Arе уоu rеnоvаtіng уоur hоmе? Whеthеr уоu do іt уоurѕеlf оr hіrе a рrоfеѕѕіоnаl, mаkе ѕurе уоu dо it right the first tіmе. Hоmе projects can tаkе a bіg bіtе out of уоur budget and your time іf іt’ѕ nоt dоnе correctly. Hеrе are some of most соmmоn home rеnоvаtіоnѕ mistakes to аvоіd:
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We are witnessing an enormous increase in people’s choices to leave their work offices and work from home and for many companies, physical offices are a thing of the past. Telecommuting has become very easy and all communication is effectively conducted using tools like Skype or Basecamp. Tasks are delegated, projects submitted and issues discussed, all without you leaving the comfort of your home.
While it’s true that you can stay in your pyjamas all day and avoid the morning traffic, there are many distractions at home, such as your kids, noise, household chores etc. There’s no one to keep an eye on you so you might start slacking off and not accomplishing your maximum capacity.
In the last decade, as the country recovers from the 2008 crash of the real estate market, resale value has been at the front of homeowning minds looking to make renovations. If you’re planning to sell your house in the next 2-5 years, you might start looking at your options for increasing that resale value. But where should you start? Maybe a fresh coat of paint on the exterior? Some new trim and landscaping? Those will make a good first impression, but once potential buyers come in, the kitchen is very likely to be the room that gets the most attention.
People are spending more time in kitchens than ever, between having smaller homes with fewer social spaces, and the rise of Foodie culture, kitchens are the stars of the housing market. Not to mention that kitchen updates yield a 60-85% return on investment. But, more importantly, a great kitchen helps a house sell that much faster. So what are some simple changes for making your kitchen more appealing to buyers?
I know you saw that title and cringed a bit. But listen, wallpaper is making a huge comeback. Even our friends at HGTV are talking about it. What was once an outdated, labor-intensive design element has become something you can do in a weekend. And while paint is never going out of style, there are some things it just can’t do – especially not at wallpaper prices. So let’s take a journey through some of the options you have in 2017. If you’re particularly inspired by anything here, just click the pictures to see where you can get the look.
Whether you work in an office or from your desk at home, manage a few dozen employees or an Etsy shop, it’s vital to create a productive work space. You want to minimize distractions, but without it feeling like a prison cell. You want to encourage collaboration, but without sacrificing individual performance. There are loads of variables to consider, and it can seem really overwhelming. Don’t worry though, because I have a helpful list to get you started. I even brought science to back it up.