Category Archives: Renovating

  • 10-Minute Home Projects

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    You’re probably familiar with the idea that little things add up to a lot. But did you ever stop to think about how that can be applied to the upkeep of your home? Here are some easy DIY projects that you can complete... 

  • Dreaming of that New Kitchen or Bath? What Renovations will Really Pay Off?

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Owners of older homes dream of updating or modernizing kitchens and baths. In fact, before they place their homes on the market, some folks go to all the effort to update the kitchen they’ve been meaning to redo for... 

  • Kitchen Design Dilemmas and How to Solve Them

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Kitchen design is an art form, one where function and beauty harmoniously co-exist. Achieving that balance, however, isn’t always easy. When renovating a kitchen, homeowners can find themselves facing challenging... 

  • 19 Easy Ways to Winterize Your Home

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Click HERE for : 19 Easy Way to Winterize Your Home Put in the work now, and save money all winter long. Great tips from popularmechanics.com for easy ways to winterize your home.    

  • Create a Timeless Kitchen with the 4 Cs of Kitchen Design

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Nothing says “dated” like a kitchen trend from a decade ago. Consider giving your kitchen a makeover using timeless elements that are always in style. That way, no matter when you sell, your home is always ready. Color The... 

  • New High-Tech Home Gadgets

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    As with The Jetsons cartoon, our imaginations run wild with the idea of modern gadgets to make our homes efficient and automated, and make our lives simpler. For cutting-edge products you can control from your smartphone,... 

  • Why owners often overestimate their home’s market value

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

      Do you know what your house is worth? Would you concede that there’s a chance that your estimate of its value might be higher than what a buyer would pay? A new statistical study, published in the Journal of... 

  • Stunning New Trees, Shrubs and Vines for 2015

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Add beautiful color and texture to your landscape with the newest picks for 2015. These trees, shrubs, and vines will be available in garden centers this spring New Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for 2015 If you’re a fan... 

  • Can You Sell Your House with Unpermitted Changes?

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Often, homeowners make changes and upgrades to their home without securing permit. In some cases, permits are not required, but in many cases they are. When you attempt to sell your home, investigations by the buyer’s... 

  • 8 Places Your Home has Warm Air Leaks

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    For what the typical family wastes every year on air leaks — about $350 — you can plug energy-robbing gaps, start saving money, and enjoy a more comfortable home. Read more: http://www.houselogic.com/home-advice/insulation/home-air-leak-seal-tips   A...