St Augustine, St Johns County Real Estate & Home Staging

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Diary of a Home Renovation - Prime, Paint and Cave be gone....

Why is it that so many 1970s homes have wood panelling?  Ok, so that was sylish back then but why do so many men still like it?  Why is it that men cringe when you say you want to paint over wood?  Well, if you are one of those guys who love the look of paneling and the 'man cave'... look away!

Our den before....

This depressing room was given a lift with A LOT of primer and some great pigmented paint...

 

The floors will be redone later this week and the windows are supposed to be replaced soon (why they weren't painted).  The desk was left in the home and hauled out this evening.  Shelves and cupboard doors still need to be added but you can already see the changes happening.

Right now this is the room that has the biggest improvement.  Prior to the paint job this room was dark and depressing... today this room is bright and feels clean and fresh - even a little beachy. 

The cost of this makeover?  About $100.  When working on value add, paint is frequently the most cost effective change you can make.

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 Author Bio: Melissa Marro, Home Staging Industry leader, Realtor, and entrepreneur offers a unique perspective on New Home Construction, Resale Residential Real Estate, and Home Staging

For more information on buying or selling in the Fleming Island, Orange Park, or Jacksonville, area, visit StageListSellNEFL.com or call Melissa Marro (marro.melissa at gmail.com), Keller Williams First Coast Realty, for more information (904-466-2093).

 

Comment balloon 13 commentsMelissa Marro • September 27 2009 08:31PM
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