Category: @ Home in KW

decorate for the holidays

How can I decorate my home for the holidays without hurting the sale?

Q: Our young family loves Christmas, but I think our home is going to be for sale over the holidays. How do we decorate without hurting the sale? A: This is a great...

winter

 8 things you should do to prepare your home for the winter season

The cold weather of the winter months is soon to be here. Is your house ready for it?  Here are eight things you can do now to ensure your home is ready for the winter...

living room

6 living room looks that homebuyers dislike

The living room as a reflection of you Your home decor is a reflection of your individual style. And that style is never more apparent than how you choose to decorate...

living in a small house

Living small

What are the pros and cons of living in a small home? My wife and I recently returned from a short holiday in Taiwan and Hong Kong. We were there visiting old friends...

water damage

Protect your home from water damage and pests

Is your roof in good shape? How would you even know? Short of venturing up a ladder every couple of months to physically examine the roof, homeowners typically don’t...

storage space

6 small storage space ideas

Storage space ideas for your next home As first time home buyers and downsizing empty nesters move into smaller homes, it is critical that they get creative with their...

painting contractors

30 tips from contractors to follow when painting your home (part 2)

In my last post, I laid out the materials you will need to complete your home painting job. It pays to get the best material and equipment. Like a good pair of shoes or...

painting materials

What materials do you need to paint your home?

The DIY of good painting starts with the right materials The rule of thumb about hiring professional painters to paint your home is that you should budget $400/room....

flooring

Time for a new floor?

Popular Home Flooring Choices Does your home need new floors? Before you rush out and order new wall-to-wall carpeting (you wouldn’t do that), take the time to explore...

kitchen renovation

7 Questions to ask yourself before starting your kitchen renovation

Your kitchen is the most important room in the house Thinking about a kitchen renovation? Had enough of your out-of-date kitchen counter, floor, cabinets and electric...