6 Low-Cost Projects to Increase Home Value

budget-friendly home improvementAs a rule, we all like the idea of keeping our houses clean. Sure, you might have the odd toy underfoot, or maybe have a bad habit of shoving old pizza boxes in the stove until the next trash day (anyone?), but overall your home is a place that you try take some pride in.

Besides, you never know when company might take you by surprise…

Nothing, however, brings your home’s shortcomings to the surface more quickly than the process of selling your house. Your dusty to-do list suddenly doesn’t seem so harmless. So, what do you do if you want to finish some home improvement projects, but need to do so on a budget? Continue reading

Attic Room Ideas

attic painting and designLet’s think about your attic for a minute.

If you’re like a lot of people, this immediately conjures up images of dust, boxes you have been meaning to go through for a while (or, possibly boxes you forgot you even have), wisps of insulation blowing like tumbleweed across floor joists, and other signs that your attic might be the no-man’s-land of your home.

Well, the tumbleweed part might be an exaggeration.

But what if your attic could be destined for greater things? You know, things greater than out of season clothing and nick-knacks. What if there were actually some great attic room ideas potential there that could turn your attic space into something useful and maybe even cool? Continue reading

Autumn Stamford Events You Won’t Want to Miss!

Now, before you think “Hey, wait! It’s only the end of July!”, I want to assure you that we aren’t rushing summer. There is still plenty of time to get in those beach trips and soak up some of the sun that we won’t see for a while once the colder months hit. Enjoy it!

At the same time, though, it’s never too early to think about fun, fall community events in Stamford, the area we call home. We live in such a fast-paced, plugged-in world that sometimes it can be hugely valuable to unplug, gather up the family, dog, friends, or any combination of those, and visit with some great local people.
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