Archive for the ‘Remodeling’ Category

Planning Your Remodeling Project

Thursday, March 1st, 2012


The first step to remodeling is setting up enough time in your life so you can truly dedicate yourself to a project. Be prepared to spend 5 to ten hours a week in the planning stages of your project. This can take anywhere from one week to eight, depending on how large a project it is and how involved you are. The more time you put into preparation, and truly planning out your idea, the more smoothly the other steps should go. There are several ways to go around planning for your idea, and several things one should do is in this stage.

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Beautify Your Bathroom with a Residential Cleaning Service to Sell Your Home - part II

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Beautify Your Bathroom with a Residential Cleaning Service to Sell Your Home - part I

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Before you hire your residential Orland Park cleaning service, make a detailed list of every deep cleaning job that needs to be done. Floor and ceiling vents, upper window ledges and blind slats, shower door ledges and curtains, closet shelves, grout in bath and floor tiles and dull pipes under the toilet and sink all need to be cleaned. Many cleaning services specialize in preparing a home for sale. These cleaning services are familiar with deep cleaning requirements, and should have the extra supplies that are needed.

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Beautify Your Bathroom with a Residential Cleaning Service to Sell Your Home - part I

Friday, June 10th, 2011


A bathroom will greet the homeowner when they get out of bed in the morning, and before they climb into bed at night. The bathroom is often shared, yet it demands intimate seclusion. It is where a homeowner will be most exposed. Consciously or unconsciously, a home buyer will immediately elevate an opinion of a home when an immaculate bathroom looks ready to take on the very personal demands of everyday living.


When you’re preparing your home to be sold, considerable attention needs to be given to the bathroom. Realtors and home stagers frequently agree that the bathroom can be a decision maker in the home buying process. When you’re selling your home, the bathroom should be impeccably clean, restful, roomy, free from countertop clutter and overstuffed closets, and as luxurious as possible. (more…)

Protecting Allergies and Asthma from Home Improvement Projects

Thursday, July 1st, 2010


Conducting a home improvement project in the confines of a house with an allergy or asthma sufferer requires constructive pre-planning to keep potential asthma attacks and allergic reactions to a minimum. There is rarely a home-improvement or remodeling project that doesn’t involve the dust and debris that can aggravate breathing difficulties. Steps can be taken to minimize the affects of construction, and remodeling plans can be altered to make life more comfortable for the breathing-impaired without sacrificing comfort for healthier family members.

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