Category Archives: Home Improvement

Painting: Small investment yields big returns

I always tell my clients that paint is one of the least expensive home improvements a home owner can make, with the largest amount of return on investment (especially if homeowners are able to do the work themselves).  Painting as … Continue reading

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Exterior Upkeep: Ongoing plan saves money, maintains value

Lately I have been working with several home owners who have not been able to keep up with the exterior maintenance on their homes.  I don’t think it is intentional, it’s just not how people want to spend their time … Continue reading

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Mudrooms aren’t just for mud

One thing my personal home lacks is a nice landing pad for my family to place our things from the day when we get home from work and school.  A mud room is definitely on my wish list for my … Continue reading

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Press Release: Centerpiece Home Staging Honored to be Included in 2013 “Best of Houzz” List

Houzz.com unveiled its 2013 “Best of Houzz” Winners, and Centerpiece Home Staging LLC is honored to be chosen as one of the recipients! Fewer than 3% of Houzz professionals received the award. Our portfolio includes some of the most popular … Continue reading

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Getting Organized: One of your New Year resolutions?

Jan. 2013 – The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) touts that being organized will increase your productivity, reduce levels of stress in your life, and can heighten profitability for your business or family. I recently met with one of … Continue reading

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Recipe for a Fabulous New Master Bath

The problem.  The owners of this home very rarely used their large jetted tub, and the shower was teeny tiny for the 6’4” tall owner of this home.  There was also no linen closet for additional storage in this master bath.  … Continue reading

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Decorating a Girl’s Room Can Take Years

When we purchased our home a few years ago, the secondary bedroom that ultimately became my daughter’s looked like this (scanned photo, sorry about the graininess) : Formerly a boy’s room, I had a long way to go to make it … Continue reading

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Kitchen Cabinet Makeovers

If you’ve been longing to remodel your kitchen but don’t have the funds, paint is a great way to make an impressive transformation without breaking the bank.  All it takes is some patience and a little hard work.  When we … Continue reading

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