D.I.Y Online

By: Nadeau Real Estate Group

D.I.Y Online

Tags: D.I.Y

The internet is forever evolving how we access goods and services, so why should home décor be any different? Homeowners have a plethora of resources they can look to when searching for décor inspiration online, including blogs, online magazines, and YouTube channels, but the newest fad is online interior design consultants. These online businesses employ professional interior design...Read More

Tips For Storing Wine At Home

By: Nadeau Real Estate Group

Tips For Storing Wine At Home

Tags: D.I.Y, Home Decor

If you are a big wine connoisseur or just saving a few bottles to crack open on special occasions, it’s important to understand how best to store them safely until you’re ready to partake. Follow the guidelines below! Temperature To ensure each wine bottle maintains the proper flavor and aroma, storing it at the correct temperature is essential. Regardless if it is red, white, or spa...Read More

Improve Home Internet Performance

By: Nadeau Real Estate Group

Improve Home Internet Performance

Tags: D.I.Y, Home Office

Nothing is more irritating than carefully selecting the perfect amount of bandwidth for you and your family just to experience spotty and oftentimes slow internet speeds while at home. And now more than ever, it is crucial that you have a reliable connection while many of us are working and studying at home. Check out the tips below to boosting those speeds. Place your router in a central, open l...Read More

TIPS FOR REDUCING MOLD IN YOUR BASEMENT

By: Nadeau Real Estate Group

TIPS FOR REDUCING MOLD IN YOUR BASEMENT

Tags: D.I.Y, Home Improvement

Finding mold in the basement is a problem that many homeowners have to face. Unfortunately, once you do, it can be difficult to get rid of, plus it can cause health issues for those residing in the home. That’s why it’s best to be proactive and take steps to prevent its growth. Monitor humidity levels. If a basement reaches a humidity level of 45 percent or higher, there is the poss...Read More

5 Things To Know About Home Inspections

By: Nadeau Real Estate Group

5 Things To Know About Home Inspections

Tags: Buying, New Home

Home inspection is an important part of the home sale process, both for buyers and sellers. When it’s time for you to hire an inspector, here are five things you should be thinking about:  1. It’s your choice: You are not bound or obligated to use any particular inspector. Your real estate professional may have some recommendations, but it’s ultimately up to you. Ask around...Read More

Before You Take the Plunge With A Fixer-Upper, Think About Resale Value

By: Nadeau Real Estate Group

Before You Take the Plunge With A Fixer-Upper, Think About Resale Value

Tags: D.I.Y, Renovations

We’ve all watched the HGTV programs that show a run-down old house transforming into a dream home. Tackling a big renovation project on an outdated property can indeed pay off big—both with the home of your dreams, and with a return on investment. If resale value is a primary concern, consider these factors as you’re making your fixer-upper plans. Is the price right? How much ca...Read More

What to do with an unfinished basement

By: Nadeau Real Estate Kingston

What to do with an unfinished basement

Tags: D.I.Y, Decor

Although currently dimly lit and a little rough on the eyes, your unfinished basement still has a lot of potential. With just a little love and the help of the following ideas, you can spice it up in no time and get some great use out of the space. Add a pop of color. Give your basement a whole different look without a big renovation by adding some color to the space. Consider painting and seal...Read More

Eye Catching Ways To Decorate With Plants

By: Nadeau Real Estate Group

Eye Catching Ways To Decorate With Plants

Tags: Home Decor, D.I.Y

Using plants as décor is a great way to add a little color and a natural, bright feel to any room. There are endless types of plants to choose from and various ways to display each one, but here are a few of our favorite combinations. Geometric pots. Find geometric pots or planters of various sizes and plant small succulents of different styles and colors in each one. Then group a few po...Read More

4 Tips For Improving Curb Appeal

By: Nadeau Real Estate Group

4 Tips For Improving Curb Appeal

Tags: Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is a big factor for home buyers. The exterior of your home is the first thing buyers will see when they come to a showing or open house, and you want to make a great first impression. And even if you’re not selling your home, these are low-cost, low-time investment fixes that can make a big difference. Fix landscaping eyesores A brown, dead lawn—or an overgrown one—i...Read More

Five Lighting Tips For Basements

By: Nadeau Real Estate Group

Five Lighting Tips For Basements

Tags: Lighting, D.I.Y

Making your basement an enjoyable place to spend time can be tricky. Without the right lighting it may feel too much like a dungeon (unless you’re into that!). Here are a few quick tips.  1. Maximize the natural lighting. Trim back shrubs and other plants that block sunlight from window wells. If the window well has a cover, keep it clean or replace a cover that blocks light with one t...Read More