Category Archives: Renovations

5 DIY Projects to Yield a High Return

It is time to start this renovation

So you live in a home that you really love. But your family is growing and you are not so sure that your crib is keeping up. You are not the only one torn between keeping your present house and moving on to one that fits your family or your lifestyle better.  While you are … Read More

Rent or Sell: What Will You Do with Your Old House?

Estate agent shaking hands with customer after contract signature

Do you remember when you were still a kid and you had that stuffed toy that you really love because it was your only toy and you feel safe when you hug it? Then you received a new toy for Christmas and you were all excited about it and couldn’t seem to get enough of … Read More

Feng Shui Decorating – Should You Do It?

Modern feng shui interior

Feng Shui decorating is not just a simple way of making a home more beautiful. Yes, it is true that beauty is a big part of feng shui. But more importantly, being able to create a space that can nourish your mind, body, and spirit is the main goal. It is to achieve a space … Read More

How to Childproof Your New Home

Baby playing with electrical extension on floor at home

You have just moved into your new home. You have a healthy baby. Everything is perfect. You can’t wait to see your little one start to crawl and walk and… wait. You realize your baby is just about to do those things and probably navigate your home in the most curious of ways, and you … Read More

How to Prep Your Home Before Selling It

Attaching Plywood to Windows

Of course you love your house and you think it’s really beautiful. If you are going to put it up for sale though, it will still need some prepping-up before you can have it shown. An open house is probably among the first steps you’ll take in this challenging journey of selling your home. And … Read More

How to Stage Your Home For Spring

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Staging your home for spring will give it the appeal it needs to persuade even the pickiest buyer. Providing the right atmosphere according to the season is the fastest way you can get the offer your property deserves. Spring is all about creating a light and breezy space that is sure to appeal to anyone. … Read More

Remodeling: DIY vs. Professional Remodelers

DIY repairs danger concept

Remodeling can be a costly undertaking for any homeowner. One might consider taking on the project on their own in the hopes of saving a few dollars on labour costs. While there are many benefits to doing home improvement projects on your own, there are certainly detriments you should consider. In this blog, we made … Read More

How Much DIY Is Too Much?

Hands holding piggy bank, planning for home remodel /   saving c

When you’re preparing to sell your home there’s a temptation to spruce it up to make it more appealing to potential buyers. For the most part this is a good thing. A thorough cleaning and a few choice aesthetic changes can make a big difference. However, you may also be considering putting in some bigger … Read More

The Three Errors Homeowners Make When Renovating their Home before a Sale

Home Revnovations Before Sell

When selling a home most owners want to do what they can to maximize the profit.  For homes with outdated or worn design elements renovation can prove a cost-effective way of increasing value before selling.  The right renovations can add thousands above the cost of their installation but there are three major errors that need … Read More

5 Signs of Home Foundation Issues

Grunge concrete cement wall with crack in industrial building

By identifying the signs of a home structure issue as quickly and decisively as possible, homeowners can help mitigate the damage the problem might cause within the home. Few areas of the home property are as integral to structural performance as the property’s foundation and so within this post, we’ll explain five signs of home … Read More