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Best home improvement under $5,000

Original post made on May 25, 2014

Curious which home improvement costs less than $5,000, delivers the highest return on investment and has the maximum impact on curb appeal?

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Posted by kimberlyparrilla
a resident of another community
on May 25, 2014 at 9:45 pm

kimberlyparrilla is a registered user.

I could not agree more with you, truly a garage door is the best home improvement method today. [Removed because it was commercial in nature.}

Posted by liberalism is a disease
a resident of Birdland
on May 26, 2014 at 6:38 am

liberalism is a disease is a registered user.

If curb appeal is all you are interested in, try purchasing $5000 worth of nursery plants, roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty. Your yard will look nice, even when your garage door is up! :)

Posted by A NYC gal
a resident of Del Prado
on May 26, 2014 at 8:29 am

Yes....and if you are a pack rat, keep that garage door closed.

Posted by Right
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 26, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Open or shut, everyone on my block sees "These premises protected by Smith and Wesson."

Posted by tim
a resident of Vintage Hills
on May 26, 2014 at 4:52 pm

reduce everyone's property tax bill by 5k. take the money hire local contractors to work on the outside of your home. win win all they way around!

Posted by Milo Bloom
a resident of Pleasanton Heights
on May 26, 2014 at 10:45 pm

Milo Bloom is a registered user.

Funny how buyers will look at a garage door, or a couple of plants, and then decide to buy or not buy.

Better time spent would be spent checking the electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems. Using actual professionals, and NOT home inspectors.

But the dumb money is usually flush with cash, so maybe spend it on your door if you are a seller.

Posted by Steve
a resident of Stoneridge
on May 27, 2014 at 11:07 am

I installed my garage door. After completing it, I compared my work to my neighbor's doors and found so many shortcuts and issues that I was glad I did it myself.

If you're pretty handy, you should install it yourself.

Posted by asdenflurio
a resident of Happy Valley
on Jun 27, 2014 at 12:13 am

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Posted by liberalism is a disease
a resident of Birdland
on Jun 27, 2014 at 3:40 pm

liberalism is a disease is a registered user.

Yea, cholo, we all know what kind of person you are already, but we read your posts anyway to reaffirm our grounding in reality.

Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jun 27, 2014 at 8:02 pm

Prove that "reality" has "grounding". You comment is silly willy!

Please give us all a peek at your reality of "reaffirming". That doesn't mean anything.


choo chool maloof

ps what zackly is "grounding" don't know do you?

Posted by molo
a resident of another community
on Jun 27, 2014 at 8:04 pm

Correction: Your comment is...exactly what?

Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jun 27, 2014 at 9:06 pm

The word "grounding" is an example of magical thinking.

"Reafirming" comes out of the mouth of somebody that doesn't know much about NADA.

i have a hunch that the words he 'n she in this day 'n age means NADA.

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