Vacant Staging® – What Goes on Behind the Scenes

When we envision Home Staging, it is common to think of the HGTV shows we see depicting a Staged home.  It is terrific that there is more awareness of the benefits of professionally Staged homes due to TV shows such as this.  Because of the abridged version presented, there is also a mis-perception that Staging […]

by Linda Andrews on 5/26/15

Five Reasons to Choose Vinyl Siding For Your Home Improvement Project

Spring is finally here in Wisconsin, and with the warmer weather comes all of those home improvement projects you’ve been hoping to accomplish this year.  Don’t let another year slip away with that project of yours and let us at Performance Exteriors & Contracting help you bring your home back to life.  One of our versatile […]

by Performance Exteriors on 5/21/15

What Do I Do With That Empty Space Under My Deck

With Spring finally here it’s time to start thinking about those outside projects that you couldn’t finish last year, and also those things that you know should be done, but you have no idea on how to approach them?  One of those such areas is that space underneath your deck.  That damp and dark area […]

by Nick Siglinsky on 4/16/15

Get Your Listings Ready: 3 Cs of Home Staging

As the Real Estate market continues strengthening this Spring and new listings keep coming in, it is important to make sure homes are showing at their best prior to photos.  MLS placement, and showings in order to get the best offers.  “The 3 Cs of Staging” is a simple concept created by Barb Schwarz, Founder of […]

by Linda Andrews on 3/17/15

Call HANDYMAN SOLUTIONS and take back your weekends

REFRESH Renew your home with a fresh coat of paint, a new deck, fence or new lighting.   REPAIR Fix that leaky faucet, repair the hole in your drywall or fix your broken tile in your kitchen.   RESTORE Rebuild your favorite bookcase into an entertainment center or turn your patio into a 3 seasons […]

by Tim & Linda Sweeney on 3/12/15

Kitchen Remodeling Trends of 2015

What’s in store for 2015, what does the future hold?  Trends are always changing, some never leave, some leave and come back, and some are totally brand new.  How do you know what you don’t know?  The easiest way is to rely on a professional who sees these trends every day.  Washa Construction works closely with interior […]

by Nick Siglinsky on 3/10/15

Sellers, Our Services Can Help You Sell Homes Quicker!

As homeowners, we notice things like dirty or discolored grout on the kitchen floor, orange grout lines in the shower and moldy caulk but may become accustomed to them.  But you can bet a buying prospect won’t!  And we all know that first impressions are everything in the sales game! You can immediately see it […]

by Groutsmith on 3/5/15

Unlimited Replacement Cost

Buying a home is one of the most exciting things someone can do.  In most cases, when the buyer goes to insure the home, it should be insured for “replacement cost.” What is replacement cost?  It is the estimated value that it would cost to build a brand new home, identical to the one that […]

by Bret Sullivan on 3/3/15

The Sweeney Proposal Process

Step 1: Contact Sweeney Construction Once we gather the typical items such as name, address, phone number and age of home, we begin a conversation about the specifics of your project such as scope of work, budget, what you’re looking for in a general contractor and other contractors.  We’ll also discuss any previous remodels and […]

by Tim & Linda Sweeney on 2/19/15

National Association of REALTORS® Research Reveals the Power of Home Staging

Eighty-one percent of REALTORS® who represent buyers say that Staged homes make it easier for home buyers to visualize a property as a future home according to the NAR January 2015 report titled: Profile of Home Staging.  RISMedia comments on the report, “Most homeowners know it is important to keep a home clean, bright and free […]

by Linda Andrews on 2/12/15