Decorating and Home Staging can help your home or business look its best. Whether you want to increase sales at work or increase the value of your property and minimize the the time on the market. Decorating and Home Staging is a division of BIOS Building Technologies. BIOS is a fully licensed and insured home improvement contractor that offers painting, specialty coatings, wall paper, carpentry, drywall services, power washing and cleaning, as well as; cost effective energy efficient improvements such as thermal coatings, home automation, solar and battery back up. Houzz defines the difference between decorating and home staging. “Selling your home means selling a lifestyle, but not necessarily your own. In home staging, you’re striving for a look that is fresh and welcoming yet not really taste specific. People with varying tastes need to feel that they can make the home their own if they purchase it. This is the distinction between decorating your home and staging it to sell. It can be hard to understand at first, but if you don’t know the difference, you might not sell your house as quickly as you like. Although everyone has different tastes in decor and furnishings, most people want a home that is welcoming, functional, peaceful and organized. Tailor your house so that buyers will describe it in those terms rather than by your style of decorating. Getting rid of clutter and having fewer but larger accessories is a great place to start. Making sure your home isn’t taste specific doesn’t mean your rooms should be devoid of color. Instead, keep color schemes simple and dose them with an on-trend neutral, like a clean tan, a soft gray or a warm white. If you have a distinctive decorating style — whether it’s Tuscan, shabby chic or modern — you’re going to need to scale it back a bit. If you don’t, your home will appeal to the small percentage of potential buyers who love your chosen style. Staging is about strategic editing and depersonalizing, rather than decorating and personalizing.” Experts know that decorating and staging a home is the best way to sell it.