Renovating Your Home?

Are You Over Renovating Your Home?

A few years ago, I staged a house for a single mom that had a gorgeous en-suite bathroom in the master bedroom.  Beautiful tiles, nice new vanity, great shower including a trendy rain shower head.   The en-suite was stunning. Who wouldn’t like that right?  The cost of the reno, unfortunately, was equally as stunning. She upgraded her builder en-suite into this stunning retreat thinking that she would recoup the money back when she sold her…

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Top 5 Color Choices for Garage Doors

Top 5 Color Choices for Garage Doors

Top 5 Color Choices for Garage Doors The garage door should complement your front door not compete with it. Your front door is the focus of your home, not the garage door. With the exception of custom or $1 million plus homes, most houses have the standard garage door but nevertheless, your garage door does make a statement about your house so its important how it looks because you want positive curb appeal. White White…

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Deck vs Patio? Which should you choose?

Deck vs Patio?  Which should you choose?

Deck vs Patio? Which should you choose? As spring is coming upon us, we are all itching to move outside (literally).  Perhaps you’ve been staring at dead space outside all winter dreaming of your outdoor space. But which should you choose?  Deck or patio?   What is the deciding factor? Homeowners may use these terms interchangeably but there is a distinct difference. A patio refers to an outdoor space placed directly on the ground. This area…

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Build A Wood Beam Mantel

Build A Wood Beam Mantel

Build A Wood Beam Mantel About a month ago, I wrote about how to turn your basic builder boring fireplace into the focal point that it should be.  Help! How Can I Make My Fireplace Pop?  Most builders install a basic fireplace unless you purchase the upgrade package. I stumbled across this amazing DIY project by fellow blogger, Dee from Meatloaf and Melodrama.  Dee and her husband turned their basic builder fireplace into a stunning…

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Does Converting A Garage Add Value To A Home?

Does Converting A Garage Add Value To A Home?

I was looking at potential “fixer uppers” to flip.  There was one home that had a lot of “potential” – meaning it needed a lot of work.  It looked like someone had already been fixing up this particular home but ran out of money and decided to list it.  One of the “upgrades” this person had done was to convert the garage into another bedroom.  It was originally a 3 bedroom house with the bedrooms…

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