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Don't Try to Sell Without Making These Home Repairs

When it comes time to sell your home, you might be tempted to put it on the market without pumping any money into updates or repairs. Although you can certainly try to sell as is, chances are good that the process will be easier, faster, and more profitable if you first put a little effort into improving the home's appeal. Of course, you might be wondering which repairs will have the most impact on buyers? Here are a few of the most important issues to address according to HouseLogic.com.

Say 'Yes' to Hardwood Floors

What's one of the first things a buyer will notice when he/she walks into a house? Here's a hint: look down. Flooring material can make a huge impression on buyers, as it represents an aspect of the house that will be used and seen during just about every household activity. When it comes to getting the most out of your floors, nothing can compare to the style, durability, and functionality of hardwood. In fact, hardwood floors have become so desirable that they will nearly pay for themselves when it comes time to sell your home!

Maintenance Tips for a Healthy Furnace

As with many of the objects in your home, you probably don't give much thought to your furnace unless something goes wrong. As we enter the depths of the winter season, it is important to pay a little bit of extra attention to your furnace in order to ensure that it continues to operate effectively and efficiently for your family. Keep reading to learn about some simple but important maintenance tasks which will help keep your furnace healthy all year long.

Remember to Stay Safe and Secure During the Holidays

All of the cooking, decorating, shopping, and traveling which make the holidays the most wonderful time of the year are the same things which make it the best time to put an emphasis on safety and security. Although no one wants to think about house fires or robberies as they celebrate, these disasters will instantly ruin the good times spent with family and friends. Luckily, following just a handful of simple safety and security tips can help to greatly reduce your chances of ending the year on a bad note. Keep reading to learn how you and your home can stay safe during the holidays!

Check Out These Upcoming Christmas Performances

Christmas spirit is in full swing throughout the Hudson Valley, which means that there are tons of local Christmas-themed performances happening each weekend! In this post, you can learn about a small sampling of the many shows available in the upcoming days before Santa arrives. Take the family out for an evening of entertainment and holiday cheer by grabbing your tickets today!

"Miracle on 34th Street Radio Play" presented by Clove Creek Dinner Theatre

The first event on our nice list is an amazing retro recreation of an old-fashioned radio play! The "Miracle on 34th Street Radio Play" is being presented by Clove Creek Dinner Theatre (18 Westage Business Center Drive Suite 7 in Fishkill) on select evenings from now through December 22. This play tells the story of a department store Santa who claims he’s the real Kris Kringle and needs some help to prove his unlikely case in front of the Supreme Court! Remaining showtimes are tonight (Saturday December 15) at 6 p.m., tomorrow (Sunday December 16) at 1 p.m., Thursday December 20 at 6 p.m., Friday December 21 at 6 p.m., and Saturday December 22 at 6 p.m. Purchase your tickets by clicking here.