How to Get Your Home Ready For A Quick and Profitable Sale

How to Get Your Home Ready For A Quick and Profitable Sale

When preparing to sell your home, several key steps must be taken to ensure it is well-prepared and effectively marketed. By addressing these aspects, you can attract a wide range of potential buyers and increase the likelihood of a quick sale at an optimal price. Here are the top five actions you can take when…

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How To Keep Your Live Christmas Tree Fresh!

First- Start with a fresh cut- and then immerse in water. This fresh cut should be done just before immersion- not more than an hour or two -or sap will prevent water absorption. In the first 24 hours, a live cut tree can soak up over a gallon of water- so be sure to keep…

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Caring for Different Cabinet Hardware Finishes

Brass Finishes (Satin or Antique): Gently clean with a soft cloth and mild soapy water. Periodically apply a brass cleaner for extra shine. Avoid abrasive cleaners to prevent scratching. Matte Black Finishes: Wipe with a damp, non-abrasive cloth to remove smudges. Avoid harsh chemicals that may damage the finish. Polished Chrome or Polished Nickel: Use…

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Things We Don’t Often Clean…But Should!

Faucet heads harbor mold, bacteria, mildew, lime build-up, and food particles. And most people never clean it, Sprinkle says. “It can make your water taste funky when it’s dirty,” she adds. Scrub it with a toothbrush dipped in vinegar or a lime dissolver. “That brush comes out black with mold when I scrub (the aerator).”

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Rugs: What Size? What Shape? What Color?

Rugs are essential to every room. They help define a space, ground it, and add warmth and color to the room. Here are some tips on rugs that will help make your rug decision and purchase easy! These are tips that I discuss with my Fairfield and Westchester clients to help them along the design…

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How to Remove Permanent Marker From Anything

Permanent marker stains can be stubborn and difficult to remove from various surfaces, but don’t worry! Here are some effective methods for removing permanent markers from everything. From clothes to walls, wood to ceramic or glass, we have got you covered! Clothes – Use Hand Sanitizer If you have accidentally got permanent marker on your…

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Holiday Decorating With Greenery: Up Your Game

As I look forward to a fun Halloween, I’m also starting to plan how I am going to decorate for the upcoming holidays. Holiday decorating has certainly evolved over the years from lights, greenery, ornaments and simple menorahs to artful and sometimes quite sophisticated arrangements. Looking at beautiful holiday decorations is so pleasant. However, it…

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6 Ways To Breathe New Life Into Your Home

Making changes to your decor, in the right way, feels inspiring and will give you a sense of joy. You don’t need to redo an entire room in order to give it new life. Here are 6 of my best tips, to refresh your home, that I share with my Fairfield and Westchester clients. All…

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How To Keep Your Christmas Tree Fresh Longer

Start by choosing a healthy three. If you’re looking to start with the freshest possible tree, opt for one from your local Christmas tree farm. Keep these tips in mind as you shop: Look for a healthy, green tree with the least amount of brown needles. Select a tree displayed in a shady location. Avoid…

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How to winterize your grill

Before you begin winterizing, clean your grill so it’s spotless. This will prevent corrosion and make sure that is is not a desirable food source for mice or insects looking for a place to ride out the winter. Coat your grill grates with a light layer of cooking oil using a spray or a rag,…

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Fall Decorating: Up Your Game

I’m sad to see summer end but excited to know that soon we will be immersed in the gorgeous colors of fall. Recently I started visualizing how I am going to do my own fall decorating as well as how I will decorate the homes of some of my clients. So while I’m planning, I…

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How to clean screen doors and windows

How to clean screen doors and windows

It’s so easy….. Just use a lint roller to remove debris such as pet hair and cobwebs from your screens. Try attaching the lint roller to a pole if the screen door or window is tall or hard to reach.                                   …

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