The Simple Benefits of Shutters

This past summer we remodeled our kitchen.  I was stuck between blinds and shutters and I took the plunge and went for shutters and I am so glad that I did.  My kitchen shutters "make" my kitchen! When it comes to window coverings, there are three basic types: blinds, curtains, and shutters. Many people have their own preferences when it comes to what type of window covering they choose, but it's important to understand the strengths and … [Read more...]

Blinds: Driving Property Prices Up

It doesn't matter who you are, we're all trying to find the next way to drive the price of our property upwards.  Most of us rely on all sorts of advanced methods; ranging from garage conversions, to creating multiple rooms out of one space. It's often the smaller issues which are completely ignored.  As the title may have suggested, blinds most certainly fall into this category and they are a completely under-utilized tool when it comes to … [Read more...]

Lots Of Upgrades Aren’t Necessary To Sell Your Home

My neighbor was putting her home on the market and wanted me to look through her house and help her stage it in hopes of a quick sale.  Her family rented a storage shed where they hauled all their unnecessary items.  Their closets were cleaned out and organized and the removal of all their "extras" made their home look bigger.  We talked about paint colors and looked through carpet swatches and decided on neutral colors.  We also talked about new … [Read more...]