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Tenant Screening Tactics for Property Management Companies

November 2, 2021 10:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re a landlord and/or work for a property management company, you’ve likely had a lot of experience with tenants. There’s probably been a wide range of experiences, from the pleasant to the disastrous. It’s not always easy to know which applicants will be good tenants, but there are some ways to find out, if you’re willing to do the legwork. If you work for a property management company, they might have their own screening guidelines in place, and you should refer to those. But going above and beyond can prove valuable for you as a landlord and the property... View Article

The Ultimate Guide to Built-Ins

October 19, 2021 10:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Given the current state of the housing market, it’s easy to feel like space is at a premium. Thankfully, there are several ways to maximize the storage space inside your home, including built-in furniture and cabinetry. Providing more than just storage efficiency, built-in furniture and cabinetry can offer your home a sleek and unified feel. Whether it’s bookshelves, kitchen cabinets, sitting space or an integrated bed and box spring setup, built-in furniture and cabinetry offers a multitude of ways to uniquely design your home. This article will cover some of the basics of built-in furniture. What is built-in furniture and... View Article

Five Low-Cost Bathroom Upgrade Ideas

October 7, 2021 6:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Ready to start the bathroom makeover you’ve always dreamed of? Bathrooms are some of the most frequently used spaces in the house, which means both function and aesthetics are important. Here are some low-cost bathroom remodeling ideas to give you some inspiration. Update the lighting Accent lighting can set the tone and mood for any space, including your bathroom. Switching up your lighting strategy is an easy and inexpensive way to add warmth and ambience to a bathroom—in some cases you just need to install a few extra fixtures. Place LED lighting strips below a raised soaking tub, behind a... View Article

Tips for Opening Up a Traditional Floor Plan

September 23, 2021 6:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Open floor plans have been an interior design trend for decades, and they will continue to be far into the future. An open floor plan encourages communal activities, bringing together the kitchen, living and dining areas to create a completely open space that works well for today’s families. However, many people who live in older homes don’t get to take advantage of the open concept until they decide to invest in a remodel. As you work with a residential remodeling contractor to transform and modernize your home, here are some key tips to follow. Decide on a functional design The... View Article

The Differences Between an Arbor, a Trellis and a Pergola

September 10, 2021 3:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Are you looking for the perfect new addition to your yard? Trellises, arbors and pergolas are all excellent options, though it can be difficult to choose between them. When constructed correctly, all these structures can brighten up any landscape. However, there are many differences between the three of them. Below, we go over each of these structures in great detail. Read on if you’re interested in adding one of them to your yard but are having a hard time deciding between trellises vs. pergolas vs. arbors. Arbors Arbors are usually arched structures covered in flowers or some other sort of... View Article