Category: Improvements & Repairs

kitchen renovation

7 Questions to ask yourself before starting your kitchen renovation

Your kitchen is the most important room in the house Thinking about a kitchen renovation? Had enough of your out-of-date kitchen counter, floor, cabinets and electric...

go green

Is Your Home Eco-friendly?

4 Energy Efficient Upgrades that Homebuyers Love Will you be making upgrades to your home? If so, then be eco-friendly –> Go Green. Developing an environmental...

Boyer

4 Things To Look For In A Qualified Contractor (guest post)

Buying a home that needs to be renovated can be great for the personalization factors, but finding the right team for the job can be the most daunting part. For some new...

clean the unclean

Clean the 7 unclean places in your home

Cleaning the unclean places in your home Not only does everyone have different standards of cleanliness, we also get used to things the way they are and hence fail to...

Upgrades

8 home upgrades that always add value

Upgrades add value You would think that most home improvements and upgrades would improve a home’s value, however, that’s not always the case. If you are selling...

kitchen remodel

Updating your kitchen before the sale

Updating your kitchen for value and comfort The old saying “kitchens sell houses” is largely true. The kitchen is really the most important room of any home. It is...

roof

7 things that will damage your roof

Top roof wreckers Unless a problem arrises, we usually don’t give our roof a second thought. It is however one of the most important components of your home. It is the...

monthly

Your month by month guide to maintaining your home

“Everybody wants to build”, the saying goes, “but nobody wants to do maintenance”. But, it is important. Nothing lasts forever. It is better to do a little at a...

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...

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...