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Each year individuals use the New Year to make resolutions. The typical resolutions usually involve dieting, goal setting and organizing. If you are a homeowner, have you ever consider involving your home in your New Year's resolution? Here are some homeowner resolutions that you may consider.

Condense Belongings

Condense your belongings to a manageable state. If you haven’t used it in a year, chances are you won't ever use it. It seems we are good at doing the opposite of this, as we continue to accumulate more and more each year. So why not take the opposite stance and choose to reduce the belongings you do have.

When you continue to accumulate it causes storage issues, and then your belongings will start out growing the space that you

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Coming Friday, September 6th through Sunday, September 8th, the Colorado Fall Home Show will provide over 300 exhibitors for all your home needs. Whether you just moved to the area and you're searching for a home or it's time to remodel, the home show will provide ideas, expert advice and more.

The Marketplace

Explore the marketplace and find the latest trends, new products and energy-efficient options. Whether you're searching for decorative items or anything else, you will find it at the Colorado Fall Home Show in the marketplace.

Exhibitors

Many exhibitors will be on hand answering questions, showing off products and selling the things you need. Some of the top exhibitors include:

  • A-KS Construction
  • AeroGrow International
  • Airflow
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You're probably beginning to notice the trend that there always seems to be something going on in Denver regardless of what time of the year it is and February brings the Colorado Garden and Home Show around again. This year the event takes place over 9 days - from February 9th to February 17th and is located in the Colorado Convention Center on 14th Street.

The event itself donates 100% of all ticket sales to a wide variety of causes including scholarships for gifted students to attend university and also grants for many other worthy causes. In fact over the last 23 years this event has donated over $4,000,000 in grants alone - so by attending you're giving back to the needy causes of Denver, Colorado and also giving a number of students the opportunity…
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As water shortages and high temperatures drag on through the summer months, one way that you can help the environment and go green in Colorado is to practice good landscape and grass watering techniques. Although many communities have limits on watering, there are still things you can do to keep your lawn growing without wasting precious water resources, even during the hottest, driest months.

Here are some tips for green watering in Colorado:

  • Check if your watering restrictions apply in your community. It’s important to follow the rules of your community before watering.
  • Only water when the grass needs it. Many people set their sprinkler system to automatically water at certain times, even if the grass doesn’t actually need the water. The easiest way
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There are three factors that determine how fast a home will sell. These three things are price, location, and condition. There is nothing you can do about location. Your home is where it is, and if you want to get the best possible price in a timely manner, you need your home to be in great condition. Here are a few inexpensive things you can do to really help your home show well to potential buyers.

Deep Clean: I cannot tell you how under rated a spotless house can be. It is one of the cheapest things you can do to your home to make it show well. Wash the walls and baseboards, clean out the closets, wash the windows, and de-clutter every room. It is a lot of work, but it will be worth it in the long run when your home sells quickly.

Manicure the Yard:

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When it comes to selling a home, making a few improvements, upgrades and repairs can go a long way toward helping to get the home sold quickly and at a reasonable price. While it may seem counterintuitive to invest more money into a home that you are planning to sell, making a few wise investments can help you receive a much greater return. To that end, here is a look at a few home improvements that are almost guaranteed to help you sell your home.

Home Improvement #1: Create an Inviting Entryway
Your entryway is one of the first things the buyer will see, so you want to be sure it is attractive and inviting. Some simple steps you can take to make your entryway more inviting include adding a fresh layer of paint to the door, replacing hardware as necessary

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