Love the Matte Look of Flat Paint? It’s a no-no (in my opinion)!

I recently toured a home where every piece of woodwork was painted flat white.  It really looked stunning, so rich and luxurious.  But then reality hit- every time you run the vacuum against the wall trim- it’s going to mark up and scuff.  Running my hand up the handrail on the stairs- felt…..ewwww.  It felt chalky.  (You really aren’t supposed to paint a handrail).  The … Continue reading Love the Matte Look of Flat Paint? It’s a no-no (in my opinion)!

The Latest Trend in Flooring- Vinyl Planks….the pros and cons

Vinyl floors are a popular option among homeowners, particularly in kitchens and bathrooms because it is water-and stain-resistant, versatile, and provides good durability for the cost. Thanks to a number of advances over the years, today’s vinyl floors are both attractive and economical. Vinyl Plank (or Tile) Flooring Many homeowners prefer vinyl tiles or vinyl planks, which can look just like a ceramic tile floor, … Continue reading The Latest Trend in Flooring- Vinyl Planks….the pros and cons

Should You Paint? My answer is YES!

This is a question that comes up again and again, and if you ask 3 different Realtors for their opinion, you may get 3 different answers! Some Agents will tell you not to spend the time and money to repaint all your walls, because it’s likely that the next owner will want to repaint the walls anyway to suit their personal taste. And while that may be … Continue reading Should You Paint? My answer is YES!

Does YOUR HOME have one of these top 6 OUTDATED features?

Home buyers say they want the latest design trends in their next property—but according to a new consumer survey by home builder Taylor Morrison, nearly 70% admit to having outdated features in their current house. The most common of these outdated features are: Linoleum floors (40%) Popcorn ceilings (29%) Wood paneling (28%) Ceramic tile countertops (28%) Shag carpeting (19%) Avocado green appliances (8%) Hold up!  … Continue reading Does YOUR HOME have one of these top 6 OUTDATED features?

Bathroom Trends…wrapping up 2017

Wow, can you believe the year is almost over? Here are five bathroom decor trends that were appearing in 2017. Geometric Patterns: Many homeowners are selecting bold patterns in geometric shapes, like chevrons, triangles, or hexagons for shower curtains, towels and rugs.  But you can also incorporate those patterns into flooring or wall design. Plants: Even the best-designed bathrooms can benefit from some small plants. … Continue reading Bathroom Trends…wrapping up 2017