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The ROI on 5 Popular Home Renovation Projects

Posted by Jay Oddy on December 05, 2018 in  Renovations  Sellers
Any time you are considering remodeling a portion of your home, it is important to consider the Return on Investment (ROI). If you plan on staying in the home forever, your main concern may be what you like the most or what can produce more comfort for you, however if you have any plans to sell, this is a great thing to consider. Here are 5 popular projects and their ROI. This data is from Remodeling Magazine’s "2018 Cost vs.Value Report". Window Replacement This is one of the cheaper projects you can do... read more
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Here in Bozeman, we know the snow and ice can do some nasty things to our house and cars.  Ice dams are a major issue that need to be addressed right when they begin. You may think those large icicles look beautiful hanging from your roof, but this is a sign of a larger issue. Ice dams are a wall of ice on your roof that prevent the snow from properly draining off. If the snow remains there it can seep into your shingles and interior walls causing costly damage. Here are some tips for preventing ice dams. 1. ... read more
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Thanksgiving Week Happenings in Bozeman, Montana

Posted by Jay Oddy on November 22, 2018 in  Holiday  Holiday Happenings
Fully embrace this Thanksgiving season (as well as all the craziness that comes after it) with these great activities around Bozeman! THANKSGIVING 12th Annual Huffing for Stuffing This annual event has brought in over $437,000 over the course of the past 11 years. We love seeing the community come together in one great event that raises money for the food bank. Today was another great event!! BLACK FRIDAY Black Friday PJ Party Motion Athletics is hosting a PJ Party where you can bring your kids and have them pla... read more
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Are you wanting to have your kitchen renovated or an addition made to your house? This is a job beyond a handyman’s duties and one in which you should hire a contractor. Many contractors are reputable and will do a nice job, but some may not have your best interest in mind, so these are some tips to consider. 1.Check with previous customers They may be able to stick to a schedule just fine and do a nice job, but if they make your life difficult for multiple months, it may not be worth it. It is also importan... read more
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As much as we love the holidays, it brings a whole lot of stress as we prepare and decorate. Here are 5 simple things you can do to transform your home without much hassle! 1.Use your Halloween decor Take those plastic pumpkins and stack them accordingly to make a cute little snowman for your entryway! 2. Use the fir Whenever you decide to pull your tree out of hiding (or cut one down yourself) don’t grimace at the sight of all the fir. Instead, use the tree trimmings in your decor! You can add it to the... read more
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