Laer Realty Partners
Susan Thibeault, Laer Realty PartnersPhone: (978) 204-3679
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Tag: Home Improvement

Posted on 09/19/2022
DIY basics: Equipment & tool rentals
Having a set of tools and equipment to call your own is great, especially if you're an avid DIYer with ample space. However, there are times when equipment and tool rentals may be a more suitable option for you and your home projects. Maybe your home isn't large enough for a workshop. Perhaps you don't use large equipment...
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Posted on 08/01/2022
How to Build a Custom Workbench
A workbench offers a handy way to store your tools in your garage or shed, as well as a place to work on tasks or hobbies. You don’t have to head to the store to buy a workbench for your home. Instead, put your woodworking skills to the test by building your own workbench. The following tips provide...
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Posted on 07/11/2022
Selling: Complete These Home Improvement Projects Before Putting Your Home on the Market
It may seem odd to take on several home improvement projects right before you list your home for sale and move, but it's actually one of the best times to complete them. Minor, budget-friendly home renovations can allow you to sell your home for a higher price and will almost certainly make your home more desirable to the...
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Posted on 06/20/2022
Top Things to Remember before Building Your Fence
Installing a fence for privacy or purely aesthetic reasons improves the peaceful enjoyment of a property. Privacy-seeking property owners often erect six-foot stockade-style fences in their backyards. The classic white picket fence positioned in front yards sets the table for perennial gardens, flowering shrubs and provides eye-catching curb appeal. However, there are a few items many homeowners accidentally...
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Posted on 05/09/2022
Sweat Equity: What It Is & How to Calculate It
Sweat equity is a term used in real estate and in the business world. For real estate, sweat equity refers to the amount of effort a homeowner or investor puts into improving a property. For those interested in flipping homes, this concept is crucial to determining the home's value. Here is some more info about sweat equity to...
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Posted on 02/21/2022
Benefits of Building An ADU
Photo by Elle Hughes from Pexels Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) are structures built on the same property as an existing home. These typically have a bathroom, bedroom, kitchen and other common living spaces. These units can either be attached to the existing home or built as their own standalone dwelling. ADUs are a great alternative housing solution. Keep...
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Posted on 11/15/2021
3 Key Things to Know About Granite Countertops
Your kitchen counter is one of the most heavily used surfaces in the home. Everything from food preparation to working from home can happen in the kitchen, and the countertop material plays a major role in those activities and the overall look and feel of the kitchen. Granite has been a popular choice for decades. However, there are...
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Posted on 10/25/2021
Tips for Basement Wall Finishings
Basements with unfinished walls can make this part of a home an unpleasant and uncomfortable place to be. Wall finishes for basements offer a way to turn these areas into comfortable and functional spaces. When you have finished walls in your basement, you and your family can get more use out of this part of your home. Whether...
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Posted on 10/04/2021
Doors: How Updating Your Hardware Can Be a Major Game-Changer
Sometimes the little things add up to major differences, and that idea holds true when updating door hardware. It’s not uncommon for relatively inexpensive doorknobs, locking systems and hinges to lose their luster prematurely. Repetitive use and age result in those once shiny finishes looking dull and worn out. Unattractive door hardware elements are like tiny blemishes in...
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Posted on 08/02/2021
Design Ideas for the Contemporary Kitchen
Photo by August de Richelieu from Pexels If you’re moving into a home with an older kitchen or if your current home has a more dated style, consider bringing it up-to-date with contemporary design. This style can freshen up your kitchen while giving it a more inviting atmosphere. Contemporary design includes a mix of minimalist, modern and classic...
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Posted on 04/12/2021
Steps to Take Before Breaking in Your Kitchen
Photo by CongerDesign via Pixabay You recently purchased a home, and as a new homeowner, you’re itching to get moved into your new kitchen so you can get settled and start entertaining. Wait! Before you get caught up organizing your pots and pans, do a little preventative care. If you want a kitchen you can entertain in hassle-free,...
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Posted on 11/02/2020
ROI: Which Home Improvements Fit Your Bill?
Photo by Fotocraft via Shutterstock Many homeowners spend thousands of dollars on improvements and upgrades only to find out that the return on their investment (ROI) is less than $1 to $1. That means that for every dollar spent, the selling price of their home does not go up a corresponding dollar. In fact, very few home improvements...
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