Archive for September, 2009

When Staging a house for sale, some of the things that
should be addressed include; visual flow, furniture layout,
scale and proportion, balance and harmony, focal points
and room function.

When enhancing the functionality of the rooms, you
should take into consideration the over all layout of
the house, and the intended purpose for each room.

A good example is the formal dining room. Today,
many dining rooms have turned into home offices,
or multi purpose rooms. If your house plan has a formal
living/dining room combination, when preparing your
house for sale, the ideal situation would be to return
the dining room to its intended purpose.

Many buyers can’t look at a dining room which has
been turned into a home office and picture their dining
room furniture in the room. On the other hand, when
the room has dining room furniture, it is easier for
them to look the space and feel confident their own
furniture will or will not be appropriate for the space.

Home Staging includes room function as well as
enhancing room functionality.

Lydia Pollard
Owners Pride Home Staging & Design
Serving Mississauga, Oakville, Brampton, Milton & Etobicoke


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There are many ways to quickly, simply and
inexpensively update the look of your house.

Take down old curtains and put up sheers or blinds.
The room will look larger and brighter.

Strategically placed mirrors can make a room look
larger and lighter. Replacing a small bathroom
mirror with a larger one can have dramatic results.

Give you bathroom a lift with some new towels,
fancy soaps, candles, give it that spa look and feel.

Plants come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and textures,
they are an inexpensive and easy to accessorize with.

Replacing an old light fixture, with a modern one, can
update as well as add more light. Updating light switches
and plates are an inexpensive.

Replacing the handles and hardware on kitchen and
bathroom cupboards can update instantly.

The right pictures can make or break a room. If your
room does not have a focal point, a large appropriate
picture will do the trick.

Home Staging can be easy, simple and inexpensive.

Lydia Pollard
Owners Pride Home Staging & Design

Serving Mississauga, Oakville, Brampton, Milton & Etobicoke, Ontario

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