What You Need to Know About Staging/Decorating for Executive Rental Units

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Would you like to rent your income property for more money?

Professional staging/decorating for an income property is becoming more and more in demand. If you are looking for executive rental income for your unit, the property has to be presented accordingly.

Some of the apartments are quite new and others require some cosmetic renovations before decorating for rental. Some clients need help with managing the total project from beginning to end and taking care of things such as:

· Make the list of what needs to be fixed, repaired, painted or updated

· Select and purchase all the materials, tiles, light fixtures, etc.

· Provide renovation team to do the work

· Provide cleaning team

· Purchase all furniture

· Purchase all accessories

· Purchase linens, towels, even dishes if required

· Stage/Decorate the rental property for rental

Decorating for rental involves some clever and creative thinking. We want it to look nice but we don’t want to spend a lot. We have to keep in mind the necessities for someone renting the apartment but also be practical. The income unit has to look inviting but remain neutral in look and color. As we don’t know who will rent … Read More

Is There a Difference Between 6 Sigma, Lean, Kaizen, BPM, Continuous Improvement, and Reengineering?

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Anyone new to process work can easily become confused by so many different terms that seem to mean the same thing. I wonder sometimes why we keep adding new terms to what basically comes down to “quality.” All these techniques have the same goal — to achieve improvements in delivering a product or service to the customer. “Improvement” may follow the form of more efficiency for the business or more effectiveness for the customer. All methods have a connection to the Total Quality Management (TQM) movement promoted by gurus such as W. Edwards Deming and Joseph M. Juran, among others. Some offer a more philosophical approach than a specific set of tools.

With so many techniques to choose from, do you select the newest, the trendiest, or perhaps the tried and true method? Do you have to choose one technique? Why not take the best from all and call it something else that works in your culture. You can simply call your technique Business Process Improvement, Continuous Improvement, or something similar that works in your organization. The name you decide to use makes a difference in the acceptance rate at your company because as we all know “culture trumps process … Read More

Garage Door Services and Repairs

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A garage door is more important to a house than some may think. It sets the tone of your house and depending on the condition can make it look newer or older. This is true for repairs as well. Between motor repairs and paint peeling repairs there is a lot to consider when using it to compliment your home.

Hiring a professional for garage door repair is something to look into. They have the skill and the knowledge to detect what is wrong and fix it perfectly and safely. Don’t try and fix it yourself if you don’t know what you’re doing because you can damage the door or severely injure yourself. Plus, it doesn’t help that you probably don’t have all the right tools that a professional has. That could end up costing you more.

Of course, as a home owner you naturally want to take care of business on your own. But sometimes it’s easier and safer to hire someone. The garage door is one of the most dangerous things to maintain replace and repair by yourself. It is actually the largest moving part of your house and it can way up to 400lbs. It also has parts … Read More