How to Avoid These 5 Absolute Stupid Remodeling Mistakes

I have a confession to make.

I was beginning to feel poorly as I watched my next door neighbor add 30 per cent more living space onto her house. In fact, the new back is actually prettier than the old front, if you like that kind of architecture. And to be honest, I’m not sure exactly what kind of architecture it is.

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I have a confession to make. 

 

I was beginning to feel poorly as I watched my next door neighbor add 30 per cent more living space onto her [tag-tec]house[/tag-tec].   In fact, the new back is actually prettier than the old front, if you like that kind of architecture.  And to be honest, I’m not sure exactly what kind of [tag-ice]architecture[/tag-ice] it is. 

 

So  I went to one of those fancy bookstores where you can buy very expensive nutty coffees and I purchased an extremely high-priced kitchen remodeling mag; just in case my ship comes in anytime soon so I can  compete with the neighbors.

 

I think I paid $16.00 for it.  Whew.

 

But thanks to CNN Money, I can breathe easier.  They have an informative article The 5 Dumbest Renovation Trends.

And I got to it just in time; before my dreams got a little out of hand. 

 

Now I’m wiser and my money is going into better, more lucrative and less fun  investments.

 

Mainly because I now know great rooms are out, all that recessed lighting is a fad that’s seen its better days, and your house doesn’t need super- sized [tag-self]garages[/tag-self] and kitchens in order to sell for more.

 

So it’s okay to have a cozier lair.

 

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