October 2020

Found 3 blog entries for October 2020.

When you're selling your home, you want it to look its best to buyers. Unfortunately, buyers are likely to notice any cracks or stains on your floor. 

Luckily, there are many do-it-yourself solutions to help make your floors look significantly better.

Let's start with stains. 

If you have carpeting, there are a number of spot cleanings product on the market. But before you try one of those, consider this simple remedy. Sprinkle a little baking soda on the stain and then add just enough drops of white vinegar to make it bubble. Wait two minutes. Then, dab carefully with a paper towel and vacuum the residual. This method often works. 

For hard floors, gentle rubbing with warm water will take care of most stains. If you have hardwood floors,

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In the business world, a phrase that's often used is ROI or Return On Investment. It refers to the regular gain (or loss) you're getting from a particular asset relative to its cost. 

When it comes to your home, the gain may be more than financial. It may include the benefit of the lifestyle it gives you. For example, a spacious backyard deck pays off in countless pleasant Saturdays with friends and family. A home's location near convenient commuting routes means less stress getting to and from work. 

Lifestyle factors are important, not only when considering where you're living now, but also when considering where you think you'd like to live in the future.

That's why it's a good idea to do a Lifestyle Assessment regularly. The exercise is

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When you're selling your home, you want it to look its best. You want buyers who view it to say, "Wow, I love this place!" However, what if you have a stubborn stain in the carpet, or a cracked floor tile? An unsightly issue like that can be distracting in your otherwise beautiful property. 

You have a few options.

First, try to get the issue fixed. There are specialty cleaners on the market designed to lift even the most stubborn carpet stains. 

The same goes for hardwood and tile. A flooring contractor might be able to find a matching piece and then replace the damaged section. Contractors also know other tricks-of-the-trade to repair damaged flooring or, at least, minimize the damage. For example, there are fillers and stains available

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