Are you selling a home? At Home Mender Inc. we work with countless real estate agents and property managers, providing them with home improvement and maintenance needs. Through our experience we can provide tips and tricks to help you accomplish any DIY projects that will get you a quick sale. A lot goes into preparing a home for a sale. In order to make sure your home shows well to potential buyers consider the exterior and interior colors.
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You know you live in the south when it was 65 degrees one day and 15 degrees the next. It’s hard to keep up with the changing weather and here in Hampton Roads, VA cold days like today are a surprise. You never know if it’s going to be hot or cold from one week to the next. Either way, you need to protect your home by being ready in season and out.
This week at Home Mender we want to shed light on an aspect of your home that no one can ignore: interior and exterior lighting improvements.
Lighting doesn’t just have to be limited to providing the light we need, it can be a stable in your home. Lighting inside and outside your house help set the mood and atmosphere. By focusing on what each room needs you can make simple changes to your lighting that will improve your entire house.
Looking for a way to create an open and inviting ambiance for the upcoming holiday parties? Maybe you would like your house to be the meeting spot for all the social events you plan. Or perhaps you envision your home being the place where the family gathers and spends time together. At Home Mender Inc. we have an idea for making that vision a reality: open floor plans. Why not knock out a wall and give your house some room?
For a home that has a lot of traffic going in and out, a stone or concrete walkway that is cracked or has chipped paint can be an eyesore and can become a tripping hazard if waters gets underneath and loosens the stones. While there are many homes that have brick pebbled or paved passageways, a lot of homes have a simpler walkway made from concrete.
Dustin Luby, “The Home Mender,” shows us how to install kitchen countertops in this months How-To video. Check it out on our How-To page! In this blog he explains in more detail how to measure for new countertops, complete with diagrams!
When measuring for new laminate countertops, you want to measure wall to wall of those countertops that butt against walls and let counters hang over 1/2” to an inch for those that do not.