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Many homeowners underestimate how important it is to prepare for a home viewing when selling their home. However, a little elbow grease can go a long way toward ensuring your home sells faster and for more money. If you’re selling your home, you’ll want to pay attention to the tips below. Each section will get you one step closer to having your home ready for successful viewings. The effort could mean more money in your pocket! 1. Eliminate Odors Nothing turns a potential homebuyer off faster than stepping into a house with an unpleasant odor. Whether it’s cigarette smoke, old…

When it comes to buying fireplace screens I had absolutely no idea just how troublesome this could be, something I learned last year when we finally installed an open fire in the living room. Now when I say troublesome, I don’t mean this particularly in a negative way, rather that the search was nowhere near as easy as I thought that it may be. When it comes to buying the best fireplace screens, I have many options, yet each one offered an enormous variety of sizes, styles, designs and options, which I just wasn’t prepared for. If you are in…

Taking care of your home doesn’t always mean hiring repairmen and spending lots of money to fix things. Sometimes a little bit of routine cleaning and maintenance that you can do yourself is the best way to prolong the life of your home and prevent any major problems. In this post, we’ll cover 3 simple tasks you can perform to keep your house in great shape.  Get Professional Help For Pests and Critters  If you’re not a fan of bugs and pests, then pest control is something that’s important to consider. They may not seem like much at first, but…

Home projects are a pretty typical part of home ownership. Most people who own homes are constantly making updates or remodeling, all in an effort to make their home into a nicer place to live, or to increase its value. There are many home improvements you can easily do yourself, but for some things you are going to want to call in the professionals unless you want to risk ruining your home. Here are some home projects you probably don’t want to do yourself.  Building A Structure If you intend to add on to your home or build a back…

Most homeowners aim to have more space especially when the family is growing bigger or when they accumulate more household items. Loft extension is a great option because it does not require more land space, which you might not have. With the help of a professional architect, the loft area can give you ample space for a study room, extra bedroom, gym space, or storage. However, you should carefully consider the cost by exploring the loft extension prices and guidelines of different companies. Do not worry if you are new to loft conversions. This article has the right insights for…