Keys To Updating Your Kitchen

Posted on: October 2, 2016 by in Attributed Blog, Interior Design, Remodeling
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The kitchen is the place everyone congregates when family and friends come by for special events or just to chat over a cup of coffee. There is something warm and inviting about a kitchen - the wonderful smells, the bright, open space, and memories of past celebrations.  If you only want to chose one room to update, the kitchen would be the best choice for functionality, safety, and especially for resale. This is an article the provides keys to updating your kitchen: 7 secrets of Continue Reading ...

Choosing the Best Exterior Paint Color

Posted on: September 25, 2016 by in Attributed Blog, Painting Tips
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Looking to add some new color to the exterior of your home or business? It's a great way to freshen up a property. Choosing the best exterior paint color is the first step, and not always the easiest. This article from Consumer Reports give good tips for getting your project started on the right foot: Find the Right Exterior Paint Color for Your House - Consumer Reports So how do you nail the right exterior paint color, especially when the color on the small paint chip will have a lot Continue Reading ...

Getting Your Property Prepped for Fall

Posted on: September 19, 2016 by in Attributed Blog, Home Maintenance, Painting Tips
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The Fall season in Colorado is my favorite time of year. Warm days, cool nights, and not much wind. The only problem with autumn is that it is followed by winter, and it will be here before we know it. As we head into the colder months of the year, it conveys more than just visions of snow, heavy coats, and bad driving conditions. It also delivers a heavy hit to your property. Getting your property prepped for fall is the key, and this article from RISMedia.com provides an excellent Continue Reading ...

Solutions to Boost Your Property Value

Posted on: September 11, 2016 by in Attributed Blog, Home Makeover Tips, Painting Tips
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Most people want to keep their property looking attractive, even if they aren't getting ready to sell it. If you are like most people, though, you're crazy busy and what you want to do and what you actually have time to do are two different things. There are some fairly simple things that aren't extremely expensive that you can do to spruce up your real estate. This article by Miranda Silva of Architectural Digest offers five solutions to boost your property value that can make a Continue Reading ...

The Psychology Behind Choosing Paint Colors

Posted on: September 3, 2016 by in Attributed Blog, Painting Tips
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Most people don't think about the psychology behind choosing paint colors. If in doubt, I choose a lighter shade to make the room look brighter and more open. If you're the daring type that likes bold colors, then you are more likely to choose your favorite color. This article discusses the reasoning behind color psychology and why you need to carefully consider the shade of each room: How to use color psychology when painting your home - Lifestyle - Devils Lake Journal - Devils Continue Reading ...

Budgeting for a Home Remodel

Posted on: August 28, 2016 by in Attributed Blog, Home Makeover Tips, Remodeling
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[caption id="attachment_577" align="alignright" width="300"] Pixabay[/caption] If you have ever done a remodel with your home, you know the overall price tag adds up quickly.  At first you think you can do a small upgrade without it being too expensive, but then you start adding in more items and pretty soon it is out of hand. Shopping around to find the best prices can still put you over your budget. If you hire someone the price easily doubles, so you try and think through all of the Continue Reading ...

Pointers for Exterior Painting

Posted on: August 21, 2016 by in Attributed Blog, Painting Tips
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Giving your home a face lift by painting the exterior is a great way to freshen up the look and provide a dose of curb appeal. Depending on what material your home has on the outside, exterior paint will only look good for a certain amount of time.  If your home is covered with wood, the paint only lasts around  4 - 10 years but can last 10 - 20 years on aluminum or vinyl siding. This article from the Jackson County Times Journal provides some good pointers for exterior Continue Reading ...

Ways to Conserve Money on a Home Remodel

Posted on: August 14, 2016 by in Attributed Blog, Home Makeover Tips, Remodeling
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Most people don't know how to manage a remodeling job without the help of a contractor. If you are one of these types, then this article is for you. It gives some great tips for ways to conserve money on a home remodel. Note what it says in #2. Painting a room can freshen it up and make a huge difference in how it looks and feels, and for a lot less money than a complete remodel. We know this first hand and are experts at giving advice on color choices and what types of paint to Continue Reading ...

What Not To Do With Home Remodeling Projects

Posted on: August 7, 2016 by in Attributed Blog, Remodeling
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If you are planning a home remodel, listening to the advice of a general contractor might help you save money in the long run. The builders who work on home remodeling projects every day see a lot of errors made by their clients.  These mistakes are very understandable but can cause a project to go over the allocated amount in the original plan. This article posted on LifeHacker.com provides the top 3 issues that general contractors see on a regular basis and how to avoid them. The Continue Reading ...

Steps to Planning a Home Remodel

Posted on: August 1, 2016 by in Attributed Blog, Home Makeover Tips, Remodeling
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Remodeling your home is quite an undertaking. If you are working on just one room at a time, it is a little easier because your life is not totally disrupted. But, if you are planning a whole house remodel, there are a number of things to consider. If you are not a builder, you might need some expert input or at least an outline of the steps to planning a home remodel. This article from Huffington Post offers tips on remodeling to help relieve the stress. 7 Tips to Avoid a Nightmare Continue Reading ...