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These three door colors are very versatile, and work beautifully with stainless steel hardware.     Not only do they look beautiful with contrasting hardware in brushed stainless steel, they are interesting, inviting, and best of all, somewhat unexpected. Fiery Opal is Benjamin Moore color that q...
11/21/2009
All Colors are Benjamin Moore. Conceptual Imaging by CurbAppealForDummies.com.   Here's a wonderful, authentic Craftsman building with loads of detail lost in a bland color scheme.  Working with the fixed stone elements and creating a warm earthy palette, we were able to elicit much more impact f...
11/20/2009
All colors by Benjamin Moore. Conceptual Imaging by CurbAppealForDummies.com   The low cost option works with the existing roof and stone colors (the fixed elements), and the board and batten siding, requiring only the minimal addition of shutters and paint for the actual house, retaining it's 60...
11/20/2009
Been to a listing with an  aroma so unpleasant, it can prevent a sale? How about a listing with a suspicious perfumed scent you just know is there to disguise something sinister? Homeowners and Realtors are taking drastic, expensive, and unnecessary measures to eradicate the smells generated by p...
06/18/2008
Seen a lot of posts about houses with an aroma so unpleasant, it can prevent a sale? People are taking drastic, expensive, and unnecessary measures to eradicate stench. There is a fast, easy, and affordable, solution that works on every possible stink one can ever run in to. Not to get too grueso...
06/08/2008
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Here's some hygenic curb appeal tips from our latest project from our Curb Appeal Strategy Plan for Realtors and Stagers! Bald in some places, and outta control in others! Feature This offers virtual fertilizer and a few other cosmetic suggestions to tame the bush, and enhance the pathway and dri...
06/02/2008
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Subtle difference, I know. But it's there. Can you see it? White can say too much. It can distract, and subtract. Or it can be crisply sophisticated and snappy. Coordinating a white for trim carefully so it is not competitive to the color scheme is EASY! Just consider the body color and factor it...
05/06/2008
Here in the South, I see a lot of plain white houses. They capture my attention, because from the part of California I am from, I have never seen houses that stark before... Specializing in Curb Appeal, now I understand that people often defer to "plain white", also referred to as, "off-the-shelf...
05/04/2008
  Find this blog helpful? Join our group Curb Appeal 101  Before you buy that paint, consider these guidelines: Keep in mind that choosing  an impactful color scheme doesn't mean "your favorite". It means finding the right shades of a color to enhance the architectural interest of the home in que...
05/01/2008
GROOVING OFF THE ROOFING!Ok, here's another trick from the Curb Appeal 101 Group http://activerain.com/groups/curbappeal101 and www.curbappealfordummies.com:Whenever someone needs our help choosing a color scheme for exterior staging, the first question we ask is "What color is the roof?"Why is t...
04/19/2008
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