Successful Project Planning

Successful Project Planning

Planning is the key to success of any project, be it applying for jobs or just cooking dinner. There are any number of great bound planners out there. Sometimes, though, you just need a quick and easy solution that WORKS.

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Cleaning schedule with home maintenance checklist

Cleaning schedule with home maintenance checklist

Integrate home maintenance into your regular cleaning schedule. After all, many annual home maintenance tasks are simply taking the time to inspect and clean areas of your home you don't spend much time looking at - like the inside of your chimney, or your roof. 

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How to plan for a successful renovation

How to plan for a successful renovation

Are you considering a home remodel or renovation project? What is your biggest fear? If you said going over budget you're not alone - this is a huge fear for many, and for good reason. It happens. A lot. What is really surprising isn't that it happens, but that so much of it is totally preventable.

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The best way to track progress on your home renovation

The best way to track progress on your home renovation

Planning for and designing a remodel can be the loads of fun. Endless hours spent looking at inspiration boards and shopping for the perfect drawer pull (how long is too long? How long will brass stay fashionable?) is exciting - but once a renovation begins it has to be paid for. This part can get tricky

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How to create a Mood Board you can shop from in 8 simple steps

How to create a Mood Board you can shop from in 8 simple steps

Have you had trouble making and using mood boards? Do they seem to be really pretty but not useful? Mood Boards do just what they say - create a mood - but they don't usually help you shop. This one does! 

This tutorial will show step by step you how to create a mood board that you can shop from. It's simple and gets great results.

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Do this to get the best results for your remodel

Do this to get the best results for your remodel

Earlier in my career, I lived and worked in Asia for 4 years. Needless to say, I experienced a lot of misunderstandings. One of my first projects in China was to do a landscape design for a development of villas. When I was given the plans I saw a development of about 50 modest single family homes. No villas.

What does this have to do with punch lists, you ask? Read on to find out!

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