Category: @ Home in KW

fengshui

9 things you should know about fengshui

What is fengshui? A lot has been written about fengshui. I’ve written about it myself on a couple of occasions. But as I am off to Asia in a couple of weeks, I thought...

autumn

Five things to do with your yard in Autumn

It is Autumn. Time for some yard care. Now that it is Autumn, you will need to devote a little bit of time to cleaning up and maintaining the yard. It will make a big...

Leaf Collection

Waterloo Leaf Collection

We are gearing up for 2017 Street Tree Leaf Collection. Waterloo residents have two main options for street tree leaf disposal: The Region of Waterloo’s...

Remodelling mistakes

3 remodelling mistakes that hurt resale value

Remodelling mistakes are common but can easily be avoided. Here are three things to think about. The takeaway A few years ago, I helped a couple sell their one bedroom...

or relocate

Renovate or relocate? That depends on a few things

In the neighbourhood to renovate? There are lots of renovations happening in my uptown Waterloo neighbourhood, renovations and additions and a couple of tear down...

paint

3 Reasons Painting Your Wood Floors Is Not as Crazy as You Think

Learn why this long-held taboo is taking a trendy turn (and may even be the best-kept secret in floor refinishing). You’ll never see them do it on a TV design show....

home improvements

Top home improvements to increase your home’s value

Top tips for home improvements Before you sell your home, to get the best price for it, a little work is almost always necessary. Here are some tips on the best home...

Eavestroughs 

The care and repair of your eavestroughs

Cleaning our the eavestroughs Autumn is here and soon the trees will lose their leaves. For many people that means it will be time again to clean out their home’s...