3 Tips to Repair Your Carpet

Life happens and sometimes your carpet takes a lot of the beating. Take a moment to repair your carpet with these tips:family-room-670270_640

If your carpet is dented, put furniture glides or cups under the legs of your furniture to protect your carpet. Another option is to move your furniture a couple of inches occasionally to relieve your carpet of the heavy weight.

With rippled carpet, it is probably due to humidity in your home and will most likely lessen when the temperature dries. If the ripples persist, a carpet installer can re-stretch your carpet.

Snags in your carpet? Fixing looped carpet is fairly easy with the help of a nailset or small screwdriver. Apply a sealer or adhesive inside the run, then, with the nailset or screwdriver, press the yarn down.

If you have stains or pet odors, read these tips for the best ways to remove them.

3 Tips to Improve Your Home Value

Are you ready to sell your home? Perhaps you are interested in making some upgrades? No matter the reason, there are a lot of great and simple things you can do to give your home an uplift. unnamed

To give your home a new look, add a fresh coat of paint to your front door. You can have some fun with this and go with a bright, warm color to really make it pop.

Invest in your landscaping and plants some trees. Regardless if you are going to stay in your home for a year or twenty, having a mature yard and trees for shade will really boost your home’s appeal and value. Plus, a well-established landscaping provides a wonderful habitat for wildlife. You can also add some additions to your backyard design such as a spa or fire pit for some great ambiance.

A well-kept lawn is important for curb appeal. Your front yard is the first thing people see, so you want to keep it looking its best. Maintain a healthy lawn by taking time to aerate, mow, and water your grass.

For more inspiration with decorating ideas, check out design-oriented magazines, books, TV shows, and websites. There are a lot of great and budget friendly DIY projects you can do to boost your home’s appearance.