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With all of the rain that the Denver Metro has experienced in the last few weeks (16 out of the last 18 days to be exact) we are receiving a lot of requests for restoration contractors to remove water from flooded basements...and we've heard that local supply stores are running low on both sump pumps and wet vacs.
In the hopes that this isn't too late for you to prevent water damage to your lower level, we did a little research and came across this good tutorial from WikiHow that we hope you will find useful to prevent future flooding, and to keep your family safe in the case that your Colorado basement does flood.
1. Focus on prevention. Long before you're in a flooding situation, look around your property for ways to divert rainwater away…
Buyers in the Denver Metro area are hungry for new housing inventory, but even with record-low inventory levels and low average Days on Market, it's still important to properly and thoughtfully prepare your house before putting it on the market to make sure that you attract the best, most well-qualified buyers.
Makeovers don't have to be expensive, and they will pay you back big-time when it comes time to sell.
Here are 5 things you can do NOW to get your home ready to sell:
1. Spring-clean your home. Think boutique hotel or model home....taking the time to do a deep cleaning on your home will pay off (and will make it really nice for you to live there in the meantime!)
Some things that people sometimes miss that buyers notice…
EVEN IF YOU’RE NOT PLANNING TO SELL YOUR HOUSE ANYTIME SOON
(OR EVER), I’D LOVE TO COME BY AND...
- See what you have done with the place! If you have made any changes, added on, knocked down walls, or even just installed new tile -- we would love to come on by and check it out -- we love that stuff!
- Discuss any renovations, additions, or improvements you are thinking about making to improve the chances that you will see a Return on your Investment. Some home improvement projects pay back big when you sell your house...others, not so much. We can help you decide whether or not to build a deck, replace the kitchen cabinets, install new flooring...whatever you are considering, we can help you determine how to prioritize and invest in your
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When was the last time you had your air ducts cleaned? I've been putting it off for years so after living in construction in our house for almost two years, I decided it was past due. I called AAA Quality Air Duct & Carpet Cleaning based on a recommendation and am so happy I did. These pictures do no do justice to how dirty our ducts were and how much dirt and dog hair was removed. Once they were done I felt like I could actually breath in my house again and can't believe my family had been breathing that air for so long. The before and after pictures below are from the air ducts in our house that are only 6 months old. The ones that are 70 years old were so gross I won't even show them to you.
It took about 3 hours to clean every duct and…
I recently had the pleasure of taking a new client out to look at homes for his first home purchase. Bright eyed and full of excitement, we embarked on an exciting quest for the perfect home. Although all of the homes that we viewed had exceptional qualities, some stood out more than others. In particular, one home's impression lingers in both of our minds not for its unmistakable charm, but rather for the overpowering color palette used within the home. Purple polka dot wallpaper, blue zebra print patterns and a yellow ceiling smacked us both square in the face when we opened the door to (what seemed like) a charming, historic bungalow. Understanding that homeowners should be able to express their unique styles within their homes, I do believe…