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Budget decorating facelifts for the homeseller

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There are lots of articles out there on home staging and how to declutter, so this isn't going to be one of those. This article is going to talk about how to handle a feature you really don't like, and don't have the budget to completely do away with.  I am going to use a case study on a home I worked on quite a few years back where we had to deal with some difficult problems on a limited budget. I must start with the caveat that there was a budget, though and that these tend to be more...

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Home Renovation - I can't believe it's the same space

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A bathroom renovation I recently completed work on has transformed the space leaving it functional and beautiful.  First impressions of this small mainfloor bathroom was that is was depressing, awkward and dark. My client was struggling with the added difficulty of helping her daughter with disabilities to get in and out of a cramped tub to shower. We needed to find more space and greatly improve the functionality while making the only bathroom on the main floor feel like a place one could go to relax.  First, we found more space by bumping into the adjacent room by a few...

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