Commercial Building Remodeling Ideas That Can Increase Value

It is always important for a business to stay up-to-date with its practices, but it is also important for the buildings that house businesses to also stay up-to-date.  A building is the first in-person representation of a business.  What a building looks like on the outside gives a potential client an impression as to what things will be like with the business inside. We are going to give you some remodeling ideas that can increase value of your commercial properties.

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Your lobby is the very important for setting the mood of your business.
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How to Keep Your Roof in Good Condition

When it comes to looking after your home and making sure that it is properly maintained, the roof is one of the most important elements. Many people ignore their roofs and this can be problematic when something goes wrong. Replacement costs are very high! Learn the ways to keep your roof in good condition and you can avoid these potential costs. Read on to see these tips!

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Roofs can last anywhere from 10 years to more than 50 so it’s important to monitor your home’s first defense.
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5 Ways to Increase Storage Space at Home

As people move through life, they tend to acquire more and more stuff. We call this “clutter.” While it can be a comforting and cathartic activity to have a good clear-out, you may as well make the most of the space that you currently have. There are many ways to increase storage space and they also increase the value of your home. But here we will look at a few general ideas to give you more breathing room.

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Storage shelves can serve double duty—hold useful objects and also as a space divider.
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How to Set a Budget for Home Renovations

Renovating your home and seeing the amazing transformation that occurs is truly exciting! But there is a chance you can get a little carried away when you’re thinking about what you might like to get done. Remember that no matter whether you’re making a few cosmetic changes yourself, or you’re hiring contractors to build an addition to your current house, having a proper budget is critical. This article will help you set a budget for home renovations. 

Whether a DIY project or hiring professionals, you want to understand your budget from the start.

Obviously, none of us has unlimited money. So it’s vital that we are able to create a sensible budget that allows us to be more comfortable with what we spend. Ruling out unrealistic upgrades before starting makes like a lot less stressful.  

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Why Should You Consider Major Repairs When Selling Your Property?

Out of 10 property sellers, at least 3 ask themselves if they should do major repairs before selling their homes. You can always market your property as a fixer-upper and sell it “as-is.” But that will limit your buyer pool. Depending on the current condition of your home and what your design plan might be, performing these updates can greatly increase your chance of selling your property quickly.

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There’s definitely a lot of questions out there regarding home repairs, so let us dive deeper into this subject matter and answer them along the way. 

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9 Awesome Ideas for Your Lawn and Garden

Your outdoor space is an extension of your home. Whether your yard is a sprawling field of grass or a small plot, it’s a chance to create an outdoor area that’s perfect for your family. Your garden can be a great way to produce your own food. It can also provide an educational experience for your children as they grow. How about some ideas for your lawn and garden that will take your outdoor space to the next level?

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Reasons Why Now Is a Great Time to Invest in Real Estate

The year 2020 has been a roller coaster ride for the entire world. That’s putting it mildly. With the pandemic fears and harsh restrictions crippling the ordinary course of life, people are confused and baffled regarding how to go about things. With that in mind, what would you say if I told you, “Now is a great time to invest in real estate”?

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Think about it, business is down. Profits are lower across most markets. This has resulted in an increased number of people getting laid off. For example, as a result of the ban on air travel during the pandemic, numerous workers were sacked by various commercial airlines. These are times when economic activity is at a dangerous low, generating severe consequences for the public at large.

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7 Hottest Interior Design Projects of the Year

Every year, the interior design world awards the best products and innovations that change the way we look at our living space. Here’s a quick look at the spaces and the interior design projects that really got the attention of designers this year.

1: SOHO 3Q by Ippolito Fleitz Group

SOHO 3Q by Ippolito Fleitz Group. Photography by Creatar Image.
SOHO 3Q by Ippolito Fleitz Group. Photography by Creatar Image | Source

Coworking spaces have sprouted in cities over the last few years. The latest, most awe-inspiring one is the SOHO 3Q in China which was designed with millennials in mind.

It’s five levels consist of amenities that workers need such as workstations, conference rooms, and canteens. It also has a variety of seating options to suit different purposes whether it’s for working or recharging.

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What to Look for During a Home Inspection

When buying a new house, you should always have a professional inspect it. Unless you’re an expert and have purchased many properties, this is a hard and fast rule. But if you’re not then you hire a home inspector. Once you get your inspection report, this article covers the biggest areas to look for during a home inspection. You may also like to read about what inspectors aren’t likely to tell you.

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Can you tell if this home’s roof has problems?

Home inspectors know a great deal. But most are not experts in any given area. Their job is to highlight obvious problems and encourage you to seek further advice from specialists for suspicious parts of the house.

What follows are the most important parts of the house when it comes to expensive repairs. Pay special attention to these when reviewing the inspection report.

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Moving Disasters: 7 Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make!

Whether it’s a box bursting open, the exhaustion that seems inevitable, or an injury, you may have already experienced some of the downfalls of moving with previous relocations. However, just because you’ve had a less than ideal experience in the past, read on to learn how to avoid any moving disasters in your future! 

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Avoid these seven moving disasters to get your next move off on the right foot. 

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Moving to the Suburbs Due to the Pandemic? Here’s What You Should Know

The coronavirus and the restrictions mandated by our political leaders have challenged livelihoods and affected the masses across the globe. The damage has been historic. Most profound may be the fear that has been instilled into our minds. Social distancing and wearing face masks are just the beginning. People are rethinking almost everything in their lives. Many are now moving to the suburbs due to the pandemic to enjoy greater space and privacy. Relocation is now a growing topic on many people’s minds, maybe even yours.

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Think about it. People are moving away from crowded cities to more open-spaced suburbs to keep themselves safe. Safety is perhaps the primary keyword of 2020. Social distancing is on everyone’s minds therefore, less crowded places are simply safer. Added benefits are increased privacy, serenity, and less noise.

However, the decision to move to the suburbs means we should consider some important issues. Careful consideration is necessary. That’s what this article is all about. We will list the things you should know before packing up so that you’re making an informed decision. Let’s begin!

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3 Tips on Choosing an HVAC for Your Investment Properties

Today’s new generation is all about renting. Outfitting an investment property comes with a certain responsibility. You need to make sure that the appliances and other fixtures and fittings will do the job you require of them. Nowhere is this more important than picking the right HVAC for your investment properties.

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It’s an expensive piece of equipment. It should stand the test of time. A better running system will save you money over time. Below are three tips to ensure you pick a system that does all that and more.

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Home Improvement & Remodeling Ideas That Increase Your Home’s Value

People watch lots of reality TV shows. And to be fair, they show some great ways for people to increase their home’s value. They make it look really easy. In reality, it’s not that simple. So it’s also smart to read articles like this one to find remodeling ideas that increase your home’s value without being impossible to pull off. 

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There are many factors that can affect your home value, which might not be shown on any tv show. For example, market prices often fluctuate unpredictably. Today’s surprising surge maybe tomorrow’s predictable loser. 

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3 Home Improvements That Will Help Sell Your Home Faster

Whether you’ve only just decided that you want to sell your property or you’ve already got it on the market, sometimes homes just don’t sell. What do you do? Read on to learn about some projects that will sell your home faster and increase your property’s value.

Outdoor projects, like improving curb appeal, will always help sell your home faster.

A home that is well looked after will almost definitely be more appealing to buyers than one that is run down. Large projects like converting a garage or adding a screened-in porch can help increase the value of your property and make it more appealing, but there are also some small things you can do to make it sell faster. Below are some of the best things you can do to make your home sell faster.

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What Does It Take to Move?

Thinking about moving? Maybe you’re moving to Louisville? Read on to learn about the things you might not consider but should that we’ve titled, “What Does It Take to Move?”

To move to a new home you need to prepare as seriously as you do for a hike, keep in your head a lot of information, because there will be no time to fix it. We want to share experiences that will simplify the process of preparation and packaging of personal belongings. First of all, make a list of the most important things in your opinion and collect them separately from others.

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