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10 Low-Cost Tweaks to Help Your Home Sell
Put these inexpensive but invaluable fixes on your to-do list before you put your home on the market
"checklist of cheaper to-do’s before hanging that for-sale sign.... stunk of paint fumes. The carpet was a bit of a mess and needed to be restretched... live in a dark house. I am a Realtor and I have a lot of clients who will say that... do make a difference in creating an appearance of a well-maintained home and for a... to glue a sheet of Masonite over a gashed door, then priming and painting is a great... evidence of leakage. A basement that is cleaned out with a fresh coat of paint -- or..."
Kitchen of the Week: Cheery Retro Style for a 1913 Kitchen
"take on a vintage look in a Portland kitchen that honors the home's history... are part of many older homes' charm. But a 1970s remodel had covered up most of the... created a blank slate for building a new period-appropriate kitchen in their 1913 home... spirit of this space back to life. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here: David Spencer... Oregon, kitchen. Homeowners David Spencer and Jerry Petty stripped the kitchen down..."
Kitchen of the Week: Budget-Friendly Boosts in Toronto
Blandness gets the boot as a Canadian kitchen receives a bold dose of color and custom cost-conscious storage
"boot as a Canadian kitchen receives a bold dose of color and custom cost-conscious... Lazanik of Affecting Spaces helped them get a new look without spending a ton of money... bland kitchen but were working with a very limited budget. Designer Gillian Lazanik... making use of Ikea cabinetry and using dramatic colors resulted in a bold transformation... advantage of their stylish new kitchen.... every kitchen upgrade has to have four zeros attached to it. This Canadian family..."
Kitchen of the Week: Grandma's Kitchen Gets a Modern Twist
Colorful, modern styling replaces old linoleum and an inefficient layout in this architect's inherited house in Washington, D.C.
"up with a smart new layout allowed Lawrence to create a modern kitchen that still feels... home. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here: Mark Lawrence Location: Washington, D.C... flooring, a bright yellow wall and crisp, modern cabinetry — you might not guess this... Grandma's kitchen. Architect Mark Lawrence inherited this house from his grandparents... owning a home with so many memories, he wasn't sure how to make it his own. The kitchen..."
Kitchen of the Week: Updated French Country Style Centered on a Stove
What to do when you've got a beautiful Lacanche range? Make it the star of your kitchen renovation, for starters
"you've got a beautiful Lacanche range? Make it the star of your kitchen renovation, for... center of attention. Designer Karla Barton of McBurney Junction built a section of... the rest of this warm, French country–style space. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here:... inspires a kitchen's design. But when that appliance is an iconic Lacanche range, it's... wallpaper and a travertine tile backsplash. Two islands, statement lighting and a symmetrical..."
Kitchen of the Week: What a Difference Paint Can Make
"A bold move gives a generic Portland kitchen personality without a major overhaul... Ruber says of her clients’ goal for their Portland, Oregon, kitchen. When the young family... make with a few impactful changes. Who lives here: A family with 2 young children Location:... residence from a house flipper, they loved its location and bones but knew they’d renovate... Ruber, of Encircle Design and Build. Check out the dramatic difference they were able..."
Small Wonders: Get More of Everything With a Bay Window
Bump out a room to increase light, views and square footage — we give you details and costs for the five bay window types
"p out a room to increase light, views and square footage — we give you details and... and costs for the five bay window types... adding a bay window to a room. Whether it's a box bay, an angled bay, a walk-out... adding a strategically placed window or removing a poorly placed wall. One of the... bay or a bay with a window seat, a bay window can add depth and dimension and light... that make a big difference. Sometimes it's as simple as changing a color. Sometimes..."
Kitchen of the Week: Elegant Updates for a Serious Cook
High-end appliances and finishes, and a more open layout, give a home chef in California everything she needs
"finishes, and a more open layout, give a home chef in California everything she needs... up with a refined, elegant design that makes the kitchen the true heart of the home... years, a professional couple from the small town of Ross in Marin County, California... update the kitchen in their 1924 Italianate home. They craved a serious cook’s kitchen... kitchen with a better layout and top-of-the-line appliances and finishes. But they also..."
Kitchen of the Week: Resurrecting History on a New York Farm
Built with a 1790 barn frame, this modern-rustic kitchen on a working farm honors the past and makes connections in the present
"with a 1790 barn frame, this modern-rustic kitchen on a working farm honors the... the nick of time from demolition, a 1790 barn frame now contains an updated kitchen... the new kitchen's layout. A Scandinavian-inspired color palette keeps the room light... one. Kitchen at a Glance Location: Hudson Valley, New York Size: 1,553 square feet... including the kitchen, dining area and living space (kitchen alone: 650 square feet)..."
Kitchen of the Week: Breathing Room for a California Family
Wide-open walkways and generous storage give a couple who love to host all the kitchen space they need
"storage give a couple who love to host all the kitchen space they need... have all of my accumulated kitchen stuff in my actual kitchen until now.” Kitchen... “In all of our 42 years of marriage,” says one of the clients, “I’ve never had room... their kitchen as an open concept, creating a more comfortable place for the growing... once-confined kitchen needed to be open and inviting for their throngs of friends too, and..."
Kitchen of the Week: New Traditional Style in a 1900s Home
A more open layout gives a Seattle kitchen much-needed breathing room, while classic materials maintain its character
"A more open layout gives a Seattle kitchen much-needed breathing room, while classic... has tons of charm, but the kitchen was dark and closed off, with just enough space for... for a mini fridge. Sarah Henry of Gaspar's Construction worked with the family on... on a renovation to increase the kitchen's size to 12 by 12 feet and add modern co... workable as a kitchen, a real place for a cook and 2. I love the fact that it looks so..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Warm and Eco-Friendly Update
"A Seattle Couple Remodels Their 1920s Kitchen With Reclaimed and Salvaged Materials... moved into a 1920s Craftsman-style house, remodeling the kitchen was one of the first... original kitchen had been built in a galley style and was far too small to do any serious... facet of this home's design. Parker, who is the founder of Microhouse in Seattle,... the sake of sustainability, but also to preserve the style of the home. "Our goal was..."
Pearls of Wisdom From a Real-Life Kitchen Remodel
What your best friend would tell you if you were embarking on a renovation and she'd been there, done that
"embarking on a renovation and she'd been there, done that... wanted: a sleek, neutral kitchen with lots of counter and cupboard space. It's not... maybe a couple of things I would change, but for the most part, I got exactly what... remodeled our kitchen and dining room in 2011 (you can see the whole house here). Recently... Recently, a friend who is about to embark on her own remodel asked me what I wish I had... thought of before making certain design decisions. I am mostly thrilled with our..."
Kitchen of the Week: History Lives in a Greek Revival
Honoring its 1900s roots, this New Jersey kitchen reflects the past while working beautifully in the present
"Jersey kitchen reflects the past while working beautifully in the present... grandness. Kitchen designer Melissa Seibold of Canterbury Design Kitchen Interiors took... needed. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here: A family with 3 kids Location: Chatham... history of New Jersey’s Chatham Borough. It was home to the township’s first elected... Who’s Who of the time. And though its stewardship has passed from owner to owner, the..."
A World Tour of Compact Kitchens
"square foot of their small kitchens count... freedom. A smaller kitchen creates a more intimate environment for serving and cooking... Best of all, I can give my entire San Francisco kitchen a good scrubbing in 10 minutes... having a small kitchen. Some people might cringe at having only 25 square feet to... compact kitchen and share what you love most about the space. The ideas came from New... are some of our favorites, all under 100 square feet...."